GeoJSON is a geospatial data interchange format based on JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)

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Click Events with Leaflet and geoJSON

How do I attach a click event to a geoJSON that then executes an Ajax function when clicked. I looked into onEachFeature but that executes when the geoJSON is loaded, not when clicked, thus executing ...
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Python3 libraries for GIS analysis

I am trying to do some spatial data analysis in Python 3 now, and I was wondering what the best libraries are for GIS in Python 3. The Fiona library was developed with Python 3.3 but the Python 3+ ...
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Is it valid to have a properties element in an geoJSON featureCollection?

Is it valid to have a properties element with a featureCollection-element as parent? This is, according to geojson.org valid: { "type": "FeatureCollection", "features": [ { "type": ...
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Generate tiles for google maps overlays

I am trying to show some information on Google Maps which would be in the form of translucent circle overlays. The problem is that some circles overlap, which results in increased opacity and blending ...
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Can QGIS give GeoJSON layers a meaningful default name?

When I add a GeoJSON layer to my QGIS project, it always gets the name OGRGeoJSON. This is in contrast with shapefile layers, which seem to be named after the file name by default. Is there a way to ...
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How do I represent the whole Earth as a Polygon?

This is related to determining the interior of a Polygon. My difficulty is that if I specify a Polygon covering the Earth going from East to West, it will still have a boundary along the ...
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Is there any efficient way to convert Geojson to WKT?

I want to use ST_GeomFromText() to load vector data to PostGIS. However, I don't know how to convert from Geojson type to WKT. N.B. I know I can use OGR2OGR to upload the geojson directly, but I just ...
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GeoJSON java library

I am creating a Java web service that receives GeoJSON. Does anyone know a java library to manage GeoJSON?
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Convert Shapefiles to GeoJSON?

I'm trying to convert Shapefiles from the State of Texas Senate Districts website into a GeoJSON file for use with Google Maps API. I'm using QGIS to facilitate but I can't get the ...
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Is there a API which return the geojson data for a countries borders?

Is there a simple free REST API where I can send the name or code of a country and get in return geojson data which highlights it's borders ? I'm writing an application where I will have a changing ...
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ogr2ogr specify lat/long order on conversion to GeoJSON

When using ogr2ogr to convert a polyon from a .shp file to GeoJSON, I noticed that it writes the coordinates in order lat, long. I noticed this because whenever I tried to view the GeoJSON on a map, ...
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Interacting between Openlayers and Python

I have a openlayers website like this one that gives the user the ability to draw polygons and then creates a GeoJSON file. I want to process this GeoJSON with a python script. The python script ...
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Custom marker/icon based on attribute data in leaflet/geojson

I would like to add different icons to my leaflet map based on attribute data. My layer is a geojson layer, it is coming from geoserver with jsnop. I can see my data with the default marker, but when ...
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How to render Multi-Response GeoJSON tiles

I am using TileStache to combine and server multiple vector layers in a single Mutli-Response GeoJSON tile, which is basically all my individual tiles/layers (GeoJSONs containing either roads, pois, ...
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How to generate one geojson file from several rows in Postgres/PostGIS?

I have a table with geospatial objects, in particular, polygons. I know that I can generate from one row a geoJSON string using ST_AsGeoJSON(http://www.postgis.org/docs/ST_AsGeoJSON.html). But I would ...
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Real time positioning of vector features using database

I am a newbie in GIS and want to implement something like a vehicle tracker wherein I will get a series of coordinates in a database. I have no idea how to go about it, I mean what should my process ...
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Converting MapInfo TAB to GeoJSON?

Is there an easy way to convert MapInfo TAB files into GeoJSON? I am working on a web-based mapping system which will use GeoJSON to transfer data. I also use MapInfo and would like to be able to ...
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Access geojson from github in leaflet

I am new to json, github, and leaflet. But I am trying to create a simple application which will render my points which are in geojson up on github. From everything I have read this should work. ...
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What is the intended Behavior of -skipfailures in ogr2ogr?

I am trying to run ogr2ogr to convert some geojson to shapefile. All is good until any of the geojson features have an invalid geometry (for example, the coordinate array of point geometry is empty). ...
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Representing a TIN in GeoJSON

Regarding the GeoJSON representation of a TIN, are there any specifications or existing implementations I may not be aware of? You could probably hack one together using the multipolygon ...
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Generating GeoJSON tiles from GeoDjango - basic overview?

I'm working with the glorious PolyMaps and I want to build a map similar to the population example. I understand that this needs GeoJSON tiles. I have a GeoDjango database, with a bunch of County ...
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GeoJson structure

I currently designing a table/document database structure and use GeoJson to store points and routes. Currently I choose MongoDb, I will consider PostGIS later. I want to store route info for public ...
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How to correctly import GeoJSON in PostGIS? [closed]

I'm trying to migrate GeoJSON data to PostGIS database and I thought that ogr2ogr is the tool: ogr2ogr -f PostgreSQL PG:"host={} user={} port={} dbname={} password={}" test.geojson -nln ogr_test ...
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How can we generate GeoJSON from SQL data with latlong

Is there any way we can create GeoJSON from SQL server table with Latitude & Longitude Data?
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How to generate image tiles from custom geo data for use with Leaflet

Migrating a webapp from Google Maps API V3 to OSM + Leaflet, which displays custom data that consists of lots of lines and points, on a background map. When this custom data is drawn by Leaflet on ...
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Add GeoJSON layer to OpenLayers 3

I have a GeoJSON file called mygeojson.json and I want to add it as a layer in OpenLayers 3 on top of an openstreetmap layer. So far I could display the openstreetmap world including zoom etc. but for ...
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Convert GML to GeoJSON

I have downloaded a GML file from Statistics Canada and would like to convert it into GeoJSON to use parts of it in a D3 visualization on the web. However, I did not find a converter that would do ...
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Can we merge shapefiles with different geometries (point and polygon) to get a single layer which shows both geometries?

