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Keyhole Markup Language (KML) is an XML notation for expressing geographic annotation and visualization within Internet-based, two-dimensional maps and three-dimensional Earth browsers. KML was developed for use with Google Earth, which was originally named Keyhole Earth Viewer. It was created by Keyhole, Inc, which was acquired by Google in 2004. KML became an international standard of the Open Geospatial Consortium in 2008.<ref>OGC® Approves KML as Open Standard | OGC(R)</ref><ref>Kml | Ogc(R)</ref> Google Earth was the first program able to view and graphically edit KML files. Other projects such as Marble have also started to develop KML support.<ref>KML Support in Marble</ref>


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Intro   Structure    Geodetic reference systems in KML    OGC standard process    See also    References    External links   

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Keyhole Markup Language (KML) is an XML notation for expressing geographic annotation and visualization within Internet-based, two-dimensional maps and three-dimensional Earth browsers. KML was developed for use with Google Earth, which was originally named Keyhole Earth Viewer. It was created by Keyhole, Inc, which was acquired by Google in 2004. KML became an international standard of the Open Geospatial Consortium in 2008.<ref>OGC® Approves KML as Open Standard | OGC(R)</ref><ref>Kml | Ogc(R)</ref> Google Earth was the first program able to view and graphically edit KML files. Other projects such as Marble have also started to develop KML support.<ref>KML Support in Marble</ref>


Keyhole Markup Language sections
Intro   Structure    Geodetic reference systems in KML    OGC standard process    See also    References    External links   

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