Angular geographic coordinates that specifying the north-south and east-west positions of locations.

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Request long/lat precision and request too slow [on hold]

I've a PostGIS DB of 18Gb. The tab node (id, tags, geom) is very huge and I need to request long/lat on this table but it's very long when I'm using this sql request : SELECT * FROM nodes WHERE geom ...
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Longitude latitude for each pixel of Tiff Image [duplicate]

I have a project to do and at the moment i have 2 tif images and their geografic data(longitude latitude) of their upper left pixel.What i want to do is get the common geografic place of the 2 ...
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retrieve rectangle from a latitude and longitude coordinates in FME

I wanted to retrieve a rectangle with FME from two points (point 1: latitude and longitude and point 2: latitude and longitude) that are stored in the postgres database in text fields: text field 1 = ...
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Is there a well-known way to compare the relative accuracy of 2 latitude/longitude results?

I have 2 geocoding results (in latitue and longitude) for a given address from different services. I'm interested in describing the results in relation to one another in terms of relative accuracy and ...
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Best way to get max distance between a pair of nodes in a static set

I need to find the maximum distance between a set of nodes (given Lon/Lat coords). Currently, I'm looping through every combination of node and if the distance between those two nodes is greater than ...
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How can i convert the coordinates (latitude,longitude) to X,Y using postgis

I want know how i can convert the latitude and the longitude coordinates of a rectangle in the Cartesian coordinates, so I can store them in a geometry field using postgis.
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Mapping Longitude and Latitude to US state

Is there any database (Gov data or private) or web service that map Longitude and Latitude to US state? I have the specific Longitude and Latitude of a location and would want to identify the state ...
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How to resolve a rectangle with know points? [closed]

How do I find the coordinates(lat, lon) for D and E in the following rectangle? I know: A (lat, lon) B (lat, lon) C (lat, lon) AE, BE, AC
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How to identify a series of Longitude and Latitude coordinates for a building? [closed]

I have hundreds to thousands rows of data that includes the GPS coordinates of the specific location (includes building footprint and outside the building within the property survey boundaries as well ...
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Precision of marker being placed on polyline

I'm attempting to place a marker on a polyline between two lat/lngs at a given percentage. Now, I know I can do this with google maps, but I need to be able to calculate it in backend code and return ...
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Are speeds in GPS data obtained by detection or calculation?

I have been doing a study into taxi behavior with its GPS data. I could calculate taxi's mileage by either longitudes and latitudes or times and speeds in the data. Since there are several errors in ...
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Export CSV from CartoDB with lat and lon?

If you create a point dataset in CartoDB then export it to CSV, you get a "the_geom" column in the WKB format. How do you get individual lat and lon columns?
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How can I make QGIS interpret coordinates as long-lat instead of lat-long

I am working with the TRMM 3B31 files on precipitation provided by NASA. When I load them on QGIS selecting the WGS84 projection together with other shape files the maps are displayed vertically, i.e. ...
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Change xy to lat long and vice versa

How could I get the lat,long of an object by knowing its xy values(in meters) from my vehicle (assuming it is(0,0) the center)? For example my vehicle lat,long is 30,31 but it's xy values are always ...
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How to get, then export as .csv the lat lon centroids from shapefile layer

I have a shape file with a whole lot of regions on it. I need to find the centroids for each of these regions in the shapefile (as latlons) and export this as a .csv I have done extensive research, ...
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Convert longitude/latitude to pixels on the map

I have a map from here. I want to be able to simply convert arbitrary lon/lat pair to pixels on the map (also the ability to do reverse conversion). The maps come with .tfw file and projection info, ...
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What is the format for OSM lat/lon in .osm/.osh files and how to import correctly into PostGIS?

I've been having issues converting OpenStreetMap geometries to valid points in PostGIS. MY PostGIS table has the this definition for the geom column: SELECT ...
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Convert PLSS (Section, Township, Range, Meridian) to Latitude and Longitude using R package or Python

I have data in the form of Section, Township, Range and meridian. I have 300,000 data points from all over the USA. Is there any way i can write R or python scripts to batch convert all the points to ...
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How do I find whether a line is intersecting a circles with small radius on earth?

Algorithm mentioned in how-to-pick-up-line-segments-which-is-inside-or-intersect-a-circle seems to be working fine for circle with radius > 50 miles. But when coming to circles with radius < 50 ...
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PostGIS - st_intersects using polygons that cross antimeridan/equator

New to using PostGIS and have two situations that I'm working with. In the one case, I have a polygon that crossed the antemeridian and was detecting whether a two separate points located within that ...
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Latitude and longitude from .shp file with QGIS

I opened with QGIS the shapefile in the following archive http://data.openstreetmapdata.com/coastlines-split-4326.zip and I want to convert this shapefile to a list of latitude and longitude values ...
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Merging Coordinate (long, lat) to a region(polygon)

At present I have sports grant data, coded by longitude and latitude. This data is broken down by amount received, as well as the intended sport. I also have various other data, broken down by ...
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Populate lat/long using ogr2ogr

I have a shapefile with coordinates listed in Easting and Northing in the attribute table. Is it possible to create two new fields called lat and long and populate them with values corresponding to ...
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D3: center a map feature using correct latitude and longitude, without rotation?

