An application programming interface specific to Google Maps.

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Why is longitude also written as B and latitude as k?

Why is longitude also written as B and latitude as k? I see that abbreviation when working with Google maps API.
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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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InfoWindows in Nested Polygons (Google Maps Api 3)

I have a large polygon with thick borders inside which there are several smaller polygons something like multiple city polygons inside a state border. The problem with this is that the info-windows ...
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Generating a Placemark (Google Earth) via information link

I'm using the ArcGIS JavaScript API. I'd like to have an infowindow pop up that has a link to a downloadable KML placemark. Is this possible without pre-generating thousands of individual KML files? ...
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Checking whether lat/long is in sea using Google Maps API?

I am using the Google Maps API, in which as of now we are plotting the track of a vessel track, but the system is now allowing us to update even a Lat/Long which is on land. Is there is any way to ...
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How to check if a point is within bounded rectangle from Java

I make an AJAX request to retrieve data from a mysql database. I add the data to google.maps.Data layer as geojson. I would only like to load the data based on the viewport. To obtain the viewport ...
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How to overlay a flat image onto google maps with two points of reference?

The Android API allows for images to be superimposed onto a map. To do so, the developer specifies a set of lat/long coordinates for an "anchor point" within the image, the width (or height) of the ...
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Is there any way of knowing what Travel Modes are available for directions between two places in Google Maps v3?

Is there any way of knowing what Travel Modes are available for directions between two places in Google Maps v3? Of course, requesting directions for each travel mode and checking which ones return ...
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How to Legally Use Google Imagery and Maps in ArcGIS Desktop and Web Applications?

With companies like Arc2Earth and Spatial Energy offering solutions to view Google imagery and maps inside ArcGIS for Desktop, there is clearly a legal way to develop a similar product yourself. My ...
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Google Maps has inconsistent zoom level / scale ratio

At the same zoom level, the scale bar of a map from Google Maps API (v3) can have different sizes. Here are two screenshots I took at the same zoom level on the same map at two different locations. ...
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How to understand google map overlay type from object (polygon or polyLine)

var Line = new google.maps.Polyline({ path:predectionArray, editable: false, strokeColor: '#FF0000', strokeOpacity: 1.0, strokeWeight: 2 }); var Rect=new google.maps.Polygon({ ...
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How do I embed a KML map using the “new” Google Maps?

I have a KML link that I can use to generate an embedded Google Map using "old" Google Maps and would like to use it instead to create a "new" Google Map embedding. To generate the an "old" ...
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How to make my KML/KMZ accessible to the public

I created a basic web dashboard with MVC 4 that has a Google Map open on it. I have a KMZ file I made with ArcGIS desktop of a road in a Google Drive folder that i made publicly available so that i ...
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can we get the Fusion layer added event [closed]

in Google Maps API i have used FusionTableLayer to add data on the map. in ESRI or other webmaps api we have the option to listen the map, and map will call back the method when all the layers are ...
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Google Maps API to DOJO/ESRI Web App

I have a GIS webpage in HTML5/JavaScript using the Google Maps API. I found out we can no longer use the Google Maps imagery provided, and I need to switch to ESRI Imagery (free). Can someone help me ...
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Where can I make a modification or suggestion for Google Geocode API response, specifically the formatted_address field?

I was wondering where I can make a suggestion to modify a Google Maps geocode API response. Specifically the formatted_address field Here is why : Usually airport type locations always have in their ...
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Relationship between MS Access DB and Google Maps API/Fusion Tables

We are having an issue with a project that we are working on using Google API and M.S Access. Our project goal is to design a web map in Google API where we can select a parcel of land and have all of ...
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Whether to use ArcGIS Platform (from Esri) or Google Maps API for large number of polygons?

I am in the planning phases of building a web based application which will be served on IOS devices through a custom application with HTML container. The functionality will be to display a number of ...
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Map-based online questionnair/survey

thank you for your advice and I made changes to my question; I am planning to create map-based online questionnair/survey for my master dissertation on bicyle safety. What I want to do is, asking my ...
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Is it possible to cluster markers based on city name in Google Maps API

I have a requirement to display all the customers in map. Since the customer list is too large it looks messy when I place markers. I have tried the marker cluster functionality but it groups based ...
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How should I make use of railway routes from Google Maps API?

I have a specific requirement wherein I have to display or highlight only railway stations in the map rather than the whole map. How can this be achieved? This is the code I tried: <html> ...
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raster-derived KMZ cannot display in google map api v3

I got some raster(tiff)-generated KMZ files, but they cannot be displayed at all in googe map api v3. However, all of my shapefile-generated KMZ files can be displayed properly. Anyone faced the ...
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How to get polygon coordinates for Google Map from .poly files (preferably in nodejs)?

I have .poly files with polygons of countries. I want to use those polygons to make Google Map polygon layers. How may I read lng and lat points of polygons from those poly files? They look like ...
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Openlayers - How to put street view icon on google layer?

