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Where is Google Maps extension for ArcGIS?

I need to import Google Maps into ArcGIS for Desktop and apparently I need to activate a Google Maps extension. I'm working on ArcGIS 10.0 and there are no such extension. Do I have to install a new ...
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Transforming a google maps overlay to fit a Ordnance Survey projection

I am currently in the process of creating a map with some administrative boundaries on it. The base map I am using is an ordnance survey map 1:10000. I downloaded an administrative border as a .kml ...
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How to stop refresh Google maps?

I am using Subgurim.Controles google maps in my project,i was updating every 40 with new marker to the Gmap. I just want to update position of marker every 40 seconds, not refresh entire Gmap. Here ...
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How to read coordinates from shapefiles and overlay on Google Maps?

I have shapefiles i.e. *.shp, *.dbf and *.shx files. I need to read geo coordinates from these files and overlay the area on Google Maps at the right location. I believe that *.shp and *.dbf ...
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Want to convert Lat/Long to UTM

I want to convert Lat/Long to UTM. When I search on net I am getting completely different formulas. e.g. Lat/Long, 21.0909,79.067635 How to convert it to UTM? Thanks
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How to plot coordinates from *.csv file on Google Maps?

I want to highlight a mobile trace on Google Maps and GIS data from my network must also be visible. I am able to plot hard coded coordinates on Google Maps but not from a *.csv file. Note: *.csv ...
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Google Infowindow Position

I am using google maps and using markers on the map. When user clicks on any marker showing related information in the Infowindow and every thing is working fine. But every time the infowindow opens ...
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Comparing features in GIS interface with Google Maps/Bing Basemaps - Which Co-ordinate system to use?

I want to compare some Geographic features in my data with Google maps in ArcGIS platform using a third party application. But I prefer the output to be in Local UTM cordinates. What is the best ...
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GeoJSON layer on Google Maps API is not showing

I am using the following codes to visualize a GeoJSOn on Google Maps API. var geojsonFeature = { "type": "Feature", ...
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Is it possible to export boundaries from Google Map marker?

I primarily have a doubt that is it possible to export a marked boundaries from google map marker ?if possible kindly tell how to to do this?
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What alternatives do I have for Directions API other than Google Maps and MapQuest?

I need an API, other than the two below that, given the starting point and possibly the ending point, will re-order a list of waypoints by the shortest, fastest or optimized route: Google Directions ...
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How to convert unreferenced Map Tiles to Referenced Map Tiles

To introduce you: Starting situation is a mobilemap packed in one zip folder. The Maptiles(256x256 pngs) start with a zoom s0 to s8 (in folder s0 is one png in s1 are 4 pngs in s2 are 16pngs..), but ...
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Retrieving Google maps in Matlab compiled program.

I hope this question is not too basic, obvious or inappropriate for this forum. I am using plot_google_maps in Matlab. The issue is that if I compile this program to be used in other computers, they ...
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GPS tracking and Web mapping?

We are developing a tracking software and we are the stage where we test the reliability of our location stigma on the following web-maps Google Map Nokia HERE Open Street Map (OSM) We observe ...
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Can OpenStreetMap display train stations?

I don't have a car and move around on a bicycle. I thus often need to know what the closest train station is to a location I need to go to. I notice OSM displays airports in an obvious way, such as ...
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OpenStreetMap display as simple as Google Maps?

I'm glad OpenStreetMap exists at all, but I find their display has way too much details. Here's an exemple of the same location: Is there a way to view OSM contents with the same level of details ...
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How does Google Maps know the location names?

How does Google Maps know the name of the very small shop in my street? How do they collect that kind of data?
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What are the pros and cons of each mashup baselayer? [closed]

I've been making some mashups recently in OpenLayers and find myself naturally favouring OpenStreetMap as a baselayer, I think this is mostly because I like the concept. I realised the other day that ...
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How to calculate corner coordinates of static Google Map image using PHP?

How can I calculate the corner coordinates of a static Google Map image, like the one fetched with this URL, using a little PHP script?
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What is the formula for calculating world coordinates for a given LatLng in Google maps?

I want to calculate a given LatLng to the world coordinate . I know I can use the internal projection of Google maps like this: var map=new google.maps.Map(...); ...
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Google maps on iOS - query string to achieve what I need

I would like Google maps to show indoor maps on iOS. I use Google API on Android, but accordingly to their site, Google maps SDK for iOS does not support indoor mapping. Thus, I think the closest ...
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How to get bounding box coords?

