SketchUp 4.1 [terrain]

“Importing Terrain”

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  1. With SketchUp open, navigate to File >Geo-location > Add Location...
  2. In the window the appears, type a location into the search box and click Search. You can type a name, street address or GPS location into the search box.
  3. Next, look at the satellite image that appears and adjust the zoom to include the appropriate amount of context around your selected site.
  4. Click on the “Select Region” button (red rectangle below).[Premium Content - Login] [Membership Options]
  5. Now, make any adjustments as necessary and select “Grab” to add the terrain to your SketchUp model.
  6. You can toggle the terrain on and off by navigating to File>Geo-Location>Show Terrain...


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