Google Earth and KMZ Files

If you have the Google Earth viewer installed (see below under Google Earth) and have broadband, click on the KMZ files available on the Walks Index or walk page to see the walk's track and waypoints in Google Earth. Also, below are some composite KMZ tracks and waypoints:

Dynamic - being updated every now and again -

2009 Jan-Apr

Static -

2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 and 2003 All walks (2MB of tracks and waypoints to squirt to Google Earth)
2008 All Walks
2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 and 2003 All walks 1.4MB of tracks and waypoints to squirt to Google Earth)
2007 All walks
2006, 2005, 2004 and 2003 All walks
2006 All walks
2005, 2004 and 2003 All walks
2005 All walks
2004 and 2003 All walks
2004 All walks
2003 All walks

Special areas -

ACT Waterfalls

Google Earth and Google Maps Posts

The Google Earth Community forum is a facility where users may share the locations of points of interest and post information about them. I'm just starting to experiment with this. Seems like Google Earth postings take 4-8 weeks to become publicly available. Posts so far are:

Date Post Community Forum Community Forum
09 May 07 Mt Mavis Experimental and Temporary
11 May 07 Rotten Swamp Experimental and Temporary
13 May 07 Thunder Bluff Earth Browsing
24 May 07 The Bog Hut (Oldfields) Earth Browsing

Until the posts are publicly available (and afterwards, if you prefer), you can access them by clicking on a link above. Once you are viewing the post in Google Earth Community, you can view the location in either Google Earth of Google Maps.

Another photo posting service is Panoramio. To see such pics, you need to have the Photos | Panoramio layer turned on in Google Earth. I put up one photo there, F85 with Sentry Box Rock at back. You can see it if you fire KMZ into Google Earth and wait a few seconds for the Panoramio layer to be populated.

Google Earth

Google Earth is a 3D satellite imagery viewing application which requires broadband. It may not run on older computers or under some operating systems. Download the Google Earth application from here .

Once installed, click the 'View in Google Earth' function when viewing one of the above posts. Alternatively, once the posts are public, zoom into the Namadgi National Park area, ensure that your Google Earth Community layer is ticked, then have a play.

Google Maps

You can see any of the above posts by clicking the above link and 'View in Google Maps' . When using Google Maps, I'd suggest you turn on Satellite or Hybrid.

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This page last updated 6Oct11