# Tagged Questions

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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### Comparing two maps with two different libraries

I'm currently making a demonstration to compare the two OpenLayers libraries (2 and 3). For doing this, I have made two div elements and put the different maps on each other. The goal is to make a map ...
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### Atributing fields in arcmap and excel

How do I populate a field in ArcMap (and Excel) with only a specific part of another field's attributes? For example: I want to populate the LATDEG field with only the degree part of a latitudinal co-...
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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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### Haversine formula to calculate distance between real coordinates?

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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### Moving a shapefile point to specific coordinates

In QGIS is there a simple way to move a shapefile point in a shapefile point file to specific coordinates? Without exporting the points to WKT changing the x,y values and then importing the WKT via ...
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### How do I calculate the coordinates of the median point of a polyline?

I have a shapefile with some polylines. For each one of these polylines I'd like to calculate the median of the polyline (i.e. the point that's equidistant from each end) and then, calculate its ...
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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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### Adding UTM Zone Number to Coordinates

The computer program that I'm working with requires an 8 digit UTM Easting for the coordinates of shapefiles (i.e., the UTM zone number must be included with each coordinate within a shapefile). The ...
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### Getting polygon shapefile node coordinates and point order

I am trying to get the coordinates of each node of a polygon in QGIS. What I basically did is use the following tools: Vector -> Geometry tools -> Extract nodes Vector -> Geometry tools -> Export ...
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### Calculating points in the USDA's Cropland Data Layer coordinate system

I need to integrate against the USDA's cropland data layer. They've got a demo and some API docs. The important query I need to run is this, given an (x, y) of say (1551459.363, 1909201.537): http:/...
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### How to flip X and Y coordinates of a grid by GDAL

I have a grid, which has flipped X and Y coordinates (X is represented by Y values and Y is represented by X values). This results in grid being positioned in completely wrong place. How can I flip ...
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### Latitude and Longitudes are replaced with zeros when importing excel 2007 worksheet into personal geodatabase

I am trying to import an Excel 2007 data set into a personal geodatabase so I can convert coordinate systems. The data set includes point locations in Decimal Degrees. When I import the Excel ...
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### How to make a predetermined Polygon (Circle) From 4 Coordinates, The Radius and Center Longitude and Latitude in Openlayers

I know how to make a predetermined Polygon in Openlayers (see below). Please have a look at http://studio.netnrg.co.za/dev/rnd/blake.loizides/openlayers var feature2 = new OpenLayers.Feature....
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### Looking for a pure Python method to convert Lat/Long To MGRS

Does anyone know of any packages out there that implement a pure python method to convert lat/long coordinates to MGRS coordinates? PyPi has a package, but it requires some c-extensions from ...
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### How to set a python code to trigger on any update on a feature class

For example, when I have a geometry change on a point, I would like to update the X and Y fields to the new current location, I understand how to make the code, but not where do I set or put it to be ...
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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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### Calculating distance between points from table of UIDs [ArcMap]

I have a .dbf file containing pairs of point feature Unique Identifiers (UIDs), and need to calculate the straight-line distance between each of these pairs. The XY coordinates of the individual ...
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### Using Proj.4/GDAL to convert lat,lon to i,j

I'm working with a data set in GRIB2 format and need to determine the grid cell index (i, j) corresponding to a given lat,lon. I have the projection definition in the form of projparams as follows: {...
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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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### 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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### 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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### Qgis load a set of excel points into a googlemap with only one point with real coordinates

I am working with a google map on which I want to attach a grid of five points. Only one of them has real coordinates in the centre, point O ( 8.32688E, 48,32933N). For all the rest only the excel ...
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### SharpMap Coordinate transformation Problem

I want to transform my layers from SRID 31463 (Gauß Krüger) to Webmercator. Since SharpMap does only know webmercator and WGS84 i tried to create the Coordinate System 31463 by WKT and applied it on ...
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### How to find the coordinates of the intersection points between two SpatialLines objects (or SpatialLines and SpatialPolygon edges)

I am try to find the co-ordinates of points where SpatialLines cross the edge of a SpatialPolygon. I have searched and searched, but can only find results such as over which tell me which lines cross ...
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### Locating British National Grid Eastings/Northings in ArcGIS Pro i.e. ArcMap Go To XY equivalent?

