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 to generate random locations nearby my location?

I am trying to create random locations nearby my location. What i want is to create random latitude/longitude pairs inside a 200 meters circle surrounding my location. This is the formula i came up ...
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Is there a way to export coodinates from a feature class which has no X/Y column?

I have shape feature class of a province in France. The Geometry type is polygon. The feature class has columns which describe elevation, landuse, slope and so on. But it does not contain X and Y ...
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Max length for WKT name

First of all, sorry if this is obvious or stupid questions. I am not very familiar with geographic information system. My question is, is there max length limitation on WKT name? see the bold text ...
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How to make input data matrix in flowmapper

I have problem with using flowmapper. I'm confused, how do I enter a text record? Can you give me an example of an appropriate text file? I've been doing interpolation and made a contour of the ground ...
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Why is field calculator returning NULL for $x and $y in line and polygon layers?

I am trying to include XY coordinates in the attribute tables of several of my vector files; they are line and polygon files. I have tried two methods; first I used $x and $y in the field calculator ...
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Change OpenLayers 3 view center

I'm using OpenLayers 3 to interact with some maps. I first declare my map: map = new ol.Map({ target: 'map', layers: [ new ol.layer.Tile({ ...
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Transform lat,lng into x,y

I have coordinate system with x and y. Also I need to show there x,y point but I have coordinates latitude, longitude. How I can trasform latitude, logitude into x,y to show on x,y scale?
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Is there a method to tell which hemisphere a point belongs to, in WGS84 geoid, where the equator is an arbitrary ellipsis?

I use the WGS84 geoid (because I'm working with a GPS chip). I define an ellipsis that splits the surface in two parts, lets name these 'A' and 'B'. This ellipsis is defined by two points 'a' and ...
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Is it possible to place a point at a coordinate in QGIS?

Is it possible to place a point at a coordinate in qgis? I have a map, using irish grid reference and wish to place a point at an exact 6 digit coordinate. Is it possible to do it. Previous to this ...
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What is proper succession of coordinates while specifying TopLeftCorner in TileMatrix in WMTS?

While exploring various WMTS services, I've observed that sometimes x, y pair displayed in TopLeftCorner tag of TileMatrix tags defined in TileMatrixSet have succession changed to y, x. There are at ...
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PostGIS strange difference in distance calc from different point defenitions

I have a working POSTGIS database, loaded Dutch CBS data using shp2pgsql and now I want to map lat,lon coordinates to multipolygons. All examples I see use lon lat coordinates but if I do so I get ...
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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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Locating unmatched features by hand

I'm using an app which geocodes addresses. It returns the x y fields with the coordinates in a csv file, and so I draw those coordinates in Arcmap, and then create a feature class out of that. What ...
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Creating a 5x5 poylgon in ArcGIS with a predetermined center with coordinates X, Y [duplicate]

I need to build a polygon (5x5 km) centered on a coordinate X,Y. I want to use this 5x5 square for an eventual clip. How should I proceed in ArcMap?
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Line vs. Polygon Intersection Coordinates

I am working with Python, Shapely and Fiona... Is there any way where I can give in an input of a line shapefile and a polygon shapefile, and get a result of the intersection points and their ...
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How to move vectors to specified coordinates in QGIS?

I have a layer of vectors located around, say, (100, 100), and I want to move them to new coordinate like (1000, 1000). How should I do it? Preferably using QGIS.
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Set coordinate origin to the top left corner

I have a BMP-picture and I know that it's top left corner has the EPSG:3068 coordinates 35500,24390. I would like to use gdal_polygonize and than calculate the EPSG:3068 coordinates of the produced ...
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Calculate bearing between two decimal GPS coordinates

I'm building a virtual tour application that uses custom panoramas in conjunction with Google's StreetView service. With StreetView, you can have 1 to n links at each particular location to move to, ...
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Generate random points for IDs with similar coordinates with ArcMap

I have a dataset which consists of IDs with addresses and coordinates (long/lat). Some of the IDs have similar coordinates. How do I generate random points for the IDs that have those similar ...
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header row in excel is not header row when imported into ArcMap

I am importing an Excel table with X/Y coordinates to plot on a map (point data). The original Excel table has a header row as its top row..The row is 'frozen' in Excel. When I import the table and ...
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Given a Lat and Lon, identify if the point is over land or ocean?

In R, what is the quickest way to identify if a point is over land or ocean? e.g. for: set.seed(0) lat <- runif(10, -80, 80) lon <- runif(10, -180, 180) points <- expand.grid(lat, lon) ...
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Scaling x,y coordinates in proj4

This question was asked before, but without answer. Let's say we have mercator map with given resolution (for simplicity in centimeters). Now let's get coordinates of (lat,lon) = (50, 15): $ proj ...
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How to output coordinates from a shapefile to a GMT or CSV file in QGIS?

I want to get the coordinates for a line shapefile as csv or gmt files. I click create "new layer" - "new shapefile layer" - I check the "line" box and then "OK". Then I make my shapefile. When I ...
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Calculating Degrees Minutes Seconds (DMS) to nearest tenth of second in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there a simple way to calculate coordinates in DMS to the nearest tenth second? I need DD MM SS.s (not DD MM SS.sss). By default, ArcMap calculates out to 3 decimal places. I just need it ...
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Can I find location entering coordinates?

