The smallest rectangle, parallel to the coordinate axes, enclosing a given figure.

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Finding the Map-Tiles(z,x,y,tile_data) in a given Bounding box and zoom level

I have this information:For Ogun State Nigeria from http://www.maphill.com/nigeria/ogun/ South 6° 18' 6" N North 7° 59' 23" N West 2° 40' 6" E East 4° 34' 47" E I have map tiles @ different ...
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Is there a website that will let me see add markers and bounding boxes on top of a street map?

Is there a website out there that will let me markers (lat/lon) and bounding boxes (minimum / maximum lat/lon) and let me see it overlayed on top of Google Maps (or OSM, or Bing, etc)? I'm not really ...
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How to find the minimum-area-rectangle for given points?

The following is another problem that I am working on it these days. As you see in the figure, (BTW, I tried to make it self-presenter) the question is: How to find the minimum-area-rectangle (MAR) ...
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R code to find the smallest bounding box with arbitrary orientation

How can I devise an R-code that can derive a rectangular bounding box (with 90-degree angle on each corner) for a set of points with arbitrary orientation? e.g. if the 2 longer edges have a 45-degree ...
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OpenStreetMap Neighborhood Boundaries

Is it possible to download neighborhood boundaries from OpenStreetMap? I see on maps that they often indicate neighborhood names; is there a way to retrieve their coordinates and boundary polygon ...
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BoundingBox key in Geo API of Redis

I am very happy so see that Redis now offers a Geo API I would like to host a service where, given a latitude-longitude pair, I retrieve a bounding-box (of OSM) from a pgsql query. Since I expect ...
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A bounding rectangle for two lat longs points in .NET

I'm trying to figure out how to build a bounding rectangle around two lat long points using a .NET library. I've tried playing with NTS but I haven't found anything that does what i want it to. I ...
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Find Minimum Bounding Box for a set of coordinates [duplicate]

I am working with GPS tracks (lat/lon values) and my goal is to compute the minimum bounding box for a small geospatial library I am working on. The datasets are not huge, maybe a couple of tens of ...
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Bounding rectangle of a geography

How to get a bounding box (in the form of a Polygon, or anything else where it's easy to extract the corner coordinates from) of a given Geography item? Something that would look like: SELECT ...
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Clipping subpart of data in QGIS?

I have a geodatabase that I am adding to a QGIS project. I read the documentation (below) but I don't understand what parameters I use for "a.the_geom" and "b.geom". Is there a way to clip with a ...
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creating a right angled rectangle on google maps from a line

I have an application where the user draws a line, then automatically the software should create a rectangle where the line intersects the midpoint of two adjacent sides of a right angled rectangle. ...
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Fix Polygons to be true Rectangles

I got a featureclass polygon of 4 point polygons that delineate the coverage area of a georeferenced image; these polygons will later be map sheets. Anyway I discovered some of them are not true ...
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PostGIS: Find points that lie within a set of coordinates

I have a PostGIS db, and I want to find the points that lie within some region (a bounding box). I have two sets of coordinates, from which I can get all four rectangle points that form the box (if ...
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PostGIS 3D bounding box query that envolves all 3 axes (xyz)

I have some experience with PostgreSQL, but not with PostGIS, and for the life of me I can't make my bounding box take the Z axis into account. I have a points table with XYZ columns. I add another ...
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bounding box - generate coordinates

I will be using mongodb database which supports data on an Euclidean plane (not spherical). I will be performing queries which return all points within a box. For the box I need to specify the upper ...
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How to calculate the size a bounding box?

What formula could I use to calculate the size in Kilometres of a bounding box based on a given Southwest latitude/longitude and a Northeast latitude/longitude points? The bounding box format is ...
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OpenLayers 3 don't go beyond given coordinates

In Openlayers 3 Max Extent there is mentioned how to set a max extent. But how can I set coordinates in such a way that it is not possible to drag the map beyond the some given coordinates? Extent ...
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Get Minimum bounds of 4 LatLon

I have 4 Lat Lon positions. They represent a (rotated) rectangular region. But due to some calculation errors, sometimes they are not proper rectangular. I want to convert those into (rotated) ...
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Select bounding box using postgis

I want to create a query to select all ways and their nodes that exist within a bounding box using postGIS. The bounding box shall includes all details as osmosis "--bounding-box" command will ...
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How to know if a point is inside a rectangle on the map?

I have four points that represent a rectangle (a,b,c,d). I got these points from mobile GPS. In my database I have this table of business locations: bussId | longitude | latitude ...
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How to check if a point is within bounded rectangle from Java

I make an AJAX request to retrieve data from a mysql database. I add the data to google.maps.Data layer as geojson. I would only like to load the data based on the viewport. To obtain the viewport ...
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Better-matching bounding box by using collection

I am looking for a way to approximate a geographic region with a few bounding boxes. I know I can get a single box to cover the whole region, but some of my shapes are quite strange (gerrymandered, in ...
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Mercator: scale factor is changed along the meridians as a function of latitude?

"In Mercator projection the scale factor is changed along the meridians as a function of latitude" How to calculate the Mercator scale factor as a function of the latitude in decimal degrees ? ...
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How to calculate a missing (one or more) lat/long value of a bounding rectangle?

