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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create polygons using 2 coordinates

I have a script that creates a text file containing the upper left and lower right coordinates of my geotiff files in the following format. TileName UpperLeftX UpperLeftY LowerLeftx LowerLeftY I ...
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Using pysal to map location of coordinates?

I am trying to map which county a set of coordinates I have are in. I want the code to go through each coordinate, check which county it is in, and then print the corresponding county. However, ...
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CSV to Polygon.SHP with Python

I'm looking for a way to convert CSV file to polygons shapefile. I need to make polygons with defined size. In the CSV file, The first row is the length of each polygon and the first column is the ...
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Getting First and Last Point coordinates of Polyline with Field Calculator in ArcGIS Desktop?

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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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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coordinates in Australia not lining up

I have the following set of points (there are far more). Originally they were given to me without any decimals. I was able to correctly plot them into arcmap however they don't line up with my other ...
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Is there any map API that allows you to pull an address range from a polygon?

I've seen a lot of answers saying you can't draw polygons and get the exact addresses of all of the places contained; thankfully, I don't need so much info. I'm looking for a way to get a vague ...
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QGIS, indoor map with relative coordinates

i am trying to create an indoor map with relative coordinates where the bottom left hand corner of the map is (0, 0), and the CRS is UTM, so the distance between coordinates is in meters. previously ...
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Converting from local coordinates to coordinates GPS?

i am working with business object tool traying to make a kml file to be imported on google maps. I dont know much about geographic systems, but i begin to understand some basic things. I have a ...
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More pythonic approach to resolution increase of point locations

Excuse my first question being slightly more Numpy and less actual GIS, but it relates to latitude / longitude so I thought I'd give it a shot. Problem: I have a flat file with latitude and ...
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How to decode GPS coordinates from Android device XML file?

I’d like to decode the location coordinates from the XML file from my Android phone (SGS2). Any solution how to do it, how to convert them to usable coordinates (longitude/latitude)? Looks like it's ...
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How to calculate Distance, Azimuth and Dip from two XYZ coordinates

I have two XYZ coordinates and I would like to calculate the Distance, Azimuth and Dip between them. I have come across a similar question on this site that calculates it the other way around (with ...
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Filtering out of bounds' coordinates

I have a set of coordinates, that I receive from GPS. I store them in database, its geometry is 4326. I am using the next query to calculate the travelled distance: ST_length(ST_Transform(st_makeline(...
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How to find coordinates for a lot of locations based on the town or village name?

I have got an Excel spreadsheet with roundabout 15,000 locations, which are only identified by the towns or villages name and the country. I am intending to present these on a world map. Therefore, I ...
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OpenLayers 2, GeoJSON cant get coordinates to work

I'm trying to display some Polygons on a map, and I'm new to OpenLayers, maps and GeoJSON. First what work: vector1 = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("GeoJSON1", { projection : "EPSG:4326", ...
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What data projection should I use for area analyses in different countries at a global scale

I'm creating A4 maps to show where forest cover and mining fields overlap across the globe. Each A4 map focuses on a specific country (e.g. India, USA, China, Australia...). For each country, I need ...
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Network generation algorithm

I am trying to solve a network generation problem, and I'd be happy about inputs. First of all, my problem description: I have a list of connections between locations with respective distances. For ...
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Transforming coordinates from WGS84 to Gauss-Krüger 5

GPS coordinates in the format of WGS84 are quite common. I need to transform them into Gauss-Krüger coordinates but I have no idea how to do that. The only things I know are that it is not easy and I ...
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Which coordinate system does MapTiler use for its “Photoshop Overlay for Google Maps” page?

I am attempting to use this MapTiler webpage to create a background image that I can position my image over and then use GDAL to generate tiles. My process is: Position the map on the MapTiler page ...
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How to extract all the polygon coordinates from a SpatialPolygonsDataframe?

I want to do something relatively simply but it seems to be very difficult to do, though I am very new to using R for spatial data so apologies if I've missed something obvious. I have a list ...
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Batch conversion of XY coordinates to latitude and longitude

I'm working on a school project. I have this dataset from Sacramento, California http://data.cityofsacramento.org/search/?q=police I want to convert the XY coordinates to latitude and longitude, in ...
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Get pixel geo info according projection and map extent

I would like to know if it is possible to calculate the geographic coordinates (lat, lon) for a pixel specified by its x/y (top-left) cartesian coordinates in a map image/raster? The datum and ...
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How to get the coordinates of the starting and ending points of a line in ol.interaction.Draw in OL3

I'm using Openlayers3 for drawing and storing lines, and then doing some processes on the inputs. Now I want to get the coordinates of the starting and ending points of the line while the line is ...
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Trying to find Coordinate System for Dubai?

I have a CSV file to convert .shp. The X,Y values are like X -40219075 Y 200946341 This is somewhere in Dubai area. Can any one tell me what will be the coordinate system they used for this?
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How to get coordinates of Drag Box using OpenLayers 3?

I'm pretty new to Openlayers and I have a problem.I can draw a rectangle using DragBox on my OpenLayers 3 map. How can I get it's coordinates? I tried getGeometry() but it returns 'null'. I think I ...
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Turning part UTM, part degree coordinate into location on Google Maps?

I'm really new at this and not actually sure what kind of coordinate this is but I need to know where this coordinate leads to. The cöordinates are part of a province wide "fox hunt" in gelderland, ...
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How to obtain coordinates from points with similar symbol in an image?

