An application programming interface specific to Google Maps.

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Reverse Geocoding - calculate every time, or store result in database?

Several questions, such as this one, discuss whether to store only lat/long in the database & calculate the street address every time it is needed, but they seem to miss a few points & seem to ...
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How to use WKT in Google Map V3?

We have a shape with the following WKT. The problem with google map we normally extract out each of the lat and long value and put into an array and finally will do something like this. It works fine ...
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Openlayers Transform not transforming a point from EPSG 27700 to EPSG 4326

I am trying to add Google street view functionality to a Openlayers Map. I have started by using 3 divs to hold the Openlayers Map (which uses a local tilecached base map), a google api map and ...
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how feasible is building my own map server? providing GeoCoding, Directions and Navigation

My need is a heavy use of routing. same as Google's Directions API. I'm looking for a viable alternative to abusing google and paying them too much. how difficult is it to have my own server for that ...
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FME Server API - Retrieve Output file as a URL

I have a FME Server web workspace converting a file from SHP to KML, once it runs it outputs a kml file, I need to be able to take this file and drop into my web API google Map. Is there a way to ...
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Can raster files from ArcGIS for Desktop be visualized in Google Maps?

I have raster files created using ArcGIS (Desktop application). On the other side I develop an application using google maps. Can I visualize those raster files somehow on google maps API?
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How to retrieve historical imagery from web mapping services?

Is there a way to retrieve historical imagery from Google/Bing/Yandex mapping services through their APIs? For example, I'd like to show on my website imagery from 2005.
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How accurate is the google maps latitude and longitude I am using?

I am making a program that uses GPS location preferably from smart phone, laptop works too and compares it to a building, the points you in its general direction. I am making this web application ...
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When was the Google Earth API launched?

Do you know the date when google launched that API: https://developers.google.com/earth/
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QGIS Google Maps Coordinate System

I have some Points in Shapefile with BC Albers Coordinate Syetem and I need to Project them to Google Maps Lat and Long. I tried to do this by using WGS 84 / Pseudo Mercator EPSG: 3857 and ...
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Is it possible to query via bounding box in the Google Maps Static API?

We have a Qt program written in C++ to request wms tiles and display them. This works fine. Now we want to display imaginery from Google Maps and due to some restrictions in our program, we can't use ...
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Tiger Census data of 2013

I'm looking into geocoding U.S. locations without using Google or Bing. I found a service that geocodes according to the Tiger Census data of 2013. I have little knowledge about this Census and didn't ...
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How to make editable polygons in Google Maps?

I've just recently started learning Google maps, JavaScript, etc., and have a few questions about a project that I'd like to do. I'm wanting to take some ESRI shapefiles, convert them to KML, and then ...
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How to use fusion tables to query data

I have two datasets on fusion tables. One is a points layer (libraries) and the other is a polygon layer (land parcels). How do I design a query using Google Maps/fusion table to figure out this ...
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How to convert GTFS to XML or JSON?

Do you know any tool that provides that? I need to manipulated GTFS file but I would like to have data available in any well-known format like XML or JSON. EDIT GTFS are Google Transit Feed ...
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am I setting up data from google geocoding correctly for ST_DWithin search?

Sorry to ask a basic question, but I have not been able to find this laid out entirely anywhere. I am mostly relying on this SO post: What Spatial Reference System do I store Google Map's Lat/Lng ...
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How to disable Google map zooming animation effect?

I am using Openlayers mapping library in my application. I have integrated Google map V3 & added other several WMS overlays, Vector layers etc. Every thing working fine. But I am facing big ...
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“Window” definition in Google Maps JavaScript API v3

I am trying to use Google Maps Javascript API in a java application through Nashorn (basically lets you run javascript in java). Anyway when I load the API I get an error that "window" is not defined ...
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How do I plot a line on a map, or obtain the latitude and longitude coordinates of such a line, that is 120km north of the US-Canada border?

How do I plot a line on a map, or obtain the latitude and longitude coordinates of such a line, that is 120km north of the US-Canada border, including parts of the border that cross water? (I managed ...
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Are there any web services providing country border data?

I am an Android developer (working in Java) and want to write a geographical quiz game. The quiz will need a list of countries and will randomly choose one to highlight on a map (probably using Google ...
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Looking for an API that will autocomplete adresses, and split them up into parts

I'm kinda new to the whole GIS thing, and found that is necessary for onw of my web apps. It's come to my attention that some people don't know what a proper physical address looks like, and so I'd ...
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Zoom Change Event Listener with google maps api

I'm trying to create an event listener that turns off a google fusion layer once the map is zoomed in to a certain level. I'm pretty new to javascript and its google maps api, so any help is ...
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How to visualize Google Fusion Table Map using JavaScript?

The simplest question. When you create a google Fusion Map with geographic data, Google provides you with an iframe link to display the Map on your website. But i need to display that information ...
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How to find direction points using Google Maps API 3?

I am drawing a route in Google Maps. I have passed the start point, way points and end points. My route is drawing correctly. I am using Google Maps API 3. request = { origin: originAddress, ...
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Google Map API Drag event..?

