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geodjango slowness and debugging

I'm using geodjango + postgres to display polygons from tigerline on a map. Pretty simple stuff so far. My issue is that when I use the GPolygon object: django.contrib.gis.maps.google.GPolygon there ...
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Google Maps API for iPhone and Android application

I need to develop map with Google Maps API with markers etc. That map would need to be integrated into iPhone and Android application. That integration will be done by another person. My question is: ...
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KML with text AND polygon

I'm working on applying some KML files to a google map on a mobile device, and have really been impressed with how easy everything is (so long as you stay inside the norm). I have run into some ...
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Image tiling math

I've been looking at MapTiler for the logic on how to render an image as tiles on a (google) map. Instead of storing the single tiles locally in a folder structure I want to use Djatoka. I'm able to ...
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I wanting to reproject the vertices of my polygon. I have been able to achieve this for the bounds but having a bit of trouble with the vertices

I wanting to reproject the vertices of my polygon. I have been able to achieve this for the bounds but having a bit of trouble with the vertices. function onFeatureModified(event) { ...
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How to display a PostGIS table on Google maps?

I am attempting to take a shape file and display it on a map: I can do something like this: SELECT ST_AsText((ST_Dump(the_geom)).geom) as the_geom FROM shapes; But the problem is I still have to ...
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Display Labels in Google Maps from Spreadsheet Mapper

How would I go about displaying labels on placemarks on the map canvas where the source kml comes from the Spreadsheet Mapper? This particular use case is where we want to share and control the ...
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Overlay the big map image with Google Maps API

I put the image on my website with overlay option in Google Maps API. But the map image which is overlayed is too big: 2.85 MB. I can't resize it, so I wonder is there an option to put it somewhere on ...
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How to Geocode 300,000 addresses on the fly?

I have a database which has 300,000 address, which are to be shown on map. I know if I geo-code all the address it will be too expensive for me. So I was wondering if it is possible to geo-code the ...
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Retrieving Google Map data into Matlab to plot points

First of all, I hope this question isn't too basic, obvious or inappropriate for this forum. I'm very new to using map data. I'm working on a project on more accurate map routing using Matlab. My ...
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Finding the Nearest Landmass to A Point In The Ocean via API

I'm building an iPhone app that often ends up in a point that is in the middle of the ocean. I want to be able to find the nearest landmasses, which in some casses are thousands of miles away. So far ...
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Zooming Google Maps to fit the extents of a Fusion Table layer

How can I zoom a Google Maps control to fit the contents of a Fusion Table layer? The layer only contains pushpin / marker point data. One method is to perform a REST query on the Fusion Table and to ...
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google maps API v.2 to v.3 conversion

I want to go from http://www.zolnai.ca/WMS/whereintheworldV2.htm to http://www.zolnai.ca/WMS/whereintheworldV3.htm I went through Gmaps API documentation on code.google.com And added the changes that ...
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Delimitate an area - google map

I tried to find tools to delimitates a specific region area of a map When the mouse is on a specific area, there is the region delimition which appears. Like this website : http://www.police.act.gov....
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Separation of Land - Body waters

Let me start by saying that I am not a GIS expert nor a cartographer , and my knowledge of GIS is limited to the quasi-null professional training I had as an architect. My question here was ...
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Googlemaps Layer on Openscales

I'm using openscales in a web mapping project, i would like to add a Google maps layer, i know that there's some licence problems , but i don't care for these licence issues, i'm looking to add ...
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Why are the tile coordinates different in Google maps and Google earth?

I have a .NET application that typically uses the standard Google Maps JavaScript API V2. Within this application I am using a GTileLayerOverlay to add my own custom dynamic tile layer. function ...
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making choropleth maps using PostGIS Windows

i read an article on chicago tribune blog about making maps, it consist on "making choropleth maps using PostGIS, TileMill, Mapnik and Google Maps" on Mac environnement, my question is how we can ...
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How to get Polygon Co-ordinates which is at angle X? [closed]

Let say I have a line, which co-ordinates are (0,0) and (5,0) which is straight. Now I move the line to 45 degree. What will be co-ordinates now? Similar, I have to do this for triangle, polygon. I ...
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How to scrape data from a google map (in flash)?

I've contacted the author of this NYC homicide map from the NY Times several times to see if he could send me a spreadsheet of information the data is based off of, but I have not had any response (...
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OpenLayers with Google, Bing & MapQuest - Does it violate the terms of service?

to my understanding, you are not allowed to use the Google Maps API to display Google and Bing maps (Layer Toggle) (From the terms of service). However, I'm unclear if I can have an OpenLayers map ...
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How to unproject coordinates on a Google map with Openlayers?

Below is my code and a pic. When I finish making my circle on a Google map with Openlayers, I get the following coordinates but I want coordinates like E.G: bottom: -27.762124575762 left: 25....
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How to use Google Maps V3 Geocode with Openlayers

How to use Google Maps V3 Geocode with Openlayers. Below is my code but the function does not execute when I try to integrate it with Openlayers. This works with my original google v3 file. Below is 2 ...
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Third party base layer other than Google map

Can we use third party base map (images tiles) for displaying vector data?, like we use google map as base layer for displaying vector data in OpenLayers application.
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Any example for Google like the bing OpenLayers/examples/bing-tiles-restrictedzoom.html?

