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google geocoding api usage restrictions and other free api options

I would like to use the google geocoding api to geocode a few thousand addresses. I understand the daily limit for a free account is 2,500. I want to retrieve the coordinates and then map them in ...
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Google's S2 library - any alternatives?

Is there any alternative to Google's S2 geometry library? It looks it was updated 4 years back and hardly any documentation. I need a library to divide cities into zones of the area I need. S2 looks ...
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import GPGGA data to google earth

I have collected some GPGGA data in *.GPS file. Now how to import these GPGGA into Google Earth Pro.I want to see the result(lat, longt and height) in map. The file is opened like that: ...
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How to get the elevation of the complete sea floor?

I am not a cartographer, I am an analyst-programmer, I know nothing about SRTM, DXF, PostGIS, QGIS... I just saw those names in other questions... Is there a quick guide where I can learn about this? ...
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Use of Google Earth Pro derived area and perimeter for a thesis?

I have ground-truthing data of centroids for 23 sites and their surrounding land uses, but no money to purchase remotely sensed images of this remote region of Latina America. I would use the polygon ...
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Ways to extract DEM for urban areas using Google Maps?

Is Google maps' elevation API suitable to obtain the high resolution elevation data for areas that have 3D building such as Manhattan? Would the API for example yield a significant different value on ...
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Is LIBKML being actively developed?

According to the page on Google Code (https://code.google.com/p/libkml/downloads/list), the last update was Feb 2010. Is this library still being updated?
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My Maps - shareable and open with app?

Google "My Maps" comes in handy, when it comes to "navigate to object" when pointing at the polygons in selfmade maps. I´ve uploaded polygons and I want to share the map with other users. That´s not ...
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How can I publish a Google Sheet to the web as a GeoJSON file?

I am trying to create a map in Mapbox to be embedded on a website and have the embedded map automatically update every time the source data is updated. I have my source data in a Google sheet and have ...
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Using googe places api search results in desktop QGIS

I came across another post that asked this question Formatting Google Places API GeoJSON and Import to QGIS? and I am wondering if it is possible/allowed, and if anyone has done this and what is ...
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promote ArcGIS Online web map app in search engines?

Does anybody have any tips for "promoting" web map apps, built on ArcGIS Online, in search engines, aside from bribing Google/Bing/etc ?
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Highlight area/location on map

I want to hightlight area on mouse over as exactly like wikimapia is doing.I have these questions Can i do exactly as wikimapia in my website?I do not want in iFrame. What is the best way to to ...
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Import in Google Earth Pro Geotiff from a Geostationary satellite

I'm litterally having a nightmare with geostationary image. I would map this geotiff https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5L9hPViqpFNdVdaYklodzBkamc/view?usp=sharing on Google Earth. What i get is this: ...
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Time spent writing cutting and rendering map tiles algorithm/mechanism

I know this a very vague question but I really need to know this. Can anyone help me find kinda matrix that shows how much time spent by different companies writing their map tile cutters/renderers ...
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KML data created in QGIS loses attributes in Google MyMaps

Here's the problem and solution. My question is, is there a QGIS patch to fix it so I don't have to text edit kml files? Essentially, the QGIS export uses a SimpleData tag to define columns which ...
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Converting UTM32-EUREF89 shapefiles to align with Google maps

Im from Denmark, where the maps we can get from official hand is in UTM32-EUREF89 shapefile format. When these are applied on top of either google/oracle/bing they seem to be like 20-25 km of towards ...
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Toggling Layers using CartoDB

Does anyone have ideas or know how one might be able to use CartoDB to create a map that one can toggle the individual features within a KML file, as currently happens on this map? I want my users ...
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How can I find company address with Company Name, zip codes and State of Existence?

I need to find the address of the companies located in a particular State with Company name and also zip codes. Example: Company Name: Integrated Care Management Within the following zip codes ...
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Problems exporting aerial imagery from QGIS

Looked around but couldn't find the answer to my question, so here goes. I am trying to export some decent quality (300dpi) aerial images from QGIS using the OpenLayers plugin. Sometimes it works, and ...
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corrupted kmz file with parse error

I have a challenge viewing my file. I get the following error (Failed: parse error at line 16032, column 25) when i try to open on Google. I am unfamiliar with coding.
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ArcGIS to Android Phone

So I have a ArcGIS webmap ( http://lvrs.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Viewer/index.html?appid=a2756011923849659bc76ecd5ef7201c) and I am wondering how would I export this and actually be able to run this on ...
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google maps float pin in center and return location

I would like to keep the pin constant in the center of google maps while the user can move the map and zoom around and whenever the map is untouched the current gps location of the pin (in the center ...
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Google Maps OpenLayer plugin not zooming in or panning

So recently I've noticed that the OpenLayer plugin for Google Maps (Google satellite, physical etc) is not allowing me to zoom into the specific area I require. Everytime I try and zoom it pans back ...
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Import KML to PostGIS

I am looking for a way to import my data from KML (example below) to PostGIS database. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <kml xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/kml/2.2" ...
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Convert Google Sheets with APN to ArcMap to generate shapefiles

I'm working with a group who wants polygon shapefiles showing the parcels that are part of their land holdings. They use Google Sheets to record the APN for each parcel. They want to convert the data ...
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Creating an online form with intergrated google maps

Not sure if anyone can help, but i am looking at creating an online form that includes a map (google or something similar) where the user can draw a poly and when the user hits submit, i get all the ...
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Excel Macro to KML using VBA Loop

I am trying to write a VBA loop which will turn a list of addresses and their corresponding Lat Long coordinates in to a KML file for viewing in Google Earth. I have managed to get the opening and ...
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Can I use the Google Elevation API for academic research (licensing)?

