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Hello all

It has been a while since I posted as i have been out of the survey game for some time but have recently got back in.

I was hoping the community could help shed some light on how to overlay a CAD drawing of a road onto Google Earth.

I am trying to design a new road in Peru in a town called Lobitos. The area in question is shown below (extract from Google Earth).

 

 

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From Google Maps I was able to pick out the exact road I am designing called Calle La Punta, along with a latitude and longitude of the road in question as shown below:-

 

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I have drawn the proposed road in CAD using Cartesian XYZ coordinates, but these co-ordinates do not in anyway relate to the town of Lobitos in Peru, CAD drawing is shown below:-

 

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How do I align the coordinates of my CAD drawing so they correspond to latitude and longitude values so that I can overlay my CAD drawing to Google Earth?

 

Any help will be greatly appreciated. 

 

Thank you

 

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