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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Google Earth Polygon surface area to follow the curvature of the earth model

Question: When drawing a polygon in Google Earth with latitude, longitude and elevation values at each node, how do you ensure that the surface area of the polygon also represents the desired ...
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Dividing an irregular polygon into sub-regions

I am trying to divide an irregular polygon into equal widths and am having trouble understanding the proper tool to use. I am in possession of ArcGIS and am aware that the Parcel Editor is the closest ...
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How to calculate area in sq m - troubleshooting projection issues in a global dataset in QGIS

I am using QGIS version 2.12.3. I have 3 polygon shapefiles: A, B and the intersect of A and B, which we can call C. All I want is to add a field to the attributes table of each shapefile giving ...
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How to create a fishnet/grid along a polyline or polygon

I am trying to generate a fishnet/grid along a line/polyline or polygon boundary in ArcGis 10.3 or QGIS. While it is totally intuitive and easy to generate a box-standard grid, what I am trying to do ...
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Converting Shapely MultiPolygon to Polygon: Technique doesn't always work

In order to get the exterior coordinates I need to convert a shapely MultiPolygon to a Polygon. I do it like this: if poly.geometry.type == 'Polygon': x, y = poly.geometry.exterior.xy elif ...
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Clip raster using shapefile into multiple rasters using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a raster file representing a large area and a shapefile of 30 polygons representing watersheds. I would like to clip the raster with the shapefile to create 30 rasters representing each ...
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Grouping polygons by spatial attributes

I'm working with a dataset that contains millions of polygons representing leased properties. In many cases, there are multiple polygons that are drawn on top of one another (representing multiple ...
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What is a polygon, a ring, a part in arcpy, ArcMap-editor for the OGC and in GIS generally

I ran in some difficulties to the definition of the term polygon as i tried to understand arcpy's geometry model. (ArcPy getPartCount always returns 1 on multipart polygons?) I ended up in consulting ...
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Polygon Shape Data for North America

Does anyone know where I can get data like this for north America (for use in SSRS). It does not have to be exploded. If I add Bing maps my 36 page PDF is 250MB when exported!
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Merge n number of adjacent polygons [on hold]

I have over 17,000 individual polygons. I want to merge two adjacent polygons so that I finish with approximately 8,500 polygons. The polygons need to be merged based on location, merge two adjacent ...
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How to select congruent polygons in PostGIS?

Title says it all. What is the best way to select congruent polygons in PostGIS? CREATE TABLE polygon_a ( gid serial NOT NULL, geom geometry(Polygon, your_SRID), CONSTRAINT polygon_a_pkey PRIMARY KEY ...
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Correlation analysis of two polygon shapefiles with nominal data

I am working on a research- trying to model vegetation types based on factors affecting their distribution. In that case I have observed a strong relation between vegetation and soil types, from just ...
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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 can we save vector layer as a file in openlayers

Im using mapserver + openlayer for GIS API and im new to GIS. I'm done with drawing line, point and polygon features in openlayer. but not being able to save it in some shapefile afterwards i got to ...
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Average width of irregular polygons QGIS 2.12.0 Lyon

I'm interested in examining the average width of streets, that are irregular polygons, for a project. I'm using QGIS 2.12.0 Lyon, and have lines (power cables) and Polygons (streets) as layers. For ...
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Polygon Torque Map- problem changing polygons to points

I'm trying to alter my data on cartodb map to get maritime emissions over about 20 years- by country. Hence trying get a torque map for polygons, and by changing polygons to points based on a ...
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Find all intersections of a LineString and a Polygon and the order in which it intersects it

I would like to find out all intersections of a LineString (River) through Polygons (Municipalities). I would like to list the order of municipalities which the river crosses, using linear ...
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Counting polygons in one layer that are overlapping/touching/contained in each polygon in separate layer of contiguous polygons using QGIS?

I have a layer of contiguous (pink) polygons (UK Parliamentary constitutencies) and a separate layer containing (blue) polygons representing protected nature areas (Natura 2000 areas): Each ...
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Geocode area/neigborhood into polygon vertices

I have been successfully using the Google Maps API using the R package ggmap to find location coordinates for e.g. addresses or city names. However, Google Maps now shows areas as well, indicating ...
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Polygon data to Point Feature Data

Using ArcGis 10.0. What I am looking for is a way to get point features that are placed in a polygon to have the same "Address" value. This is the same as the "Spatial Join" feature, however, I am ...
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Converting Polygon into single or all Points using QGIS?

