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How to add markers to OSM base map in Google Maps API?

I am using the example from this webpage to display my maps: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Google_Maps_Example#More_examples (Example - Using Google Maps API v3 setting OSM as a base map layer) ...
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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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Can markers changes undo through history/revert to original?

I'm a contributor to a food foraging map and found that many markers are in the ocean. I then also noticed that I had an undo at the top of gmaps and realised I'd moved 5 trees trying to get to my ...
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Can a google calendar go on a map?

Can a google calendar go on a google map? Is there a GeoRSS that can be consumed? Thanks! -mb
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Can I create a Styled Map for only one section of Google Maps?

I have been reading everything I can to find out how this can be done. It looks like the styled map applies only to the whole map, and I can't find a way to only apply it to a certain polygon region. ...
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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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How Do i Secure My KML files for a rails application?

I would want to keep my KML files to be secure or password protected. I am keeping them on a public server, and i dont want them to be accessible to anyone. I am using geoxml3, so any lock applied to ...
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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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All latitude and longitude within 1 mile circle area

I am trying to generate pins over the map of my database coordinates by using fusion table and I want to generate only within 1 mile area circle around the specific location. To get 1 mile area's ...
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Do the recent developments in the Google Maps API replace necessity of OpenLayers?

I think the main drawback of the Google Maps API is that we can't add our own vector data or raster imagery as one of the layers in the map. Is this correct? Or is there any alternative in the Google ...
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How to Geocode a Google SpreadSheet?

I have a spreadsheet in Google Docs with about 20-30 rows, with the following 6 columns : ID, Name, Address, Cell_No, Latitude, Longitude where the last two columns are empty. What is an easy way, ...
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how to convert latitude, longitude projection from epsg:3857 to epsg:4326

I want to use geocode in our application. so that, I got Google geocoding API and could achieve with Google Maps. Problem is that I wanted to achieve the same with my own map which is having ...
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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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Can privacy be achieved when using Bing Maps API (for local authority use case)?

We have recently won a contract to provide a website for project run for a local authority. As part of the website, there should be a page with a simple map showing the project's locations, when you ...
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My woes rendering shape files on web-based mapping application

First, I'd like to let it be known that this is my first journey into developing mapping applications with such a large set of data. So, I am in way locked into the techniques or technologies listed ...
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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 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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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 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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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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What is the best method for route cost estimation? [closed]

What would be the best method for calculating a rough adhoc route cost i.e. a potential road (been some years since I have used Network Analysis in ArcGIS), alternatively would it be better using ...
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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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How to use custom map tiles with the Google Map API V2 for Android.?

I'm looking for a way to use custom map tiles with the Google Map API V2 for Android. I'm writing an application that will create it's own maps in real time with data that are comming from a robot. ...
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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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Birdseye Viewer in other applications?

has anyone used Bing Maps Birdseye Viewer tiles in other applications? I have seen Leaflet Bing but it looks like it just has aerial, aerial with labels and road tiles. Does it have birdseye tiles? Is ...
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Google Maps API: How to remove terrain from the satellite view?

(I asked this in SO General - but then thought it might be better here - sorry for the cross-post!) Using the API, is it possible to turn off the 3D terrain in the Google Maps satellite view? I'd ...
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Google maps to gpx

I have taravel map created in google maps. Now I need to save way points in GPX format to make them available for my GPS Osmand application. How to solve this problem?
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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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Ordering Cartodb torque visualization over Google Maps heatmap layer

I am attempting to create a map with two layers: a CartoDB Torque visualization on top and a Google heatmap layer underneath. So far I have only been able to get them to draw in the opposite order ...
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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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trigger event on multiple layers at the same time in Googlemaps

Say if I have 3 layers with different table schemas (fields), I pushed all three layers into one array and loop through the array to add listeners to each layer so that everytime I click on the map, ...
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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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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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Geocode area/neigborhood into polygon vertices

I have been successfully using the Google Maps API using the R package ggmap to find location coordinates for e.g. addresses or city names. However, Google Maps now shows areas as well, indicating ...