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Can a trip exist without routes

I have be finding a clear differences between trip and route terminologies. I am also developing a transit system using goole transit. This thread answers has a very clear explanation. But one ...
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corrupted kmz file with parse error

I have a challenge viewing my file. I get the following error (Failed: parse error at line 16032, column 25) when i try to open on Google. I am unfamiliar with coding.
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Google maps algorıthm

I am interested in map labelling and while with that I have noticed that Google Maps has some pattern of showing the street labeling. i have noticed that at every level of detail there is a number of ...
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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 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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How much time does it take for an agency to develop its GTFS?

How much time does it take for an agency that contains about 15 routes(bi-directional) to develop a simple GTFS file containing only the required .txt files?
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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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Polyline changes into polygon in google map drawing tool

I have been using google map provided tools where it can draw the polygon and polyline accordingly. I will first click on the polyline icon and start plotting and suddenly when I double click it turn ...
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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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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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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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Google Maps OpenLayer plugin not zooming in or panning

So recently I've noticed that the OpenLayer plugin for Google Maps (Google satellite, physical etc) is not allowing me to zoom into the specific area I require. Everytime I try and zoom it pans back ...
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Google Earth image projection transformation question

I have taken a JPEG image snapshot of an area on google earth. Within it I marked and record the coordinates of the four corners. I then added and georeferenced the image to a map I was already ...
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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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How to get the Google Map based on Latitude on Longitude?

i want to display google map on my asp.net web application. when the user enter longitude and latitude value on text boxes, after clicking on show google map button, I have to display appropriate ...
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How to return individual address components (city, state, etc.) from GeoPy geocoder?

I'm using GeoPy to geocode addresses to lat,lng. I would also like to extract the itemized address components (street, city, state, zip) for each address. GeoPy returns a string with the address -- ...
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Ways to extract DEM for urban areas using Google Maps?

Is Google maps' elevation API suitable to obtain the high resolution elevation data for areas that have 3D building such as Manhattan? Would the API for example yield a significant different value on ...
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google geocoding api usage restrictions and other free api options

I would like to use the google geocoding api to geocode a few thousand addresses. I understand the daily limit for a free account is 2,500. I want to retrieve the coordinates and then map them in ...
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Google's S2 library - any alternatives?

Is there any alternative to Google's S2 geometry library? It looks it was updated 4 years back and hardly any documentation. I need a library to divide cities into zones of the area I need. S2 looks ...
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import GPGGA data to google earth

I have collected some GPGGA data in *.GPS file. Now how to import these GPGGA into Google Earth Pro.I want to see the result(lat, longt and height) in map. The file is opened like that: ...
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How to get the elevation of the complete sea floor?

I am not a cartographer, I am an analyst-programmer, I know nothing about SRTM, DXF, PostGIS, QGIS... I just saw those names in other questions... Is there a quick guide where I can learn about this? ...
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Use of Google Earth Pro derived area and perimeter for a thesis?

I have ground-truthing data of centroids for 23 sites and their surrounding land uses, but no money to purchase remotely sensed images of this remote region of Latina America. I would use the polygon ...
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Is LIBKML being actively developed?

According to the page on Google Code (https://code.google.com/p/libkml/downloads/list), the last update was Feb 2010. Is this library still being updated?
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My Maps - shareable and open with app?

Google "My Maps" comes in handy, when it comes to "navigate to object" when pointing at the polygons in selfmade maps. I´ve uploaded polygons and I want to share the map with other users. That´s not ...
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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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Excel Macro to KML using VBA Loop

I am trying to write a VBA loop which will turn a list of addresses and their corresponding Lat Long coordinates in to a KML file for viewing in Google Earth. I have managed to get the opening and ...
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How can I publish a Google Sheet to the web as a GeoJSON file?

