Geography Markup Language (GML) is an OGC Standard for expressing geographical features.

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What's an efficient way of detecting road junctions on a map?

I may receive maps from any source for my project, and for the C++ algorithm I'm making, it's imperative for the algorithm to know where road junctions (nodes where more than two road segments meet) ...
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What does it mean “GML is an XML grammar”?

I'm trying to get my head around the theoretical side of XML and GML. The OGC web page for GML states that: The Geography Markup Language (GML) is an XML grammar for expressing geographical ...
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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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Storing GML surface in PostGIS

I'm using PostGIS 2.0.0 and would like to store a GML Surface in a way that allows calculating intersections between that surface and various points and lines. In my case, the Surface will have one ...
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Why does one part of GML -> KML conversion not work on Google Maps?

Brand new to all of this, not even sure this is the right forum to ask in... I have a client who wants to visualise cancer incidence and mortality rates by local/unitary authority across Great ...
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How to import/export geographic information (gml or csv file) to geodatabase?

I am searching for C#/Java libraries that can import and export geographic information (gml/csv file formats) from and to geodatabases. If not yet available, is there other way to do this task? Any ...
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How to write GML with Geotools?

I'd like to write GML using Geotools. Unfortunately, I can't find documentation on a GML Writer (except for this one from 2006: http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOTOOLS/WFS+++GML+DataStore). Could ...
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How to convert GML Surface to SHP Using OGR?

I have a very large .gml file with multiple layers in it. I would like to export one of these layers to .shp. It is a polygon layer (of lakes). However, I am getting the error: ERROR 1: ...
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Tutorials for UML/GML

Do you know any good tutorials or any resources for learning from the beginning UML and GML ? I am asking because (later) i would like to learn how to make a application schemas in context of ...
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Why can't I edit KML/GML layers?

Newbie here confused by my first experience in QGIS I have a handful of lines defining a bike route. Originally they were saved in a .gml file and later translated into .kml so they could be viewed ...
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Experience with Geoserver's GML Extension

I'd like to know if Geoserver's GML extension works (well) with GeoServer 2.1-RC2 and whether it will enable uploading of GML files via REST API.
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How to convert WFS request to GML

I have the following: var popProto = new OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS({ url: WFS_HOST, version: "1.1.0", featureType: layerName, featureNS: namespace, srsName: "EPSG:4326", ...
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Looking for web and desktop tools with GML support

I am a graduate student and a novice in GIS field. I have few GML files that contain vector polygon data and I want to see them in a map format. The problem is that I do not have access to ...
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What is the best format to encode polygons such as lakes?

I am looking for a standard format to encode polygons, such as lakes, in one file that is easy to create and common so that others can use it in different GIS systems. Every file will contain data on ...
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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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How to get OS Mastermap data into QGIS?

I have been tasked with getting OS Mastermap topography data into QGIS system to compliment our other map layers. The data comes in .gz format. Which I am told needs to be decompressed before I can do ...
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How to use the OGR/GDAL configure options in QGIS python environment

I’m looking for a solution how to use the OGR/GDAL configure options (--config) in the qgis python environment. http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/ConfigOptions Setting special configure options is ...
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how to add GML files in geoserver 2.2.2

How can I add GML files to a GeoServer 2.2.2 instance? How can edit them "on the fly" and save the results back to the server using OpenLayers? I would appreciate examples if possible. sir i m ...
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Can GeoTools parse GML CRS definitions?

A kind of branching of this question. Soon I will need to handle GML Coordinate Reference Sysyem definitions in a Java servlet. Links: GML OGC reference. Concrete example. I know that GeoTools ...
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Why doesn't the gml 3.1.1 schema validate with xmllint?

Running xmllint on the gml 3.1.1 schema fails, even though the release notes claim that this release was created to get the schema to validate using 'common tools'. There's questions about this on ...
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How do I use ogr2ogr to convert a GML to shapefile in Python

I am trying to convert a GML to an ESRI shapefile using ogr2ogr utility in a python script. I have successfully installed the GDAL/OGR package via osgeo but I am now struggling to find/understand ...
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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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What are the advantages either way between GML and ShapeFiles?

After a good start many months ago of getting into GIS through QGIS, I had to drop what I was doing and did not touch it for quite some time. I am now able to get back into it and have a need to load ...
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How do I convert GML to ESRI featureclasses?

I have a series of xml files containing gml tags such as : <gml:posList srsDimension="2">454780.3125 525867.9375 454762.0625 525994.5625 and I need to convert these into esri featureclasses. ...
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Why are the polygons in my GML not rendered?

I tried to view GML files from download services ( http://services.cuzk.cz/gml/inspire/cp/epsg-5514/ ) and I have a problem with viewing of polygons from layer "CP:CadastralParcel". This Layer ...
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WFS Request Layer (GML) with Filter

Is there a solution to request the GML layer from Geoserver with filter like using bbox: http://localhost:8080/geoserver/tiger/ows?service=WFS&version=1.0.0&request=GetFeature& ...
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Python: shp file to GML using OGR

I am trying to convert a shapefile to GML 3.1.1 . I am using gdal 1.9.1 however the GML conversion it generates for a geometry feature is GML 2 and it also swaps the long/latitude coordinates. Are ...
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How to show one to many relationships in GML from GeoServer/Postgis?

