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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not able to convert new GPS coordinates using feet [duplicate]

My known latitude is 46 deg 59' 9.6" What would my new latitude be 165 feet north of the known latitude?
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Check shape orientation

I have a shapefile with many minimum bounding box (envelope) polygons and I need to find out, if the boxes are rather landscape or portrait format. (See pic below, one of the selected boxes should be ...
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Discrepancy between importing same data from CSV and GPS [closed]

I have been importing similar data by using two different methods: Entering the coordinates manually in excel and save as CSV, then importing in QGIS through delimited text layer. Column A is name, ...
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If Geographic Coordinates are unprojected coordinates, how can GIS softwares display such unprojected data on a plane?

I have been using ArcGIS and QGIS regularly for about 2 years now, and just recently I was struck by this new thought. If a data set in say, in ArcMap, has been georeferrenced with a Geographic ...
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How to get a PNG image of a polygon with the corner coordinates?

How to get a PNG image of a polygon with the corner coordinates in a separate file? I have access to ArcGIS 10.1 and QGIS 2.8.1. I tried this: http://gis.stackexchange.com/a/30503/50606 , but I get ...
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How to extract Z data from a point layer

I have created a point layer with ~150 points. I have a DEM beneath it, which is where I have taken the X and Y values from. Does anybody know how I can retrieve the Z values, without using the info ...
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Distance corresponding to fractions of a minute of lat/long [duplicate]

My GPS is set to degrees minutes fractions of a minute. I am trying to determine the distance represented by a single increment on the Lat and Long of fractions of a minute. IE. traveling from ...
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How do I calculate the latitude of an end point given a start point, bearing, and longitude of the end point?

I have a line that crosses the 180. Given the bearing from Point A to Point B, how can I determine the latitude of the point on the line, given the longitude of the end point to be -179.9999? For ...
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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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Plot points on map using Fiona and/or Shapely

I have written a parser in Python that extracts the coordinates out of a GPX file and I would like to view those points on a map. I have done a little research and it seems like either Fiona or ...
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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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Calculate geometry on some features have same X and Y for start and end?

I did "Calculate Geometry" on a line shapefile to obtain the coordinates X and Y for the start and the end of all the lines of the shape. But some lines resulted with the same X on the start and on ...
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Transfer from Android phone to Windows OS truncates lat long

I am clicking GPS enabled pictures of sites which are less than 500 metres apart through Android based Samsung ACE Duos phone. I later use Google Earth on my Laptop to view these geo tagged pictures. ...
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QGIS Server Coordinate Switch

I installed QGIS Server 32 bit through OSGeo4W as a localhost service on my Windows machine as of underdarks tutorial QGIS Server on Windows7 I do get my wms up and running but I'm a bit confused as ...
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Coordinates for specific points calculated in QGIS Field Calculator?

I have got a layer in QGIS that is comprised of connected points which define regions of a country, thus the attribute table consists of 38 regions while the number of nodes in this layer is about ...
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Draw polygons from an array in OL3

I have an query that produces an array of coordinates like so: 95.61,38.60 95.22,37.98 95.60,37.66 94.97,37.65 (long/lat separated by "," and coordinates separated by a space). How can I use these ...
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autocad-map of real estates with own coordinate system and information to be converted to use it in QGIS

I have a question regarding CAD and QGIS, but unfortunately I don't have a clue of CAD. Here it goes: Real estates data has been mapped. There are several reference points surrounding the area. So ...
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Understanding the difference between coordinates projection in OSM and Google Maps

I'm looking at the coordinate differences between Google Maps and OSM. I'm a noob in the technicality behind GIS. Having read: EPSG 3857 or 4326 for GoogleMaps, OpenStreetMap and Leaflet How to ...
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Getting XY coordinates and field values for each row in ArcPy SearchCursor?

I am trying to enumerate each row of a points shape file and get a certain field's value (elevation) and the xy coordinates. But I see I can only use: arcpy.SearchCursor to get the field; OR ...
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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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ArcPad custom edit form validation behaviour

I have a custom ArcPad form, which includes the geography tab. Users use this tab to update coordinates using the GPS. When user press OK in the edit form, I want to first check that they have not ...
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Calculating compass bearing between two GPS coordinates… with a twist [closed]

I'm building a virtual tour application that uses Google's streetview code to render the panoramas into a non-distorted view. Each panorama has 1 to n links where the user can select to move on. I ...
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Is it possible to update only latitude or longitude in postgis?

