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License issues of Google Elevation API usage

I would like to use Google Elevation API in a non-profit scientific research (river floodplain relief study). I have looked through the documentation, but my poor English leaves me no chances to ...
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how to get the boundaries of a city in KML from google maps

im trying to write a google maps application. and i wanted to only highlight one city in the world ( im using the masking method explained: https://github.com/vasile/geomask) but now im bugged with ...
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Alternatives to Google Maps on Android Phone

Android phone has Google maps as its stock/default Maps, POI and Navigation app. What are other options that i have which can be used instead of Google Maps? One Obvious answer is OSMAnd. OSMAnd has ...
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Google Maps with shapefile/WMS - get feature info problem

I've just created my first Geoserver "portal". For this I created 2 .js files. In first .js file I have Google Maps API and in the second .js file I have my shapefile. Directly from Geoserver I can ...
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Failing to find a location in Google Earth

I type a location into the Google Earth search bar and click search. Most of the time I get zoomed to the correct location, but on about 30% of occasions nothing happens. GE fails to take me to that ...
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Make Google Analytics city data showed on the Google map

I use the Google fusion table to table to mark city on google map, but there are about 20~25% which quality is ambiguous. How to make the ambiguous data precise? Here is my finished map (scroll down ...
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Transit Option not working in Google Maps

I have a requirement to create an application which would show public transport routes between a source and a destination which i acheived it successfully. But i found that the transit routes does not ...
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Spherical Mercator projection invented by Google and not conformal?

I had some certitudes on the Google Spherical Mercator also known under EPSG code 900913 and 3857 before looking at this presentation, I was sure that this projection was in the Mercator family (so ...
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Openlayers Tracing Image

Is there a way to load an image into a map div to use as a tracing guide for digitizing features?(not in geoserver) Eg: farm paddock layouts from a plan? I would assume you would need to drag, resize ...
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Finding list of bus stops and what is next

First of all apilogies if this is already discussed. I am a low vision person and there is only so much time I can spend searching for information as it is stressful on the eyes. I spent considerable ...
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How to change default zoom in the Google embedded map?

I am having difficulties to change the default zoom level when I open the iframe below in my site. Can anyone please help me to set zoom level when following iframe is opened? <iframe ...
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Logic behind Google querying based on POI

I am Currently Working in Geocoding process based on google API service.Today my superior asked a question how does Google exactly query a POI(Place Of Interest) if it is latitude and Longitude is ...
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Incorporate Google Streetview into a Leaflet map

The person who asked the question at the link below way back in 2011 said, "I understand that it is possible to incorporate Google StreetView into non-Google apps". Can anyone tell me how this is ...
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Google earth balloon not fully visible

When i load my KML on google earth, the balloon appears whole but when I embed on a webpage using the embedKML tool, the data in the balloon (In this case a table) appears to be cut. The close button ...
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Download Google Map tiles, images [closed]

I would like to use the google maps downloader to save satellite images from google maps (http://www.allallsoft.com/gmd/index.html), but is it legal to use? In the terms of service you can read that: ...
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Google route like functionality in Arcmap

Drawing routes in Google Earth or Google Maps looks very cool. As point move along the route with specific speed. I am looking same functionality in Arcmap. Can anyone figure out how?
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GIS - Coordinates / Projections, Google Maps

I'm currently working with OS data and have just tried to import a table of google maps coordinates/point data into ARC. The data frame (& layer) coordinate system is as follows: ...
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Are there any good libraries for visually creating simple Google Maps?

I'm working on a simple webapp that lets the journalists I work with easily construct styled Google maps. In short, I need an interface that lets users place markers, set zoomlevel and choose a ...
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How can I accurately measure area of polygons using field calculator in qgis?

I have several polygon shapefiles, both set to WGS84 CRS. I have been using the google basemap with the Openlayers plugin, using the mercator CRS. On the fly CRS transformation is enabled. Should ...
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How Can I add a WMS from ArcGISServer10.1 using GoogleMap Javascript api?

RT. I am using google map api ,but I have personal data with WMS in the ArcGISServer,I will add this wms layer on the google map,who can help me ?
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Google's Direction API - Indoor Directions

I am using the Google's Android MAPs API V2 for indoor mapping in our app. It displays the indoor map correctly. Now, I am calling the Directions API to get the co-ordinates between two points to plot ...
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Specifying a rectangle as two latitude/longitude pairs, one for center and one for size

I am trying to make sense of the Google S2 library for spherical math (it works like this). I need to get a rectangle for searching for nearby entities in a database, based on a point and a distance ...
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Specifying a bounding rectangle using Google's S2 package for spherical geometry [duplicate]

This is my first post on GIS, I hope it is not too trivial a question. I work on a project on Google AppEngine, which is backed by a NoSQL datastore. This makes a proximity filter different from ...
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How to embed ArcGIS Server Map in personal Google or Blogger website?