The following is a map of Chicago which I've created in D3.js, and the JS code to render it. I had a very hard time centering Chicago within my viewfinder (the white box). After much trial and ...
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Retrieve Google Maps API friendly latitudes and longitudes from shape file polygon

I have a shape file with a polygon in it, and I am trying to the latitudes and longitudes associated with it so I can use them with the Google Maps API. So far I have been working with QGIS Lyon and ...
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How to point out a place in iframe using latitude and longitude

I want point out a place using latitude and longitude in following frame, <iframe width="75%" height="550" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" marginheight="0" ...
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Convert to lat-lon coordinates GDAL

I have a netCDF file and would like to convert it to LAT-LON coordinates. 1) I do not know the projection in the file but from the website of the data provider, the data is on a polar-stereographic ...
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Plot the longitude and latitudes on map using geotools

I am new to geotools and i find bit difficult to plot a point using the latitude and longitude values. can any one help me out to solve my problem. I tried the following code but not helpful.By ...
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convert lat/lng to pixel and vice versa

This had been asked previously on Stack Overflow. I've tried different methods/formulas but results are not correct. 40.764296,-73.97302 should result into 930,3590 pixel on map image. I've Manhattan ...
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Calculate the distance between two coordinates (WGS84) in ETRS89

I have an Excel-file with coordinates (WGS84). From these coordinates I create a line (shp) and transform it (ETRS89). After the transformation I calculate the distance from point to point. I do this ...
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latitude/longitude to linestring or points

I have a gps file that I have converted to csv, I would like to convert a longitude/latitude to linestring if the next row have a diferent longitude/latitude (if the car mooved) and if not convert it ...
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How to get an area Latlong geometry directly from google map?

I am new to field of GIS. I need to know that do we have an option of getting latlong of a building that we see in google earth or any Point of Interest areas. Something like i create & drag ...
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Adding Excel file with degrees to map with CRS in QGIS?

How can I add a layer with X,Y in degrees (from an excelfile) to a map with CRS? I am using QGIS 2.8.2
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Create polyline at latitude line

I would like to create a polyline shapefile that runs along a line of latitude between two points of longitude. I have been able to create a line by creating a new shapefile, then editing the vertices ...
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Convert XY to Lat Long using SQL?

My organization is creating a 311 mobile app. The backend is all run through SQL and report emails are generated. We are grabbing the xy from the app and then want to translate it to Lat/Long to be ...
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Shortest and longest amount of numbers that latitude and longitudinal coordinates may have?

What is the shortest and longest amount of numbers that latitude and longitudinal coordinates may have? For instance i know that London is 51.5072 0.1275. So the first value is 6 numbers and the ...
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Help with Meters at Lat calculation accuracy, two methods

So I'm coding a program (c++), and thing leads to thing, and I need to find out how many meters to a degree of longitude at a specific latitude to a very high precision. Optimally < 1 meter at all ...
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Detecting and fixing outliers in a GPS trajectory

I need to find an algorithm or method that can detect outlier latitude longitude points in a trajectory during post-processing, which can then be fixed (brought back into the trajectory's path based ...
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Degree Precision vs. Length [duplicate]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decimal_degrees I found this chart in one of the questions here. Additional to this: When making a measurement and getting 2 Measures of Latitude, for example ...
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How to extract specific information from GRIB files?

How to extract fetched GRIB data with Python and gribapi package (link goes to official ECMWF Wiki)? I tried to follow few examples from their "documentation" and do it myself, but I just cannot ...
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About geodesic or azimuth and UTM and Google Mercator projections

I need to calculate to azimuth between two points. I'm using Projnet and GeographicLib to get the azimuth. So I have a UTM projection map then I need Projnet to get Lat/Lon coordinates because ...
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Transforming zonal and meridional velocity from regular lat lon to rotated lat lon?

Like in Transforming regular lat/lon to rotated lat/lon? that was asked before, I am working with climate data and I need to transform zonal and meridional velocities (u and v) from regular lat lon ...
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Read latitude/longitude to create new point grid at higher resolution

New to SE, needed to reformat my other question. Basically I'm looking at reading a CSV with longitude and latitude points (in this case housing exposure, simplified below): HUC4,Longitude,Latitude ...
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Figuring out format of GPS coordinates and choosing projection

I have a list of GPS coordinates (they should be near the coast of Guinea) and I am not sure what format they are in. After I figure out the format they are in, I want to better understand the process ...
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More pythonic approach to resolution increase of point locations

Excuse my first question being slightly more Numpy and less actual GIS, but it relates to latitude / longitude so I thought I'd give it a shot. Problem: I have a flat file with latitude and ...
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Converting UTM to Lat Long inside a Game Engine(Untiy 3d)

This is my first post on Stack Exchange. I have exhausted my research through the game engine forums, so I am trying this forum since you guys seem to be the experts. I have an external device that ...
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Calculating distance to a fixed point on a map

I have a point with latitude 40.7127837 and longitude -74.00594130000002 I have imagined this point on a plane like this Latitudes run from West to East and longitudes run from North to South Can ...
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How to find multiple centers of gravity?

Say I have a number of customers in a geographical area, marked "c": Each customer has a Lat/Long. I would like to find x number of points, in the same space, that best serve the customers, ie. ...
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Getting origin as long, lat in GDAL without knowing EPSG

My goal is to get the long, lat coordinates for the origin of a particular geotif. gdalinfo outputs: Upper Left (-2764486.928, 3232110.510) (130d 7'22.42"W, 49d56'48.81"N) But I don't understand the ...
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Is it safe to query for points contained within polygons using a lat-long projection?

I'm querying for points contained within a polygon. All data - both points and polygons - is stored in latitudes and longitudes. Technically I should probably project this data to a suitable local ...