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Openlayer3: projection to Map.view coordinate system

I have an ol.layer.Tile with ol.source.BingMaps in epsg:3857 and I want add it to my ol.Map with projection 4258. The code below does that but when I display the layer it is rendered in the original ...
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How to get OpenLayers Plugin to render base maps at a large scale i.e. 1:1000 or larger?

Am I the only one with this problem? You have a nice open layers base map and get ready to digitize vegetation at a very high resolution but as soon as you zoom in, Open layers fails to render the ...
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Mapcache: ValueError: unsupported format character 'j' (0x6a) at index 55

For my first attempt at using Mapcache, I wish to create a caching proxy of Bing Maps, serving a WMS. I started 'mapproxy-util serve-develop' with the following .yaml configuration, assembled from ...
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Strange structures appear inside dry river in Egypt [closed]

Browsing Google maps site reveal some strange structures inside one of the dry rivers in Egypt near Quesser , what is really interesting is that those structures do not appear on Bing maps . ...
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Satellite Imagery Providers

I'm building a web application - my requirements are: Must have global satellite imagery. Must have easy to use API's that are capable of geoJSON data imports, mouse and keyboard gestures, etc. To ...
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Where to set the Bing Map Key in NMF file?

Where do I have to set the Bing Map Key in my NMF file? At ArcPad 10.2, the ability to browse for Bing Map services in the Add Data from Server dialog box was removed. The Bing Map NMF files are ...
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Microsoft Excel 2016 3D Maps - better vector data?

Microsft Excel 2016 comes with a feature called 3D Maps, which charts your spreadsheet data on a vector map base. See Get Started with 3D Maps. The data seems to be derived from Bing Maps, which in ...
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Leaflet: Are Bing Maps tiles exempt from restriction to use only with Bing Maps?

Leaflet has a plugin that can fetch Bing Maps tiles. However, I see in the Bing Maps terms of use the following prohibition: 8.2 d) Use Content, including geocodes, other than via an ...
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Using Bing Maps Quadkeys as Openlayers 3 Tile source

I have a number of tile sources which utilise Bing Maps' Quadkey system in an old Silverlight application and I would like to use them in a new Openlayers 3 map. I have found several examples of ...
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Problem with Bing Maps Infobox moving out of right edge?

I'm working on a web application that uses Bing Maps. I'm having some trouble with infoboxes. I have infoboxes which are created simply like this: infowindow2 = new Microsoft.Maps.Infobox(new ...
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How to add Basemaps from Google or Bing in QGIS?

Like ArcGIS Desktop has the option of using basemaps from ArcGIS online, does QGIS have any such options?
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How to determine the date of the Bing imagery for an area?

Is it possible to determine how current the Bing imagery for a certain area is? I've checked the community blog and searched through the monthly updates, but I could not find my study area. I found ...
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Arcgis crashes with Bing Maps

I'm using ArcGis 10.4 and it crashes when I pan Bing Maps. Zooming in and out is working. Esri Imagery works as well. Does anyone have experience with that and know what is the problem?
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Metadata for Bing Maps Aerial in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a way to dynamically pull up metadata on the Bing Maps Aerial web mapping service in ArcGIS? I am working at a 1:245 scale across various locations in OR and CA and need to know if Bing's ...
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Which geocoding providers allow storing of geocoded data?

I'd like to provide a functionality where the user can search for an address/place on a Leaflet map, and is able to add the resulting marker to the map (which later can be saved on server and ...
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Spatial reference does not match data frame for Bing Maps

In ArcObjects I am loading Bing Maps as a base layer. It's coordinate system is esriSRProjCS3Type.esriSRProjCS_WGS1984WebMercatorMajorAuxSphere. On top of the base layer, I am trying to load points, ...
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Open Layer Plugin Zoom Issue (Google/Bing Maps) in QGIS 2.14

I have two different vector layers. One is in WGS 1984(EPSG:4326) projection and another one is in USA_Contiguous_Equidistant_Conic(EPSG:102005). For vector data EPSG:4326, i have to use Google map as ...
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Can I overlay a CartoDB visualisation on Bing Maps base?

