Select the units you want to measure the radius in (eg: Kilometers) Click (click, don’t drag) on the map at the center point of your circle (eg: Vancouver) Move your mouse until the circle radius is the distance you want (eg: 750km) Click the map again to complete the circle.

Range Rings for Google Earth (RINGS)

1. Position the point of interest (POI) in the center of the view. One way to do this is to double-click an unmarked location.
2. Check the box beside the Setup network link.
3. On subsequent uses, reposition the POI and ensure that the network link is checked and selected.

In the map:

2. Depending on your needs, choose either distance radius or drive time polygon.
3. Enter your locations and the distance you would like your radius to reach from the center point.
4. Customize your map with color-coding and labeling tools.

### How do I draw a circle in KML?

Can I draw a circle in KML? There is no Circle geometry in KML, however you can create something very close to circles using LineStrings with many close together coordinates.

If you’re using CalcMaps, click on Draw a circle and add the circle on the map area you’re interested in. Use can then use the drop-down menu to select the radius type you want to use. The tool automatically calculates the circle area as well.

1. Step 1: Locate your place on the Google Maps. Pinpoint the location you want to draw a circle around on Google Maps.
2. Step 2: Generate a KML file.
3. Step 3: Create Your Own Map.
4. Step 4: Import your KML file.

## How do you make a range ring?

Create range rings interactively

1. Select Interactive from the drop-down menu.
2. Optionally type a value in the Number of Radials text box.
3. Click the Map Point Tool.
4. Click on the map to designate the center point.
5. Move the pointer to select the diameter of the next ring and click to create it.

How do I draw an arc in Google Earth?

Draw a path or polygon

2. Go to a place on the map.
4. A “New Path” or “New Polygon” dialog will pop up.
5. To draw the line or shape you want, click a start point on the map and drag.
6. Click an endpoint.
7. Click OK.

### What is a range ring?

The Range Rings control show a set of concentric circles labeled by distance from the central point, with radial lines, useful for judging distance and angle from a geographic location. Range Rings are often used with radar imagery.