[GRASS-user] Importing .jpg & georectifying

Ken Mankoff mankoff at gmail.com
Fri Oct 18 13:35:58 PDT 2019

Hi Rich,

A maybe-easier workflow is to load QGIS with an XYZ Google Satellite base layer, then save to image *with a World File*. That should allow easy import into other tools. https://geogeek.xyz/how-to-add-google-maps-layers-in-qgis-3.html

On 2019-10-18 at 12:52 -07, Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote...
> I have a .jpg screenshot of a Google-Earth Pro view and see that r.in.gdal
> supports that file format. However, I have no idea how to structure the
> command line for the task.
> On the GE view I recorded the geographic coordinates of four
> readily-identifiable points and can put them in a v.in.ascii point file for
> import
> My web searches for the process of saving a GE view as an .kml file were
> without success. That would be another option for importing the GE image and
> using it as the background for additional layers outlining specific areas.
> Pointers to appropriate modules is appreciated.
> Regards,
> Rich
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