I have created my own free Google website, and I want to embed a web map on it that I have created with ArcGIS Server. Can I do this, and if so, how?
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OpenLayers Google v3 and other layers drift apart

I'm stuck. My code works with OSM, but I need it to work with Google as well. The problem is simply that Google v3 and my other layers are not playing well together at all. They don't zoom together. ...
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Adobe Illustrator to Interactive Web Map. Need the basic requirements and steps

I have a set of city maps designed and customized in Adobe Illustrator with me. This is the first time I'm involving a GIS project. I need to develop an API & GIS supported interactive Web Map ...
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Google teardrop patented [closed]

We want to indicate a point on a map and like the idea of using a teardrop but it seems that google has the teardrop idea patented (http://www.google.com/patents/USD645052 ...
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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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Google Earth Enterprise vs. ArcGIS Server [duplicate]

All - looks like it's been a while (May '11) since the GEE vs. ArcGIS server has been updated. Would anyone have more current feedback on this? Is the price for GEE still hovering around $620K USD? ...
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Google Earth export from QGIS

I'm using Quantum GIS. Is there a way to export a shapefile to Google Earth format (*.kmz) using QGIS? Thanks.
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Requesting styled Google Map tiles via URL

I'm not working with the Google Maps API but I'd still like to be able to request styled map tiles. Is it possible to request a styled Google Map tile via a URL similar to the slippy map URL format ...
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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 ...
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What GIS applications use Google Glass?

From techcrunch. I see a lot of press coverage about Google Glass, yet I haven't seen details of GIS apps that use it. What GIS applications use Google Glass?
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How can I Enable Google Earth 3D features in QGIS?

I want to ask if there is any plugin or any other way where I can use Google Earth features in QGIS. When I'm saying Google Earth features I mean to be able to see roads, towns, etc and to be able to ...
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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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Problem with specific arrivals and departure time in Google transit

I am developing a transit app and using Google transit GTFS structure. So for table stops_times.txt i have to specify the arrivals and departure times of bus. But in my case buses doesn't have ...
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Difference between Trip and Route in Google Transit

I am developing a transit webapp using Google Transit, while referring to documentation, i see two different datasets (trips.txt and routes.txt) but i can't clarify the difference between them.
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How to improve the precision of KML files on Google Maps?

I am adding kml file to the google maps (api v3). Now the problem is that on google earth and google maps the accuracy of my kml decreases to kilometers. I am designing constituency boundaries and i ...
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Transit webapp development (journey planner)

I am going to develop a journey planner (like Google transit), i was just wondering that if there any opensource API available that can help me, or i have to do every thing on my own. And where can i ...
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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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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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How do I export neighbourhoods in wikimapia to KML file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I export from Wikimapia to KML I am trying to export the neighbourhoods in Wikimapia to KML format. Is this possible? These are all the predefined neighbourhoods ...
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Permission rights with google maps

I created an image in QGIS using the Google Maps layer and I would now like to publish this as part of an academic journal article. However, the journal editor has asked if I have permission to use ...
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How to solve loading performance issues when handling multiple KMLs?

I am using over 10 KML in Google Maps. When I increase the number of KMLs they load too late. I use checkboxes to hide/show KML layers. With up to 5 KML layers, it worked fine. When I increase the ...
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how to extract lat long from WKT data?

i want to extract lat long form WKT data and stores into arary list i have tried one solution which is proposed by a user but it has some problems String str = tv.getText().toString(); str = ...
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How do you get the coordinates from a click or drag event in the Google Maps API V3?

I have made a Google Version 3 Geocoder , I want to be able to pick up the coordinates of the marker when it is dragged or clicked. Below is my code: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> ...
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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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Distances and areas in Google projection

I have a mapping website used to capture polygons using OpenLayers in Google projection (900913) and storing them in sql server 2008 as geometry. The SRID on the sql geometry column is set to 900913. ...
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Google Maps Ground Overlay: How to calculate bounds?

I'm working with the Google Maps API for the first time and I'm trying to append a simple image of a Building on top of my current map view. This seems to be very straight forward when I look at the ...
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Web site with: google map like or GIS, one million record database and a feature to run advanced search

What is the GPL way - without or with little developing - to build a web site runnning on apache which has to feature: one million record database (MySQL; which may be editable), an advanced search ...