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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?
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Bounding the Google Maps Search area to my Fusion Layer area?

I have a searchable Google Fusion Layer of Glasgow Postcodes that highlights the searched areas on a map. The search works fine if I enter a full postcode (for e.g. G1 1BL) that matches the data in ...
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Export directions from Google to KML?

I used Google to draw directions from one location to another location, but can't find a way to export it as KML so I can import it into my Android smartphone. Is there a way, or must directions be ...
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geoprocessing libraries for Google Maps [closed]

Are there any GeoProcessing libraries that I can use with Google Maps to get some more advanced features?
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How can I set Google V3 layer opacity in OpenLayers 2.13.1?

I've noticed that layer.setOpacity doesn't affect the google v3 layer anymore. Is there an alternative way to set the v3 opacity as base layer?
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Linking Google Sheets with PostGIS

I am curious if there is a way to link a PostGIS table with a Google Sheets? Both tables (Post and Google) have a unique ID that can be used as a linkage. I am hoping to be able to build a view that ...
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Openlayer map not loading

Just another OpenLayers problem Plugin is installed correctly but when I add a layer I get following message. (CRS is on Pseudo mercator) Can anyone help me out? An error has occurred while ...
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Sample JSON code to get latitude and longitude values from Google API geolocation

I'm a fresher in JSON coding. I got a sample Google API geolocation console from https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/business/geolocation/ site. {'cellTowers': [ { 'cellId': ...
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How to get accurate coordinates from google geocoding services?

Can I write my address in a better way to increase the odds of getting better coordinates from google geocoding services. If someone has insights about how GIS parse addresses or experinces with ...
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License issues of Google Elevation API usage

I would like to use Google Elevation API in a non-profit scientific research (river floodplain relief study). I have looked through the documentation, but my poor English leaves me no chances to ...
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how to get the boundaries of a city in KML from google maps

im trying to write a google maps application. and i wanted to only highlight one city in the world ( im using the masking method explained: https://github.com/vasile/geomask) but now im bugged with ...
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Alternatives to Google Maps on Android Phone

Android phone has Google maps as its stock/default Maps, POI and Navigation app. What are other options that i have which can be used instead of Google Maps? One Obvious answer is OSMAnd. OSMAnd has ...
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Google Maps with shapefile/WMS - get feature info problem

I've just created my first Geoserver "portal". For this I created 2 .js files. In first .js file I have Google Maps API and in the second .js file I have my shapefile. Directly from Geoserver I can ...
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Failing to find a location in Google Earth

I type a location into the Google Earth search bar and click search. Most of the time I get zoomed to the correct location, but on about 30% of occasions nothing happens. GE fails to take me to that ...
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Make Google Analytics city data showed on the Google map

I use the Google fusion table to table to mark city on google map, but there are about 20~25% which quality is ambiguous. How to make the ambiguous data precise? Here is my finished map (scroll down ...
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Transit Option not working in Google Maps

I have a requirement to create an application which would show public transport routes between a source and a destination which i acheived it successfully. But i found that the transit routes does not ...
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Spherical Mercator projection invented by Google and not conformal?

I had some certitudes on the Google Spherical Mercator also known under EPSG code 900913 and 3857 before looking at this presentation, I was sure that this projection was in the Mercator family (so ...
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Openlayers Tracing Image

Is there a way to load an image into a map div to use as a tracing guide for digitizing features?(not in geoserver) Eg: farm paddock layouts from a plan? I would assume you would need to drag, resize ...
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Finding list of bus stops and what is next

First of all apilogies if this is already discussed. I am a low vision person and there is only so much time I can spend searching for information as it is stressful on the eyes. I spent considerable ...