I would like to obtain a table containing all the coordinates of the triangles in the following image. I know it is possible to georeference my map using the georeferencing plugin and then I can ...
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Plot ENU points on a map having an origin GPS Lat and Long

I have a GPS coordinate point to denote my origin: 8.6258,47.3325 Then I have a series of ENU (east, north up) points in meters that represent the distance from my origin: -10, -1 //East, north (...
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Loading GPS information into map and track waypoints?

I am using QGIS 1.8 in Ubuntu 12.04. I am working with Robot Operating System (ROS) and QGIS simultaneously. My ROS system is connected to LIDAR (sensors) that will publish GPS message so, I could ...
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Increment GPS coordinates by a certain distance given in meters [duplicate]

Say I have this point: 45.1200,10.5000 From there I want to create another point that is 20 meters north and 10 meter east from the previous point. Is there any equation I can use for doing this?
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Can you correct calculate the coordinates of a position given time and distance [duplicate]

lets say i have a point on the map New York, NY, USA Latitude: 40.712784 | Longitude: -74.005941 If i move 10 metres north in 20 seconds ,can i use the coordinates i have to calculate the new ...
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Imported XY coordinates displayed on a grid

I am importing a large number of X,Y coordinates into arcMap from an Excel spreadsheet. These points represent animal locations so many of them are very close together. When I zoom in to look at a set ...
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Editing coordinates of some point features in ArcGIS 10.3

I am working on a point shapefile in ArcGIS 10.3, now I have to move some of the points to new locations based on another point shapefile, I have already tried it by using Editor/Edit vertices and ...
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Converting 3d images in meters to feet when exported to dxf

In QGIS 2.10, I am using the raster calculator to convert a metric elevated raster to feet and then create 2 foot contours (no problem). But when I dxf it out and put it in CAD, I can get the contours ...
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How to get GPS coordinates of neighborhood polygon from Google Maps?

Does anyone know how I can find the GPS coordinates for neighborhoods like this: https://www.google.com/maps/place/SoHo,+New+York,+NY/@40.7236448,-74.0006793,16z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!...
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Getting random coordinates based on country

Are there any webserveices/APIs that can take a country name and return a random coordinates (not including the sea/ocean sections) inside that country?
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Update a table with values from coordinates on GEOMETRY in Oracle

I have 2 columns in a table that represent the X and Y coordinates. The values in those columns don't match the actual coordinates and I want to update them with the coordinates values that are ...
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What file format is this? Can I get a bounding box out of it?

I am dealing with a PNG map that has an associated text file with this exact content. PROJCS["WGS 84 / UTM zone 32N",GEOGCS["WGS 84",DATUM["WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,...
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GPS point elevation vs Contours layer elevation

I have some survey grade GPS points whose elevation is approx 55 feet lower than my contours layer elevations. I am using 1 ft contours and comparing point elevations with contours in the same ...
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How to add Lat/long columns to a point layer which is not in WGS84?

I need to extract the Lat/long coordinates of the centroids of districts. My QGIS project SCR and the different layers have all been set on "WGS 84 / UTM zone 18N". I've created the centroids using ...
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How to export a CSV with lat lon WKT from a layer which is not in WGS84?

I want to extract a csv with lat and lon coordinates so I select -- Geometry AS_WKT but when the csv is created I see this LINESTRING (277054.55782319931 198725.03588318737,277052.43701817648 198727....
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How to get Shapefile point coordinates into .xls?

How can I get just Coordinates (in a file) from point features (shapes) without big hussle. Something like Shape to .xls, with distinct coordinates? I want to use this coordinates immediately, so GPX ...
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Kernel Density Estimation - CrimeStat - lat lon mismatch

I currently conduct kernel density estimation for a point dataset. For the KDE in addition a reference file is needed, where the coordinates of the lower left and upper right are specified. The ...
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Conflicting WGS84 coordinates between Trimble and Garmin GPS receivers

I am a contractor at a government facility in Nevada. We have our own in-house survey department who, for a number of reasons, still uses NAD27 State Plane Coordinates (Nevada Central Zone 2702) in ...
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Single point in R

My question might be very simple. I want to create a single point (with xy coordinates) in a specific region, in a specific position. I don't want to do that with qgis I want to do that in R. Is there ...
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What kind of coordinate system has values like 555,19 - 251,48?

I am trying to identify a coordinate system used to give positions to caves in France. The Emergence du Ressel is at 555,19 - 251,48 (decimal coordinates 44.56194, 1.77167) and Source de Landenouse ...
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Get every coordinate from an address database

I have a xls database of street addresses. I want to get the latitude/longitude coordinates for all of them. I know very little programming, but I can learn. What's the easiest way of doing this?
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What does coordinate system WG 21° mean?

I have a land survey document for a piece of land, it contains absolute coordinates that I would like to locate on google maps, but I don't know how to correctly interpret the data. What does the "...
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ArcGIS/ ArcPy - XY coordinates of feature class does not match calculated geometry XY

Tested on: different workstations, different Windows versions; ArcGIS Desktop 10.3, different license levels Background: I use the Google Maps DistanceMatrix to calculate drive times between two ...
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How can I represent Time in GeoJSON?

I'm modelling a bus route as a series of waypoints. Most of these waypoints have just a latitude and a longitude and represent points along a road. However, when the bus gets to a bus stop, the ...