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Commercial Admin Levels

I'm looking to find commercially available admin boundaries (0 through lowest available) for the world that I can place into a user-friendly interface that allows the non-technical user (ie someone ...
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Looking for the Coords of US Map Boundaries

I am writing a program that needs a list of coordinates for the boundaries of the US. I can only find states individually but not the whole country. This is an example of the boundaries for Alabama. ...
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GIS shapefile data for Singapore Urban Planning areas

Is there any free resource to obtain Shapefile data for Urban Planning area boundaries in Singapore?
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Having trouble finding cloud cover data

I'm working on a project for a GIS course, I chose to find the best locations for the placement of an observatory. To accomplish this I planned to use cloud cover (or percentage of clear nights), ...
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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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Dataset in NJ, US

I need datasets in shapefile format including roadbed, building footprint and building roof height for Jersey City, NJ. I checked everywhere I could online. State, county and local GIS departments, as ...
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Does anyone have data or shapefiles for tidal flats, mangrove distribution, or salt marshes?

I am looking to map out the salt marshes, mangroves, and tidal flats of the world, but I am having difficulty finding data for this. Does anyone have any such data? This is for a research project at ...
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Get SHP or SVG from GADM subdivisions within a country (Guyana)?

GADM is a high-resolution database of country administrative areas. I have downloaded the whole world distribution (it is composed of several dBase III files and a big .SHP file). I am trying to ...
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Seeking shapefiles of business locations [duplicate]

Does anyone know where to find shapefiles of businesses such as grocery stores or gas stations?
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Copy Feature Class to Feature Dataset

I try to copy a feature class to a feature data set but i get this massage see the screen shot , what might be the issue here?
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Using CityGML data with ArcGIS Desktop or QGIS?

I'm looking for advice on how best to use the CityGML data-structure and GIS (preferably ArcGIS/QGIS). I've read through their website and wiki and saw a list of software here that can be used to view ...
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How to obtain data to create average precipitation in 2012?

I am currently doing a final project, which I have to create a map of 2012 average precipitation of lower 48 states by using natural neighbour interpolation. The problem is that how can I get the ...
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Where can I find hydroelectric generation data for the U.S.?

It is my understanding that the US Army Corps of Engineers has some hydro generation data on their various websites (divisions, districts). For example, there is real-time hydro-electric data ...
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Where do I get the coordinates of (african) borders from? [duplicate]

I want to draw a map of africa. Therefore I tried to find the coordinates of the coast and the borders as latitude/longitude. Where can I download this data for free, preferably in Excel format?
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Where to get 2010 Census Block data?

This might be a stupid question but I would like to download 2010 Census Block Data for several towns and I can't seem to find it on American Factfinder. Is it there? And if not, does anyone know ...
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Problem loading table in ArcMap

I am an ArcGis 10. ( ArcEditor licence) user and I have a problem when trying to load data with the Load Objects Tool in ArcMap. I want to load a table, but after I choose the input data ...
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Are there publicly avaiable run-off data for Africa

I was wondering if there are good publicly available dataset for surface run-off (water)? I have a rough idea that surface run-off should be some function of rain-fall and soil ...
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What is the best way to change a data type in the ArcGIS attribute table?

What is the easiest way to change the data type in an attribute table in ArcGIS for multiple fields? Say if the fields have been exported as a string from Excel and I would like to use them as ...
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Public GIS data for lots within sections of township and range for NM, USA

Anyone know where to find a publicly available shapefile/fc of lot divisions within sections for township and range of New Mexico? I've been to several government websites that offer this type of ...
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Detailed topographical map of Istanbul

I need to acquire a very detailed topographic map of Istanbul, Turkey without any markers. Do you know such sources who provides these kind of maps? I tried to Google it, but the results were far ...
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Obtaining free satellite imagery for Australian floods?

How can I obtain free satellite imagery for Australia? I want to find the extend of flood in specific time. I have already tried land-sat.But unfortunately there is no data available for that specific ...
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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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Append value(string) to multiple selected fields

In my attributes table I want to insert a new value to a few selected items, and keep the old data inside the field. The table contains multiple columns (street name, length... and public ...
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Is there a county-level maps dataset that includes independent cities in virginia?

and thank you in advance for your help. The following code shows the dataset I am working with: library(maps) CountyMapData <- map_data("county") head(CountyMapData) long lat group ...
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Where can I find shape file for postal codes/zip codes for india?

I have been searching for free/paid (preferably free) sources for postal code shape files for india. Does anyone know where I can find one?
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Where can I find a shapefile of hexagons that covers the world?

I'd like a persistent .shp that covers the world in hexagons (preferably of a decently small area)–does anybody know where I could find something like this, or perhaps what software I could use to ...
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OpenStreetMap how to identify major ports

I'm quite new to OSM data. Can anyone help me with the best tags to use to identify major shipping ports? I'd like to be able to identify cities that have a significant amount of commercial shipping ...
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LIDAR online training

Beside ESRI's LIDAR online training, I'd like to work on some hands-on training that I can learn about LIDAR. Are there any good LIDAR out there that I can get some training with the datasets ? ...
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Historic (and current) borders of Miami, FL

I am working from Australia and am new to US mapping and Census data. I am looking for historic boundaries of Miami (FL) from maybe 100-200 years ago. Also current boundaries would be great - what ...
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What is the best practice for data management? [duplicate]

I have always been curious how other folks are storing their spatial data. Outside of an enterprise environment where much data is stored in enterprise geodatabases, is it better to store data per ...
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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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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 ...