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Where can I find free shapefiles of oil/natural gas pipelines in Mexico?

I'm looking for free shapefiles of oil or natural gas pipelines pertaining specifically to Mexico or even trans national pipelines between the U.S and Mexico. Thanks!
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Looking for an annotated vectorial map of the world

I'm looking for an annotated vectorial (PS/SVG/...) map of the world (+countries). Wikipedia contains many vectorial maps (e.g: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Blank_SVG_maps_of_the_world ...
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XY coordinate data cleansing - search split and append not co mingling

My first question posted is for a project that stemmed from my current work where the data entered had some minor coordinate issues but to the extent of the data not being able to import more than 50% ...
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Where can I find data on Vegetarian Restaurants in the US?

I'm doing a GIS project on Vegetarianism and I'd like to include all of the vegetarian restaurants in the United States. I haven't been able to find anything like it, or even data on all restaurants, ...
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Where can I find shape file (free/open source) for all country . at admin 2/3 should cover major districts/towns

I need to download shapefiles for all country from which i need to genereate topojson for around all countries. currently I am using data from naturalearthdata.org which only provides Admin 0 ,1 for ...
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Worldwide High-Resolution Water Body Shapefiles with Consistent Scale

Where from your website can I access worldwide vector water body shapefiles that have better resolution than the generic SRTM 90m data? Do you have coastlines and inland features (lakes, estuaries, ...
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Are any fictional worlds available in some GIS format?

Is there any fictional world (e.g. Middle-earth, Discworld etc.) which could be used in a GIS context? For example, an MBTiles archive and a shapefile or any other format usable with OpenLayers / ...
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Now that NationalAtlas.Gov is retired/removed, where is the largest source of public shapefiles for the USA?

I used nationalatlas.gov for many years, downloading various shapefiles regarding water, roads, boundaries, environmental factors, and more. NationalAtlas.gov was a central public site that many GIS ...
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Find Healthcare Data by Geography and Income Level

Is anybody aware of a data source for healthcare related data (number of people covered, type, etc.) for any geography (looking for USA) that can also be broken down by income level? I've tried ...
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How do I convert a tweet into a point in QGIS?

I've been doing some research on using R to datamine twitter, but I haven't really found an answer or a decent tutorial for my question. I'm interested in pulling tweets from twitter with a certain ...
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Data providers equivalent to USDA/NRCS/FSA Common Land Unit (CLU)?

For one of my agricultural projects, I really need reasonably accurate field boundaries for fields in the US, specifically Iowa right now but later, other similar states. The USDA/NRSC/FSA Common ...
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Polygon files corresponding to Russian Census

My team is using the 2010 Russian Census and we'd like to have polygons that correspond to these population values. We're flexible to any sort of polygon format (shapefiles, GeoJSON, KML, etc). ...
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How to join the shape to an external data

I'm developing an application that uses Shapes only to draw the map. I would like to "Inject" the data at the time of viewing, since my data is dynamically changing. Anyone know of any way of doing ...
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Exporting .jpg files from data driven pages in Arcmap

I have generated about 90 maps through data driven pages(ArcGIS 10.0). I now want to export them as .jpg files in either landscape or portrait format. I tried python but it is not working, it worked ...
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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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Looking for a data source for all villages, towns and cities in the world

So, I've been working with Geonames data dumps, but I am finding that they are either not complete enough (cities > 1,000 population), or too complete. Here's an example of being too complete: ...
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Is there hydrologically correct water-course data for Africa

I was wondering if there are any hydrologically correct river-channel data available for download for Africa? By hydrologically correct, I mean the topology should be correct. Connected river ...
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Obtaining Australian Spatial Data?

I already have basemap data - for that Bing Maps or OpenStreetMap are fine. However, for demonstration purposes I need data for operational layers that I can throw on top of this. It needs to be ...
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Finding political party affiliation data for the US

My ideal find would be party registration or affiliation down to the household, Congressional district, block, block group or Zip code level for the whole country. I've been sniffing around for a ...
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Indian city points and village boundaries

I am looking for Indian city/village points and village/Taluk boundaries for India. A perfect example what I am looking for is here for the State of Haryan, produce by Haryana Space Applications ...
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Shapefile for India which includes Telangana (state)?

I need a shapefile for India which is up-to-date to display the regional borders. By up-to-date, I mean that it includes Telangana as a state. Many shapefiles that I downloaded do not have Telangana ...
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extracting geographic location from NOAA NARR grib

I've downloaded a NOAA NARR grib file that I want to extract the wind component as well as the geographic location. I'm able to extract the wind component from the grib but I can't seem to find any ...
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How to sum all values with the same ID in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I did a one to many spatial join and ended up with an attribute table as follows: Lets say we have 5 different IDs that have numerical values in 500 rows. I need to sum the values for each ID, and end ...
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How to import info from mdb file into a project?

I need to import info on a QGIS project. The info are in a MDB file (population, mean age, number of cars and so on: one record per region) that is written to be connected with a region shape from an ...
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Highest resolution Digital Elevation Model for the UK?

I need the most precise and highest resolution free digital elevation model for the UK. Would OS terrain 50 or ASTER GDEM be more suitable for view shed analysis?
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How to get shapefiles or kml files for city map in India?

