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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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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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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Geotagged tweets and Twitter API

When I do a timeline query using the Twitter API, http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.xml?screen_name=MyTwitterName the geographic component of the reply looks like this: <geo>&...
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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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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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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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What are the coordinates of the mysterious hole in Siberia?

I am interested in taking a Google Earth aerial view of the mysterious hole recently discovered in Siberia and perhaps doing some hydrological analysis of the area in a GIS. However, there appears to ...
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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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Transform geometry to coordinates

I need transform with postgis a geometry of type ...
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How do Wikipedia maps add a coordinate point to a base map?

On wikipedia pages for localities, there is often a map on the right side of the page in the introduction, and the map is tagged with the point of the locality. For example, see below: https://en....
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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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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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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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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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Getting all vertex lat, long coordinates every 1 meter between two known points using PHP?

I am currently using php to try and write code that will take a start point and end point latitude and longitude coordinate pair in decimal degrees and calculate the latitude and longitude of every ...
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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 do I create point features with exact coordinates?

How do I create point features with exact (manually entered) coordinates in QGIS? I get precise GPS coordinates from a survey team which I need to add to a point layer. What I want: -Add point, type ...
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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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GPS points displaying in the wrong place [closed]

I'm trying to help a student by importing an excel table of Lats and Longs into Arcmap, but they are displaying in the wrong location - I am also a bit suspicious of the coordinates. I imported the ...
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clipping polygons (vector) map with a polygon (vector) layer

A frustrated newbie with QGIS Lisboa version in Windows 7. I want to clip a soil map (multiple polygon vectors) with a single polygon (rectangular polygon vector). The project projection is set at ...
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Georeferencing image from google maps with gdal_translate? [duplicate]

I am trying to georeference an image using gdal_translate in a command prompt. Currently I have the following gdal_translate.exe -of GTiff -a_nodata 0 --config GDAL_DATA "Config location" -a_ullr -77....
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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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How to adjust the difference between the coordinate from OpenStreetMap and Google Maps

I have downloaded the OSM from OpenStreeMap that came with all nodes from the map and their respective coordinates. Now I have to plot a node (latitude and longitude) on Google Maps, but all ...
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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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how to extract a rectangle corner coordinates in python script

i want to extract a rectangle corner coordinates of a shape file in python script..please suggest me a solution. Thanks in advance, Bhavya
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Identify coordinate system used near Kuala Lampur

I have some coordinates that were given to me, and I do not know much about how they were taken. I thought they were UTM coordinates, but when I try to convert them using some online tools I always ...
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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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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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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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Add X,Y coordinates to a shapefile

I have x,y coordinates as excel file. How can I add them into ArcMap? Or - I have x,y coordinates of 2 points. How can I quickly find them AND add/draw them on the map in ArcMap?
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Ordnance Survey 1 km Grid

I am wanting to get a copy of the OS 1km Grid layer. I have found these previous questions: Ordnance Survey grids - download or generate? and Ordnance Survey Grids But neither provide the ...
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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 PUBLIC....
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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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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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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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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 calculator,...
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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: http://www.teuderun.de/workshops/...
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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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Find CRS (coordinate reference system) based on known location and coordinates?

Is there any tool or any tutorial which would help me to figure out CRS (coordinate reference system) from related information? In my particular case I know only the system is in meters, has origin (...