I am new to QGIS and have a n00b question: can I find a location on the map I'm working with by entering its coordinates? If yes, where do I enter said coordinates?
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Get response from geo server without Coordinates

I have following url of geo server layer, It takes very long time to get response ...
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How to know the coordinates in a grid?

I have a raster (a catchment area) and a weather station with its coordinates (imported as .txt in ArcGIS) in UTM system. I want to know which row and column of my grid belongs to this station. How ...
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How can I shift raster layer for making cloud-shadow mask?

I want to make cloud shadow mask in QGIS. I have raster cloud mask and I have to shift it by X,Y coordinates. Is there any easy solution?
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Compensating lat/long offsets after conversions

In my application I am doing conversions between two different formats of data. First format is a simple one containing NE and SW coordinates for a given rectangular area: area = { "sw": { ...
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Grids not originating from 2D parameter spaces

Is there any specific name for grids on sphere (or geoid, or any other manifold/surface) that do not originate from 2D parameter space? For example generating a grid on a sphere using icosahedron ...
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Converting angles and distances on Allotment map to North/East coordinates? [duplicate]

I have an allotment map with angles and distances but no North/East coordinates. Instead it has at one corner some numbers which I suspect are the coordinates but in some different form. Please ...
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Use coordinates from Geotools geometry-object to send request to Webserver

I have a polygon as a Geotools Geometry Object. No I want to use the coordinates of the polygon to send a request to a webserver. The webserver demands the coordinates to be in the following format ...
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How to get the coordinates in Lat/long from a point layer?

Sorry for asking this basic question, but I couldn't get the solution from the previous answers. I need to extract the Lat/long coordinates of the centroids of districts. My QGIS project SCR and the ...
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Aggregate table with dates and average geographic coordinates

When SOG is 0 Stops gets 1. When the next SOG is 0 then Stops gets 2 and like this consecutively. Now I want to group all the rows where SOG != 0. The trick is that I should have the following ...
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Why are my points offset when using the Go to XY tool?

I am creating points in ArcGIS 10.1 to add to a GPS so I can navigate to them in the field. I add my points by editing an empty shapefile created in ArcCatalog. I then Add Field: Lat and Long as ...
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Where do I get the coordinates of (african) borders from? [duplicate]

I want to draw a map of africa. Therefore I tried to find the coordinates of the coast and the borders as latitude/longitude. Where can I download this data for free, preferably in Excel format?
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Is there a standard for the coordinates of pixels in georeferenced rasters ?

We are working with different raster datasets, and the pixel coordinates are either stored at the center of the pixel or at one corner. The information is usually provided in the metadata, but ...
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How to get LatLng array from geoJSON Layer in Leaflet?

i need to hand the latlng coordinates from my phpPostGIS-served geoJSONLayer as an array over to a new added HeatMap Layer. L.geoJSON has an build-in option: coordsToLatLng( coords )" and a static ...
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How to set feature coordinates to values in attribute table?

I have some shapefiles that were produced programatically, and everything came out okay EXCEPT that the geometry information was not written correctly. The coordinates for each feature are null. ...
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Convert Garmin or iPhone weird GPS Coordinates

I am trying to find a way to convert over 500 locations I have saved in my Garmin iPhone GPS app (iPhone 4S using Garmin StreetPilot v2.7), but I can't find a way to convert these coordinates as they ...
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Why are the coordinates in the dataset I use are different?

I have data on specific addresses of companies in the Netherlands. The dataset also provides the coordinates but they look different from what I am used to see. I converted some of the addresses into ...
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largest area polygon

I have a layer of polygon shapes, I know this could be a quite easy question to answer but I am a beginner and probably I am not using the right concept or terminology when looking at the desktop help ...
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Inserting coordinates from Google Maps into a Database

My question is pretty basic. I am using Android Google Maps to take the coordinates off a location on the map and I want to insert it into a PostgreSQL database. I know I have to use PostGIS but how ...
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How to draw a square from 2 coordinates?

I have a CSV file with the following output id, x min, y min, x max, y max, value 1 , 0 , 0 , 100 , 100 , 5 2 , 0, , 100 , 100 , 200 , 10 3 , 100 , 100 , 200 , 200 , 15 4 , 100 , 0 ...
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How to divide a certain country on a map into grids?

I want to divide a certain country into grids 1,2,3,..., which are divided equally - in other words, have the same width and length. Then, I want to know into which grid a point coordinate will fall ...
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produce a grid of geographic coordinates within 1 mile of each other with QGIS or PostGIS

For a given county (bounded box, lets say), I need to get a network of gps points such that each point is 1 mile from its nearest neighbor point in each cardinal direction. The result of this initial ...
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Which EPSG for UTM with 8 digits in QGIS

I have a UTM datasets with 8 digits, so the first digits are 32 (for UTM Zone 32N), but which EPSG should I use to get the data at the right spot in QGIS in a 6 digits system. If I want to transfer ...
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Conversion of CSV file in MyGeoData Converter - XY columns not recognized

Recently I have tried to import various CSV files with XY coordinates to MyGeoData Converter. In some cases I got a message: Selected data does not have a spatial part! For example, this file ...