I would like to use the Google Elevation API to generate about 5 elevation maps for master's degree research on aircraft collision avoidance. The data would be meshed and used in simulation to ...
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Is google maps static api free?

I'd like to write an app which uses google maps (via javascript library like gmaps.js). I'll GET the GPS positions from my server and I'll use google maps+js library to draw them on map. I don't ...
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How often does Google change the geo-coordinates for a given address?

I geocoded the address "50 Hurt Plaza Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30303" twice. Once on July 28th, 2014 when I got the coordinates: (33.754208, -84.387272) And again today, August 18th, 2014, and got ...
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Google layers not matching

I'm working in a project with whole Europe data. I'm working with WGS84 (4326), and sometimes I overlay my polygons with Google maps layer (in QGIS) to see some details. When I do this, I have to ...
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how manage mysql spatial polygons in parent child style

I want to store location-polygon data in a parent-child relation. I am using spatial data in MySQL and Google map for polygon. Eg: World 1.1 US 1.2 China 1.3 Japan 1.4 South Africa 1.4.1 Pretoria ...
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How do I sync Google Spreadsheet data with a filled contour Google Earth map

I have a google spreadsheet file with the following data. 40 -75 32 The first column is latitude. The second column is longitude. The third column is temperature. How would I a. Make this into a ...
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Fixing Mapinfo export to Google Earth projection which is slightly off?

I have around 20 layers of data (points and polylines) in Mapinfo TAB files which I need to export to KML files, however the projection is slightly out. I have tried various different projection ...
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How to use for 'viewport' and 'bounds' coordinates from Google Maps API v3

I am looking for ideas as to how I might be able to use some coordinate information that has been pre-geocoded using the Goole Maps API v3, to provide me with a Street View. I have a bunch of ...
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How to export qgis as a kml file?

I have a .qgis contour plot. I would like to convert this to a .kml file. How specifically would I go about doing this?
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How to convert excel csv file to filled contour Google Earth Map?

I have a csv file http://www.geocities.ws/radar/data2.csv. The first column is latitude. The second column is lonitude. The third column is precipitation type. 5 represents freezing rain. 15 ...
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qgis pdf doesn't show google street

Apologies I've created a map? using location data imported from a csv file and labelled nicely and I've added (a very inaccurate) Google Street map. When I use Print Composer to create an annotated ...
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QGIS Google satellite layer moving each time it's turned on [duplicate]

I have imported location data in a text layer, CRS = WGS84 and have put in Google Satellite and Google Street (WGS84/pseudo mercator) in but each time I switch on a Google layer it moves relative to ...
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What technology does google analytics use to show the map?

Does anyone know what technology is used by google analytics in the Geo location tab? It looks like a combination of image and vector. Is it WMS & WFS or something else?
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Created polygon appears to move when zooming in (qgis)? [duplicate]

I am using QGIS 2.20 on a Windows 8.1 64-bit laptop. I have a shapefile that includes a polygon that I created from digitizing a Google Satellite image from OpenLayers Plugin. Here is my problem: ...
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Is the use of Google Earth imagery via the OpenLayers Plugin in QGIS legal?

I understand the terms and conditions WRT use of Google Earth imagery in external applications are strict. Years ago ArcBruTile offered such service in ArcGIS the legallity of which was ...
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How to overlay a jpg onto a google earth image?

I have produced a model from an online engine , and it is in a google earth picture. I want to georeference the below picture and apply the boundaries here on my google earth image. I'm using QGIS2.2. ...
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based map follow layer wms tiled

I am new to OpenLayers. I want to develop a system. I already get a layer from GeoServer using WMS services; this is the code: var hilirPerak = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS("hilirPerak", ...
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Plotting a Route on Google Maps using a string passed to a function as a parameter

I'm trying to plot a route, using Google Maps. I need to be able to pass a string to the function, to build the Polyline. I can do the following and it works fine: var flightPlanCoordinates = [ ...
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Downloading Geodatabase to ArcCatalog

I think this is a fairly easy question so apologies. Someone sent me a .gdb in Google Drive. When I download it to my computer, it is a file folder with all the .gdb contents in it. I can't figure ...
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How can i figure out to convert this points to latlong?

I got below data in sql server, Learned that data is collected under zone IIIa considering Lambert Conformal conic projection in India. The data is generated from Spatial Cadastre Software. Also ...
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Adding KmlLayer using local file (File API)

I am trying to load a local KML file to the map for this I am using FileReader object (File API). To use google.maps.KmlLayer I need to use readAsDataURL to transform to a URL the file, the problem is ...
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Python syntax error -can't figure out why? [closed]

This should be simple. I hope I don't get down votes! I just got the following code from an article about using Google Maps API and ArcGIS to calculate routes without network analysis and just can't ...
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Can I get the coordinates of country borders from Google Maps?

I need to get the coordinates of a country's border (e.g., Iraq) from Google Maps. How can I do that?