Aligning geographic data to a known coordinate system so it can be viewed, queried, and analyzed with other geographic data.

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Create world file from kml

I have a KML file for a NASA image. I want to create a world file from it so I can use the image in say QGIS. Is it possible to extract the key info (bounding coordinates) from the KML? It seems to be ...
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Georeference vector linework

I'm new to GIS and a lot of searching didn't answer my specific question so far, so I hope someone can help me here. What I want to do is creating a small web application to visualize election ...
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How to fix “The selected file already seems to have a world file!” when image hasn't been georeferenced before?

I am georeferencing historical aerials from 1988 in QGIS 2.2.0. Sometimes it works perfectly and other times after I have places my points and start the georeferencer a window pops up saying: "The ...
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How to remove black box around georeferenced grayscale image in QGIS?

i'am trying to georeference a grayscale image (*.tif) in QGIS 2.2.0 Valmeria. It is working but QGIS draws a black box around the georeferenced raster image. If i use the option set 0 transparent, not ...
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Calculating distance in WGS84 (MySQL and Geoserver)

Here is the environment in which I work: An application using geo-referenced data Database MySQL 5.5, storing georeferenced points A Geoserver server, connected to the MySQL database Here is the ...
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How to link 2 different images in eCognition

I'd like to link 2 different images in eCognition to find the same pixels on both images. The images have same projection (geog lat/long). How can I do this? Thank you so much
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What is the closest CRS to “Meridiano de Greenwich”

I have a 1906 scanned map that I am trying to georeference in QGIS for Mac. The map has French and English lat-long, indicating them as either "Meridiano de Greenwich" or "Meridiano de Paris." I would ...
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What method should I use to accurately georeference a geographic map?

I'm writing an application that allows the user to sample points and perform georeferencing In order to test it I have a large scanned map (16k x 13k) pixels covering the area 31 north to 34 north ...
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How to georeference an image in ArcMap, using coordinates from a KML file

My starting point is KML file containing a PNG image, which displays correctly in Google Earth: From Google Earth I choose > Save Place As > KML, which gives me the unprojected PNG file, plus ...
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Creating outline shp - georeferencing existing map/pictures

So I need to create shapefiles (that need to be adapted and transfered for other programs) with the district outline of a couple of Caribbean countries. Is georeferencing (using the Georeferencing ...
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Georeferencing an aerial image based on satellite imagery

As part of a bigger project I need to georeference an aerial image based on a landsat image downloaded form usgs. I use qgis. can I somehow place the layers on top of each other and mark certain ...
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georeference IMG file in qgis

I have a problem: I'm trying to georeference a satellite image (ASTER, Erdas Imagine file *.img) in QGis. I have georeferenced with QGis before and never had any problems. The file is georeferenced ...
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How to batch-process georeferencing of rasters (prelude to animation)?

I have many (10k) raster files, all with identical size and pixel dimensions, which need to be georeferenced. I would like to georeference one of them manually, using either QGIS or GRASS, and then ...
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Determining Natural Origin for a GeoTIFF file (Lambert Conic)

I am trying to display an existing GeoTIFF file (from the FAA WAC set) in an application that requires the GeoTIFF NaturalOriginLongitude tag (FalconView 5.1.1). There are some older files in that set ...
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Help, I have 10,000+ .shp files covering 3 UTM zones with unknown projections

I was handed a ton of property files with no projections attached but was told they are all in UTM zone 21S. Well once I merged them all together and projected them I realized that the data covers 3 ...
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Changing georef backgound colour

Working with a greycale scanned image: when I georef that image it rotates (expected) the blank corners are then filled with black. When the new image overlays I need to make those corners ...
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display GeoReferencing image through MapServer

I have a tiff image and got the world file which contains the needed information for GeoReferenceing, how to start add this image on Mapserver ? if I use C# and use GMAP API to call the google server ...
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Problem converting georeferenced jpgs to geotiff - image is shifted/warped

I have hundreds of georeferenced jpgs in ArcGIS 10 that I need to convert to geotiffs. I'm trying to use GDAL translate to create geotiffs from them. Everything works great except that the ...
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problem georeferencing a TIFF QGIS

I'm trying to georeference a TIFF in QGIS2.0, 32Bit. The problem appears when QGis adds the map in my project, the map transforms into a black square and it goes to the wrong place. In the next image ...
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Georeferencing an image with GDAL, based on QGIS Georeferencer Plugin

I would like to georeference an image with GDAL. The image already has a spatial reference set (EPSG:31276). For the georeferencing, I have a list of 4 ground control points (also in EPSG:31276). ...
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How can I correct a .pgw file for a PNG image?

I have a PNG file and I need its .pgw file to be set with NAD 83 as the projection. I have created a .pgw file: 799 0 0 -799 -122.562 37.1946 However when I open the PNG in QGIS or ArcMap 10.2 it ...
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Making a georeferenced PDF or GeoTIFF from jpg+jgw using GDAL for Avenza PDF Maps

I'm trying to create georeferenced files for the mobile app Avenza PDF Maps. This app works with either GeoTIFF or georeferenced PDF. I know for sure that PDFs made with ArcMap work properly. I'm ...
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How can I locate additional GCPs?

I'm a new user of QGIS. I'm georeferencing a scanned image of topographic map. At least 16 GCPs were required for us to locate. However, only 12 can be located and can be identified and be defined ...
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CartoDB Geocoding Not Working?

