In computer networks, to download means to receive data to a local system from a remote system, or to initiate such a data transfer. Examples of a remote system from which a download might be performed include a web server, FTP server, email server, or other similar systems.

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Free download of Soviet topographic maps (also known as Genshtab maps)

In the past, http://poehali.org/maps/ offered a free-of-charge download of Soviet military topographic maps of many areas in the world. Those maps are in the public domain. Now, this site redirects to ...
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Is there a programmatic way to retrieve Landsat 8 Satellite Images?

I have not been able to find out this myself, but is there a way to programmatic access Landsat 8 Satellite Images? I know that I can go to USGS EarthExplorer to search and browse through the scenes, ...
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Downloading SRTM data

Is there an easy way to mass download SRTM data? The data is published for download here, but it's sliced into thousands of small files, and I don't see an FTP option for more efficient ...
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Where can I download OpenStreetMap data by geographic region?

I want to use OpenStreetMap data for an ArcEngine application I'm working on, and I need the data to be stored locally. I don't want to download the entire planet.osm file, but rather by state, ...
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What is the effective and legal way to get map tiles for the size of 2 or 3 states?

I would like to get map tiles possibly from Open Street Map (yes I am aware about tile usage policy and would not like to breach that) or other source for the purpose to serve it as offline maps to ...
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Where can I download the Google Road network as shapefile?

Is there any site from where I can get Google Road network as shapefile? As per my knowledge It is not distributed by google. So anybody can suggest how can I create this road network for a custom ...
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City shapefile for free

I am looking for a simple point shapefile which indicates where the cities of the world are. I cannot seem to find one which is free of charge and meets my requirements. Ive got this one: ...
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Site to download al USGS Topo Maps in bulk

I am trying to create seamless topomap WMS or TMS layer that covers the entire US (not interested in geo-pdfs). To do that, I need either the rasters (geo-tiffs, etc) or preferably vectors (whatever ...
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Are the Canadian National Topographic System (NTS) maps available freely online?

I'd really like a seamless service of the Canadian topo maps, similar to ArcGIS Online USA Topographic Maps, http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=4ee3622f0bfd41eea55ffa83aaf31a9f If there is no ...
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Obtaining *rendered* OSM data

I'd like to produce a simple walking map with some points of interest. Ideally, I'd like to use the rendered OSM data, as you can get from the page. Using the QGIS OSM plugin, I can only download a ...
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How do I download specific OpenStreetMap data by tag?

I'd like to write an iPhone app which uses OSM data to map canals. The data is tagged in OSM as canals, but I'm not entirely sure how to download it. Libraries like route-me don't seem to provide a ...
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Where to download QGIS 2.10?

Is QGIS 2.10 Pisa for Ubuntu/Windows already available?
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WFS Layer - capabilities document contained no layers

I use Quantum GIS 1.8.0 on Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit. I have problem with WFS Layer. I tried tree WFS: 1) Download services - Parcels (Czech Republic) ...
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Download data via a ftp server using polygon features

The attached script loops through the features of a polygon featureclass and uses that attribute information to download particular files via a ftp server. The script works great for downloading ...
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Where to download ArcGIS Web Adaptor?

I've been looking all over the place and I can't find the download! Where do I find the ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 for Server Web Adaptor?
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How to find library or other business POIs?

I am just starting an Intro GIS course, so I really have no idea what the best place is to find downloadable GIS data. I was really hoping to do my semester project on library or bookstore locations ...
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Where can I download the last default.style for osm2pgsql?

Where can I download the last default.style for osm2pgsql? I get http://svn.openstreetmap.org/applications/utils/export/osm2pgsql/default.style - this directory does not exist when I try to download ...
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Allowing user to download shape files via geoserver

We provide layers via shape files and/or PostGIS PostGreSQL Database in geoserver-2.x.x with GCS Geometry. geoserver-2.x.x itself uses this shape files to render maps. The shape files are located on ...
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How can I download a feature class from an ArcGIS Online web map?

I'm new to ArcGIS Online (or ArcGIS.com as they're calling it now), and I'm confused as to how data is organized, and how it is accessible. I created a new map, chose Add -> Create Editable Layer, and ...
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Why can't I download the georeferencing plugin for QGIS 1.7.4?

I used the georeferencing plugin with QGIS 1.6 and now that I've upgraded to 1.7.4 I'd like to do it again. But when I search for the georeferencer plugin, it's not available! Am I doing something ...
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Why am I unable to download Landsat 8 geotiff data from the USGS site?

I seem to have an issue with not being able to download geotiff Landsat 8 data from te USGS site. After i find the image i would like to download and proceed to download the Level 1 geotiff option is ...
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Where can I find the freeware ST-Links PgMap?

I am trying to connect to a PostGIS database from ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1 Some web-searching suggested that zigGIS would be useful. Unfortunately zigGIS has reached the end of life, and the author of ...
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Is there a location where one can download all of the gpx files for OSM?

Where can I download all the gpx file in OSM.org website? Is there a package include all the gpx file? I don't want to download these gpx files one by one...
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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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How to download GeoTIFFs using the REST API in GeoServer 2.2?