I want to merge two shape files in which one is of point geometry type and other is polygon type in order to get a single layer containing both points and polygon in a single map.
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How to change Leaflet marker color on mouseover?

I'm having a hard time figuring out why the Leaflet method setstyle will change the color of a polygon but not the color of my markers. Polygon works fine: But the markers won't change colors: ...
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Is there a free dataset of historical geocoordinates of ancient cities and places?

Is there a freely available dataset (csv, geojson, topojson, etc.) with geocoordinates of ancient cities, for example of the Roman Empire? Ideally with additional information like population size? ...
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How can I change the style of marker in leaflet (from GeoJSON)?

I'm serving GeoJSON to leaflet and by default it get a blue icon marker. I'm trying to change the style so I'll be able to use the feature properties as part of the style , but no matter what I do , ...
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Conventions for returning GeoJSON via an API

I have a queryable API that returns one or more GeoJSON FeatureCollections. Currently the response looks something like this: { "success": { "data": { "layer1": {"type": ...
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Passing Filter Parameters to GeoServer WFS via URL?

I'm trying to use PHP's CURL function to fetch geoJSON information from a GeoServer instance. I'm doing this using url variables rather than trying to construct a full xml GetFeature request. ...
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Ol3 displaying a vector layer

I have GeoJson that happily displays on GeoJson.IO that I am trying to display on a Vector Layer on an Open Layers 3 Map. The GeoJSON is in EPSG:4326, the Map is in EPSG:3857. My Code is: view = ...
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Leaflet JS add GeoJSON shape as a hole in a polygon

I have a dataset which already contains geojson. I can add it to my map with the following line of code. L.geoJson(data.geojson).addTo(map); And I get this But I want to achieve this, where the ...
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Adding Properties to GeoJSON File

I have a GeoJSON file of the country of Haiti with the administrative boundaries for communes (i.e. counties). Here is the file: ...
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OGR merge shapefiles of different geom type into a single GeoJSON feature collection

I'd like to merge shapefiles of different geometry types into a single geojson feature collection, but OGR says it doesn't support update of GeoJSON files: $ ogr2ogr -f GeoJSON -t_srs crs:84 -lco ...
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What are the default units of elevation/altitude/z in GeoJSON?

The GeoJSON spec says "The default CRS is a geographic coordinate reference system, using the WGS84 datum, and with longitude and latitude units of decimal degrees". It doesn't seem to specify what ...
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How can I setup a simple web mapping system?

I'm new to mapping and GIS and I'd like to setup a mapping system to display informations on a map, I think the following could work but I'm not sure how good it is.. 1- I store my data (lat, lng ...
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Attempting to map GeoJson file producing issues

I've been trying to get this to work for some time now. The end goal is to produce a map I can show using d3.js, however d3 is butchering the map and producing an undesirable image. The code is as ...
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Methods to Convert .SVG File to GeoJSON

Question How do I convert an SVG file to GeoJSON format? Desired Outcome: I want to make a choropleth map using something like D3.js, or any of the other libraries out there. Challenge: I have an ...
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Dump a GeoJSON FeatureCollection from Spatialite query with Python

Given a Spatialite database, holding a table with a geometry column and some other attribute columns. I want to query that table in a Python script and get a GeoJSON FeatureCollection string in return ...
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get map tiles for a polygon

Based on this tutorial, I can easily find out a tile for a point. But is there an algorithm to find all tiles that are covered by a rectangle or lineString or by any other feature? I would greatly ...
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Leaflet: How to enable pan & zoom while GeoJSON still rendering?

I've overlaid a huge GeoJSON geometry on top of my Leaflet map, covering about 20 countries' borderlines (about 1,5 million vertices) using "L.geoJson". Each time I zoom in/out, the computer has to ...
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Create multiple vector layers by reading a GeoJSON file once in OpenLayers

I am a begginner to OpenLayers, and my question is about making things more efficient. My work is about displaying time-dependent weather elements on several point locations on the map. All these ...
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Wrapping vector tiles generated by geojson-vt

I've followed the example in geojson-vt, and am able to generate vector tiles from my geoJson source. However, I can't read these tiles with mapbox-gl-js or Leaflet.MapboxVectorTile because I don't ...
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Describing borehole information with geojson (javascript)

I deal a lot with borehole information and looking the best way to move it around in javascript / take advantage of javascript libraries (e.g. leaflet) for looking at this information on mobile ...
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Large loads geojson from mysql to leaflet?

I have a mysql database with +25K rows including geometry and other attributes. Using a mysql2geojson php script I then added it to a leaflet map. It is super slow now, what can I do to boost the ...
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Leaflet - Change style on click

I am beginer with Leaflet library and I am facing an issue with a geojson. I have an extern geojson file (points) and I would like to display a circle for each point coordinates and get a bigger ...
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Exporting Arcgis Online content as georss or geojson? [duplicate]

There are number of sites talking about how to add a georss feed to an ArcGIS Online map (see silverlight and flex examples from esri_webapi), but I haven't located anything about exporting a georss ...