Any of a set of two or more numbers used to determine the position of a point, line, curve, or plane in a space of a given dimension with respect to a system of lines or other fixed references.

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KD-Tree implementation with lat/lon coordinates

I have implemented a KD-Tree that stores coordinates (latitude, longitude). I have also implemented a Nearest Neighbor search algorithm using the Haversine distance. Will I get correct results (same ...
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Project (lat,lng) GPS point to a line segment (road segment)

Is there a way to project a point A to a B,C line segment and find a point D ? The points are latitude, longitude points, so I believe we should incorporate the haversine distance formula. Edit: I am ...
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What format is a location represented like this?

While converting an old system, I came across a position column with values in a format like this: 38RQT6410550656 While I've never seen global positioning represented this way, putting this in ...
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Postgres/postgis st_makepoint

I am looping through a csv, taking latlng values and trying to add there geometry to postgis enabled postgres table. xy values are int's conn = psycopg2.connect("connected") cur = conn.cursor() ...
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Adding XY coordinate to map in ArcGIS (not in dataset)?

Is there a quick and easy way to add an XY coordinate in ArcGIS outside of creating a table? A coworker just wants to see what that point is on a topo background. I just want to see where a ...
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Inverted lat lon on drawn polygons in Openlayers 3

I am working on a map in openlayers 3 with geoserver I display the layers as WFS and I added the draw and modify interactions, but when I save the drawn polygons the coordinates of the newly drawn ...
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Fill array with coordinates within geographical bounds in Leaflet

I want to create an array and fill it with geographical coordinates I get from a bounds variable. Basically, a for-loop shall create coordinate pairs within the specified bounds with a fixed distance ...
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Get geographical coordinates from these ones

Can't seem to able to identify what type of coordinates do these belong to: 9610346,87 E 5235025,08 N They seem like cartesian coordinates, but online converter converts them like this: ...
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How to update polylines coordinates in postgis after editing the polylines in Leaflet

I have a leaflet map in wich I can draw polylines and edit them. Each time I’m creating a new polyline, I send my coordinates to postgis using a php script. When editing my polyline layer, I would ...
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Wrong calculation of line start and end XY coordinates of a merged line- how can I fix this?

I have a feature class containing several rivers, which are derived from merging individual river segments to make a continuous line. They have been merged using the editor tool. I have calculated ...
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XY Coordinates result in weird scale

Currently trying to display XY data with what I consider unusual coordinates. These coordinates come from a transit scheduling software called HASTUS. Though I'm able to plot the points in relation to ...
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Converting polylines coordinates stored in PostGIS in column type text, in another column type geometry(MultiLineString,2154)?

I want to draw a polyline on a leaflet map and then send it to PostGis with php. I’m drawing my polylines using the Leaflet draw plugin and send the coordinates in a column “coords” in PostGIS with ...
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How to create polygons associated to coordinates (QGIS)

I'm trying to create polygons associate to given .csv files. On the polygon I would have to be able to read the coordinates x, y (AND Z) because I need to interpolate points and work with them. I know ...
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Which points in projected raster corresponds to certain latitude,longitude location?

What I have is a SRTM 3 arc-second raster file in WGS84 geographic coordinate system (here is that file). I then project it to the Azimuthal Equidistant projection with GDAL: gdalwarp -s_srs ...
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Change the actual coordinates in a shapefile (QGIS)

I'm trying to map data for a county in Texas. The data were provided to me in a shapefile, and I've been working with it in QGIS 2.14. My problem is this: The coordinates in the shapefile I was given ...
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Coordinate points not lining up with a preexisting map on QGIS

I asked this question once before, but I did not receive any feedback on solving on the issue and I am still confused as to what I am doing wrong. I found a public domain map of Florida counties on ...
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Transform geometry to coordinates

I need transform with postgis a geometry of type ...
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Are perpendicular lines still perpendicular after converting from UTM zone 15 to 16 (or between two neighboring zones)?

I want to convert a square polygon that is close to the edge of UTM zones 15N and 16N. The polygon's coordinates are in UTM 16N, but it is spatially positioned in the UTM15 area. My question is that ...
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Selecting the feature under the pixel

I am using a Vector/kml layer with an event to show a popup when the user clicks on an item. Relying on the evt.pixel doesn't look fine, since rarely does the user click exactly on the middle of the ...
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Coordinates calculation using QGIS

I am quite new to GIS software. I use QGIS. I have a question that might be trivial. I would like to derive the coordinates (Y and X) for an area. Just to make an example: I have two regions A and B. ...
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How do you line up a pre-existing public domain map with csv coordinate points on QGIS?

I have been struggling with this simple problem all day. I found a Florida map with the counties on Google for GIS. I uploaded the map to QGIS with no problem. However, whenever I try to upload points ...
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retrieve rectangle from a latitude and longitude coordinates in FME

I wanted to retrieve a rectangle with FME from two points (point 1: latitude and longitude and point 2: latitude and longitude) that are stored in the postgres database in text fields: text field 1 = ...
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Identifying coordinate system?

I'm wanting to create a data layer using some open crime data from Salt Lake City, but I can't figure out the coordinate system they are using. See the link below to view the data. (You'll have to ...
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How to determine the closest feature to my points?

