The act or process of making a map.

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How to use longitude and latitude coordinates to make a mobile network coverage map using mapbox [duplicate]

I am new to mapping and currently I am trying to make a map showing coverage of a network provider here in my country. The map I am trying to achieve should look similar to that at ...
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What is Smart City in terms of GIS? [closed]

I heard of Smart Cities with surveillance on the streets etc. But what does it mean for GIS? Does anyone have a good example?
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Adding a custom color scale for a sp.points layer to levelplot() legend

I'm wondering how I can add a customized color palette that I used to display a sp.points layer in a call to levelplot (lattice plotting) in the rasterVis package in R. I used a function that Dave X ...
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NHibernate spatial geometry type become NULL - PostGis

I am using postgres/postgis as db and Nhibernate as ORM on a C# project. This is the first time I try to map postgis to a .Net application. My setup uses NHibernate version 4.0.4.4000 and ...
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Can I read multiple .map files in mapsforge?

I have an android map application that needs to display separate regions. these regions are stored in separate .map files. Example: germany.map italy.map china.map I want to pane from one ...
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Traditional or Vintage mapping theme in ArcMap

Is there a labeling or theme extension that can be downloaded for ArcMap that would help to make my maps look Vintage like historic maps? I've looked at some of the ESRI extensions and basemaps ...
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Changing legend label when cycling through Atlas created with QGIS composer

I have project which gets updated regularly and can have multiple areas which need to be mapped individually to go into separate reports. I generate an atlas in the composer and I have created a ...
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GDAL “Simple Tiling” (Or yet another - how do I tile question)

Before I start, if anyone considers this a duplicate, then that's fair enough, I'll not object, I do happen to think however that it's a question that I don't see a clear answer for either here or ...
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Using pysal to map location of coordinates?

I am trying to map which county a set of coordinates I have are in. I want the code to go through each coordinate, check which county it is in, and then print the corresponding county. However, ...
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Mapping proportional Data for two group on single Map?

I have no experience in mapping but for my research purpose I required to map certain data on Map of certain country. Data is like this : State Proportion of X Proportion of Y Rest A ...
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Creating coloured map from Excel using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I have an Excel file with some data and I want to create a map and present data with colours. I do everything well except for I present my data with dots. Instead, I need to cover the free space with ...
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An interactive, animated deliverable (i.e. in PDF)? How?

I'm wondering if it's possible to make something like this: http://tipstrategies.com/geography-of-jobs/ But in the form of a deliverable? Like a PDF? I'd like to make something similar that I could ...
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Flood extent maps using modis 09 imagery

I have created rgb using bands 1 and 2 (250m) of mod09 data. Now i need to create flood extent maps from the same composite band. Now I need to use the density slicing method to create slices of land ...
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How can I make a polygon from intersecting lines of different layers in QGIS?

I am constructing a geological map which involves constructing boundaries to areas which vary in style across their length depending on how well defined they. To do this I have created two distinct ...
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Flood mapping in QGIS 2.4

Am trying to delineate flood prone areas using QGIS. I have a a vector layer of the river and a DEM of the same area . i have used the GRASS Module to get watershed by using r.watershed and i have ...
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Feature Rich Mapping Service for local deployment (VM) & web deployment [closed]

Since initially posting this, I have stumbled accross solutions for some of my sub-questions. This is the updated question, with fewer requirements. I would like to create a mapping service using ...
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OpenLayers 3.10 - GetIndex / SetIndex

I am a complete beginner to OpenLayers and webmapping in general. I am trying to change the layers' order of my map by modifying the layers' index value, but I cannot get my code to work. Any hint ...
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Importing theodolite recordings into QGIS?

I recently mapped an archaeological site using a theodolite (or dumpy level). Therefore, each point recorded has a distance measurement from the theodolite and a degrees off north. I'd like to import ...
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Improve mapping effect QGIS

I have a set of points with latitude/longitude coordinates and some value that I want to map using QGIS software. When I import my points and apply a graduated style I obtain the following map. On ...
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How to load and reference historic mapping

I have recently started working with QGIS having used ArcView for several years. I am unsure of how to go about inserting historical maps which have no referencing data. I think it might be possible ...
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Can you display mxd files on a app for iPads?

I would like to know if there is any apps that can displaying ArcGIS data? I have multiple .mxd's that i would like to display on a portable app.
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Advice on Flood mapping of village area

This is my first attempt to do a study on this topic. I would like to get some advice on what data are required for doing flood mapping. The area I have selected for this is a village which faces ...
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How to choose GPS setup? [duplicate]

I need some advice on choosing a GPS setup to map estuarine habitats in the field. Our SA estuaries are often very narrow (1 to 2 km wide) and habitats are small. We distinguish between supratidal ...
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How to Access tables and feature classes stored in Dropbox using Python

I stored some tables and shapefiles in by academic Dropbox account. I am trying to write the code block that will set the directory path to the featureclasses in Dropbox to a variable that can be ...
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Creating disease risk map in QGis

I would like to create a risk map using RFE Data and Tiffs but now I realised that I actually have no idea how. I have dowloaded .Tiff(Region), .hdr and .bil(Rainfall/RFE) files from the USGS page, ...
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How to graph a line given a great distance (e.g. 100km) and the angle?