I have a postgis database that contains Points created based on a couple (longitude, latitude), and I need to update only one of those two for a given point. I found that it's possible to do so but ...
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What's the difference between coordinateDimension and spatialDimension?

The OpenGIS standard mentions three methods to query the dimensions of a Geometry: dimension(): the inherent dimension of the geometry: 0 for Point 1 for Curve 2 for Surface coordinateDimension(): ...
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QGIS 2.8 PrintComposer, no coordinates shown

I tested under MacOS 10.10.3 and 10.9.5 now: In the QGIS v2.8 Print Composer I don´t get coordinates shown when I want to create a map sheet and activate "Draw coordinates". I can do all settings ...
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Coordinate system doesn't contain values in the range -180 to 180 and -90 to 90

I'm creating an android version of a PC program (I've contacted the company who owns the PC program, so it's legal). The program is in the core a GPS, but is used to navigate pre-defined routes for ...
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Trying to convert coordinates for use in ArcGIS

I'm trying to input this data into ArcGIS and plot coordinates like this: 00⁰06.743 031⁰36.970 (coordinates south / coordinates east) but I've failed so far and I was wondering if someone could ...
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WKID matching EPSG

Is there a way to matching the code of ESRI WKID with EPSG code? I'm trying to find the coordinate system of PCS Name = CGRS_1993_LTM. Which has WKID:102319 code. But I donn't know the EPSG code.
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Convert from WGS84 to Google Mercator

I want to convert longitude and latitude coordinates from WSG84 to Google Mercator. The following code-samples show my coordinates in a KML/KMZ file and where I need the coordinates in the javascript ...
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Do I need to transform wind vectors when changing projection from EPSG4326 to EPSG24373?

I have a set of points and polygons given in "normal" lat/lon coordinates EPSG4326, which I need to transform to EPSG24373. I can do this without problem using PROJ4. However, I also have wind ...
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How to get cell value along Flow Direction

I have: a flow direction raster where I took off (assigned NoData value) the cells that overlayed the river network (from flow accumulation). a perfectly overlapping raster where I asigned a ...
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Can layers with different extents in arcmap 10 be made to line up?

I am currently trying to get some insect sampling coordinates that are represented by points to project on top of a polygon that shows all the different plots of land in a ranch. The coordinates for ...
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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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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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Calculate coordinates with better precision in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm using the geometry calculator to get the geographic coordinates of a point shapefile. However when I run it, it calculates the coordinates with 4 decimal points, regardless I've chosen double an ...
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How to transform data from a custom projection in JTS?

I have some data in NAD_1983_StatePlane_Texas_Central_FIPS_4203_Feet I wish to programmatically transform the coordinates to Lat long in WGS84 datum using JTS. I know that JTS can transform the ...
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Extracting/Exporting coordinates from polygons (shape) to text?

Is there any well working way to extract the X and Y coordinates of a polygon from shapefile to some sort of text (preferably csv)? The whole process should be somehow done automated through a ...
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Distance between coordinates

I placed some cones on a sports playing field and estimated their locations using latitude/longitude coordinates. An example pair of estimated latitude/longitude coordinates is 54.96975, -1.51407. On ...
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Improving accuracy of mercator meters conversion to lat/lon

My question is an extention to a previous post I had here a couple of weeks ago (converting-mercator-meters-without-utm-zone). While the answer in the previous topic got me so far, I've now come to ...
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Converting osm_id to OSGB coordinates

I've downloaded from http://extract.bbbike.org/ a map of the waterways and waterbodies within Greater London, Uk. I've loaded the shapefile into QGIS and opened its attribute table. I see that the ...
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From LiDAR .txt to QGIS map

I have Lidar data in .txt files (1000 to 26000 KB), where 2nd column marks x-coordinates, 3rd col y and 4th col z. 8 485000.16 6508997.48 1.84 66 Last 2 485001.27 6508998.92 1.86 82 Last 2 485001.02 ...
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Convert X Y Pixels to Easting Northing

I'm trying to find out what the formula would be to convert the X, Y of an image to the Easting and Northing coordinates. I've downloaded some of the raster maps from OS UK web site and I'm looking ...
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Converting SWEREF99TM coordinates to the “standard” coordinate system (longitude and latitude)

I recently asked a question about a coordinate system in a file, and found out that it used SWEREF99TM, but I can't figure out how to convert those coordinates to the "geographic coordinate system". ...
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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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How to extract elevation data from binary .ADF elevation format at given coordinates?

I have a high resolution digital elevation model available. The ground resolution is 1 meter and the file format is adf which is some binary ESRI grid raster format. I have a script the outputs x/y- ...
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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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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 ...