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How to convert latitude, longitude to EPSG 3857?

I'm looking to study the math involved to see how a given latitude and longitude in decimal degrees can be converted to epsg 3857. Can anybody point to a good reference or a possible python/c/c++/java ...
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How can I convert data in the form of lat, lon, value into a raster file using R?

I have a data set of values over a km grid in the continental U.S. The columns are "latitude", "longitude", and "observation", e.g.: "lat" "lon" "yield" 25.567 -120.347 3.6 25.832 ...
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Converting Radian Angle to Degrees

I'm trying to migrate my desktop GIS application from Bentley Map to QGIS. Everything seams to be transitioning great, expect the rotated points. The rotation angle they were saved in Bentley was in ...
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Vector to Collada

I am curious if there is a way to export from a vector format (ie: shapefile for PostGIS table) to Collada (.dae). ogr2ogr will do to GML and KML, but not Collada. My preference is to use open ...
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Convert jpg raster format to tif format

I have 120 rasters( jpg format ) and i want to convert them to tiff format to folder called "OtherFormat" in env.workspace with arcpy. In my code i try to convert all jpg file I read ...
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Converting .fdshape to .shp or other QGIS readable format

I have been searching for a solution to being able to read .fdshape extension files in QGIS with no luck. It seems that the data had to be converted from .shp to .fdshape in the first place so I was ...
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Converting KML to layer in ArcGIS 10 - nothing happens

I have converted many KML files to layer in ArcGIS many times before without any problem. I just did a conversion (Arc Toolbox>Conversion tools> KML to layer) and the file is showing up in the table ...
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Convert DEM to STL (3D Printer Format)

I have a DEM in ArcGIS 10.1 that I would like to get into STL format for a 3D printer. Does anyone know some software that will allow me to make this conversion? I have to use the STL format because ...
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How do you format an OGR VRT file to best convert a CSV to KML?

I am attempting to get a nice KML for simple review of POI/geocoding from a CSV. I a using ogr2ogr and a vrt. You can see the vet file below, with two attempts to get this right. Basically, the issue ...
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Batch convert GeoTIFF's to KMZ files

I have about 600 GeoTIFF map files, each about 140 mb in size that I'd like to convert to KMZ files so people can download them and use them with Garmin GPS units, Google Earth, etc. Anyone know an ...
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autocad-map of real estates with own coordinate system and information to be converted to use it in QGIS

I have a question regarding CAD and QGIS, but unfortunately I don't have a clue of CAD. Here it goes: Real estates data has been mapped. There are several reference points surrounding the area. So ...
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Can I convert a kmz file to kml?

I have a kmz file. Is there an easy way to convert it to KML? Can I just "unzip"?
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Plot Canadian (Alberta Province) township, range, and section data on Google Maps

We are working on a project where we need to plot some part of Canada (Alberta) over Google Maps. We can plot maps on Google with coordinates (lat/long) or geometry values. But our client provided us ...
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How to convert a specific multipolygon to minimum polygons

I've got this kml file with one multipolygon inside. A link for the file are here multipolygon.zip My goal is to get a multipolygon with the minimum count of polygons with only outer border and ...
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Converting .ecw to .jp2

Is there any easy to use software for converting .ecw/.eww files to .jp2/.jpw files without loosing the georeferencing? I don't want to use proprietary file formats with QGIS. EDIT: I've deleted the ...
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Convert GPS coordinate to ArcGIS x,y point?

I'm trying to plot some AGSSimpleMarkerSymbol's in a AGSGraphicsLayer. The issue I'm running into is that the data I'm starting with are GPS coordinates (lat/lon). I'm using AGSPoint to plot the data, ...
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Converting Trimble SSF format to shapefile? [duplicate]

I would like to convert a small amount of data from trimble ssf format to shp format for inclusion in an ArcGIS database. I have been trying to do this for a few months and not success. I have a ...
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Converting Excel Sheet to Shapefile without XY Coordinates?

I am currently trying to build a model that will join two excel tables (without xy coordinates) to one shapefile, which will save some time on a very long process that I have to repeatedly do each day ...
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raster topo map with gaps to DEM

I'm trying to create a DEM from this raster map: I managed to clean all the shapes and text. I tried to write a program which finds the curve pieces and connects them. But, I realized that it is ...
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QGIS Polygon precision

Is there a way to edit the precision of polygon points in QGIS so that each coordinate has the same number of decimal places? For example, the coordinate 23.18273917, -84.29172638491 would be ...
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Meter Coordinates to decimal Coordinates

I have an excel file in which I have XY coordinates, example on the attached immage that is the form XCoord | YCoord 15822.426100 | -2747650.026000 I need them in the form ...
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How can I extract lights data from admiralty S57 data?

I need to get a text string for each light and mark in Admiralty S57 data. The file is .000 format. Via this website I have had some success, but there seems to be a disconnect between the lights data ...
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How to write GML and GeoJSON features while retaining attributes in .NET?

I am developing a .NET project [C#] that needs to export/write features as GML and GeoJSON, including, of course, the attributes; data could queried by a database or manually entered. I checked ...
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Using kriging with data in GDB

I have series of data in my GDB I am running the program under VBA and what I want to do is using the data by the tool Kriging. This is what I thought: First, Kriging needs data that must be a ...
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Convert Zip+4 to Lat-Long

I have a need to convert about 1 million Zip+4 records to Latitude/Longitude for mapping but cannot find anything that is granular enough in output. Is there an easy way to convert this information?
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convert .shp to .gpx with selected attributes [duplicate]

I am working with QGIS 2.6/2.8 (1.8 is installed too). Right now I am planning an inventory and want to convert a .shp file to a .gpx including the Column "fid" from the attribute table. Is there a ...
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convert csv to kml or geojson, etc using ogr2ogr or equivalent command line tools (use “latitude” and “longitude” attributes for coordinates)

I've just unsuccessfully tried to use ogr2ogr to convert CSV into KML like so: ogr2ogr -f "KML" output.kml input.csv The csv has "latitude" and "longitude" columns. The attributes are all loaded ...
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How to preserve dgn cad file attributes when exporting from microstation and importing into Arcmap?

