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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From polygon to continuous measure of diversity?

First of all; I have tried to find a similar question, without success. Maybe it's because I'm quite new to GIS and I don't really know what exactly I'm looking for. If someone points me to a similar ...
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Why are a polygon's vertices jumbled after importing KML into MySQL?

This is original KML : <Polygon><outerBoundaryIs><LinearRing><coordinates>104.700355,-3.056064 104.632127,-3.103623 104.608924,-3.103169 104.570166,-3.102411 ...
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QGIS: How to merge single polygons to multi part polygons by maximum distances?

I have a polygon layer with a land-use class and ID for every polygon. How can I merge polygons (into multi part polygon) which do not adjoin, but are not further than x meters apart from each other. ...
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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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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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How to convert Geodatabase to open standards to process it further?

I have a ESRI file in geodatabase format (v9.3). I intend to use this in a non-commercial application. I think I will have to convert it into a open standard since I am confused if ArcGIS online would ...
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GRASS: How to remove several categories from a geometry?

I am totally new to GRASS (and have found it difficult to get into that way of thinking and its terminology). I use grass70 under Ubuntu 14.04. I have the following problem which I have tried to ...
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Why does one polygon disappear when merging in edit mode?

I want to merge some polygons into one using the merge tool. But when doing so, one of the polygons just disappears (see screenshot 2). Why does this happen? When I use the simplify tool before, it ...
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CartoDB - Multipolygon not showing intersections

I'm having an issue with Multipolygons on CartoDB. I have a very simple scenario: A multi polygon row on a table that needs to be displayed on the map. Fact is that when more than two polygons ...
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QGIS calculates main soil type of polygons from another polygon layer

I've been working with qgis for a while but somehow I never fiured this out, so I thought it's time to ask. I have 2 shapefiles. a polygon layer from nearby fields (SHAPE1 (the red outlines)) a ...
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Why do each of my buffer-polygons have different areas

I`m using Qgis 2.2 and 2.4 and loaded a wms-map using the coordinate system ERTS89 UTM 32N. I set 8 points (all in on shp-fileand in UTM 32N) on various locations on the map. After that i created a ...
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Mapping Russia - Int'l dateline splitting polygon

I am having the issue where the International Dateline is splitting a polygon I am working with. I have a layer of the "Federal Districts" of Russia, and the eastern most federal district is being ...
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How to get list of all markers from selected Polygon using OpenLayer MAP v2

I am able to run following features on OpenLayers Map Version 2.x Put Markers on Map Draw Polygon on Map Select Polygon on Map Now my requirement is when i select any polygon then i would like to ...
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Intersection between polylines feature to polygon in QGIS

I would like to transform a line shapefile into polygons. However, the tool Vector>Geometry>Line to Polygon doesn'to work to me. What I would like to do is using the intersection between lines and ...
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Shapefiles - Polygon type - is it in fact multipolygon?

I'm wondering about the ESRI shape file with shape type 5. When reading the spec I see that "A polygon may contain multiple outer rings.". Does this mean that these outer rings must be combined to ...
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Percentage of a polygon at, or less than, a specific height (supplied by a raster)

I am using QGIS to process some LIDAR data. I need to be able to define the area of a pond with respect to its depth (i.e it is 100m^2 at 32mAOD and 500m^2 at 33mAOD). Is there a way of finding the ...
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Is it possible to join points to a polygon in MapInfo Professional v10.0?

This is what I have... ... and I would like to assign the points to the polygons that they belong to. In ArcGIS this is accomplished fairly easy through using Spatial Join, but I have no clue how ...
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How to merge DMAs using QGIS — Creating Custom Regions?

What I am trying to do might seem basic, but bear with me as I am just hacking my way through a lot of this space. What i am trying to do: I am trying to create a new .shp file of custom regions. ...
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How to clean up a polygon by removing vertices and lines within?

After merging a set of shapefiles I've ended up with polygons that have vertices and lines within them. Is there a simple tool to remove these vertices and clean the polygon in ArcMap 10.2? I realise ...
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How to insert some holes in a polygon?

I have a problem with QGIS digitizing advanced tool plugin. I have a landcover-like shapefile. I have to perform some corrections on it, and I have to cut or split some polygons. I want to insert some ...
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GEOS_ERROR: TopologyException: Input geom 1 is invalid: Self-intersection at or near point

I'm using GeoDjango (but I guess this is from the geos library). I have a set of polygons that compose a city surface and I want to merge them into a single one. The code looks like this: polygons = ...
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GeoServer SLD: fill a polygon with color sampled from gradient

I have a "geometry" and a "rating" column. I want to symbolize the geometries in an SLD (PolygonSymbolizer) but fill it with a color value that is interpolated between BLUE-PURPLE-RED based on the ...
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RasterToPolygon tool is looking inside the output location and not reading the fields

I am trying to convert IMG classified rasters to polygons. I created a code using the Raster to Polygon tool and it worked for 8 of the 50 files; for the rest, I get errors 010157 (Unable to open ...
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largest area polygon

I have a layer of polygon shapes, I know this could be a quite easy question to answer but I am a beginner and probably I am not using the right concept or terminology when looking at the desktop help ...
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Generate territory polygon from sets of points

I'm looking for a simple way to generate contiguous "territories" from sets of points. Say, points A, B and C are in territory 1, and D, E and F are in territory 2, then generate polygons that lie ...
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Convert Layer to Shapefile without losing Feature definitions

I have created a worldmap with custom defined Features, representing State/Zip-Code sales areas. I want to convert them into a Shapefile, so I can convert the Shapefile into a polygon definition file ...
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How do I measure the area difference between polygons in different shp files?

