An open geographic data format based off of JavaScript Object Notation

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GML, KML, GeoJSON - Speed rendering 3109 polygons?

I am working with Geoserver, serving U.S. Lower 48 counties to openlayers (3109 polygons - lots more vertices). The counties are loaded into a postgis database. I am curious about developer ...
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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 ...
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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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Spatial Data from Postgis to Java/REST with RestEasy + Jackson

I'm developing an application where I take a route from google maps, save it in postgresql/postgis. I'd like to take this route (LineString geometry) and send it back to Google Maps. I already can ...
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GeoJSON too bulky - what to do?

I am using leaflet.js to allow web users to select a region. Valid regions are US states, Canadian providences, and world countries (except for US and Canada). I constructed a shapefile myself using ...
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ogr2ogr from Postgres to GeoJSON missing crs key

I'm using ogr2ogr to convert some OSM data for Greenland (not really important for the question), from a PostGIS database to a file containing GeoJSON. The problem is that the GeoJSON gets written ...
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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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How to visuilze PostGIS data in GeoJSON format with PHP

I need to visualize PostGIS Geometry column as an overlay of a Leaflet tiled Map. I started a question here ,but didn't get any simple and satisfied answer. So I am starting this question. I got an ...
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binding nested arrays as geojson popups in leaflet

I am struggling with geojson popups in leaflet.js I have nested arrays as properties for my features - an example would be counts of fish caught at a location (not my actual project data!) ...
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Convert GeoJSON to TopoJSON

Question How do you convert GeoJSON data to TopoJSON? Why Topojson files are often smaller than geojson and the conversion allows you to incrementally simplify a dataset, if you wish.
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What is the default projection in Leaflet?

I've read an API documentation for Leaflet on its site, but I can't realize: what is a default projection to view maps? It was written about spherical and elliptical Mercator and Equirectangular - so ...
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Trouble with GeoJSON in HTTP GET Request

I using a Vector Layer with the HTTP protocol to request GeoJSON from my web server, and am trying to get this GeoJSON to display on my map. The GET request appears to be working correctly, as I can ...
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how can i render geojson format and gml format?

I can show wms png format my map but i didnt render jeojson and gml format by the way my url is correct service. İn additonal i used same code in my local and i can render local geoserver . plz show ...
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OpenLayers polygon fill not working with GeoJSON file as source

I'm trying to visualise some data in a custom shape on a map, and I'm stuck with styling it. I'm currently using the openlayers framework in combination with a geoJSON file that I generate in code. ...
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How to project a geoJSON file in OpenLayers?

I have a json file well formed. I want to read a json file as a base layer from OpenLayers. <script type="text/javascript"> var styles = new OpenLayers.StyleMap({ ...
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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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Polygon intersection with bounding box with polygon's holes intact

I am trying to serve GeoJSON FeatureCollection tiles with each feature's geometries trimmed to the tile boundary. I am working on a Leaflet plugin to re-assemble the geometries. It works by building ...
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What is generally faster in OpenLayers: WMS or GeoJSON?

I work both with WMS (connection with postgres) and GeoJSON in OpenLayers. I have the impression that a WMS is faster when more feature need to be loaded. And I have the impression that GeoJSON is ...
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GeoJSON generator with OpenLayers support

Is there a service that allows me to draw on an OpenLayers map, and see the resulting GeoJSON?
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How do you put GeoJSON attribute information in a popup with OpenLayers

I am having some trouble putting GeoJSON attribute information in a pop-up. The selection control is working, and I create an alert (for testing) and this is working. But I can't figure out how you ...
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How to label GeoJSON polygons?

I'm using Leaflet combined with GeoJSON features. Is there a way to label GeoJSON features (in this case - polygons)? It should get labels from feature.properties.name This is my code where I ...
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How to remove redundant points

We basically have points table including vehicle routes.In huge traffic conditions,devices collecting data on route may output redundant points where at any coordinate same points may repeat.We can ...
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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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Go to the URL on click with GeoJSON

I'm using Leaflet API and geojson. I defined a function which zooms to the feature when clicked: function zoomToFeature(e) { map.fitBounds(e.target.getBounds()); } function ...
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How to reduce the file size of GeoJSON data?

For my project I am trying to convert the tiger shapefile information for us states into GeoJSON format However when I use the ogr2ogr tool the data file is about 20 MB. I have seen the geoJSON file ...
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translating and scaling viewport to fit geojson map in D3js

I am trying to load a map of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) in GeoJson for with D3js the code and the map is here: https://gist.github.com/4157853 I can open the map normally with Qgis, but with d3js ...
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How can I add an infowindow to an OpenLayers GeoJSON layer?

