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40k+ points from Shapefile, clustering them and populating on Google Maps/Webapp

I just started a new Python/Django webapp job related to GIS (and i'm totally new to GIS). Here is my task and what i have found so far, and i am stuck as to finding out what's the best way or the ...
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GeoDjango order_by('distance') not working as expected?

Using GeoDjango, I am trying to sort a list of users based on the distance from a point. It does generate a list, but its not ordered by distance, though I specify that in my query. This is the query ...
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GDAL Installation help in windows

I'm trying to build a GIS application in Django Framework. I completed the GeoDjango installtion (postresql, spatial libraries). I installed OSgeo4W in my C drive. I also setup environment ...
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Python library or algorithm to generate arc geometry from three coordinate pairs?

I'm trying to write code to generate fixtures for a django/geodjango project. I need to generate geometry for arcs (line string) given three lat/long pairs; start of arc, end of arc and centre of arc. ...
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Geodjango transform introduces large errors

Apologies for the possibly naive question. I'm trying to understand how Geodjango (running on PostGIS) deals with coordinate transformations, and am experiencing some unusual behaviour. Let's say I ...
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Data interoperability json refresh

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 with the data interoperability extension. I am also building a web app using python, django and django-rest-framework. I'm building a json api that i can add to arcmap using ...
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Can't get SRS from PostGIS using Proj4 text

I'm having a problem transforming a point from the Australian MGA UTM datum (eg MGA Zone 51 http://spatialreference.org/ref/epsg/28351/) to WGS84 using GeoDjango. I've narrowed that down to a problem ...
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GeoDjango Admin: Adding PointField latitude and longitude to other fields

I've been redesigning my application to allow users to set markers more easily. One thing I need to include for backwards compatibility purposes is that the new model must have a latitude and ...
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Nokia HERE maps SRID

I'm just beginning with GeoDjango and just came across with term SRID. What I've understood so far is that I'd need to know a little something about the map projection to for example calculate ...
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How to use Google Maps projection with GeoDjango/PostGIS

I am building a web service with GeoDjango which involves user submitted events including a location. I created a model field for my location using django.contrib.gis.db: location = ...
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GeoDjango: Only numeric values of degree units are allowed on geographic DWithin queries

I'm trying to get N points within 5000 meters of a certain point. My database is Postgres(PostGis). I have a model like this: class Theatre(models.Model): geom = models.PointField(srid=4326, ...
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GeoDjango: transform() not working?

I have a point: pnt = GEOSGeometry('POINT({0} {1})'.format(lon, lat)), and tried pnt.transform(900913), and it gives error: GEOSException: Calling transform() with no SRID set is not supported Then ...
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Getting “Points of LinearRing do not form a closed linestring”

I downloaded the data provided here as KML, exported to ESRI Shapefile format, checked it on QGIS and everything looked fine. Upon trying to use the layermapping utility of Geodjango I am getting ...
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Geodjango read raster files

I am developing a web app in geodjango (django) framework but I need to import raster files. Is it possible a geodjango app read raster files from a directory? Thanks
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GeoDjango Scale/Layers issue?

I've been having issues visualising data from a shapefile in GeoDjango using OpenStreetMaps. I believe it's some sort of a scale issue because of how it appears(as you can see in the screenshot of the ...
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Adding GIS feature into an existing postgis table using django 1.6

i am using Django 1.6 on my web map. the problem i got is that i cannot import shapefile with features about 200. . the console has given me this traceback. . Saved: 162-05-0001-005-31 Saved: ...
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geodjango + OL bbox strategy

I managed to learn the fundamentals of Django, GeoDjango and know OpenLayers for a while. Now I realize a project with a lot of objects with point geometries. To make the user map fast and responsive, ...
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django---error in displaying data and displaying it on the map

. i am trying to display a feature queried from postgis. . i also designed a user input field to enter the id of the desired feature to be displayed. . i have already queried the attributes first ...
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Cache geodjango query with bounding box filter

Im using geodjango (postgis) to retrieve points contained inside a bounding box (made by leafletjs), it works so nice, but now I want to cache this query. A tipical query is one like this: ...
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Transform projection from EPSG:4326 into EPSG:900913

. i've got this problem about projection. .i just wanted to know what am i missing. . i already displayed map base layer using openlayers through base_layer = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "OpenLayers ...
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overlay my shapefiles stored in database to the web/browser [duplicate]

I am very much strrugling on how to display my shapefiles stored in postgis database to the browser or to the web.. is there anyone there knows how to do it.? I am using geodjango framework in ...
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Retrieving polygon shapes from postgis database and display it to the browser

I have a codes that will convert polygon shapes that is stored in the database into kml format and count all the rows in it and display it to the browser. models.py #my model in creating fields in my ...
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retrieving polygon shapes from postgis in geodjango

Can anyone explain how to extract polygon shapes that are stored in a PostGIS database and display it in the browser? I am using geodjango framework in python. I would like a step by step guide on ...
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Distance between Paris and San Francisco with PostGis (out of range coordinates?)

SELECT ST_Distance(gg1, gg2) As spheroid_dist, ST_Distance(gg1, gg2, false) As sphere_dist FROM (SELECT ST_GeographyFromText('SRID=4326;POINT(37 -122)') As gg1, ...
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Progress-bar not appearing on Leaflet-MarkerCluster

I am having problems with the progress-bar of leaflet markercluster. I am using it in a geodjango application which uses the django-leaflet app to handle the leaflet requirements. Everything works but ...
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GeoDjango: read geometry column in geography field

I have a Django application that needs to work with an existent PostGIS database, apart from its own database. I've configured multidatabase support, created a database router, created models for the ...
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Geodjango render_to_kml Multipolygons - Can be fast or faster as WMS?