I would like to restrict zoom levels in Open Layers for a Google Map. A bing example shows how to limit the extent of the bing tiles: var road3 = new OpenLayers.Layer.Bing({ name: "Road tiles ...
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ESRI JSAPI: How to use GMap3 as 1st layer when using gmaps-utility-gis.googlecode.com?

This question relates to ESRI JSAPI and Google Maps V3 integration... I've put together this fiddle http://jsfiddle.net/br4pk/1/ which demonstrates a mismatch between the LOD of the map and gmaps....
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Creating a Google Maps GroundOverlay with UTM NAD83 data

Edit4: The solution I posted from Jenner at VBforums was, obviously, in VB, and I used an online converter to port it to C#. Something was lost in translations, and that's why it was 10 miles off. I'...
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How to insert reversed map with Google Maps API?

Is there a way to put map with Google Maps API to a website, but upside down? North must be down, and south up. Is there any possible way to do it? I really need to put map that way and I need really ...
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Is it Better to Use Google Maps or OpenStreetMap When Dealing With Data Points in both Urban and Rural Areas?

My application tracks cancer-related trends across multiple US States. Most of the patient data in the application deals with people who live in poor, rural, or under-served regions. We want to start ...
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OpenLayers: Showing a WFS overlay on top of Google Maps

I have found similar questions asked previously, but I still fail to get a simple WFS point layer to work using OpenLayers and Google Maps. The original code I used was based on WFS polygon layers I ...
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How to add Basemaps from Google or Bing in QGIS?

Like ArcGIS Desktop has the option of using basemaps from ArcGIS online, does QGIS have any such options?
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Google Map layer loads tiles even if this layer is disabled in OpenLayers

Sorry for cross posting I've asked this question in OL mailing list, but not get response yet. It is very important for me to resolve this issue. I've made a little example that reflect my problem. It'...
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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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How to use Google Default Pan/Zoom controls in openlayers

I am using Google maps version 3 with Openlayers,My question is how do you use the default google control for Panning and Zooming and not the default controls Openlayers panning and zooming(The dark ...
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How to add pins to my map?

Is there a way to add locations and info windows to my own map in .tif format? I'm using MySQL and PHP. Can I use Google Maps API pins but not their map? I thought I can put my georeferenced map (...
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Is there a way to get Openlayers' KML reader to deal with tessellation?

I'm trying to use OpenLayers' KML reader to display a KML file on a map, but the KML itself has LinearRings tha have a tessellate value of 1. I realize that this is used by google earth to snap the ...
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How to calculate the optimal zoom-level to display two or more points on a map

We want to display several markers on a static map and want to calculate the optimal zoom-level like Google Maps does. We already calculated the bounding rectangle and the centerpoint of the map but ...
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Source for countries/country codes for the entire world?

Is there any Google API which would return all the countries in the world with the country code?
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Is it possible to get coordinates for locations from Google Map?

I wonder is it possible to get coordinates (of pins) from Google Map which is integrated in some website?
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How to use Google's Distance matrix on server side?

I am developing a web application wherein i need to find the closest bus-stop from a users location and mark it on a map. I have the list of bus-stops on my server. I am using Google's Distance Matrix ...
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Using Google Maps to track work per building and allowing users to manipulate that data

I work part time for a political campaign office, who are going door-to-door for several months at a time, all over a city. We need a system to track where we have been, and how long ago we were last ...
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Is it possible to export a layer with a related table to kml/kmz and view related data in Google Maps?

I have a polygon shapefile with a related table in ArcGIS 10. When I use the "Layer to KML" tool to export the shapefile and then load it into Google Maps, it doesn't see the related data. I would ...
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Map Info tab file in Google Map

In my asp.net 3.5 application , I'm using Google Map API v3. I want to draw layers using MapInfo Tab File and showing them on GOOGLE MAP ( API V3). Anyone have any idea about this . Thanks
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Getting Started with Map Server 6 and Google Maps

I'm relatively new to GIS, but what I'd like to do is display map layers on top of Google Maps. From what I understand, mapserver provides the tiles that can be overlaid onto a Google Maps page. I'm ...
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Is it possible to gray out a Google Maps map except for some area?

What i am looking for is a way to emphasize a certain area on a Google Maps map by graying out the rest of the world. I heard about some solution of using 2 polygons of which 1 is visible and the ...
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Why does this Mapserver layer not overlay correctly onto Google Maps?

I'm using mapserver to serve an overlay of weather data onto a google map (V2) and the weather data is not displaying where it should. The image below shows the problem i am having. The black lines ...
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How to Modify Polygons in GeoDjango?

Just getting acquainted with GeoDjango. Have Basic Tutorial app created with sample world data. In trying out the admin, I appreciate seeing the polygon on the map and a couple basic tools for adding ...
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Using a list of geographic locations, and determining the X closest locations to a user-defined location

I've got a list of geographical locations in an Excel spreadsheet. I want users to be able to search for a user-defined location, and then have the X number of closest locations from the list pulled ...
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What is the best map provider solution for repetitive routing use?

[edit] What is the best solution in terms of cost effectiveness, stability & speed for running a lot of routing requests and comparing them. lots of times over and over? I understand now that it ...
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Simplifying Shapefile using ArcGIS Desktop or alternative?

I have a shapefile that contains neighborhood boundaries that I want to simplify. Right now I am thinking of converting the shapefile to Google maps KML so I can insert the boundaries into the map as ...