I am doing a project. In that I'm using QGIS for visualization purpose. Using the OpenLayers plug-in i am getting map of a city. What i want to know is whether I can convert that into shapefiles ...
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Is cost of new LiDAR data reasonable for deliverables provided (in Canada)?

My organization is considering hiring a company to capture new LiDAR data to help with current storm water issues that we are currently experiencing. I am a GIS analyst that has been assigned with ...
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Why use a database when you can have all of your data in javascript/openlayers?

I have a really simple and basic question. First of all, I have to mention that I am pretty new to web applications and GIS. I am working on a web application using Openlayers, Postgresql/postGIS and ...
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Shapefiles of Central America and Mexico coastlines?

Does anybody know/has a shapefile of Central America + Mexico (WSG84) (with no administrative boundaries) at a low resolution that could share with me? I'm looking for a very simple shapefile without ...
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Looking for Offshore Wind data for Puerto Rico and the USVI

NREL seems the obvious provider for such data but the NREL data download page only provides onshore wind data for this area. NREL even has an offshore wind energy map image for Puerto Rico and ...
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Where can I find a list of states, districts and tehsil names in India?

I need only names for making a chained dropdown list for users to select location correctly and submit the data. Please provide any resources. I emailed censusindia.gov.in but no reply from them.
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Searching free data source: Shapes of counties worldwide

I want to create a map with openlayers, that contains a vector layer, with all "counties" of all countries of the world. "County" doesn't mean any strict political term here. I just want to split the ...
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Lake Victoria bathymetric data

I am trying to find bathymetry for Lake Victoria (or portions). Any GIS format and almost any resolution will do. As a last resort a hydrographic chart will suffice.
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What are the types of bus routes data, which are made available from Open Street Map (OSM)?

With regards to bus routes, what are the types of data which are made available for download. Is it possible to export a region's bus routes in open street map (OSM) or GIS data format?
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Shapefile of European Parliament constituencies?

Is there any shapefile (or similar vector data set) of European Parliament electoral constituencies? Some countries (e.g. Germany) are basically one constituency, but others (e.g. UK) are not. Is ...
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New York Vision Zero Data

I'm trying to open Vision Zero Data provided by NYC, but they've not provided any documentation or guidance. Does anyone have any guidance? I'm ideally looking for such data in a CVS/excel type ...
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A Tool for Mapping Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) to Addresses

My and team and I ran a series of zip codes from addresses within our data set against MSA to Zip Code data found on The Census' website here. We found that a relatively high number of the addresses ...
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Sourcing Historical Wind data?

I'm looking for a service that provides hourly historical data for 24h and back. I am currently interfacing openweathermap.org but had to find out that not all stations provide this feature. Are ...
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2.4.0-Chugiak PostgreSQL layer subset causes DB error

I have succesfully connected to pgsql layer. I got an error after trying to define feature subset in query builder. Can anybody help with this error? An error occurred when executing the query. ...
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Administrative level and coordinates from Yahoo GeoPlanet WOEID

The Yahoo GeoPlanet data can be freely downloaded from: http://developer.yahoo.com/geo/geoplanet/data/. If I understand it correctly, each WOEID corresponds to a unique location on earth, with ...
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Open dataset(s) with centroids or other geometry for WOEIDs?

The Yahoo! GeoPlanet data is available for download but this data only includes the object hierarchies without any associated geometry. Do anyone know if there is an open source for geometry ...
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Where can I download Yahoo's Geoplanet Data?

I was trying to Download the Yahoo Geoplanet Data, so that my application does not have a dependency on the API provided by Yahoo. When I go to the download link, I see the following message: We ...
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How to best model GPS tracks for storage, visualization and analysis?

I am thinking about writing software to deal with GPS Tracks and Waypoints (mostly storing, displaying and calculating metrics such as speed, grade, and some simple statistics). I wonder what should ...
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Looking for London postcode to area mapping data

I am looking for London postcode to area mapping data. I have reviewed several databases and API's and most resolve a postcode to at best a district and a ward, which doesn't correspond to the ...
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Where do I find official summit elevations found on USGS topo maps?

I'm creating topo maps for my day hikes guides for national parks. I've already done one for Glacier National Park. When I was working on summits, I downloaded the data for Montana from GNIS and when ...
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Where to download shapefiles of interest for Honduras

Where can I download free Shapefile data for Honduras including: roads departments municipalities points of interest
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Finding municipal-level administrative boundary data for India?

Does anyone know how to find a shapefile with boundaries of Indian municipalities? I have tehsil boundaries as for year 2001, but I would like boundaries of municipalities and, ideally, also ...
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Bathymetry dataset of Italy

I am looking for a dataset of bathymetry data of Italy. I shall use it in an application for collision avoidance of vessels coming into the port. I need to know how deep the sea bottom is at each ...
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Where can I find human migration data? [closed]

I am looking for data to create a flow map. I need data showing the migration of people either within a country, or internationally.
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mysql database of bars, pubs and restaurants in the united states and maybe canada

I am mostly seeking Bars and Pubs but Restaurants are a very nice bonus. I need a database with zipcode, city, state, longitude, latitude, establishment name, establishment contact information, maybe ...