How to get coords for NW and SE if we have about 4-5 pixels on the image with assigned latit/longit? I'm working on javascript app which would overlay that image on Google Map then. Thanks.
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Google maps, download entire province/region from google maps

Is there a way to download a region from Google maps to a PDF or JPEG file? I would like to download as many zoom levels as possible so I can zoom in and out without being online. I need this for ...
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Google maps indoors submission

Does anyone here have experience with submitting Google indoor maps? I submitted one two weeks ago where the submission page stated "submitted for processing". (I submitted the indoor map on behalf of ...
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Application for online overlay images on Google Maps

I want to develop javascript app which will take any image user uploads, user will click on 3-4 points on the image (3-4 cities, for example NY, Chicago, LA and Miami) and image will be overlayed on ...
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Import TomTom OV2 into Google Maps as My Place Stars

Is there anyway to import my TomTom POVs (saved in an OV2 file) into my google maps account as favorites? i.e. My Places > Starred. I appreciate this may involve converting the OV2 into something ...
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Cache tiles for offline use of Google/Bing aerial maps

I am currently working on a project where QGIS is used for creating and editing vector data and requires a Google or Bing aerial photo layer as a basemap. I can add Google satellite/Bing aerial ...
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How to display Google Maps as basemap in a Silverlight application?

I am writing a web mapping application and I use ArcGIS Server services. I want the application to use Google Maps as a base map. I am new to this job. I have searched a lot on the Internet. But I ...
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How do I find the intersection of two polylines in PostGIS?

I have a set of road conditions reported for small segments of road, and I am hoping to determine the specific subset of each segment which intersect with a route along the road so that I can draw the ...
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OpenLayers Rendering Error [duplicate]

I'm using QGIS to render some air quality modelling results. I'm having issues with the OpenLayers Plugin whenever I have another vector layer active. The plugin works if it's the only layer in the ...
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Geocoder of google maps on openlayer map

I'm trying to integrate the geocoder of google maps into my ol-map. There are a lot of similar questions asked. I tried out this: http://dev.openlayers.org/sandbox/topp/almanac/examples/geocoder.html ...
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How to embed a coordinate pair within URL to search OpenStreetMap, Google, Yahoo or Bing Maps

Is there a way to embed a latitude longitude coordinate pair within a url link to search for a location on either OpenStreetMap, Google and/or Bing Maps? I'd like to use the url link within Excel, ...
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Is it possible to check incoming GeoJSON to see if any of the features are identical to existing ones before adding to map?

I am working on a Rails/PostGIS app and doing a typical ajax call to retrieve GeoJSON within the map viewport bounds. Whenever the map is shifted or zoomed all of the markers are removed and then ...
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Google maps white striations / false artifacts

What are the common white striations running from NW to SE visible when you zoom in around 5mi scale? For example at (+81, -80)? But they appear 'all over'. Are they snow drifts? or satellite sweeps? ...
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Create tiles given images and locations; convert markers to tiles

What I need I need to convert a list of markers to a tile layer I've been googleing without success how to do this. Anyone has faced this problem and has a nice easy solution? Why I need it I've ...
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Can I sell maps to third parties if I have Google Earth Pro License?

Not sure if this question is suitable for SE but I can't find answers anywhere else. I work as a GIS Analyst for a mining company that has its own GEPro license. As part of my job, I make PDF maps, ...
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Shortest path for a given waypoints

I have an application where the user selects some "markers" from a google maps (all those coordinates' markers are stored into a postgresql database). Right now, I can draw the route between all ...
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How do I convert shapefiles and display them on top of Google Maps?

I generated a set of maps of my region. Each municipality has some associated data. I would like to overlay that data on a google map and display them in a website. (I don't like the flash format) Do ...
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How to match GPS collected data to routes on Google Maps?

I am using Google Maps to implement a GPS Monitoring system of data collected from vehicles. My problem occurs when the points and lines do not match with the route and cut through other streets and ...
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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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Google maps android vector rendering : how do they make it that fast?

Most of the question is in the title. If you are on android (I believe its the same on IOS) and use maps you will notice the quality of the maps app and how the vector maps are drawn in a very fluid ...
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Google Map Maker: How do I prevent users from re-adding streets from outdate satelite imagery

I live in a street that used to have a row of parking spaces in the middle. In Google Maps, this was represented as two one way lanes. Now, all traffic has been merged onto one of the lanes because ...
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Does merging segments in Google Map Maker ever work?

When editing line segments in Google Map Maker, the number of crossings one needs to touch for a change is pretty relevant. From my experience, every move of a crossing needs to be reviewed, so the ...
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Pick random points in an earth circle

All I need is the ability to create random points within a radius of another point. so given self.fence.latitude and self.fence.longitude and self.fence.radius I should be able to generate random ...
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How to change the color of a tile layer?

If I generate a very large number of map tiles (300,000), is there an easy way to let a Google Maps user change their color? For instance, is it possible to change the color scheme of a map tile ...
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Google Maps API: how to get the street name in multiple languages

I'm trying to get the street name in multiple languages from the Google Maps API V3. For example in Belgium there are multilingual street names: If i set the language=FR i will get "Rue Brogniez" ...
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Save Google maps as ecw or tiff

I've downloaded this Google Maps XML: http://ttmaps.free.fr/files/google_maps_20.xml I can load it in QGIS, for example, and view it as a raster. I want to save an small area (a town) in an ecw or ...
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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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Export Shapefile To KML - Google Maps Layers/Tiles

I need to convert a shapefile (either polygon shp with millions of polygons or polyline shapefile derived from the polygons) into a format to use online in Google Maps. I currently use GDAL codes ...
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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, ...