An open geographic data format based off of JavaScript Object Notation

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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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Parsing a GeoJSON file with jQuery

I'm trying to iterate through a GeoJSON file (below) and eventually populate an array with a few attributes within "properties". I keep coming up short working through various examples I can find. Do ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SQL query to have a complete geojson feature from PostGIS

I would like to get a geojson feature with properties from PostGIS. I have found an example to have a feature collection but I can't make it works for just a feature. so far I tryed to modify 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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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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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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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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Convert Sql Server Spatial data to GeoJSON & plot on map

I have a sql server table with Geo spatial data. An example of row would be (with Column names): type: streetline code: 231001 geog: 0xE6100000011 ........ Centroid 0xE61000000C....... geom: ...
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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 ...
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Working examples of Leaflet/Polymaps with GeoJSON tiles generated from Tilestache using Shapefiles?

I'm looking to create choropleths using GeoJSON tiles generated from ESRI Shapefiles by TileStache(or similar), in either Leaflet or Polymaps. So far reading and drawing GeoJSON from both Leaflet and ...
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Why are GeoJSON coordinates different exported from QGIS vs. ogr2ogr?

I have a shapefile with a Google Mercator projection (900913) that I need converted to GeoJSON. I need to do this on a regular basis amongst other things so I wrote a shell script to do it using ...
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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 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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Can ArcPy's AsShape be used with GeoJSON FeatureCollection of Polygons with Labels?

The AsShape documentation provides examples that work very well. However, I have been given what I believe to be valid GeoJSON that is a FeatureCollection of two polygons each with a Label. It ...
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Problem with loading GeoJSON file in OpenLayers generated by PHP

I'm trying to read some geo-data from PostGIS database using PHP, creating a GeoJSON file and showing it on a base map using OpenLayers. The PHP code works just fine. The generated data in GeoJSON ...
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How to merge TopoJSON features?

I currently have a coordinate based map of the US and it's states for topojson (https://github.com/mbostock/topojson). The coordinates are a JSON array (as topojson works), data looks like this: ...
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Is there an XML equivalent to GeoJSON?

In my web application, I am retrieving geospatial data from a server backend (Java) to the browser frontend (JavaScript). I am considering two options of how to serialize the data in this ...
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MySQL to GeoJSON - Formatting Issue

I'm trying to make a select on a mysql table and then write it out to a geojson file. I'm getting close but there are a few issues. Here's what I have so far: <?php require("dbinfo.php"); // ...
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Display GeoJSON layer on top a SVG image instead of a map.

I'm very new to GIS, so hope this is the correct place to ask. Not sure if this will even be possible. This is what I want to achieve: In short, I want to display a set of polygons, lines etc. in a ...
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How to avoid corrupt geometries when translating between TopoJSON and GeoJSON?

I'm trying to display some geojson vector features on a leaflet map. The size of my GeoJSON is too big (25.4mb of data, 8.47mb gzipped), so I'm trying to use a TopoJSON format to reduce the size ...