I'm new to QGIS and I'm trying to graph subduction zones and I was given the starting point (in latitude and longitude), the length (in km) and the angle (in deg). How is it graph correctly? I tried ...
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Shaded KML overlays on OSM tiles in QGIS?

This seems simple - but the solution is escaping me. I have a series of dynamically generated KML files describing simple, shaded polygons, with each polygon having a slightly different (externally ...
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How are section of roads uniquely identified (in both directions) by Google Maps?

I am wondering whether roads around the world are uniquely identified by a certain value in Google Maps? If so, are they mapped uniquely in terms of their direction? i.e is route A to B is identified ...
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Adding Objects/Labels to Indoor Large Business Floor Plan

I have a PDF file of the internal floor plan of a large business building (~ 302x434 feet). This file has walls (exterior and interior), door swings, and furniture. There are no measurements or scales ...
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Plot points on map using Fiona and/or Shapely

I have written a parser in Python that extracts the coordinates out of a GPX file and I would like to view those points on a map. I have done a little research and it seems like either Fiona or ...
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SaveToLayerFile does not properly save symbology

I'm trying to save a symbology from a layer, but any way I try to do it, it just gives me a unsymbolised feature shapefile when I try to add the newly created .lyr file. Anyone have any idea why this ...
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How to add 3D buildings in tourism map with ArcGIS?

I'm working with ArcMap making a tourism map in which I would add 3D monuments like this map for example. I have my monuments in KMZ format, that I can already add in the map, but currently view from ...
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No cadastral maps in the UK. Solutions/alternatives for a methodology?

I need help reworking a methodology in the absence of cadastral data in the UK. The aim is to plot a range of businesses in a UK city on separate layers (according to business type) as polygon ...
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Geocoding Crime Dataset with Block Number only

I'm trying to geocode a list of crime statistics that include block-only addresses i.e.: 1900 BLOCK GRAND AVENUE 700 BLOCK REED AVENUE 3000 BLOCK MISSION BOULEVARD and a couple thousand more for ...
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Connecting Data to GIS

Issue 1: I have been working on the re-evaluation of a Late Woodland Palisaded Village in southwest VA. The site map as been digitized in CAD. The original grid has been followed. The excavators did ...
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How to break a large map into smaller parts (tiles), for printing, in QGIS [closed]

We have a map a very wide area. We want to break it into, for example 8, mutually exclusive parts, so we can print each one separately and, if needed, put them all together and remake the whole map. ...
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Working with If Then Loop of Production Mapping Expression Builder and VBscript?

I'm using production mapping and I want to automate the colour of the text inside a table based on the status field. unfortunately I'm not overly familiar with VB. When I enter: "<CLR red = '255' ...
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Edit an old georeference raster projection in QGIS

I have created a map from a picture. And now I have some more detailed pictures and georeferenced them. Is there any way to quickly access them later on. I mean everything is fine with ...
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Remote sensing data for different scales

I'm looking for different satellite data concerning different scales. The first one I'm looking for is remote data for soil sealing and water bodies at a scale of 1:30,000, could be generally ...
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Offline Interactive Mapping

I am looking for a good interactive mapping software/suite that will allow me to display polygons over a topography map, and be able to display HTML when a polygon is clicked, for more information. I ...
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Plotting islands in ggplot2

I'm trying to plot bodies of water on my map and struggling with islands in ggplot2. I understand the right/left-hand rule for exterior/interior rings but there is still a problem going from island to ...
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Map Routing (paper route) [closed]

I am doing a undergraduate GIS project. It entails a paper route for newspapers in the Pittsburgh Area, so far I have plotted all of the points in a point layer. I have now plotted my points, what ...
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How to merge an excel file with a shapefile in r

I am new to mapping in R so my question might look trivial. I want to have a density map of US for number of phone calls for different areas. Each area includes some zip codes. I only have number of ...
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What is an inexpensive way to map underground Utilities, like pipes, gas lines and telephone lines

I just got hired on to a small local government i am sill learning the ropes as a GIS Analyst. What is an inexpensive way to map underground Utilities, like pipes, gas lines and telephone lines? What ...
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Connecting Trails

I am working on mapping trails and reroutes of those trails in West Virginia. I'm going out with a GPS and walking everything and then coming back to the office to project everything on a map(s). The ...
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What can I use for Territory Management in Canada?

For our Canadian organization, I would like to map out the Postal Codes for each sales rep on a map. I've so far used R to pretty good success, but it completely lacks the interactivity I need to ...
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Inserting a zoomed-in plot with a full scale plot in the sp package in R

I am using the sp package in R to plot sampled points along a river. However, I would like to zoom in to a sampled area of the entire river, and plot this zoomed area on the full length of the river. ...
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Mapping API's which one to use [duplicate]

I am currently doing a project where I want to use some form of mapping API (Google maps or an open source alternative) that can show the location of simulated wind turbines across Ireland. I am ...
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arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF fails to render layer?

Has anyone else had this problem? I have an mxd file with two layers in it, one of which is fairly 'heavy' (i.e. takes a minute or so to draw). All layers are visible by default. I have the ...
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Excel Table Objects get invisible and lose data after re-opening map

I had a case when I had to Insert many Excel tables in the Map Layout and it worked perfectly, exported perfectly, etc. But when I saved it, closed the map and came back to it later ALL Excel tables ...