The below code is working perfectly on click event to retrieve Lat/Long and Current Zoom level. How do I get the same when I hover mouse/drag on map Window (not on submit button)? <!DOCTYPE ...
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How to add data from a Google map as layer in ArcMap using C#?

A want use C# to write a tool: add data google map as a layer in ArcMap. I am using Arcgis 10.0. Can you help me. Thanks and regards.
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Accessing KML for Google Map API using Google Fusion Table

I am trying to host my KML file on fusion table so that I have dynamic control over my KML file and I am trying to access same as in public URI as an parameter in the Google Map Java Script . I am ...
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OpenLayers Vector Layer not aligned with Google Oblique Imagery

Check http://jsfiddle.net/vasile/BKvcX/6/ In the first map, the yellow line should follow the street curve, however if you pan the map up-down, you clearly see the misalignment due to what ? ...
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using google maps, the mouse cursor and the dot on the map not inline

i'm trying to implement the example http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/drag-feature.html . When i'm implementing this with a Google map, I have a strange bug: the mouse pointer and the dot on the map ...
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Is it possible to do scale dependent rendering in Google maps with KML?

I have some data that I would like to display in greater detail as the user zooms into the interactive Gooogle map. Does google support dynamically turning layers on and off depending on the scale? ...
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Google Maps directions link doesnt work properly in the Explorer for ArcGIS mobile app?

I have an AGOL web map for finding beach accesses in Florida. Within my pop-up I have a Google maps link to get directions to the current access. Everything works fine on desktop, but the directions ...
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What can I use to calculate drive times /with/ traffic considered?

I am looking to obtain drive times for a large list of addresses and want the results to take traffic conditions into consideration. For example, drive times from a distribution centre to a store at ...
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How to add multiple locations to google map?

Well I am not a js developer, and I want to build a google map with multiple locations. I have a styled google map which looks like this, and I like to add some locations. After some research I found ...
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Overlapping Polygons

I have a project that requires us to plot floods in a certain area, the example below shows the flood areas. What I would like to know is how would I be able to shows these polygons in a better ...
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Comparing mapping APIs

I am planning to write a thesis about mapping APIs and compare three of them (Google Maps API, Leaflet and OpenLayers) or four, if you consider OL2 and OL3 as different APIs. I am planning to make 3 ...
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Formatting Google Places API GeoJSON and Import to QGIS?

Hi Stackexchange I'm trying to export JSON or XML data to my desktop and import it to QGIS. This is the URL I'm using but it appears to be incorrectly formatted: ...
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Access traffic data using Google Maps API

The following screenshot shows a traffic filter, adopted in the new Google Maps. Can we implement the similar function using Google Maps API? It looks like that google.maps.TrafficLayer can only ...
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Determine when I have crossed state line?

We are currently using the Google Maps API to get route information and total mileage but we would like to determine when we are crossing into a new state. When we return the route information we can ...
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How to get Google Street View panoramas on the same street as the requested address?

The Google Maps API geocodes an address to a point. I can use that point to find the nearest panorama (street view) image. I can then determine the heading based on the two points and show the ...
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How to identify each circles in Google Maps API?

By the Google Maps Drawing API, I can create lot of circle and other shapes. addListner method helps to get the radius, latitude and longitude of the circle. Now I want to identify each circle for ...
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how to show information window for the marker cluster

This is my markercluster code : i need information window for the markercluster icon as well as marker icon, i have another cluster.js file, can some one please tell me how can i show the information ...
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egeoxml vs geoxml

What is the difference between egeoxml and geoxml? What i know is both are client-side parsers and both allow me to edit the kml files on the run. I guess egeoxml is an initiative by google itself ...
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Dynamic Contour generation and project on google maps

Is it possible to generate contour map layer at runtime and overlap or project on google maps. I am using google map api v3 and want to generate contour map layer using data from sql server and ...
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directions (path find) given kml supplied bounds

Im trying to generate directions using google.maps.DirectionsService and I really need those directions bounded by the paths defined from within a pre-made kml file. I have reviewed the API docs for ...
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Using Google API within Python and applying to ArcMap?

I am currently doing a practical project at university (MSc in GIS). I have to develop a python script and the functionality of this script has been left very open other than we have to use Python ...
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Geocoding - get lat/long from 11000 address

What I have: an Excel file with 11 thousand address (street + zip code + city) all address are from Portugal the address are not accurate (some address have the name street in a short way) What I ...
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How to obtain to Max zoom levels for Google layer using Open layers

I was trying to obtain maximum zoom level ( level 22) for Google street map using Openlayers.layer.google script. The following code does not seem to work.It works to the maximum zoom level when Var ...
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How upload KML from your local disk using Google Maps API?

I am trying to get load my KML from my local disk with given below code : <script type="text/javascript"> function initialize() { var mapOptions = { center: new ...
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Computing Shortest Distance using Google Map v3 and Openlayers

How to compute shortest route between two points in google map that user selects and provide all routes from source to destination in Transport system?
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Google geocoding v3 stopped working

I've been using Google geocoding v3 for about 6 months but all of a sudden it's stopped working (I get a 610 error). It's only stopped in the last week or so. Then I came across this (see the pink ...