I am doing a research on transportation for motorcycles. For each trips, I have the origin points and the final destination coordinate points. I also have another landuse layer with my points of ...
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How can i convert the coordinates (latitude,longitude) to X,Y using postgis

I want know how i can convert the latitude and the longitude coordinates of a rectangle in the Cartesian coordinates, so I can store them in a geometry field using postgis.
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Forming a uniform grid of GPS coordinates from a starting GPS coordinate

I'm trying to find a method in which I can form a uniform 2D grid, relative to a starting GPS coordinate. See the diagram below The red point represents the starting GPS Coordinate, which can be ...
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Grid doesn't show up in printer composer

I am trying to get a coordinate grid on my map with the printer composer. I have tried every example and followed it exactly but for some reason the grid doesn't show up at all. I am working with Qgis ...
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Find Lat and Long points on land only

I'm new to R and GIS so please forgive me if this is a simple request. I was looking for a way to find out if a Lat/Long point is on land or ocean. I found this previous post from a couple of years ...
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Extracting polygon coordinates from only two specific corners

End goal: To add two (or 4) fields to a polygon grid feature class which will contain coordinates of the lower left (southwest) and upper right (northeast) corners of each grid. I have a feature ...
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Generating random points near a location [closed]

In the following solution, why is there a sqrt(u)? Since u is just a random number in [0, 1) doesn't getting the sqrt just give you another smaller random number? To generate points uniformly, ...
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Point coordinate shift after python toolbox processing

I am working on custom clustering in ArcMap. For it I have created a python toolbox, where I do the processing. However, as a result I get slightly shifted points (6-20 meters), while they shall stay ...
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Create pointe layer with table [duplicate]

I have a table with 13,000 points of geographic coordinates ( degrees, minutes , seconds) How I can create a layer of points ? QGIS or Arcgis . it is possible to create a layer of points with ...
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How can I get the outline coordinates of bodies of water in a country? (Lakes, River, ponds) From Google Maps or any other data set [closed]

I'm in need of acquiring the coordinates of the outlines of all the water bodies inside a country, with the exception of "Sea" or "Ocean" water. Right now, I'm manually outlining the lakes and rivers ...
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Create points with planar location data

Slightly confused. I need to add 3 point features to an already created map project (state plane projection). The description given to me about the location of the points is the planar location, so no ...
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PTV_Mercator correctly recalculated to WGS84 EPGS:4326 but not correct on map

I have recalculated PTV_Mercator (PTV Spherical Mercator EPSG:505456) coordinates to WGS84 EPGS:4326 coordinates in Excel. And when checking them on Google Maps they show up correct. But after ...
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Accessing array of x,y coordinates stored as MDSYS.SDO_GEOMETRY / PUBLIC.SDO_GEOMETRY attribute in Oracle 11g?

I am totally new to GIS. I am working with a table in an Oracle 11g database. In each row of this table there are two attributes of interest: one is of type MDSYS.SDO_GEOMETRY and the other ...
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Merging Raster Images Changes Its Coordinates

I'm trying to merge raster files (Landsat images) for the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. When I upload each raster file to check if I have all of the island covered, I get this: However, when I use ...
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Unusual behavior of coordinate grid in QGis Composer

The coordinates in the grid in QGis composer display incorrectly when using the "degrees, minutes, seconds" option (or even decimal degrees). It displays West and East in the longitude and North and ...
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Unknown set of coordinates Northing Westing

I've been given a list of sites of vegetation with a "Northing/Westing" location e.g 52 43.569 - 001 44.833 I want to convert them to Easting Northing so I can load them into ArcMap. I've tried to ...
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creating a single point from coordinates

I need a simple way to enter or create a point from a set of coordinates on a geo referenced photomap in QGIS. The points are shipwreck coordinates that are then visually aligned with the reef ...
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Extracting coordinates from mapinfo map window [closed]

I didn't have time to go the field to collect GPS coordinates but I have knowledge from the map where the boundary of the land of nearly 20000 hectares will follow and therefore I wish to extract ...
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Get coordinates of Near Tool output

I have a polygon layer and a polyline layer. I got the centroids of the polygon layer and used the Near Tool to find the distance from the closest point from the centroids to the polyline layer. One ...
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Shifting LiDAR point clouds that have been incorrectly georeferenced

I am new to LiDAR and have never been a part of the LiDAR data pre-processing stage and hence, this question. I have two LiDAR point clouds (.las files) of a densely forested area that were captured ...
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Open Layers: Get Coordinates of drawn features

Can someone help in finding coordinates of drawn features? I am using this example OpenLayers website. I need to be able to export drawn objects as set of coordinates. Posting the code from the ...
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Add points at specific gps coordinates in qgis [duplicate]

I created a layer in order to draw points with the azimut and distance plugin. IT didnt work at all. There was not even 1 point created. I followed the tutorial here: ...
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How GPS coordinates grows?

I'm working on a project which uses GPS coordinates. I have a UAV that flies, for example, over a meridian or a parallel. I suppose that the coordinates I'm reading from UAV are always increasing or ...
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Find rectangle around point with python?

Given a point, latitude and longitude, how would one find the coordinates of a rectangle centered on that point with a known width and height in meters? I tried using the Geodesic stuff from ...
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How to calculate X and Y coordinate of a surfacic layer in QGIS

I have a surfacic layer in QGIS 2.12.3. I need to calculate the X and Y coordinates for the centroid of my polygons. I created a new field in my attribute table. When I try to use the field ...
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Converting Lat/Long coordinates to ESRI format

Currently I have a CSV file which has Lat/Long coordinates which I got from the batch geocoding site, http://www.findlatitudeandlongitude.com/batch-geocode/#.VkWv97fNy70. I believe these are ...
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Grid References Third and Sixth Figures

With Grid References, what can the range be for the third and sixth figures (the tenths of the area squares) be? 1-10, 0-10, 1-9 or 0-9? So if I had two grid squares like this, where X marks the ...