Import Google Earth elevations

Discussion about importing data, pictures and elevations into your designs, and the various methods of exporting your design information.
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Import Google Earth elevations

Post by seng » Wed Jan 28, 2015 9:10 am

For some strange reason, the elevation grid points that I am importing with Irricad version 14.12 do not show any elevation values other than zero. Thus I am unable to create contours. What may I be doing wrong? I have tried this with an existing Irricad and a new Irricad design, with the same result.


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Re: Import Google Earth elevations

Post by jovivier » Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:44 am

Firstly ensure you are running V14.12. The latest patch can be downloaded from ... ch1412.exe . Save the file to your hard disk. To install right-click on the exe file in Windows Explorer and select "Run as Administrator". This will be located where you have saved the download to your hard disk. IRRICAD will self-install the patch.

If the spot heights are still coming in at zero elevation look for the kml file in the IRRICAD install folder (commonly located in C:\Program Files (x86)\AEI Software\Irricad Pro 13). The kml file is replaced every time Import From Google Earth is actioned. Please email the file to



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