I'm trying to import water utility lines from Microstation into ArcMap. The water utility lines are symbolized by size in Microstation, but when I try to view the attribute table in ArcMap the ...
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What are some ways to convert a csv file to geojson while preserving data types?

Assuming said csv file is properly structured with Latitude and Longitude. I'm having problems find converters that won't mess up the data types (putting string around integers).
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How can I create GRID from IMG?

I would like to convert an img to grid in ArcMap 10.2. I tried it in two ways: In Conversion tools with the Raster to other format tool, where I adjusted the GRID format and the output workspace ...
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How do I convert a set of latitude/longitude coordinates with timestamps to a GPX tracklog?

Converting tracks from a GPX track to a CSV table or some other format is relatively easy, but I'm looking to go the other way. I have a table of point locations logged with a handheld GPS, with ...
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Pointers to open source C/C++ code for converting Lat/Lon data into geo-spatial indices in a triangular or hexagonal grid?

I have a streaming data application which needs equal area geo-spatial indexing of input Lat/Lon observational data for locality of referencing. From reading, it would seem that a triangular or ...
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geocoding addresses specifically into NAD1983 or converting X,Y into 1983 after geocoding

I'm going bananas trying to geocode addresses into a NAD1983. I have ArcMap 10.1 and I'm using the default address locator (North American 10.0 from arcgis online). No matter how low I set the ...
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How to convert (geodetic pose + cartesian offset) to geodetic position

I am in search of an algorithm to solve the first/direct geodetic problem precisely in 3D. The input is: a geodetic (not geocentric) position (WGS84, height is above the WGS84 reference ellipsoid) ...
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How to Convert a Line Shapefile into a CSV with Nodes and Links?

Is there a way to convert a linear shape file into a csv file of the following format: Node_1, Node_2, attribute_1, ...., attribute_x 1 2 "hello" 567845.334 I have looked at ...
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Preserving attributes during kml2shp conversion in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Looked online and found the two links below on preserving attributes when doing a kml2shp conversion. Thinking there might be a newer better way of accomplishing this using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop? ...
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Convert a lat, long, value table into a raster

I would like to to convert a table with latitude, long, and a value into a raster. My file looks like this: X Y Z 32.85138942 -6.643054718 0 32.85138942 -7.059721474 1004 32.85138942 ...
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How do I extract only the visible placemarks from a KML?

I've been given a KML file containing over 1000 placemarks, a small subset of which were selected by a user in Google Earth and made visible (by checking the checkbox next to the feature name). I've ...
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Seeking options for Spatial ETL (Extract, Transform, Load)?

I am interested in the pro's and con's of various spatial ETL (extract, transform, load) tools. If you have used the items listed here (or add your own), please share your opinions and experiences. ...
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How can I compute raster pixel width and height given raster bounds, row count, and column count?

Restated, how do I convert arc degrees to meters? For example, I have an elevation data raster that has the following metadata: WEST LONGITUDE=64.97798789° E NORTH LATITUDE=33.02003415° N EAST ...
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Trying to convert coordinates for use in ArcGIS

I'm trying to input this data into ArcGIS and plot coordinates like this: 00⁰06.743 031⁰36.970 (coordinates south / coordinates east) but I've failed so far and I was wondering if someone could ...
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M-field to a point layer calibration (Linear Reference)

I am working with routes with ArcGis 10.1 and I'm trying to calibrate the routes using a points layer imported from text file obtained from a GPS. But the points layer doesn't have m-field to be ...
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Converting File Geodatabase feature classes to shapefiles in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm attempting to convert File Geodatabase feature class into a shapefile. I found the help for ArcGIS 10.1 (my version) for Desktop and it tells me: 2.On the main menu, click Customize > Toolbars ...
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How to convert UTM coordinates into Decimal Degree coordinates?

I work on QGis 2.0.1 - Dufour on Macintosh OS X Mavericks. I have UTM coordinates (XXXX and YYYYY) in a table (with one column of X and an other one of Y). I need this coordinates in Decimal Degree. ...
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Cannot convert csv file into point shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I can import my large csv file into ArcGis Desktop and I can view it in Catalog and everything looks fine. When I go to 'create feature class' it does not recognize the column that I need to use for ...
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Problem with conversion from raster to polyline (not a single curve)

I have raster file and I need to convert it to line. I used GIS tools Convert Raster to Polyline but the line segment is not straight and it is divided into no of segments, isn't it possible to get ...
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Convert from WGS84 to Google Mercator

I want to convert longitude and latitude coordinates from WSG84 to Google Mercator. The following code-samples show my coordinates in a KML/KMZ file and where I need the coordinates in the javascript ...
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Projection transformation into WGS 84

How to perform transformation from EPSG 4012 to WGS 84 in QGIS? I have tried to convert from EPSG 4012 (Unknown datum based upon the Clarke 1880 (RGS) ellipsoid) into WGS 84 in QGIS with no ...
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Is there a better way to convert Raster to Point data? Don't need one point for every cell

I need to convert raster data to point data so I can use the points for interpolation via kriging. My problem is that my resolution is 5 ft and I'm working on a whole city. The data I am converting ...
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How to convert from UTM Zone 36N Mercator to WGS 84 degrees of lat and long?

I have acquired many coordinates from a points I extracted from polygons. The points are in WGS 84 UTM Zone 36N, and I want to use them on Google Maps. I found out that they use different systems (I ...