I want to convert polygons into points using QGIS. I know how it's done in ArcGIS Desktop.
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Project an attribute from one polygon layer to another

I have 2 polygon layers which can be found here. The two layers are overlapping. The first contains a map of the German counties in 1928 and the second the counties how they are in 2014. The 2014 ...
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Edit polygon borders in QGIS preserving topological correctness (planar partition)

Given a layer of polygons that is topologically perfect, i.e., has no overlaps or gaps between the polygons, is it possible to manually edit the edges of the polygons in QGIS in a way that preserves ...
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Aggregating polygons with space between them

Im currently editing a large dataset that has large chunks removed throughout (buffered road network). The areas adjacent from each side have coinciding attributes, but have this large erased area in ...
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Identifying a cluster of polygons based on attributes

I'm trying to identify a cluster of contiguous parcels that, when combined, add up to at least a given size and, when combined, have an assessed property value less than a given $ amount. I have a ...
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Hatching over simple fill in ArcGIS 10.3

I have a polygon layer that is symbolized into four categories. Two of these categories are above a threshold limit and two are below. I would like to further distinguish the two categories above the ...
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How to remove vertices or lines within a polygon?

I have transformed a *.dxf-file into a polygon shape-file. In many of the polygons i have lines whicht do not belong there but i can not delete them as i normally delete vertices on polygons by ...
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Spplot SpatialPolygonDataFrame and SpatialGridDataFrame

I have to plot in the same graph something like this: Then, I have elements from SpatialPolygonDataFrame class and others elements from SpatialGridDataFrame class. When I try to plot them in the ...
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Clip multipatch to polygon ArcToolBox

I have a multipatch dataset and a 2d polygon. Which ESRI tool can I use to select only those multipatches whoms x,y are inside the polygon? Basically I want to select all multipatch features that ...
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Extruding a 3D stack of polygons on top of a map, e.g. with KML

I have data for the composition of rock layers in several polygons on earth. I would like to plot a stacked chart of the rock layers, colored based on layer metadata. Here's a mockup, where rock ...
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Exporting query to identify what polygon certain points fall in using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using ArcGIS Desktop 10. I have shapefiles consisting of points (street addresses). I also have shapefiles consisting of polygons (ie, congressional districts, city council districts, etc... a ...
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How to do a Point to Polygon analysis with multiple variables in QGIS?

I have a database of almost 10k crimes, which are divided in to 10 categories and plotted on a map I also have a database of 12k addresses, which are also plotted on the map. I aim to perform a ...
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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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Merge polygons in the same shape file based on attributes, ArcGIS or ArcPy

I have a shapefile of polygons. I do not want any polygons with an area less than 25. For polygons with an area less than 25 I want to merge them with another polygon with an area greater than 25 that ...
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Intersect Iso_rectangle_2 with Polygon_2 where Polygon_2 uses Projection_traits_xy_3

I have a set of [Point_3][2] that constitute a Polygon_2 using the Projection_traits_xy_3 typedef CGAL::Exact_predicates_inexact_constructions_kernel K; typedef CGAL::Projection_traits_xy_3<K> ...
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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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Use function spplot

Does anybody know how to plot with "spplot" fuction two elements of diferents classes?. One element from "SpatialPolygonDataFrame" class and other from "raster" class.
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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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Calculating area of intersection of polygon to another layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am very new to GIS, especially ArcGIS. I am currently using ArcGIS 10.2, and I have 2 layer, namely the purple feature map(this layer is an import from arcgis online, it doesn't seems to be an ...
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Selecting certain area of polygon according to size in ArcMap?

I have a set of polygons with a certain size (3500 sq meters each for examples). I only need 3000 sq meters of every polygon. Is there an automatic or semi-automatic way to create sub-polygons out of ...
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Intersection point of polygon and the line created by two points ArcPy

I have polygon layer. I selected the most distant vertex from centroid (picture: point A). (How to do that is in the answer here: Select the most distant vertex from polygon's centroid using ...
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Creating polygon regions with latitude and longitude values in qgis?

I've a set of places with their latitudes and longitudes, I've plotted them on QGIS but what I want is to create polygon from these points so that each point refers to a particular region around it. ...
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Fixing orphaned holes in R

I'm trying to perform a union on a common field after merging two adjacent shapefiles. The shapefiles end up with at least one thin sliver of space between them. When I attempt a union I get the ...
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ArcGIS find all polygons that intersect with more that one polygon from another layer

I have two layers with polygons. I want to find those polygons from first layer that intersect with more that 1 polygon from second layer and find those intersected polygons ID numbers: 1 from first ...
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Split polygon based on line segment

I am trying to split a street polygon based on the segment ID of the street, giving them the same segment_ID in the attribute table of the street lines. I did not use the line feature class to derive ...
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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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How to draw a polygon given a distance and bearing in QGIS

Apologies if this question has been asked before I'm not come across it. I want to draw a polygon given a length and a bearing, basically a square with lenght 1m. I cant seem to manage it with the ...
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Labeling each side of polygon with its length in ArcGIS Pro?

I am trying to figure out a way in ArcGIS Pro to label each side of a polygon with the length of the side without breaking it into individual polylines.
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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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How to export to all points within Leaflet polygon?

Is it possible to export all points within a polygon drawn using Leaflet? (http://leaflet.github.io/Leaflet.draw/).