On a map, a closed shape defined by a connected sequence of x,y coordinate pairs, where the first and last coordinate pair are the same and all other pairs are unique.

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Converting polygon layer to *.txt files using ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any way to convert polygons that do not have coordinates in the attribute table to a txt file with coordinates. I will be using the txt file in a different software (not ArcGIS), so I need ...
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Overlapping polygons in the same layer

I am working in QGIS on a vector layer where areas are classified using an attribute "typo". The problem I'm encountering is that many polygons are duplicated or overlapping, with the result that some ...
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How do I search for features within a polygon in EarthExplorer or other freely available tool?

In USGS EarthExplorer, I'm trying to search for cemeteries within a defined area using a polygon created in Google Earth. If I select cemeteries under features, it clears that selection when I load ...
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Rotation of polygon fill symbol using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcMap (ArcGis 10.1) I'm trying to find a way to fill a polygon with a symbol in different orientations. Is it possible? Example: look at the red semicircles, I would like to do something like ...
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Optimizing ArcPy code to cut polygon?

There is a lot of nested loops and wondering of ways I could speed up this code? Any ideas? Note: This requires ArcMap 10.2 def cut_geometry(to_cut, cutter): """ Cut a feature by a line, ...
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Filtering features using geometric attributes of polygons in ArcGIS Desktop?

Given a polygon featureclass containing many polygons of different sizes and shapes, which geometric attributes (area, perimeter, etc) could be used to filter the polygons? It's probably best to ask ...
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Finding polygons which are within/intersect other polygons using FME?

Version: FME Desktop 2014 SP3 I have two shapes with polygons. Now i want to locate those polygons of shape A (polygon.shp) which intersects polygons of Shape B (POLYGONS) (or are within them). I am ...
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Generate points that lie inside polygon

I have polygon feature and want to be able to generate points inside it. I need this for one classification task. Generating random points until one is inside the polygon wouldn't work because it's ...
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Extract coordinates of polygon vertices in ArcMap 10?

I've got about a dozen polygons in a feature class loaded in ArcMap 10, all in geographic WGS 1984. How do I easily obtain the coordinates associated with each vertex of each polygon in that feature ...
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How to map flood areas from a set of points containing surface and height of water?

I am working on the damages made by the typhoon Haiyan. I use QGIS 2.0 with extensions and toolbox, and MapInfo. I have vectors, rasters of the place. I want to map the flood area along the ...
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Using ArcGIS Tabulate Intersection to determine maximum land cover within polygon area

I have a shape file (layer A) containing different polygons - each polygon representing an ecoregion. I have another layer of polygons (layer B) - each polygon representing a watershed boundary. I ...
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XYZ bounding box of a spherical polygon

I'm looking for an algorithm to calculate the 3d bounding box of a spherical polygon - i.e. the min/max X, Y and Z over that part of the surface of a unit sphere. The purpose is to aid fast ...
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Connect two objects so there is no 'break' between nodes in MapInfo [closed]

How can two polygon objects in MapInfo 10 be connected or combined, so there is no break between nodes? Example: how could you connect two square objects (4 nodes each), into one rectangular object ...
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Make polygon from area not covered by loaded polygons (like invert selection)

See screenshot, from geojson.io, with a geojson file loaded: So how do we make a polygon out of the blank area? Looking for a way which doesn't involve manually copying selected sequences of ...
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Polygon label repeated for each tile

I'm using the standalone GeoWebCache to serv tiles from a remote GeoServer. My problem is that the polygon label is added to each one of the tiles served, instead of only once in the polygon centroid. ...
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Lines > Polygon artifacts

I am trying to make polygons from a set of boundaries from an SVG file with closed polylines I downloaded off wikipedia. 1) convert SVG to DXF via Inkscape 2) import into QGIS (shows polyline data) ...
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Zipcode to Polygon/Boundry

Is there any API out there which can give me Polygon value for a zipcode? I really thought that it would be fairly easy for me given the number of Maps APIs out there. Either Google Maps API or ...
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Problems with Polygon Reshape Feature [closed]

I've created a polygon and closed my project, after opening the project again, i can't use the Reshape Feature tool in that specific polygon. But if I create a new polygon in the same shapefile I can ...
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Calculating minimum/maximum width for overlay of two polygon strips in ArcGIS or some Opensource GIS

Is there some solution for calculating minimum and maximum width for overlay of two polygon strips? When I clip these strips the result is another strip with variable width about 1 km and 20 km long. ...
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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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Polygons in Polygons

I have 2 layers, they represent 2 different data. I did a spatial join to see the polygons that fall in the other layer using the match option as identical. Before, i used the intersect as the match ...
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How to narrow the result from Nominatim with only cities and countries, no additional areas with the same name?

I'm trying to get WKT or GeoJson polygons of cities and countries from Nominatim (for example, Paris and France). I send a GET request but it returns me several results named "Paris" or "France". How ...
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Cut polygon with polygon QGIS [duplicate]

I have two polygons. One sits mostly within the other (pink) and I would like to cut this from the other polygon (blue). This is a feature I have used before in MapInfo but struggling to find the ...
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Dynamic polygons grid with specified area based on raster

I'm interested if anyone have idea how to automatically create (maybe in R?) dynamic grid of polygons with specified approx. area (for example around 20000 m2) based raster data or points with values ...
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How to get a list of OSM relations (id numbers) of cities and countries only?

