How to: Create a placemark in Google Earth Pro

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Creating a placemark

1. To create a new placemark, click on the drawing pin icon.

2. A drawing pin with a yellow flashing box around it will appear on the map. You can drag this to your exact location using thee cursor and mouse. (Note: zoom in for greater accuracy).

3. A dialogue box will also appear. Type a name for your placemark.

4. You can also write a description in this area, which will be displayed when you click on the icon.

5. Once you have chosen the location, names and description, click ‘OK’.

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Editing a placemark

Once you have created your placemark it will appear in the ‘temporary Place’ area in the Places panel. You can edit the placemark, including changing its position:

6. Right click on the placemark name in the Places panel.

7. Select ‘Properties’ at the bottom of the pop-up menu.

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