I am using GeoServer (Version 2.2 Git Revision f5b5c35076b52d02eb9cca3fa3232bc17b5f6d80 Build Date 19-Sep-2012 18:33 GeoTools Version 8.2 (rev 704570474295e339c08d1ca140d884f23a8a03a3)) and I've got ...
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Where can I download ArcGIS Engine 10?

Can anyone help me find the link to download ArcGIS Engine 10? I have tried to find it, but unfortunately I have not found it.
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Where to download 4 band NAIP imagery?

I seem to recall USGS Earthexplorer providing current and historic 4 band NAIP imagery over the last few years. It appears that these data have been migrated to the National Map. However, the ...
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Downloading old version of qgis to Windows

I have bought the book "Learning QGIS 2.0" by Anita Graser and wish to work through the tutorials therein in order to improve my knowledge of QGIS. I currently use QGIS 1.8 and wish to download ...
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Ordnance Survey 1 km Grid

I am wanting to get a copy of the OS 1km Grid layer. I have found these previous questions: Ordnance Survey grids - download or generate? and Ordnance Survey Grids But neither provide the ...
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Where to download USGS DOQQ boundaries?

I downloaded a shapefile of USGS DOQQ boundaries a few years ago and cannot seem to find one now. The attached image shows an example of the shapefile I'm looking for (green polygons showing the ...
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Download Google Map tiles, images [closed]

I would like to use the google maps downloader to save satellite images from google maps (http://www.allallsoft.com/gmd/index.html), but is it legal to use? In the terms of service you can read that: ...
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Where to download ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a EDN subscription, but I just can't find where I can download ArcGIS 9.3.1 software (specifically the ArcGIS desktop and the SDK?
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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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Shapefile downloaded from GeoServer has attribute data (in Farsi) changed? [closed]

I added many shapefiles and PostgreSQL database into GeoServer! However, when I downloaded this Shapefiles again why is my attribute data not legible in Farsi characters?
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QGIS small install package for use in low-bandwidth settings?

I'm a cartographer and data analyst with experience using ArcGIS and QGIS to format data and produce maps for a global public health contract. I am working with a group of QGIS learners from Africa ...
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Downloading an unzipped File Geodatabase from USGS

I am attempting to download a file geodatabase from the pubs.usgs.gov site. The file db is DDS69ff.gdb The browser sees the file as a directory so I am having trouble downloading the complete file ...
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Is there a way to download more than 13MB of OSM data to QGIS?

I'm using QGIS to make maps with OSM streetmaps data. Problem is that with QGIS -> Vector -> OSM -> download data, after about 13MB I get "Download error Operation cancelled". Sometimes I get ...
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Unable to install QGIS 2.2 successfully?

I'm having problem in installing QGIS 2.2. (64 Bit). After downloading & installing, when I click the OSGeo4WShell, I get a message: C:\***.exe not a valid win32 application and ends with: ...
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Where can I get zip code shapefiles for years 2000 to 2010?

I've been searching the web for zip code shapefiles (or equivalents) for years 2000 to 2010, and have only managed to find the following: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/TIGER/index.html which carries ...
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Where to get QGIS toolbar icons?

Does anybody know where to download the QGIS toolbar icons?
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Where to download ASTER scene boundaries?

I am looking for a shapefile of ASTER scene boundaries for the Kansas and Oklahoma region. The attached screenshot from GLOVIS is what I'm after, except I need polygon footprints with relevant ...
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How do I download tracks from the GARMIN GPSMAP 78 usin DNRGarmin?

I have been able to download waypoints to DNRGarmin by accessing the GPX file. However, I have only been able to view waypoints. How can I download tracks?
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Free download NDVI images or raw satellite images

Could anyone provide a site to download NDVI images or raw satellite images of Sri Lank (Asia)for free for me to calculate the NDVI.
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Getting species geodata (via Lifemapper)

In the search for species occurence data I stumbled on the Lifemapper project (http://lifemapper.org/). For creating biological models they posess a very comprehensive database. Unfortunately it does ...
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ArcGIS - where is the zip & unzip toolbox available for download?

ESRI mentions a zip & unzip toolbox available for download (http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisserver/9.3/java/index.htm#geoprocessing/python_2126079299.htm) Unfortunately the direct link provided is ...
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Downloading Geodatabase to ArcCatalog

I think this is a fairly easy question so apologies. Someone sent me a .gdb in Google Drive. When I download it to my computer, it is a file folder with all the .gdb contents in it. I can't figure ...
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Is Cloudmade still updating OSM data downloads?

I sent this question to Cloudmade but unfortunately they never responded. Hopefully someone here knows something about how they work. They provide an OSM download for the Americas which I am using in ...
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Trouble downloading Geodatabase wetlands from FWS.gov

Have tried using every browser (chrome, firefox, safari, ie, opera) to download wetland data from: FWS.gov wetland data download with no luck. It either chokes around 400 MB or finishes up with a ...
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How to use USGS Bulk Download on EC2 linux Server?

I am interesting in downloading Landsat 8 rasters to an Amazon EC2 instance and would like to know how to do it. I already install USGS Bulk Download but I do not know how to use it in terminal mode ...
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How to download tiles to use offline [closed]

I need to download tiles of an entire country to use offline. I don't need a server o whatever, I just need to download tiles organised in folders (x y and z). Should I use mapnick? Im on OSX but I ...