I have couple if shp files with 1000 polygons scattered in them (around 1k in each file) , each shp file represents a time frame (3 months period) and I want to show the a report with a progress of ...
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How do I calculate the distance of a segment of line that is inside a polygon?

I would like to calculate the distance of a portion of a line that is inside a polygon, as well as the portion that is outside of the polygon, based on from/to lat/long points on the line, and the ...
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Check if a polygon is at one elevation

I have a polygon (pond) and I need to ensure it is at one elevation. I have converted all vertices of the polygon to points, used summary statistics to determine the range in elevations and if the ...
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Convert Multipolygon Geojson to multiple geojson polygons?

I see a lot of questions going from Polygons to MultiPolygon, but is there some easy way to go the other way around? It would also be useful to preserve the attributes from the MultiPolygon to apply ...
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What is the area that OGR extracts from the (geometry) shp files for polygons?

The ESRI July 1998 technical documentation for polygon shapefiles at page 10 makes no mention of either area measures or length measures (apart from byte/record-layout matters). Yet OGR enables me to ...
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Editing a Single Polygon Outline

Mapping geological contacts often needs true contact and inferred contact. I would like to know if it is possible to divide a single polygon outline which marks the outline of a granite body, so that ...
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Algorithm to find the boundary grid points [duplicate]

Let us consider a set S consisting of a collection of grid locations (i,j),i,j=1,\ldots,n, in 2-dimensional gridded plane. Here the point (i,j) corresponds to a rectangular grid in the X-Y plane. ...
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Dilating a polygon by a circle sector

I want to dilate a polygon by a circle sector in ArcMap. Because my python skills are not that good to figure out how I can use the R prototype of How to create an oriented buffer using arcpy? . Is ...
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How do I draw smooth vertexes around curves in ArcMap 10+?

I have some polygon layers (parcels) that have vertexes drawn around curves, as if traced. How do I click and drag to draw vertexes in a smooth shape? Big difference between what was originally there, ...
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Point in zone problem in calculation

I have a strange problem that i believe its because the zone pass through international date line. My goal is to find if a point is within a zone and I use the geoPHP library, everything seems to be ...
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Need to quickly know (CLI) whether point lies inside polygon

in my app I am parsing an XML from the web which gives me such coordinate info: I am able to use my app to get a pair of float values like 14.871381 and 50.065968. I do not want any complicate ...
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How to find the the boundary co-ordinates from a given set of coordiantes? [duplicate]

How to find the the boundary co-ordinates from a given set of co-ordiantes? I understand that this question asked previously and answered here How to find the boundary co-ordinates from a given set ...
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Make a polygon out of a polygon's hole?

I have a large polygon with many vertices that has a hole in its center. I want a polygon of the hole, the empty space. How can I easily do that? (It is much too complicated to digitize easily)
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Removing small polygons gaps in a Shapely polygon

I know this issue has been addressed before with different software, but I am looking for an approach with Shapely. I have a polygon with a very small gap on the interior of the shape: Here is a ...
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Cutting polygons into smaller (more regular shape) chunks

I came up with a polygon shapefile like what you see here. There are some small polygons which exactly match what I want, though I want to cut(split) those bigger ones into smaller pieces. So far I ...
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Invalid join selectivity error in postgis 2.1.3

I have 2 tables, one for points and one for polygons. I want to find points falling within theese polygons, so I quered: select p.id, l.id from points p inner join polys l on st_contains(l.geom, ...
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Join attributes from multiple polygons to an overlaying polygon

I have a polygon-shapefile, containing 562 single features (feeding -layer). I want to add their attributes to an overlapping polygon-layer (bear_buffer -layer), containing 1330 features. The ...
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How to draw polygons in shapefiles

I've hit a snag and realize this is probably a very simple and basic question, but how do I draw a polygon in a shapefile that I've created from joined points of 2 .csv files? Which specific tool do I ...
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Finding a point inside a polygon based on maximum value of a specific field

I have a Polygon Shapefile that represents US counties and a Point Shapefile that represents hospitals. The hospital attributes table includes fields like "Number of Beds", "Number of Patients" and ...
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IdentifyTask for “hollow” polygon (using ArcGIS API for JavaScript)

I have a web map application set up that's currently testing on a variety of Dynamic Map Service layer types, including points, lines, and polygons. This application includes a tool that makes use of ...
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OpenLayers: showing polygon within donut hole

I Am using OpenLayers 2.13.1 to display Zip-areas. I have a postGIS database with multi-polygons, that I show on a map. The user can select / deselected them. Some polygons have an area (I think they ...
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QGIS 2.4.0 doesn't support multiple types of geometry in GML file

I'm testing GML 3.2.1 data according to INSPIRE Data specification (version 3.0). Data for theme Cadastral Parcels shall have both polygon geometry and definition point. When I download data from my ...
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Polygon files corresponding to Russian Census

My team is using the 2010 Russian Census and we'd like to have polygons that correspond to these population values. We're flexible to any sort of polygon format (shapefiles, GeoJSON, KML, etc). ...
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clipping two SpatialPolygons : Error in RGEOSBinTopoFunc

I want to clip two SpatialPolygons on R without success, I followed the article in the disscution How to perform a true GIS clip of polygons layer using a polygon layer in R? Polygone 01 : > ...