If I am using Bing Maps as my base map, can i overlay a CartoDB visualisation (that I created earlier) on top of it? If so how do I go about doing that? The example on the cartodb site only refers to ...
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Can openlayer 2 be run in conjunction with openlayers 3 without reloading the map object?

When a map is loaded using openlayers 2 can the loaded map be used by openlayers 3 without re-loading the entire map? I have an existing fairly large and complex GIS app that uses openlayers 2 using ...
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Do local Bing Maps servers or Google Earth servers exist?

Is it possible to have all the map data come from local server instead of Google Earth or Bing Map but still use their tools as front end. For example Bing Map control (from their SDK) would be ...
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Is it possible to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoing via GeoWebCache?

Is it possible, using GeoWebCache or some other software, to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoint? I'm trying to incorporate Bing Maps into custom built software. The software is designed to communicate ...
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Digitizing scale when digitizing from Bing imagery service in QGIS

I need to digitize a bunch of islands from imagery in QGIS. It is the Bing Maps aerial imagery layer. I will obtain all required permissions. My plan is to lock the map scale at 1:25,000 and use heads ...
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getTileUrlFunction Openlayers 3

I have a quadkey function to try to reach a non-Bing Source which uses a quadkey but it returns 404s everytime although the request looks correct. I wondered instead if I should try to pass a custom ...
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Birdseye Viewer in other applications?

has anyone used Bing Maps Birdseye Viewer tiles in other applications? I have seen Leaflet Bing but it looks like it just has aerial, aerial with labels and road tiles. Does it have birdseye tiles? Is ...
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Circle created using ST_Buffer displays elongated on map

I am buffering a point to create a circle in PostGIS like: ST_Buffer(geo::geometry, .0002, 8) However, when displaying the polygon in Bing maps it ends up a vertically oriented ellipse or elongated ...
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How are digital maps generated? [closed]

This is a more of a noob GIS question. How are all the features on the maps we come use know and love (Google Maps, Bing Maps) generated from imagery? Does somebody actually look at the imagery and ...
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Consumer-Facing Websites or Apps using Bing Maps

I'm researching Bing Maps for use in a consumer-facing website/app. Is there a resource that lists existing websites/apps that are using Bing Maps for the basemap? I've found examples of websites, but ...
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Is it possible to add another WMS to bing maps base layers list in OpenLayers 3

I am using a drop down for the user to choose a bing basemap in web map. I'd like to also include a USGS WMS in the list of choices, but am unsure how to do it. This is the current code for populating ...
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BING Maps vs. HERE Maps

Can someone explain what is the history of BING vs. HERE maps and what are the differences as of today (2015 Q4)? I'd be especially interested in the Satellite view, as BING maps was one of the ...
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Can ArcGis use imagery from Google or Bing in order to compute Service Areas?

I am trying to make service areas and I am wondering if I can use one of the open source data for it, not as a basemap, but if the software can take the real-time information from these maps, such as ...
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Google Earth, Google satellite, and Bing aerial accuracy

Does anybody know the accuracy of Google Earth, Google satellite, and Bing aerials, and at what scale? I think that you have different/better accuracy if you have subscribed to their professional ...
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why can't I load a layers list to select from to the map in openLayers 3, addEventListener and attachEvent are unavailable

I've tried to incorporate this sample that shows how to switch base layers into a page I am working on: http://openlayers.org/en/v3.10.1/examples/bing-maps.html When I try to load my page with the ...
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Batch geocoding in R

I need to find a package in R or source code in R that performs batch geocoding using Bing, Yahoo, OpenStreetmap. Do you have any suggestions?
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bing Basemap Missing

3/26/2014 - Since writing this question, a patch has been released. It can be found here: http://support.esri.com/en/downloads/patches-servicepacks/view/productid/160/metaid/2003 The bing ...
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Bing Authorization interrupts arcpy script

I made this happy little arcpy script to fix some data source problems: print "Hi, I will fix find and replace file path sections on your behalf. \nGive me a moment to just count the number of MXDs I'...
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Are there trade offs between using a geohash vs using a quadkey as a spatial index?

