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Recreation data for Ontario (Canada)?

I am aware that a similar question has been asked HERE but I am looking for comprehensive sources of recreational data (specifically for the province of Ontario, Canada). Land Information Ontario ...
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Where can I find a list of (preferably free) valid USPS zipcodes? [duplicate]

I don't need any other infomation except for state and zipcodes. A lot of lists online (even those updated through 2013) contain invalid zipcodes when tested through USPS website. Any help is ...
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Looking for ZIP+4 boundaries

I know where to find 5-digit ZIP code boundaries. Do 9-digit ZIP code boundaries exist? If so, where might I find them?
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Making county-level shapefile from set of points at 30 x30 km spacing using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a data set in csv form, like: latitude, longitude, value -45, 45, 10 .... I would like to calculate county level means from these data, using either ArcGIS or R+grass. I have the ArcGIS USA ...
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Are there any free administrative boundaries available as shapefiles?

After learning about the US Census's TIGERLines datasets I'm addicted to GIS :) I've working with the following layers, from the USA data Country boundaries State boundaries County boundaries City ...
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Locating shapefile of European railways for goods transportion?

We are trying to make a project about European goods trade so we need railway data in shapefile format. More specifically, we are trying to find the potential of mine products being exported from ...
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Vector Data for Disputed Island Areas (Paracel and Spratley Islands)?

I am looking for a free vector data set for the Paracel and Spratley Island archipelagos. Natural Earth, suggested on StackExchange, does not include these features, due to their small size. Has ...
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Geographical media coverage map - USA

I'd like to know if there are some maps giving the geographical coverage of the media publication, for example, a map giving the counties or even the cities where local newspapers are sold, and a map ...
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Looking for average temperature data for Afghanistan

Hey all I am looking for a average temperature data for Afghanistan monthly over a year, precipitation would work too. In a shapefile, if anyone has any or knows anywhere that I could access one ...
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climatic data from MODIS or other sources

I'm looking for climatic information in the form of raster like MODIS daily LST (Land Surface Temperature) data. I'm looking for other parameters like precipitation, humidity, air pressure and so on. ...
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Ontario Topographic and Property Data

Looking for Ontario topographic data and property line data; willing to purchase the latter. Shapefiles or file geodatabase files would be optimal. In terms of topographic data, I am looking for: ...
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Downloading from WFS - no data in returned XML

I want to download some information about lots using WFS hosted by http://geoportal.gov.pl/ . I've tried download data with this link: ...
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Getting a list of zip codes with its adjacent zip codes

I need a list in the form of adjacency list that contains all zip codes in the United States that each has a list of adjacent zip codes. I tried searching for it on the internet. Many of them only ...
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Buying location data of Restaurants with Cuisine information?

I'm looking to buy restaurants data + get weekly updates of it so I keep updated. I've looked at several questions, (mysql database of bars, pubs and restaurants in the united states and maybe canada; ...
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List of US government free GIS data online

The US government publishes a plethora of useful, high-quality GIS data sources online. The data includes: Municipal and international boundaries Classified points of interest Geographic maps ...
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Where can I find a global geocoding dataset based on postal code?

I'm looking to purchase a dataset (with a contract for updates) of postal codes to lat/long and city names for as much of the world as possible. Ideally the data would look like: country_code ...
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How to “lower the resolution” of a lat long csv

I have a csv with 12.5 million date/lat/long/value points, it's a point every 800 meters ( in a grid ) of the united states what's the best way to convert the points to every 1600 meters? or 3200? ...
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Why do I get these bands on my Height/Dem/Raster

I can't seem to get rid of them, and I've no idea (ok scrap that, I have a vauge idea) whats causing them. First an apology, yes this is quite a large pic apologies, but here goes: How to ...
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How to update Bing base map data?

Can someone tell me how, or if it's possible, to send street centerline updates to Bing for inclusion in their base maps.
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Placing Pins and following transformation on zoom map d3

So I am using this http:// bl.ocks. org/mbostock/4699541 framework on D3.js and I just figured out how to append circles to the map. However when you click on a state the circle moves out of place ...
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Where can I get neighborhood boundaries?

Besides Zillow's creative-commons licensed neighborhood boundaries shapefiles, what sources of neighborhood boundaries are there? Not just in the US, but all over the world. Free/open source is ...
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Sourcing GIS data from First World War (WW1)?

Simple question, but does anyone know where I can get some detailed (eg 1:10m scale) vector data from the First World War? I've been through the archives here, but it seems the best sites for it ...
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Very high resolution stereo-imagery

I'm looking for very high resolution stereo imagery to perform a DEM extraction. The only place I can find sample data is http://www.digitalglobe.com/product-samples but the form does not work for me. ...
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Wind Data for Newfoundland or New Brunswick

I am looking for wind data at an elevation of 100 metres for Newfoundland and New Brunswick that I can potentially bring into ArcGIS 10.2.2 to augment my wind turbine siting process. Any information ...
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Conservation International Hotspot Data

I am creating a Heat Map and need Conservation Internationals's Biodiversity Hotspot Data in GIS form. I have tried to find the data online, but have since been unable. Where would I be able to find ...
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Sample classification datasets?

