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I want to create my own topographic map

I need to create topographic maps for scales between 1:100,000 and 1:500,000. This is due to the fact that the official topographic maps in my country are offered in 5k, 10k, 25k, 50k, 100k and 500k. ...
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Interactive maps for a survey - Are there any tools yet?

i am working on a draft for an online-based survey. I would like to enable the participants of the survey to draw polygons, lines and points (several) on a basemap (e.g. google maps) and (extra ...
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Does Oracle MapViewer support PostGIS?

I use Oracle MapViewer to generate my mapping data and currently I'm using an Oracle database as my spatial back-end. I would like to move my data over the PostGIS but I can't find any references if ...
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Customizing opentripplanner webapp

I am using opentripplanner for an app development. I want to customize the webapp. It has many different maplayers (its using openlayers). I want to change some mapslayers, but i couldn't find in ...
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How to make a visual realistic map containing mountain hiking trails/tracks?

I would like to try making a map that visually reproduces a mountain/hill and contains hiking trails, just like this one: http://i.stack.imgur.com/PdcnM.jpg I imagine some steps like this: Generate ...
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How to print from arcpad without buying more ESRi sofware?

I am running ArcPad 10 in windows 7 on a laptop and on a field unit consisting of an Ashtech MobileMapper 10 as a PDA talking to an SXBlue GPS. This system provides the real time half meter (without ...
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iPad mapping application with custom maps

I'd like to load custom maps onto my iPad and use them offline with the GPS for navigation. These are maps I can prepare in any format and projection. Is there an application that can take, for ...
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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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Creating responsive interaction with tiled maps

I think I may have two conflicting aims but... I need to create responsive Choropleth map very similar to http://leafletjs.com/examples/choropleth.html or ...
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Openlayers text layer is not working

I am trying to load markers from a text file using openlayers text layer, but no marker is shown, text file and icons are in same directory. However I am able to show markers using marker layer. My ...
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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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Small Idea to get best path between two points

Guys I don't know if its a good place to post ideas or to ask general questions. Still as the question is related with maps service, I am posting it here. If it's not the right place, please move me ...
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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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Make Openlayers request WMS tiles only within a certain bounds

Is there a way to actually tell openLayers not to request tiles out of particular bounds? I want the rest of map and other layers still accessible, so maxExtent on map is not an option for me. I ...
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How can I render latitude-longitude coordinates on a map with D3?

I am trying to overlay dots of arbitrary sets of longitude-latitude coordinates on top of a United States map. So far I have found the D3 cartography example, but when I try to place dots on X,Y ...
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How to design markers - raster or vector?

I have several layers that are point geometries. I am defining them custom markers symbols and such symbols have colors (red, yellow and green) to represent values. Since there are several of them in ...
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Website, tool or app to produce colored map of the United States?

Does anyone know of a website, Windows program or iOS app that has a clickable map of the United States and colors in the states that are clicked on? Looking to produce a map of states I have visited ...
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Mapping reefs in Madagascar using R

I need to project a number of reef sites onto the coastline of southwest Madagascar. I was hoping to use R for this as I find ArcGIS too big and clunky. I need to create a basemap for both the reefs ...
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HTML5 maps with dynamic data instead of Flash

I was wanting to create maps on our site similar to http://globaledge.msu.edu/Countries/Rankings except that we want the maps to be HTML/HTML5 instead of Flash. (The above site is the site that I'm ...
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QGIS – Batch maps (atlas plugin style) in same location

I've got more than 200 shapefiles of points representing different information for the same location. I would like to make as many maps as shapefiles with identical background and extent. I'd rather ...
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Belgium Flood And Precipitation Mapping

Similar to this question, does any one know a source for free downloadable flood and precipitation maps for Belgium? Thanks all in advance. C
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pdf google maps export

In my php+postgis+geoserver+OL application I have to export a map in a pdf file. This map has two layer: the base is a google map layer and a vector layer as overlay. Is there a way to make a pdf ...
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OpenLayers: add a listener to a single polygon

I want to add a listener to a single polygon. Currently, I am trying to add one that makes a polygon opaque when you click on it, but I should be able to add any general listener. OpenLayers.Layer has ...
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Cloudmade Web Maps API Geocoding Issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cloudmade Web Maps API Marker Clustering problem I'm at Geocoding in Cloudmade Web Maps API. I've the code below. Whenever I try to access the page, content of elements ...
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Cloudmade Web Maps API Marker Clustering problem

I've just started learning Cloudmade Web Maps API. I'm at marker clustering, and I'm facing a strange problem; whenever I try accessing the page below, content of elements must consist of well-formed ...
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Polymaps Project + Geojson + D3

How are you doing ? I am Mehul Nahar working on a project which is similar to http://www.tableausoftware.com/learning/examples/gpa-analysis. I have used Polymaps platform, where I have used cloudmade ...
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offline ovi map in desktop application

