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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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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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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Is nearest search done on Euclidean plane accurate

I am writing a program which will find all the points within 1km. I am planning to to do this on a Euclidean plane as my database only supports Euclidean plane or sphere indexing ...
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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]] ...
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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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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). ...
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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: ...
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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, ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Convert xyz coordinates to lon/lat to calculate height change GPS time-series data [duplicate]

How can I convert the XYZ coordinates in Lat, lon to calculate height in metric system? XYZ ascii site YYMMMDD yyyy.yyyy __MJD week d reflon _e0(m) __east(m) ____n0(m) _north(m) u0(m) ____up(m) ...
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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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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: ...
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XY coordinates effecient way to copy

I get XY coordinates of point features delivered to me in PDF format, this means that to bring them into ArcGIS I manually have to enter them first into an excel spreadsheet - does anyone know if ...
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GTA V coordinates to LatLng

I'm here because I'm trying to create a GTA V map with Leafletjs API. In deed, I've got my tiles that are ready. But the aim is to put markers on the map by using GTA V in-game coordinates. To achieve ...
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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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How to access Leaflet EPSG:3857 coordinates?

I read everywhere that Leaflet is internally using a spherical web mercator (EPSG:3857), but whatever I try I get either Lat/Lon (EPSG:4326) or strange coordinates I dont understand: ...
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How do I make a hexgrid in QGIS with cell identification numbers

I'm getting started with QGIS as part of my interest in military science and wargaming. I'm running into a problem adding identifiers (column and row) to the hexcells that I've created with mmqgis. ...
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How to create a raster of equidistant points with distance in meters using QGIS?

I need a set of equidistant points (like a raster) each in a 1km distance to the next over a certain area, in my case Germany. I know the feature "regular points" in QGIS where I can do just that but ...
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tfw world file in decimal degrees?

I want to understand how "world files" are created. I found some definitions, like: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_file which says that the 2 last lines in the file are x and y coordinates of ...
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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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Calculating lat/long coordinates from DLS (Dominion Land Survey) Location

I am trying to calculate the legal subdivision center of a DLS location and even when I try the simplest calculation my numbers are always off from other calculators. Take for example DLS location ...
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How to get coordinates by click on map and send coordinate to MySQL?

I'm building my own web map. Now I want to get the coordinates by click on the map and send the coordinates to MySQL. I tried OpenLayers to get the coordinates from Openstreetmap,but I didn't know ...
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How to use qgis coordinate transformation in user code

I am now working with coordinate transformations between different CRSs, e.g. latlong to UTM. After comparisons, I found out that the coordinate capture plugin in QGIS is quite accurate for the ...
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warping and outputting coordinates of GeoTiff data: advice and error checking

So I have a massive TIF file (projected in Lambert azimuthal equal-area), and I'm trying to get lat/lon coordinates for each point of the grid. My first step is to warp the projection to the WGS84 ...
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Getting XY screen coords from ArcScene 3D point using ArcObjects?

I already know how to convert screen point (X,Y in pixels) to 3D point: ISceneGraph pSceneGraph = m_pSceneHookHelper.SceneGraph; IPoint pPoint; pSceneGraph.Locate(pSceneGraph.ActiveViewer, X, Y, ...
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Choosing the map scale (1:nnn) for the given raster dimension

Starting points: let define the raster image size, say: 1800x900 pixels I want draw my own raster image map - by drawing polygons e.g. like "draw line from pixel with coordinates x100y100 to pixel ...
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Problem with finding point within the box in MongoDB

I'm doing a search within box. It works perfect except only one situation. Let me describe it. Suppose the point has coordinates: (lng:-155, lat:19) If we have box: sw - (-170, 10), ne (29,69) that ...
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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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Is it safe to store coordinates on NFC tags always in one CRS and rely on conversion for others

I'm involved in NFC (Near Field Communication) standardization of a record structure for geographic point locations. That will allow to put coordinates on NFC memory tags which can be read with a ...