I was looking for some publicly available ground data classification datasets, specifically, locations in e.g. latitude/longitude with a description of the land cover/land use, and a reference e.g. ...
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Classify points

I import 40000 XY datapoints in ArcMap. There is another third field with 40000 different values. I would like to classify all these values in just 5-10 classes but this option doesn’t appear when I ...
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Where can I find Tampa Bay building footprint GIS data?

I have looked on the city and county website and can't seem to find it.
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What is the best way to visualize multiple large LIDAR tiles?

I want to load approximately 10 large LIDAR tiles for analysis. I have tried using ArcScene but it appears there is a limit on how much data ArcScene can handle at one time. Each tile is 65-90MB in ...
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QGIS - exercise data

I´m working currently through the QGIS training manual. However, the data for the spatial analysis exercise in chapter 9.4 ...
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Converting WKB to WKT

how can i convert wkb to wkt form ... i stored coordinates in wkb but now can it will display to use in wkt form
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Data of worldwide shore lines and bathymetry

Please excuse my probably naive questions because I am new to this stack exchange. Is there a free database with all geolocations for shorelines? Is there a free database for near-shore bathymetry ...
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Southern Newfoundland and New Brunswick buildings data

I am looking for GIS data for southern Newfoundland and New Brunswick. For NFLD: - buildings, property line/polygon, basic contours, topographic items For NB: - buildings Let me know of any data ...
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Water Quality Data Acquisition Sources

I was wondering what sources are available, or if anyone has water quality data for the Great Lakes and specifically Lake Ontario. We are interested in mapping Phosphorus, Organic Matter, Nitrogen and ...
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Are there any simple map data sources like world.dat

I recently came across this blog post www.gnuplotting.org/plotting-the-world/ that used a file that holds a basic map of the world. Is there a name for this kind of data. Also is there a repository of ...
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Contents of Downloadable Data from ESRI website?

I'm looking for the simple grey basemap to use in a map I'm working on, but want to download it. It's one of the options with their dynamic data. ESRI has no real order on their download page. ...
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Looking for free tools to automatically generate spatial data catalogue

I've recently inherited a whole bunch of spatial data (mostly shapefiles but some .gdbs) which relate to a bunch of different cities. I'm looking for a way to take an inventory of what data I've got ...
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Where to find street names for each city in US?

I'm sorry if my question is stupid but I had to ask. I'm building a database of US states, cities, streets AND their basic relations to each other. I already have state and city tables. Where can I ...
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What are the existing datasets of world maritime routes?

I have a list of cargo ports of all over the world and need to show some port-to-port trips on a map, and also to compute lengths of these trips. For that, I need a dataset of actual maritime routes ...
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How do I display NYC community specific data on an interactive map without longitude/latitude coordinates?

I have downloaded the NY Department of Sanitation's Monthly Tonnage Collection data from https://data.cityofnewyork.us/City-Government/DSNY-Monthly-Tonnage-Data/ebb7-mvp5#revert and I want to use this ...
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Google Earth Canada NTS 1:50000 Overlay

Not that long ago there was a Google Earth kml overlay file (ie. wms-ctis.kml) titled Canada Geographic Names and Maps which included the Overlay Canadian topographic maps. This would allow one to ...
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Where can I get good GIS data with height profile of Malaysia?

I want to create a 3-dimensional map of Malaysia with grass, but first I need the required data. Does somebody know a good source? EDIT: s a final result, I want to make a 3-dimensional map, that you ...
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Help choosing an appropriate GIS solution for the following question [closed]

I am currently researching for an appropriate GIS solution. My requirements are pretty simple: Ability to create circles, symbols or diagrams with transparancy tied to their geographical location ...
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Where/how can I find/buy/make building footprints for Kent County, MI (Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, etc)?

We need building footprints for Kent County, MI along with their associated street addresses. Primarily we're looking for Grand Rapids and some of Wisconsin, MI, but if someone had access to this ...
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OpenStreetMap data quality [duplicate]

my company is considering switching from using Bing Maps to an open data source mapping option like MapBox. We are also looking into options like Google Maps. My only question is what the quality of ...
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How to download the entire ASTER GDEMv2 dataset?

On October, NASA released the new ASTER GDEM global dataset (30m) and I have been wanting to get my hands on it. The only problem is that it takes forever to download and I do not feel like drawing ...
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search the entire globe for locations with very steep hills

What are some databases that provide high-resolution data about altitude of the ground? It seems that with such a database (with resolution to about 10 meters or less), I could run some kind of ...
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Trouble with making shapefile from xls file

Using DIVA GIS, each time I attempt to import some species data from an xls file to be plotted onto a map, the program becomes very slow and eventually becomes unresponsive. My dataset originally ...
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Do you know of any sites where I could find some cool recreational shapefiles?

Do you know of any sites that I could find some cool recreational shapefiles? An example would be shapefile of the golf courses, ski resorts, or maybe baseball fields in the united states?
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How to sum the values for bins with the same location?

I have two maps in csv form, each has a latitude, longitude, and value column. Since not all the positions in one map are in another map, is there any way in QGIS to display a new map which only shows ...