I am just figuring out how to use GeoServer and Postgis. I am using the States.shp example that came with GeoServer, and I have uploaded that into a table into the Postgis database. I have created a ...
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Polygon Shared Boundaries in GML

Last week I was told on a phone conference that GML supports shared boundaries in Polygon's. I have been unable to find any documenatation to substantiate the claim. Here is the situation: I have a ...
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Is there a Java library to load data from a WFS server?

I am writing a java client to display remote GIS data. I want to load data provided in GML by a WFS server. Do you know a java library I could use for that?
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OpenLayers.Format.GML.parseFeature() with GML v3 data

I have a partial GML object with the geometry type polygon. The GML version must be 3+ since the coordinates are wrapped in the gml:posList tag: <gml:Polygon srsName="EPSG:25832" ...
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How can I get KML into JTS TestBuilder?

JTS Topology Suite TestBuilder supports WKT, WKB and GML inputs. What's a quick and easy way to get the geometry for a KML feature into one of these formats for input into JTS TestBuilder? For ...
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How to write GML parser with Geotools?

I wrote a Parser for a GML file from the OS Mastermap with geotools 8.4. With one part I still have a problem. This sniplet of the xsd: <complexType name="RoadLinkType"> ...
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OSS java approach to convert Shapefile to GML

We've got a project coming up where we need to upload .zip of a shapefile, join the .dbf to some lookup tables, join to other tables also uploaded (one to many attributes for each feature), and ...
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Linux Tool to visualize CityGML file

I am looking for a linux program that allows me to visualize CityGML models (3D). I have tried a whole bunch so far (most of them via wine but also native ones) but I couldn't get a single one of them ...
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What is the best way to convert WKT String to GML String

What is the best way to programatically convert WKT String to GML String? Every reasonable library (at best available in some Maven repository) can be used. Till now I came up with this solution ...
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PostGIS 2.0 st_geomfromgml using LineString fails with invalid GML representation

I am attempting to insert a geometry into a table using the st_geomfromgml function. The GML is being sourced from a Geoserver WFS request. The function call looks like this ...
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How to couple GeoTools GML bindings for encoding to GML 3.1.1

I've successfully created GeoTools (8.3) bindings for parsing and encoding XML bindings as described in their tutorial: http://docs.geotools.org/latest/userguide/library/xml/internal/bindings.html I ...
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GML Parser for C++/Java/…?

I am looking for a good parser for the latest GML (Geographic Markup Language) version in preferably: C++/Java/Ruby/... I am especially interested in reading the geometry of individual features. Does ...
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Ordnance Survey osgb:BNG spatial reference system not recognized by PostGIS

I'm trying to load an Ordnance Survey GML file into PostGIS using the ST_GeomFromGML function. The problem is that the spatial reference system that is used in the file, osgb:BNG, is not recognized by ...
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how to download a file from geoserver gml from a url using javascript?

how to download a file from geoserver gml from a url using javascript? I'm doing a web application with javascript, but I could not download files from geoserver, the url given entry does not bring ...
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How to add more than one xml file per layer

I'm using this code to add xml (osm relations) files to my map. osm_layer = new OpenLayers.Layer.GML("Polygon", relation.xml, { format: OpenLayers.Format.OSM, style: {strokeColor: "blue"}, ...
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Transform wkb to gml geometry using FME

Maybe (and probably) this is stupid question, but I am totaly new to FME and geometry conversion. I need to transform WKB field from SQLServer to GML geometry using FME software. How can I do this?
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Programmatic conversion between GML and GeoJSON

I am modifying a .Net (C#, MSSQL) system to add some geography that I'd like to display on a leaflet map. I had originally expected to save GeoJSON directly into text strings in the DB, but after ...
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How to debug ogr2ogr ERROR 1: Did not get at least 2 values or invalid number of set of coordinates?

I'm trying to convert a government data contour GML (http://geo.data.linz.gv.at/katalog/geodata/hoehenschichten/2011/1m-Hoehenschichten.gml) to Shapefile. It seems like it was created by FME: ...
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How to merge several GML files into one

I have a folder of GML files that I want to be able to merge to create one GML file that I can then view. I have tried this using the code described but substuting for GML in this website but to no ...
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OpenLayers WPS function fails in IE

I am making a WPS call in OpenLayers which works successfully in Chrome and Firefox but not in IE9. The response from IE tells me "Process failed during execution\nCould not convert to target type ...
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How do algorithms load pieces of maps?

If the user moves the mouse pointer to the top left corner of the screen, I want my software to auto-load the three tiles that are closest to the mouse pointer. My assumptions are that the smaller are ...
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GML - Multi-geometry validation

I'm doing the test to introduce multiple geometry in a WFS service using GML. For now the simple geometry is functional, but I still have some bugs with multiple geometry. I think it may come from my ...
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Rendering GML in QGIS 1.9.0

I have a set of GML geometries (see here), which I try to load in QGIS. The set contains both points and polygons, but when loaded into QGIS, only points are shown. I tried to follow this thread, but ...