I asked a Map related question in the main Stackoverflow site before I realised this is the right place for it. Any help with respect to this question is appreciated . Here is the link to ...
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Unproject Radius with Openlayers with CRS:84 Projection

I have made a Openlayers integrated map that lets you draw a circle, On completion of the circle I have told the map to give me , Bounds, Center Long and Lats, and lastly the radius. My problem is ...
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how to get Coodinates after Resizing a feature Openlayers

I'm trying to display the coordinates of a Feature or vector layer after I use the modify radio button to resize my vector, but it does not work, nor on my drag feature. I'm using ...
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How to stop or deactivate draw polygon control after the first polygon has been drawn in Openlayers

I want to only be able to draw one circle on my map and then disable the control. Below is my code, Any suggestions? <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <head> ...
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Resizing and Reshaping features in Openlayers

Resizing and Reshaping features in Openlayers. I have a map with Openlayers and some controls to draw and modify Features. I need to activate the Resize and Drag and Rotate check button fields as ...
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Free download of Soviet topographic maps (also known as Genshtab maps)

In the past, http://poehali.org/maps/ offered a free-of-charge download of Soviet military topographic maps of many areas in the world. Those maps are in the public domain. Now, this site redirects to ...
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making choropleth maps using PostGIS Windows

i read an article on chicago tribune blog about making maps, it consist on "making choropleth maps using PostGIS, TileMill, Mapnik and Google Maps" on Mac environnement, my question is how we can ...
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Which world map projection allows comparing countries by shape and size?

The Mercator projection increases scale along with the latitude. Greenland seems larger than Australia, when in fact it is much smaller. The equal-area projections however stretch shapes away from the ...
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How do you convert the radius decimals of a circle in Openlayers to Kilometers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unproject Radius with Openlayers with CRS:84 Projection I allow a user to draw a circle in Openlayers. I created an alert to show the radius of the circle. I now need ...
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How to change events in the Oncomplete Drag function in Openlayers

below is code that works for Openlayers drag function: drag = new OpenLayers.Control.DragFeature(polygonLayer, { autoActivate: true, onComplete: function() {alert('Are you sure this is the ...
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Openlayers How would i get a hover label over my polygon

make a hover/mouseover label for a polygon in Openlayers? I made a map with draw, delete and drag polygon function. Now I need to make a hover mouseover for this. How to get a hover label for ...
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Google Maps/Google Earth - KML Overlays and Custom Orientation

I am am trying to get the floor plans for our various buildings imported into 4 separate KML files, one for each floor level so that I can toggle them with javascript. I'm able to overlay our floor ...
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What is wrong with this Proj4 transformation?

I'm implementing support for WMS maps in my company's software. Servers return a list of projections their maps are available in, but our software only displays data in WGS84 (lat/lon or UTM), and ...
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How do I organize my GIS projects?

I have been struggling for quite a long time now with keeping my project files organized. What are your tips for keeping your datasets, images, shapefiles, etc.. organized?
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How do I safely store paper/hardcopy maps?

What do I need to consider when deciding how to preserve paper maps safely from the ravages of time? I am trying to understand some best practices when it comes to archiving and storing paper maps. ...
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GeoNetwork opensource - Geoserver/Google Maps integration

I'm using GeoNetwork 2.6.4 and I would like to change the default base map to Geoserver, adding a Google Maps Satellite Layer. Which is the best way? Any suggestions?
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Finding the max. zoom level containing imagery at a point in Google Maps?

Is there a way to find the maximum zoom level containing imagery at a point in GMaps? I'm wanting to automatically zoom my map in as much as possible when a user chooses a point, but sometimes there ...
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How to highlight the area in google map on mouse hover

I want to implement a feature in my app (gmap powered) to highlight the area on mouse over. Much like the functionality in wikimapia. Check out the pic or url But i could't find any info on how ...
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PostGIS ST_Distance vs. pgRouting

I am looking to create a city directory web app, and the site will need to be able to calculate distances between two geospatial points (like the distance between the user and a restaurant, or the ...
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Require a 3rd Party GIS service to embed in my application

I am looking for a service (Free or Premium) that allows offline access to maps and also gives the functionality to search map using an address or Latitude / Longitude. I want to embed it into a Web ...
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How to plot geographical coordinates in mapinfo?

I want to get started with mapinfo and plot some coordinates i.e latitude and longitute . How is it possibe?
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Google Maps JS API v3 - Polygon formation

So my big question here is how does the Google Maps API determine the "inner" versus the "outer" for a filled polygon? Playing around with the polygon creator @ http://www.the-di-lab.com/polygon/ ...
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What is the effective and legal way to get map tiles for the size of 2 or 3 states?

I would like to get map tiles possibly from Open Street Map (yes I am aware about tile usage policy and would not like to breach that) or other source for the purpose to serve it as offline maps to ...