I am learning now geodjango. I made basic web app with postgis database. With openlayers iam displaying basic wms map and I want to add other layers from my postgis database. I use render_to_kml ...
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Hot could I generate a CRS field inside the GeoJSON object created by Leaflet layer.toGeoJSON?

I'm using Leaflet to transform some drawn polygons to GeoJSON and send them to a backend. But the GeoJSON objects generated by layer.toGeoJSON are like this: { "type":"Feature", "properties":{}, ...
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mapnik and django urlconf error

I follow this http://www.dbsgeo.com/talks/wa_urisa_springmeyer_mapnik_django.pdf tutorial and get error: The included urlconf <django_databrowse.sites.DatabrowseSite object at 0x30ccd90> ...
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Most efficient way of passing values from OGRGeometry to ModelField in geodjango

I am writing a custom parser that maps shapefile data to a geodjango model in a Django 1.6 project. To read the shapefile I use the DataSource object from django.contrib.gis.gdal, which provides ...
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Exclude any geometry contained within another in geodjango queryset

I am trying to get a set of non-intersecting model objects my a GeoDjango project. I have a model with a polygon geometry field, and it represents a collection of buffers. The model definition is as ...
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GeoDjango - return SRID of geometry in GeoQuerySet

I'm wondering if there is a function in GeoDjango which would allow me to determine the SRID of a geometry column in a GeoQuerySet. I know I could do it with a raw SQL query (I'm using PostGIS) but I ...
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How should I implement a many-to-many relationship in a web mapping application?

Scenario: I am given a layer of point locations called "problems." These will be displayed on a web map. Users will then use the web map interface to create and populate field information for a point ...
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GeoDjango with MongoDB

Has anyone had experience successfully deploying GeoDjango with MongoDB? Is it possible? If so, how is it as simple as as installing the non-relational fork of Django and setting MongoDB as the ...
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Load partial shapefile into Postgis / GeoDjango project

I have a shapefile with Canadian postal codes, but am only looking to load a small subset of the data. I can load the entire data file and use SQL or Django queries to prune the data, but the load ...
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Geodjango: Using Lat / Lon to Buffer from Point

I want to have a radius based distance search. To do this, I want to create a buffer around a point object so that I can filter objects that are inside this buffer, a method that I learned based on a ...
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OpenStreetMap layer in OSMGeoAdmin reverse coordinates

In my django application I have a map displayed when I'm in the admin thanks to the class OSMGeoAdmin (from django.contrib.gis.admin) the only problem is that this map kind of reverse the GPS ...
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How do I use polygon centroids within a GeoQuerySet?

I have two models: neighbourhoods and boroughs, each containing a polygon field. I am trying to construct a QuerySet that will give me the neighbourhoods within a given borough. I expected to use ...
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Mapserver mapscript map inset

What is the recommended way to produce a map similar to the one in http://www.nexusenergy.com.au/6468050/nexus-energy-oil-gas-exploration-and-productio.htm I would like to dynamically create the ...
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How to configure tilecache on nginx

I am running a geodjango application with mapnik and tilecache. Currently tilecache is run on another server to decrease the load on the application server. The application server has nginx as the ...
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How to use PostGIS to handle complex geoprocessing workflows?

Our organization is considering moving our geoprocessing workflow to PostGIS. We are currently using ArcGIS, with a plethora of custom Python tools used in ModelBuilder. We're moving most of our data ...
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Is there a Python WMS client (thin client analogue of OpenLayers)?

I'm making a geoportal based on (Geo)Django 1.5, PostgreSQL 9.1 + PostGIS 2.0, QGIS MapServer and OpenStreet Map or Google Maps WMS services for the base layer. It seems like there is no problem, but ...
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OpenLayers + GeoJSON from a django server does not display features

I'm having trouble with the vector layer for my little project, here's the snippet of the javascript block var map; function init(){ map = new OpenLayers.Map('map', { ...
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Should states/provinces be stored as geographic or geometric data types?

While reading the GeoDjango documentation, they advise using geometric rather than the geographic data type when storing values that are on a continental scale. The Canadian province of Ontario, for ...
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What are lazy geometries

What are "Lazy Geometries"? How are they different from other types of geometries? I'm an experienced Python/Django developer but am very new to the world of GIS, and understand that this is a ...
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Anyone recognize this (reference-system related?) pattern of distortion?

I'm new to GIS and was making some progress until getting rather stumped on this one. I've imported what I believe to be lat/lon data based on US FIPS county codes in weather alerts (NOAA SPC). When ...
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OpenLayers dynamic map width inside Bootstrap tabs

I have the following layout, produced with Django and Bootsrap frameworks: some tabs with inside each one of them other 3 sub-tabs. In every first sub-tab I have an OpenLayers-2.13 map. This is what ...
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GeoDjango - How to secure tile map services?

I use geodjango to create and serve tiles that I usually display into OpenLayers as openLayers.Layer.TMS I am worried that anybody could grab the tms URL and plug it into their own map without asking ...
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Save longitude and latitude in Django

I had plotted a Javascript gMap.Using the marker,the values of latitude and longitude are displayed.I need to get that values and save it to database.What is the best way to do this and ,How to ...
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GeoDjango and Spatial Indexes

I have three questions about spatial indexes management in GeoDjango, and I cant find the answers in the doc. First, I know GeoDjango creates a spatial_index for a geometry field by default when a ...