Making maps for RuG/L04 with Google Earth

Step 1: Make a map with Google Earth

Start Google Earth. Under My Places, create a new folder. (See manual for more detailed instructions.) Save your new folder as a kml file or kmz file.

Example: Iberia.kml with Portugal and Spain.

Step 2: Convert your map to RuG/L04

Upload kml or kmz file:

Choose how to show places:

More options:

Projection: See Wikipedia: UTM, Robinson, Winkel Tripel, Mercator

UTM Zone: (only for UTM projection)

Natural origin: (not for UTM projection)

Save and unpack the archive. It has all the files you need to draw maps with RuG/L04.