I'm using CartoDB to map events on my college campus. First off, I have two tables of data. The first table contains information about the buildings the events can possibly be located within. The ...
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Determing which Which georeference system was used on an Ecuadorian Topo Baselayer

I'm creating a map in Western Ecuador, and am attempting to use a military topo baselayer for it. The map comes with UTM grid lines on it so georeferencing it was easy but I'm unsure of what ...
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Re-registering a GEOTIFF in qgis

I'm working on some images taken from a UAV over the course of a year. They are OSGB 1936 projection as is the whole project. Annoyingly they don't quite line up so I am trying to a few of the images ...
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How to plot street addresses and streets using Python/GIS?

I asked this on stackoverflow but did not get a really clear answer. I am not really familiar with GIS systems in python. I am looking for a library to do the following: Lets say I have a pandas data ...
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How do I open images georeferenced in ArcMap in QGIS? (.aux.xml)

We have several ArcMap georeferenced images (raster datasets) that we are attempting to open in QGIS without any luck. These are not inside of a geodatabase and are not Arcinfo Binary Grid format or ...
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Why do MGI and WGS 84 data not line up in ArcGIS for Desktop?

When i reproject raster from MGI 6 zone to the WGS84 it makes a mistake (it is moved for 380 m )See example below: I know that the problem is in MGI 6 projection (it is not accurate),but I do not ...
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Why do features in QGIS drawn on same datum as Google imagery from OpenLayers move? [duplicate]

I have just started using QGIS. I've loaded the "openlayers" plugin and added a google hybrid layer, which is based off the WGS84 datum to my understanding. Now I create a shapefile and add a new line ...
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Shapefile of Israeli sub-districts

is anyone aware of freely available shapefile of Israeli sub-districts? The file I found only contained data at the district level.
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How to georeference a vector layer with control points?

I have a non-georeferenced vector layer that I need to be georeferenced. With raster layers the task is easy and straightforward, but I have no idea what should I do with my vector layer. I have a few ...
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Geographically georeference image with limited information

It is possible to semi-accurately georeference an image given only the following information? I'd like to do this programmatically. Center point of terrain, Lat/Lng (WGS84) Pitch of camera FOV ...
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Convert long/lat to indian grid system

how to convert lat/long coordinates to Indian Grid system? I've googled for a couple of days but didnt find the exact algorithm for this. and i got a link Indian Grid System. but i didnt get a picture ...
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Georeferencing a .jpg image

I am having a .Jpg image of a district. I need to georefernce it. The problem is that I can able to find only one control point of it . All other line features (are Roads) which I cant able to match ...
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how to georeference my png using gdal

Hello I have created my own fantasy map, I have the map in a full size png and the map broken down into tiles ( with no geo data ) I installed MS4W and tried to use it to get the georeference data ...
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.svg georeference?

How would I go about taking a layer from AI or Inkscape and importing it into Arc? I've got a vector drawing I want to use and I know I need to georeference it but I'm lost as to how. I also can't ...
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How to georeference downloaded map using ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I want to georeference a downloaded map. In the downloaded map there is no graticule but I know the projection which was used to make this map. I also know the the location (x, y coordinates) of ...
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How to find coordinates for a lot of locations based on the town or village name?

I have got an Excel spreadsheet with roundabout 15,000 locations, which are only identified by the towns or villages name and the country. I am intending to present these on a world map. Therefore, I ...
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Is there a bug in Georeferencing in QGIS 2.0?

I recently updated to QGIS 2.0. But now, when I need to georeference some pictures, I have serious problems. When loading the files to be georeferenced, I can see only a part of it in the window, so ...
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Georeferencer plugin will not load in QGIS

I have downloaded and installed QGIS. I would like to georeference an image using the core georeference plugin. When loading it no toolbar appears and the 'update', 'reinstall' etc boxes in plugin ...
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How can I improve my Georeferencing results?

Background This is my second question related to georeferencing naked raster maps in order to re-visualize them on different coordinate systems and in conjunction with other data layers. The previous ...
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Python Script: Automatically georeference photographs (To be used in ArcMap)

I have 563 photographs that have been taken as part of a site survey. The only location information that I have is a single GPS location (lat,long) at which the photograph was taken. I'm looking for a ...
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gdalbuildvrt error, when using in Python

I am new to python/GDAL and am running into perhaps a trivial issue. This may stem from the fact that I don't really understand how to use GDAL properly in python, or something careless, but even ...
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Georeferencing a shapefile with ArcGIS 10.1

I have a shapefile with some polygons that I would like to superimpose to a raster image, but unfortunately they don't match perfectly due to the reference system the shp has been created with. So, I ...
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Direct Georeferencing with X,Y,Z and Omega, Phi, Kappa

I have images taken from plane, it's longitude, latitude, elevation, omega, phi, kappa. I suppose that earth is flat (I don't need any DEM on that stage) and I want to calculate how image is nailed to ...
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using GDAL/python to stack georeferenced images of different sizes

I am in the process of porting a code I wrote in IDL (interactive data language) to python but am running into a bit of a problem that I am hoping someone can help me with. The code goes like this: ...
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QGIS Georeferencer - Image file imports too small

I am trying to georeference a largish aerial image (50MB) to some GIS data I have and import it as a background. However the image imports extremely small - so small I cant see it! I am using QGIS ...
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QGIS' georeferencer layer doesn't appear?

I use QGIS 1.8.0 for Linux, and I want to draw roads manually on the map. So according some tutorials, I use Raster>Geoferencer>Geoferencer to import a bitmap image including roads, and set ...
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How do I specify a CRS for a fictional game map in QGIS?

I am about to start playing a steampunk RPG game called The Iron Realm, which uses a fictional world map. I have recently started using QGIS v1.7 and have no real experience with GIS sysstems. I have ...