In ArcGIS Pro is there a way to search for Eastings and Northings for Britain, similar to the Go to XY in ArcMap?
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### How to handle coordinates accuracy in ArcGIS

I am creating very basic rectangular polygon using very basic a Python code nCols,nRows=100,100 corners =[[0,0],[0,nRows],[nCols,nRows],[nCols,0],[0,0]] p=arcpy.Polygon(arcpy.Array([arcpy.Point(*...
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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 ...
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### Get feature data from lat long input QGIS

In QGIS, I have a polygon dataset with feature data. I would like to extract data from this dataset using a latitude and longitude. To be more clear, I have a list of 1000 coordinates. I would like ...
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### Densify a JTS LINESTRING (add points)

I have a LineString I would like to "soften" in a way that if two coordinates (vertices) in the LineString are very far apart, I want to automatically add some coordinates in between. The line ...
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### How to convert PCS based point X/Y into GCS Lat/Lon using ArcObjects

There are so many permutations of questions I've tried to find the answer to my question from various sources, but I have yet to actually find an answer the way that makes sense to me (and works). I'...
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### WorldWind wms services show reversed coordinate in ArcGIS Desktop

I'm adding WorldWind wms services (http://data.worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/wms?) to ArcMap (ArcGIS 10.2.2) but maps are misplaced, looks like they have reversed coordinates (as explained here: http://...
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### Creating a line from lots of easting/northing co-ordinates

I have hundreds of easting northing points which I need to join as a single line to show a route. How do I import them and get QGIS to automatically turn them into a line?
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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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### What do different realizations of the same datum have in common?

Firstly, am I correct in assuming that the process of determining the shape and the size of the spheroid is independent from the process of determining the origin and the orientation? For example, ...
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### How to smoothly join two rectangles

I am looking for the Math and steps involved not using a tool. We have PostGIS but its an old version so we are working with the data in Python. Given three coordinates: -107.37, 52.46 -103.24, 52....
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### Get coordinates from address

I am writing a application which allow users to save a address into database (db) and in the next step it shows all addresses on a map. But in the saving step I need automatically calculate a GPS ...
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### Retrieving XY from point graphics set in WPF network (arcgis 10.0)

I have a WPF application using ArcGIS 10. In the application I can set two point by clicking on map and calculate route between them. every time I click on the map, The application creates a ...
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### Trying to set the OpenLayers MouseOver position to be outside the Map

This is my code and I am trying to obtain the MouseOver to be displayed outside the Map container. <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>My Map</title> ...
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### How to find bounding coordinates (lat/long) for UTM zones?

I want to error check incoming lat/lng points by checking if the point resides within the given UTM zone. (This would work for the data im using because sometimes there is a missing sign or lat/lng is ...
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### Read .DEM (USGS) FIles with C#

I have a huge number of .DEMs and have been investigating how to process them into something useful. Does anyone know how, or even if it is possible to read coordinates and elevation data from ....
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### Using ArcGIS for clustering and correlating large datasets

I have a large amount of historical lightning strike data (with lat, lon and timestamp) and am trying to separate out isolated events, which aren't part of larger clusters found in thunderstorms (i.e. ...
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### Sri Lanka paper map sheet key

I have a list of river gauging station locations, with the coordinates given in a local system: L/24(5.5*8.15) O/13(3.5*0.15) P/3(0.9*2.1) M/17(13.5*1.6) Presumably these coordinates are pointing ...
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### Converting a CSV to DXF using ogr2ogr from the command line

I am trying to convert a .csv file to .dxf using ogr2org from the command line using the following command: ogr2ogr -f DXF control.dxf opua.vrt This is the .vrt file I am using: <...
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### proj4js with geocentric CRS

I am developing a little web app to transform coordinates between CRSs. To do that I am using proj4js, but I notice that proj4js can't work with geocentric CRSs. Is there another tool similar to ...
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### Creating polygon regions with latitude and longitude values in qgis?

I've a set of places with their latitudes and longitudes, I've plotted them on QGIS but what I want is to create polygon from these points so that each point refers to a particular region around it. ...
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### x, y to decimal degrees on mouse click in ArcObjects?

I am converting an old VBA code I used to use in ArcMap 9.2, into VB.NET for ArcMap 10. It should extract x, y coordinates from OSGB and converts to decimal degrees while copying to clipboard. I ...
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### Extract coordinates of corner cells of a shape file in python script (QGIS)?

I have a grid in a Lambert Conformal Conic projection (with columns: ID, value) and I want to extract the corners of each cell in the native projection of the grid with QGIS. In particular, I want the ...