I want to get OSM polygon shapes (GEOJson or WKT) of countries and cities only. I know that it is called a "relation" in OSM and each relation has its own id (New York is 175905, for example). How may ...
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How to change 0,360 WKT string to -180,180?

I'm reading POLYGON WKT strings using OpenLayers.Format.WKT().read(). The polygons use 0,360 longitudes but my map is -180,180. When I display the polygons on the map they are displayed outside of the ...
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Extracting multiple values of raster to polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I was hoping I could get some help on how to extract information from a land use raster using polygons. I have a layer with 157 polygons and a land use raster with multiple land use categories for the ...
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How to combine data from overlapping polygons?

Here's what I'm working with: Shapefile of the current 32 Congressional districts for all states Shapefile of the tract boundaries for Texas A DBF format table of Hispanic counts and proportions for ...
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How can I eliminate leftover border/boundary in QGIS?

I am trying to generate a shapefile which contains the unincorporated areas of St. Louis County, Missouri. I'm using two shapefiles: St. Louis County from the 2012 census, followed by St. Louis ...
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Counting road intersections and blocks

I have a shp file that consists of the road system of Mexico City. I would like to count the number of road intersections (crossings) and blocks (which I would define as a segment starting from one ...
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Finding how many points are in polygon of layer in specific time using QGIS?

I have the layer that I created with the number of earthquakes in each region in the last 400 years. I want to know the number of earthquakes that occurred in one specific region prior to 1900. How ...
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Area-weighted rasterising of polygon data

I'm looking for any GIS tool to do detailed rasterising of polygons. I've checked GDAL's gdal_rasterize command (and API), and ArcGIS's Polygon to Raster tool, but they only rasterise 1 attribute per ...
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Double Entries/ Errors with Digitizing Polygons

I have a layer that has errors, i mean polygons have double entries (digitized twice), i can edit manually but there's a lot of attributes and it will take ages to clean the data. Is there any short ...
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Get Area size using Dragbox in Openlayers 3

I need to be able to show the square meters of an area using dragbox. There's a great example using draw polygon, but I need to limit users to a regular rectangle. The formulas and SHOULD be the ...
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Make diagonal grid in QGIS, divide square into squares

I have square polygon which is aligned under some degree and I want to divide this square to, for example, 25 smaller squares, which must be under the same degree in this square polygon. How this can ...
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neighborhood boundaries for Saudi Arabia

I currently have set of coordinates (lat,lon) that I would like to associate with neighborhoods or districts in Saudi Arabia. Therefore,I might be looking for neighborhood boundaries (polygons ...
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calculating total area of multiple polygons in qgis [duplicate]

I wish to know the total area of all polygons within a shapefile layer. So far I have added a new column to the attribute table that shows me the individual area of the polygons.I tried to copy the ...
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Find closest point between polygons inside other polygon

I have access to ArcInfo (ArcGIS 10.1). The dark polygons are settlements. The green polygon is derived from a suitability analysis. The surrounding white area is restricted. I want to find a point ...
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Leaflet JS add GeoJSON shape as a hole in a polygon

I have a dataset which already contains geojson. I can add it to my map with the following line of code. L.geoJson(data.geojson).addTo(map); And I get this But I want to achieve this, where the ...
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Extracting intersection areas in R

I have two polygons. One contains fields(X,Y,Z) and the other contains soil types (A,B,C,D). I want to know what area of every field contains which type of soil. I tried the following: ...
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Get boundary of raster image as polygon in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a rectangular raster image in ArcGIS. My question is: how can I produce a polygon which is just the extent of the raster image? That is, I want to have a polygon layer with a single ...
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Workflow for updating raster using polygons of different attributes

I require a specific output but it is proving difficult for me to work out a workflow. I have: 1) polygons of new housing developments (356, non overlapping) 2) a 25m raster of land cover I want ...
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How to write a point-in-polygon query for Postgis?

I'm trying to write a query in Postgis which will return all rows where a dynamically changing longitude/latitude point resides within the geometric polygon of that row (in the geom column). This is ...
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Dynamically drawing a polygon around another shapefile, ArcGIS 10.2

Let's say I have a vegetation raster that indicates the density of forest all over the world. I also have a shapefile that contains the admin boundaries of each country in the world. The easy part is ...
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Overlapping polygons: how to sum attribute values for areas where multiple polgons overlap [duplicate]

I have what seems to be a fairly simple problem but I cannot find a solution. Any help would be much appreciated. I am working in QGIS 2.8.1. I have a shapefile of polygons, each of which has a ...
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Order a list of points to make a polygon with smooth outer border

I have a function that pulls some lat/longs from a Database and then I put those values in a polygon to see it's shape. The problem is they are so random in position and direction from each other that ...
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How to resample polygon vertices so that they are evenly spaced in Arc 10

I have digitized the outline of many river channels (by both manually picking points and using streaming mode), but now I need the vertices to be evenly spaced (for input to another program). I tried ...
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Proper way to rbind SpatialPolygonsDataFrames with identical polygon IDs?

What's the proper R idiom for rbinding SPDFs together when the IDs overlap? Note that here (as is often the case) the IDs are basically meaningless so it's pretty annoying that I can't just make ...
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Country border between two points

I am trying to extract country borders between two points, using Python. The border is a Shapely Polygon.exterior or LinearRing, the start and end points are Shapely Points. My idea is the following: ...
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How to arrange polygon in Postgis

I have a lot of polygons in a Postgres database. I want to show the polygons, but in order of the the biggest to the smallest. I used the following code: SELECT ST_Area(area_polygon) as luas FROM ...