February 14, 2012

Creating Topographical Contour Lines in SketchUp

This Video Goes through how to import terrain from Google Earth and create contour lines. Using SketchUp Pro you can create CAD files as well.

Importing Google Earth into SketchUp

I guess there are two ways to import from Google Earth into Google Sketchup. Once uses the import button, the other adds the location. This adds layers to your model, so be aware that you get two new layers, one a 2D satellite view, and the other 3D terrain.