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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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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Arcpy: calculating a field based on feature class geometry, eg 'if FC ==“POINT” calculate xy coord

I have a script that populates new fields based on user input. I would like it to also add the XY coordinates in DD if the Feature Class is a point feature, else, it moves on to the next command. I ...
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Why do we use the terms “longitude” and “latitude” for a spherical body?

To specify a geographic coordinate we use the terms “longitude” and “latitude”. Far as I know, these terms derive from the Latin latitudo (= breadth) and longitudo (= length). In German we use the ...
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Looking for lat/lon for county seats

I'm currently designing a map for methamphetamine labs in my state. Ideally what I need is the center lat/lon coordinates for each county in my state or the lat/lon coordinates for each county seat. ...
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Coordinate conversion - Lat Long to State Plane, ArcServer-Silverlight

I am trying to project a Lat/Long value I get from a table to a x/y value that I can use to plot a graphic. I have seen one way to do this may be to use something like this: feature.Geometry = ...
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C++ coordinate class that automates projection?

Can anyone point me to a C++ class for representing coordinates that automatically handles projection transforms? What I'm thinking of is something that would allow me to create vars that incorporate ...
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How to write a signal for 'QgsMapCanvas::xyCoordinates (const QgsPoint & p)'

I am very new to QGIS and python. I am writing some python codes and I want to capture the x,y coordinates when the cursor moves on the map layer. (same as the coordinates show in the QGIS status bar) ...
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How to access the map coordinates show in QGIS status bar?

Is there a way to access the map coordinates show in qgis status bar? I found only this, iface.mainWindow().statusBar().currentMessage() But I know it's not the way. Or is there any way to capture ...
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Changing layer extent to decimal degrees?

Using ArcMap or ArcGIS 10 ... In the photo below, you can see my extent is in meters while my projected coordinate system is in decimal degrees. How can I convert my layer extent to decimal degrees? ...
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How to convert gps receiver native format to google lat long or XY format

I have received some GPS co-ordinates in the following format like - "17267690N 078279340E".. How to convert the co-ordinates to show it on Google map.
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Calculate distance between two coordinates to use in variogram calculations in ordinary kriging

I need to calculate distance between two stations in a map in order to calculate empirical variogram in ordinary kriging to interpolate temperature data. Calculating distance in kriging using ...
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How to get the First and Last Point coordinates of a Polyline with Field Calculator in ArcGIS10

I'm trying to get the First Point coordinates (x,y) and Final Point coordinates (x2,y2) from a polyline in ArcGIS 10 with the Field calculator. I've added 4 (double) fields like StartX,StartY,EndX ...
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Get Coordinates of selected item on map using ArcGIS Engine

I have IFeatureSelection. Then select from it items by QueryFilter. How can i get coordinates of selected item? (If there are more then 1 object, then select first)? Selected item is Point in ...
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Plot coordinates and draw a heat map on a GADM map

I am trying to plot insect Resistance data collected at multiple sites on a spatial GADM map. My data looks like this: I would like to build a heat map (with increasing resistance=increasing ...
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Get Coordinates of Voronoi Polygon Vertices [duplicate]

Is there any chance to get the exact coordinatas of the voronoi polygons? I am using Qgis software and I have the "center" (redpoint) of the polygons and I would like to export the polygons corners ...
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What kind of coordinate system is this?

I have a csv with a list of the world sea ports and their coordinates. The coordinates are in this format: 5234N 00226W How can i convert this to decimal Latitude / Longitude ? Data source
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Decimal degree coordinates: how many decimal places to use for …? [duplicate]

When using coordinates in decimal degrees, how many decimal points actually make sense? For example, say one is producing a table of locations of base camps in a report, there's no point in ...
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Need help with the creation of add-ins for arc map

How to find the coordinates x and y of the point when you click on the map? I'm creating a new add-in to the arc map. When you create the add button and I chose dockable window. In dockable window I ...
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Calculate actual Landsat image corner coordinates to derive azimuth (heading)

This is the continuation of an unsolved problem I had (see this thread if you like). I have a Landsat image and I would like to estimate the satellite azimuth for my location. As the satellite follows ...
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How to use Z-Coordinate in QGIS?

I was mapping an area in Namibia and also tracked a lot of paths on my way with my Garmin device... so I thought it would be nice to see height differences in my area (esp. interesting in the ...
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Rotating the coordinates of a layer by 90 degrees

I have got a dwg file with the plans for a building, with rooms and everything. (There's been some samples taken inside the building which I want to display.) Now, since it's of a building, the person ...
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How to manually edit point coordinates in QGIS?

Is there a tool for shapefiles or a QGIS plugin available, which will enable me to edit the coords of a point manually ? ("tool" -f1 "Tsunami Gauge"-move x1.abcdef -to x2.ghijkl) I do have ...
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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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Recommended way to explicitly distinguish 2D from 3D locations

In strongly typed object-oriented programming environment, I want to make an explicit distinction between two types of Locations: One type would be 2D (along Earth surface), thus having Latitude and ...
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Finding X,Y off of PDF and input into shapefile [closed]

I have this as the Point of Beginning for a legal description (mineral deed) X,Y (X= 2,614,055.44 and Y= 481,876.17). I did the ADD X,Y with the coordinates at WGS1984. It shoots way off course even ...
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Does a PDF contains geographical coordinate if the Adobe Reader Geospatial Location Tool doesn't write anything?