QuadKey Bing Maps uses a quadkey structure for their tiling scheme. Here is an overview of the concept http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb259689.aspx. GeoHash A geohash seems to be the more ...
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Display LiDAR data in E00 (interchange file) on maps

I have Lidar data in E00 files (interchange files). Can I overlay them on some maps like say Bing maps or Geoserver with OpenLayers? If yes, what is the right way of doing it?
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Bing Authorization pop up still appears after using script to remove Microsoft Virtual Earth layers [duplicate]

My organisation does not have a Bing key, so Bing and Microsoft Virtual Earth layers don't work and a Bing authorization pop up happens whenever I open a MXD containing them. This pop up interrupts ...
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Accessing older Bing imagery in ArcGIS Desktop?

I've been using the Bing basemaps in ArcGIS 10. I'm studying bird ecology and have been overlaying bird GPS locations on to Bing imagery to see where the birds go and what habitats they chose. The ...
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How to credit layers fom OpenLayers plugin for pdf/printed maps?

Anyone who has some insight into copyright law, went already through the terribly long terms of use and able to describe how should be the layers from OpenLayers plugin referenced / credited in PDF or ...
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Does Bing Maps 7 support KML?

I'm having no luck finding examples. I've found code like that below but this is for earlier versions. shapeLayer = new VEShapeLayer(); shapeSpec = new VEShapeSourceSpecification(VEDataType....
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ArcGIS API for Javascript nd BING tiles

I'm using the "esri.virtualearth.VETiledLayer" in my map application as a basemap successfull,y but am restricted to 18 levels of detail. BING's resultion is higher than this, but the ESRI widget ...
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Zoom to fit pushpins in Bing Maps?

Given a bunch of pushpins in Bing Maps, is there a quick and easy way to zoom in on those pushpins such that they are all visible, and fairly spread out? For example, say I have hundreds of pins all ...
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USA Historical Satellite Imagery for an Online Application

I am looking for different options to add historical satellite imagery to our online-based application. We currently incorporate Bing Maps into our application, but cannot get historical imagery. I ...
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'Integrating' MapXtreme with Google/Bing Maps

My company has a web application that appears to use MapXtreme in order to render it, and also uses MapMarker-USA to... retrieve the layers? We have MapInfo Pro as well, and I have no idea if that's ...
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C# GIS Bing Maps

I'm developing an application in C# and I want to show my data on map like Bing maps, so what is the best the best way to do that. I have seen SharpMap but I could not load Bing map to it. please ...
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How to convert a bing maps quadkey to mercator coordinates

How do you convert a bing maps quad key, such as "03200320023" to coordinates in mercator virtual earth (epsg 3857) coordinate system? I've got an algorithm to convert to coordinates in latitude ...
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Geofencing: Query if a POINT is within a POLYGON

I am trying to use the following query to search if a point is within a defined POLYGON (aka a geofence I want to define): https://spatial.virtualearth.net/REST/v1/data/[DataSourceID]/[...
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QGIS : exported PDF resulting in misaligned Bing Aerial and vector layer [duplicate]

I'm working with QGIS 2.8.1. I have a project with CRS: 3947 (Central-Western France) and several layers in the same CRS. I have not activated the 'On the fly' CRS transformation. I add the Bing ...
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How to calculate pixels per meter ratio, according to Google or Bing map zoom level?

I have an image and detect two points in the image. I want to calculate the distance between these two points. I'm using Google map and Bing map. I have x,y pixel values for both two points zoom ...