In my OpenLayers script I refer to an geojson layer. Is it possible to add an info window?If yes, how can I create this. Script is as follows: var lon = 5, lat = 52, zoom = 7, epsg4326 = ...
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Generating GeoJSON with Python

Hi I want to programatically create a GeoJSON file using polygons from a shapefile but adding attributes from my own application. This is easily done for a shapefile: def ...
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How to Merge/Join GeoJSON and JSON?

I want OSM administrative boundaries from http://global.mapit.mysociety.org/area/14455.html. I can get the geodata in different formats there, but the attribute data always is a separate JSON file. I ...
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GML and GeoJSON vector layer can not display in Firefox and Chrome

I have following codes. It works perfectly in IE (GML and GeoJSON vector layer was loaded), but not in Firefox and Chrome without any errors noticed. Please help me to fix this problem. Here is the ...
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How to create a GeoJSON that works with D3?

I'm simply trying to convert a .shp file to a geoJSON format using: ogr2ogr -f geoJSON output.json input.shp After executing the command nothing seems to be wrong. Here's an excerpt from the ...
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Auto zoom on multipolygon with leaflet

I have a geojson with a multipolygon and I want to fit this multipolygon to the map. The map center only on one polygon not on the multipolygon. Here is my script var map = L.map('map',{ ...
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leaflet and geojson tiles

New to mapping. Trying to create a heat map with data that updates every hour for US Counties with leaflet.js similar to http://leaflet.cloudmade.com/examples/choropleth-example.html. But, adding ...
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formatting geojson from postgis data using node.js

I am trying to build a GeoJSON object from a SQL query to some GIS point data in a postgis postgresql database. A snippet of my node.js app.js is below. As it stands I understand building the type ...
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Is it necessary to add Tile layer background?

Is it necessary to add tile layer for making a GeoJSON data rendered in web browser using Leaflet or any other API ? I have a geoJSON data (I obtained the GeoJSON data by converting .shp file 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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searching GeoJSON features

After googling for many days and reading the OL documentation, I don't understand well how the filterToParams in OpenLayers.HTTP protocol should work, what I'm trying to do is to find and display the ...
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Mapping x, y pixel coordinates to latitude and longitudes on the WGS84 datum

Apologies in advance for the long question, I am fairly confused at this point and I figure if I show my thought process any flaws early on in the piece can be more easily pointed out. I have a grid ...
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Change Layer name when converting from GeoJSON

I am converting GeoJSON files to other formats (including KML) using ogr2ogr. As you may know, there is no field in a GeoJSON file to specify the name of the layer, causing every conversion to have ...
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Exporting OpenLayers.Layer.WMS to GeoJSON / KML

I'm looking the way to exporting an especific region of a WMS layer to some XML format (GeoJSON, GML, KML) using OpenLayers and Geoserver. I've found how to export features objects with ...
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How to add a geoJSON layer to leaflet map?

i am newbie in leaflet & its geojson features... I am trying to test leaflet's functionalities. In fact i have built a map and its layer: var map = new L.map('map', {scrollWheelZoom:true, ...
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Vector layer shifted on OSM map: why?

I've defined the following map: Proj4js.defs["EPSG:31258"] = "+proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 +lon_0=13.33333333333333 +k=1 +x_0=450000 +y_0=-5000000 +ellps=bessel ...
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Which OpenLayers.Protocol should I prefer which design patterns provided at?

At our scenario, there is a server which stores the feature info (coordinates, properties, etc) into a SQL database. Google Maps are used for a layer. The geoJSON data format are used for ...
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Which conditions does the geoJSON file read from the server in?

I've added an alert to the function myReadFunction in order to detect function calls. As according to my observations, the function readMyFunction is called sometimes while I have been navigating on ...
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How to validate whether the BBOX strategy works successfully?

I want to send requests to our feature server that asks only data within the viewable map extent. So I've used BBOX strategy and HTTP Protocol as following code. mVectorLayer = new ...
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How to get GeoJSON features using OpenLayers?

Can anybody explain how to get geojson features .Can somebody show way to get attributes from geojson text. OpenLayers.ProxyHost = "/gt/proxy.cgi?url="; var lon = 5; var lat = 44; var ...
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How to publish my map from geoserver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to develop a map with layers in Geoserver? I'm trying to create a simple map for my city. I have a shape file my city, but I can't create on the web. I tried to ...
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How to use GeoJSON from Geoserver?

Please help me on how can get my map from Geoserver. I want create my country web but I can nott see it in my browser but I can see in Geoserver. Please help me I am very new openlayers and Geoserver. ...
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how to see multiple features from GeoJSON

In Pablo's answer: Open a GeoJSON file with QGis He says he 'imported each type at a time'. How do you do that? I am working with a GeoJSON file that has a mixture of points and polygons, but points ...
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Open a GeoJSON file with QGis

If I have a GEOJson file, for example a file named test.js with inside the following: { "type": "FeatureCollection", "features": [ { "type": "Feature", "geometry": {"type": "Point", "coordinates": ...