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Fixing Mapinfo export to Google Earth projection which is slightly off?

I have around 20 layers of data (points and polylines) in Mapinfo TAB files which I need to export to KML files, however the projection is slightly out. I have tried various different projection ...
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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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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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How to use for 'viewport' and 'bounds' coordinates from Google Maps API v3

I am looking for ideas as to how I might be able to use some coordinate information that has been pre-geocoded using the Goole Maps API v3, to provide me with a Street View. I have a bunch of ...
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How to export qgis as a kml file?

I have a .qgis contour plot. I would like to convert this to a .kml file. How specifically would I go about doing this?
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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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How to convert excel csv file to filled contour Google Earth Map?

I have a csv file http://www.geocities.ws/radar/data2.csv. The first column is latitude. The second column is lonitude. The third column is precipitation type. 5 represents freezing rain. 15 ...
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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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qgis pdf doesn't show google street

Apologies I've created a map? using location data imported from a csv file and labelled nicely and I've added (a very inaccurate) Google Street map. When I use Print Composer to create an annotated ...
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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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QGIS Google satellite layer moving each time it's turned on [duplicate]

I have imported location data in a text layer, CRS = WGS84 and have put in Google Satellite and Google Street (WGS84/pseudo mercator) in but each time I switch on a Google layer it moves relative to ...
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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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What technology does google analytics use to show the map?

Does anyone know what technology is used by google analytics in the Geo location tab? It looks like a combination of image and vector. Is it WMS & WFS or something else?
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Created polygon appears to move when zooming in (qgis)? [duplicate]

I am using QGIS 2.20 on a Windows 8.1 64-bit laptop. I have a shapefile that includes a polygon that I created from digitizing a Google Satellite image from OpenLayers Plugin. Here is my problem: ...
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Is the use of Google Earth imagery via the OpenLayers Plugin in QGIS legal?

I understand the terms and conditions WRT use of Google Earth imagery in external applications are strict. Years ago ArcBruTile offered such service in ArcGIS the legallity of which was ...
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How to overlay a jpg onto a google earth image?

I have produced a model from an online engine , and it is in a google earth picture. I want to georeference the below picture and apply the boundaries here on my google earth image. I'm using QGIS2.2. ...
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based map follow layer wms tiled

I am new to OpenLayers. I want to develop a system. I already get a layer from GeoServer using WMS services; this is the code: var hilirPerak = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS("hilirPerak", ...
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Plotting a Route on Google Maps using a string passed to a function as a parameter

I'm trying to plot a route, using Google Maps. I need to be able to pass a string to the function, to build the Polyline. I can do the following and it works fine: var flightPlanCoordinates = [ ...
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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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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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Downloading Geodatabase to ArcCatalog

I think this is a fairly easy question so apologies. Someone sent me a .gdb in Google Drive. When I download it to my computer, it is a file folder with all the .gdb contents in it. I can't figure ...
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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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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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How can i figure out to convert this points to latlong?

I got below data in sql server, Learned that data is collected under zone IIIa considering Lambert Conformal conic projection in India. The data is generated from Spatial Cadastre Software. Also ...
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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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Adding KmlLayer using local file (File API)

I am trying to load a local KML file to the map for this I am using FileReader object (File API). To use google.maps.KmlLayer I need to use readAsDataURL to transform to a URL the file, the problem is ...
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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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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?
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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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Python syntax error -can't figure out why? [closed]

This should be simple. I hope I don't get down votes! I just got the following code from an article about using Google Maps API and ArcGIS to calculate routes without network analysis and just can't ...
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Openlayer map not loading

Just another OpenLayers problem Plugin is installed correctly but when I add a layer I get following message. (CRS is on Pseudo mercator) Can anyone help me out? An error has occurred while ...
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Bounding the Google Maps Search area to my Fusion Layer area?

I have a searchable Google Fusion Layer of Glasgow Postcodes that highlights the searched areas on a map. The search works fine if I enter a full postcode (for e.g. G1 1BL) that matches the data in ...
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Export directions from Google to KML?

I used Google to draw directions from one location to another location, but can't find a way to export it as KML so I can import it into my Android smartphone. Is there a way, or must directions be ...
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geoprocessing libraries for Google Maps [closed]

Are there any GeoProcessing libraries that I can use with Google Maps to get some more advanced features?
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How can I set Google V3 layer opacity in OpenLayers 2.13.1?

I've noticed that layer.setOpacity doesn't affect the google v3 layer anymore. Is there an alternative way to set the v3 opacity as base layer?
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Linking Google Sheets with PostGIS

I am curious if there is a way to link a PostGIS table with a Google Sheets? Both tables (Post and Google) have a unique ID that can be used as a linkage. I am hoping to be able to build a view that ...
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Sample JSON code to get latitude and longitude values from Google API geolocation

I'm a fresher in JSON coding. I got a sample Google API geolocation console from https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/business/geolocation/ site. {'cellTowers': [ { 'cellId': ...
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Google Maps zoom level --> ratio…?

Can anyone provide me with a link (or some details) on the actual ratio to "zoom level" figures for Google Maps? e.g. Google Maps Level 13 = 1:20000
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How to get accurate coordinates from google geocoding services?

Can I write my address in a better way to increase the odds of getting better coordinates from google geocoding services. If someone has insights about how GIS parse addresses or experinces with ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is there a small white space between tiles in Chrome?

I'm using openlayers to display a google base-map layer and it works fine on Firefox/IE/Safari. I'm having problems with Chrome as the tiles have a small white space between them shown in this image. ...
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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 ...