Is it possible to calculate an unknown (one ore more) latitude/longitude value of a bounding rectangle. The log file that I need to process provides a pair of lat/long values for Upper left and Bottom ...
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How to create GoogleMaps/OSM hyperlink for given bbox coordinates

I have extracted the bbox coordinates from a shapefile and want to create a hyperlink for google maps respectively OSM. When you click on the hyperlink the map should be zoomed to the bbox extend and ...
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Postgis create polygon extent/convex hull from spatial table

Please help, I have a polygon layer representing building footprints. I want to create new view in postgis that will contain rectangle representing bounding box and also another view that will have ...
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Bounding box for PostGIS table

Is there an easy way to get the bounding box for an entire table in PostGIS? Thanks
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Question Regarding Interpretation of Openlayers BBOX in 4326 Projection

I have a BBOX strategy in my Vector layer, which is sending HTTP GET Requests to my server in order to get the features I wish to display. The projection of the layer is EPSG:4326, so it is my ...
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How do I calculate the bounding box for given a distance and latitude/longitude

Hi need to be able to calculate a bounding box or circle for a Given WGS84 latitude and WGS84 longitude, and distance but have no Idea where to start! The distance from the start lat Lon would be 10KM ...
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Reading lines within Bounding box failed

I am developing an application to display OSM data. In my scenario I need to display the data for one entire country. So my approach is that I will load curresponding countries osm data to postGreSQL ...
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How to calculate polygon length and width using open source GIS?

How can I calculate the length and with of polygons using open source tools? By "polygon length" I mean the length of the longest line within the polygon (update: to be correct, I just need the ...
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How to get WGS84 lat lon bounds from a VRT file

I have vrt files generated using gdalbuildvrt that reference GeoTiffs referenced using the NZTM coordinate system. Is there an easy way to determine the bounds as WGS84 latitude longitude ...
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Divide a Square to a serval equal squares using Acrgis [closed]

hi i'm looking for an algorithm to split a square to a SEVERAL equal squares: i have only : x min , y min x max , y max please see picture (not valid picture only to describe problem): any ...
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How to collect tweets outside a given bounding box?

I checked the twitter API here. I know how to get tweets in United States within a bounding box such as: [-124.47,24.0,-66.56,49.3843]. How can I easily get all the tweets NOT in this bounding ...
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Plotting a point within a bounding box as a percentage of X/Y

I have two pairs of lat/long coordinates that represent the top left and bottom right corners of a bounding box. I have a third pair of lat/long coordinates representing a point within this bounding ...
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Center of a bounding box

I have bounding box coordinates of my shapefile (fetched from layer.GetExtent() Python with GDAL/OGR): (-38.6102467739459, -38.017601026186576, 33.01563382506067, 33.624945228091406) So I assume ...
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Find items within a Bounding Box

Not 100% sure if this is the correct place to ask my question so I apologise if it isn't. Also, I have very limited experience with GIS systems, so please pardon my ignorance if some of my terminology ...
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Zooming Google Maps to fit the extents of a Fusion Table layer

How can I zoom a Google Maps control to fit the contents of a Fusion Table layer? The layer only contains pushpin / marker point data. One method is to perform a REST query on the Fusion Table and to ...
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How can I find an OSGB six-digit code's bounding box?

How can I convert Ordnance Survey six-digit codes to the latlng bounding box of the related 1km grid square? For example, NH0325: according to Wikipedia this means a 1km square whose south-west ...
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How to find bounding coordinates (lat/long) for UTM zones?

I want to error check incoming lat/lng points by checking if the point resides within the given UTM zone. (This would work for the data im using because sometimes there is a missing sign or lat/lng is ...
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Efficient raster sampling of billions of polygons (bounding boxes)

How can a raster be computed efficiently (in Python), given a set consisting of billions of bounding boxes (read sequentially from a file), and given that the raster values for each cell should give ...
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Where can i find oceanic borders defined as a set of lat/long points?

I'm trying to write some code that, given a latitude and longitude, will report which ocean (if any) this point is in. Is there a public resource available that defines the borders of the oceans as a ...
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How to create a worldfile by bounding box?

I need to create a worldfile from Bigmap Application. I've successfully to grab a pack of PNG tiles and the pearl app mosaicking all in one. The BigMap site shows the raster bounding box and util ...
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How to query latitudinal bounds on 95% of a polygon in PostGIS?

I'm going to say thanks in advance. I'm very new to GIS and this forum is a tremendous help. My simple questions have been solved; here's one that might be a little trickier. Given a polygon in a ...
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What components does OpenLayers.Strategy.BBOX require for compilation?

I recompiled OpenLayers with minimal settings, and now Vector layer, that uses BBOX strategy, stopped adding bbox parameter to the queries. What components do I need to add? This is the current ...
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Using CQL_FILTER BBOX on WMS layer causes ORA exception window SRID does not match layer SRID

I'm trying to limit WMS layer to a specific BBOX. mainLayer.mergeNewParams({ 'CQL_FILTER' : "BBOX(geom, 6541844, 5577147, 6584851, 5620154)" }); Which gives following exception in geoserver's ...
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Finding the minimum and maximum distance between an observer and a lat/lon bounding box

I have three points in geographic coordinates (latitude, longitude, altitude). One of the points represents an observer, above the Earth. The other two points define a bounding box. I'd like a ...
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Generate a random 100x100 m bounding box in any projection in pure Python?

I'm given: Extend of WMS Layer SRS Now I want to, in standard 2.6 Python (no OGR or C lib dependencies), to generate a 100x100m random bounding box within that extent (assuming it is more than ...
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How to calculate the optimal zoom-level to display two or more points on a map

We want to display several markers on a static map and want to calculate the optimal zoom-level like Google Maps does. We already calculated the bounding rectangle and the centerpoint of the map but ...
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Bounding box for app engine?

I'm using python 2.7 and app engine. To do bounding box we used geomodel but it executes more then 5 seconds in table with 350 records. It's to slow. Can you please suggest better solution ? Is ...