I am trying to create a map in Mapbox to be embedded on a website and have the embedded map automatically update every time the source data is updated. I have my source data in a Google sheet and have ...
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Using googe places api search results in desktop QGIS

I came across another post that asked this question Formatting Google Places API GeoJSON and Import to QGIS? and I am wondering if it is possible/allowed, and if anyone has done this and what is ...
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OpenStreetMap or Google Map Maker: where should I donate and volunteer my geographical knowledge?

I definitely know a lot about the places I visit and want to share it with everyone. I want to know if donating and volunteering at OpenStreetMap—which is where I have been helping—is a waste of time: ...
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promote ArcGIS Online web map app in search engines?

Does anybody have any tips for "promoting" web map apps, built on ArcGIS Online, in search engines, aside from bribing Google/Bing/etc ?
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Time spent writing cutting and rendering map tiles algorithm/mechanism

I know this a very vague question but I really need to know this. Can anyone help me find kinda matrix that shows how much time spent by different companies writing their map tile cutters/renderers ...
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How to convert from UTM Zone 36N Mercator to WGS 84 degrees of lat and long?

I have acquired many coordinates from a points I extracted from polygons. The points are in WGS 84 UTM Zone 36N, and I want to use them on Google Maps. I found out that they use different systems (I ...
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Highlight area/location on map

I want to hightlight area on mouse over as exactly like wikimapia is doing.I have these questions Can i do exactly as wikimapia in my website?I do not want in iFrame. What is the best way to to ...
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Import in Google Earth Pro Geotiff from a Geostationary satellite

I'm litterally having a nightmare with geostationary image. I would map this geotiff https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5L9hPViqpFNdVdaYklodzBkamc/view?usp=sharing on Google Earth. What i get is this: ...
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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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KML data created in QGIS loses attributes in Google MyMaps

Here's the problem and solution. My question is, is there a QGIS patch to fix it so I don't have to text edit kml files? Essentially, the QGIS export uses a SimpleData tag to define columns which ...
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Converting UTM32-EUREF89 shapefiles to align with Google maps

Im from Denmark, where the maps we can get from official hand is in UTM32-EUREF89 shapefile format. When these are applied on top of either google/oracle/bing they seem to be like 20-25 km of towards ...
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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 can I find company address with Company Name, zip codes and State of Existence?

I need to find the address of the companies located in a particular State with Company name and also zip codes. Example: Company Name: Integrated Care Management Within the following zip codes ...
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Toggling Layers using CartoDB

Does anyone have ideas or know how one might be able to use CartoDB to create a map that one can toggle the individual features within a KML file, as currently happens on this map? I want my users ...
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Can you make a travel region polygon with with Google Maps API?

I am working on a local design project and need to determine if someone is local to my area to allow them to participate. Local, as defined by the group, means that the person is within 2 hr driving ...
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Problems exporting aerial imagery from QGIS

Looked around but couldn't find the answer to my question, so here goes. I am trying to export some decent quality (300dpi) aerial images from QGIS using the OpenLayers plugin. Sometimes it works, and ...
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ArcGIS to Android Phone

So I have a ArcGIS webmap ( http://lvrs.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Viewer/index.html?appid=a2756011923849659bc76ecd5ef7201c) and I am wondering how would I export this and actually be able to run this on ...
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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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google maps float pin in center and return location

I would like to keep the pin constant in the center of google maps while the user can move the map and zoom around and whenever the map is untouched the current gps location of the pin (in the center ...
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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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Import KML to PostGIS

I am looking for a way to import my data from KML (example below) to PostGIS database. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <kml xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/kml/2.2" ...
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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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Convert Google Sheets with APN to ArcMap to generate shapefiles

I'm working with a group who wants polygon shapefiles showing the parcels that are part of their land holdings. They use Google Sheets to record the APN for each parcel. They want to convert the data ...
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Creating an online form with intergrated google maps

Not sure if anyone can help, but i am looking at creating an online form that includes a map (google or something similar) where the user can draw a poly and when the user hits submit, i get all the ...