I have a basic OL map with google layer. http://jsfiddle.net/Alophind/bDzg7/ I've read in similiar questions that the following css disable the google street view icon: img {max-width: 100%;} So ...
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Google map showing Overlapping Boundaries [closed]

I am working in process of building an online Geocoding and Reverse Geocoding Service .For That I have been preparing a database by creating a centroid point in a shapefile and sending the point to ...
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Color matching between Google Earth and Google Maps (same KML)

I'm working on a custom Google Map using API v3. I'm creating my KML files in Google Earth, uploading to Maps and then accessing the KML from there. I'm having problems matching polygon colours to the ...
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maximum limit for plotting lat-long on google maps

I want to highlight a route on google maps along with our network sites. I have successfully done it but when I load data in large proportion then my plugin becomes unresponsive. Can someone suggest ...
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Is the 2010 Landsat world map (GLS 2010) available in a GoogleMaps browser?

Is the 2010 Landsat world map, also known as GLS 2010, available to view anywhere on the internet in a GoogleMaps browser? I need to find it so that it can be added as a layer to a GoogleMaps ...
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how to tell google geocode() that you are looking for an administrative_area address and not a city?

If you were to do a reverse lookup for a region (States or Province) and that region happen to have a city with the same name, then Google geocoder will return the information on the city instead of ...
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google geocoding service combined with openlayers - not working

I'm trying to combine google's geocoding service with openlayers. So when a user types an address and hits enter, map zooms there and renders a simple point. I edited my code according to the previous ...
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polygon color changes automatically when zooming map [closed]

I have implemented a google map using V3 js API. I am drawing about 500 zip code polygons inside the map. The colouring of the zip code polygons depends upon certain conditions which is working fine. ...
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Extracting street segments from google maps?

I'm using the google maps v3 api and am trying to extract a list of intersections and street segments from an overlay created from a KML file. Ideally, I'd like to be able to get the poly lines in a ...
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Render Google Fusion Tables Layer Tiles in OpenLayers

I would like to know if there is a way now to include Google Fusion Table Layers Tiles in OpenLayers, and if yes, is it possible to use the dynamic styling just like in Google Maps? I know you can ...
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Unable to put data into infowindow

I've followed this tutorial to create a custom Google Map. I've included a few other elements such as linking it up to Wordpress and clustering the markers. It's all working great apart from the info ...
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How to create a Google Maps with draggable routes with fixed markers

I have a webapp where I show a route on a map, I pass two address and show the route on map, so I'd like that this route should be draggable but the points A and B shoud be fixed. How to do this?
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Google Places Autocomplete Limit Suggestions to Local Area

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but can I limit the suggestions that Google Places Autocomplete find to say 5 km of a certain location? If I'm in Dublin I don't want to see suggestions ...
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Order of KML Layers in Google Maps API V3

I'm working on a website that when finished will allow the user to turn on and off a number of different KML layers using checkboxes, the layers are parsed through geoXML3 and I want to know how to ...
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Detecting If A Coordinate Is Near Polygon Edges In Google Maps API

Is there a way to add a test to see if a Lat/Long coordinate is near the edge of a polygon? I am building very complicated polygons that have rivers and roads as borders. Because of this, it is very ...
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Avoid backtracking while creating loop in Google Map API 3

I am trying to build a solution where i would create loop by google map. My first and only business rule is there should not be any repeated route. But with my demo ...
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OpenLayers 2.13.1 - Google layers

I'm following the examples of a free on OpenLayers, in the code below I am calling various layers of google maps api. Have checked with the code book and is correct but nothing appears on the broswer ...
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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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simulation in a google map

i tey to make samething like this site but i dont know how , i have find from google api this to but how i compine the animation site because i have not the coordinates of the routing of the this ...
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How to Resolve Inconsistent OpenLayers vector position Over Google map [duplicate]

I have an OpenLayers map with a Google base layer and an OpenLayers vector layer on which people can draw their own bounding boxes using the DrawFeature control. I have found that, as you zoom in, ...
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How to use Google Maps for more than just an overlay

I'm using ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 SP1 and I have defined the anuual risk of accidents for each segment of a city road network. I would like to know if anyone tried to do more than overlay on GoogleMaps ...
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GIS Web API - WFS-T Edit

My organization has a asset management application using Google Maps Java API as the GIS viewer. The application does some simple editing/querying on a kml file through html form elements. Instead ...
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display latitude and longitude on googlemaps on click

iam trying to retrieve latitude and longitude values .when user clicks on the google map latitude and longitude values has to be displayed on the textboxes my code is <%@ Page Language="C#" ...
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How to get lat/long of all adresses inside a polygon in google map?

I have several polygon shapes inside a City in Germany. I need to generate Point data of houses inside those Polygons. It is very time consuming to add all the building Locations manually. I am ...
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How to remove roads from Google satellite hybrid map in OpenLayers?

I am trying to display Google satellite map in Openlayers. So, I added Google Satellite Hybrid map. My problem is, I need to display labels(like POI, place name etc) but don't need any roads & its ...
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Unit of Google Maps API geometry services

When i call the method google.maps.geometry.spherical.computeDistanceBetween(from, to); it returns a number, is this distance in KiloMeters or Miles?? How can we find this and doc on this API?
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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?