Does a PDF contain geographical coordinate if the Adobe Reader Geospatial Location Tool doesn't write anything? I mean that I am moving the mouse over the pdf and no latitude and longitude values ...
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How to turn a moving agent to the specific coordinate

I have a moving agent in gis map that is going to the special coordinate. With assumption that maximum angle of rotation is predefined, I want the agent turn into specified coordinate (in moving) and ...
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How to create segments/lines by inputting coordinates

I have a set of coordinates and I wisht to recreate them in GIS. Basically, I am following from a paper based sketch map of maritime delimitation.
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Convert geometry to latitude-longitude using PostGIS ST_Transform

My table has a geometric field, in EPSG:3857, of type point. I need the latitude and longitude, in EPSG: 4326, of each point. Could someone give me a valid example of how to use ST_Transform().
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Converting coordinates: Feet to Degrees-Minutes-Seconds

I have a point shapefile and I want to get the coordinates for each point in Degrees-Minutes-Seconds format. When I use Add XY Coordinates (Data Management) it gives me the coordinates in Feet format. ...
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Given distances from two locations how to accurately find geographic coordinates [duplicate]

I am working on a research problem which requires me to calculate a geographic location accurately (with error distance of few meters), given distances from two geographic locations. For instance: ...
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What is the range of numbers for coordinates in geographical coordinate systems

Up to now I thought the range of values in the geographic coordinate systems was: Latitude (S-N): -90 to +90 Longitude (W-E): -180 to +180 I have set the coordinate system of my ArcGIS data ...
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Help identifying a coordinate system

I have some "latitude" and "longitude" data that describes the Silverstone motor racing circuit in the UK. The coordinates look something like this: latitude longitude +03124.27986 +00061.07652 ...
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New Feature is not Displaying

I have a feature layer on my ArcGIS for Server. I am trying to add a point based on coordinates. With the code below, I do not get any errors, but the graphic nor feature is created or put into the ...
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How do you convert to degrees and minutes from 8/9-digit lat/lon DMS code? [duplicate]

I'm trying to map the national bridge inventory, but the coordinates are stored in this 9-digit code for longitude (and 8-digits for latitude) EXAMPLE: Longitude is 81°5.8' Code is 081054800 Page 9 ...
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How to get from Lat/Lon to this format?

I have twitter data with coordinates such as: [-7.2377761, 112.73091137] I'm working with a python geo library called osgeo. The sample code indicates creating a point like this. point = ...
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How to get coordinates from geometry in PostGIS?

This line: SELECT geom FROM myLayer.geom will return a hex value, i'm wondering how would it be possible to get decimal values, a result that look likes human-readable coordination? Regards,
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How to find nearby objects using Easting and Northing range

I have a bunch of objects which have associated Eastings and Northings in format OSGB36 for example: 265397 869562 547297 179002 If I have a starting Easting and Northing, and wanted to find ...
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Calculation to convert db data to Lat/Lng degrees

In a database I have the following Lat/Lng data. I wish to convert it to a readable format. 177514245:34726053 => S 32 7.3947, E 115 51.4245 177513828:34726948 => S 32 7.3052, E 115 51.3828 ...
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MakeXYEventLayer_management not creating final file?

I'm using python to generate x and y coordinates for the start and end of lines in Arc. I have successfully done this part but when I try and generate the nodes I have no idea where the output file ...
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ESRI file coordinate confusion

I have a batch of (binary) ESRI files containing 25m resolution raster data. I need to check my interpretation of the OSGB coordinates therein. gdalinfo reports the following for a file containing a ...
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Adding graticules to the edge of the map only in QGIS

I would like to add graticules to a map, once it is in the 'print composer', on the border of the map, and not on the frame (my map insists on being smaller than the frame). I have managed to add a ...
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Transform map coordinates to page coordinate in ArcObjects

I have a map inside a page layout in ArcMap. Currently, I use this code to convert geographic coordinates to page coordinates: IMap map = ... IPageLayout pageLayout = ... IDisplayTransformation ...
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Looking for Python module to do lat lon calculations

I'm looking for a Python module that can provide some / all of the following services using latitude/longitude to define points: Distance between two points Point in polygon Distance along a ...
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MapBasic For Loop ignoring every other row

I have made a loop in MapBasic but is it only updating every other row in the table: My code works from the bottom of the table upwards to generate start and end coordinates for polyline features: ...
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Given a flight path given in latitudes and longitudes, how do I find another flight path that is parallel to the path given?

Given a flight route that is given in latitudes and longitudes, how do I find another route that is "parallel" to the route given (find a perpendicular line to each waypoint given)? I think the best ...
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Creating points based on coordinates in MapBasic

I am currently working on a MapBasic tool that generates start and end coordinates for a polyline layer. So far I have successfully populated 4 columns in a table (SX, EX, SY, EX) with coordinates of ...
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Link Google Earth with QGis

I was wondering if it was possible to link Google Earth files (KML, KMZ) to a QGIS project. The main idea would be that if you'd add a point with coordinates in Google Earth, this point would be added ...
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Is it possible to link a QGis project with an excel file?

I have an Excel file with coordinates and I have used this file to plot the coordinates in QGis. I was wondering if it was possible to permanently link the excel file to the QGis project, so that when ...
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Wrong lon and lat

I am using QGIS 2.2.0! I have shape file with wrong coordinates, it's had replaced x coordinate with y coordinate. For example my point feature have coordinates: 4830698,7496859 and right coordinates ...