Version 2.0 of PostGIS brought a heavy set of new extensions for the PostgreSQL object-relational database, adding greater support for spatial objects.

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Finding vertex in comon with most polygons in PostGIS?

I have a table with polygon geometry, in this case representing counties. I'm trying to figure out how to write a query that returns vertices sorted by the number of polygons that share that vertex. ...
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Delete all data from a PostGIS topology

I need to delete everything (faces, nodes, edges, anything I'm not thinking of) from a PostGIS topology, but I want to keep my database schema (schemas, tables, columns, sequences, etc.) intact. Is ...
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transform geometry PostGIS column with unknown geometry type

I run PostgreSQL 9.1 and PostGIS 2.0. I have a table that contains one geometry column. But that column contains point, polygons lines, etc. So I set it like so, ALTER TABLE jake ADD COLUMN ...
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Hitting Memory Limits of PostGIS ST_ConcaveHull / Incomplete Shrink Wrap

I am trying to use PostGIS 2.0 on Postgres 8.4 to do some mapping. I am working with the NOAA Shapefiles, specifically their US States & Territories file located here: ...
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Resuming an osm2pgsql import to postgres [closed]

I was doing an import of the north american data with osm2pgsql using sudo ./osm2pgsql -c -S /home/osmNA/nfs/osmNA/osm2pgsql/default.style --slim -d addressNA --flat-nodes flat-nodes.bin ...
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Postgis: intersection between geometry and geography

I am trying to detect if a geometry and a geography intersect or not. The problem is I cannot find such a method. There only is: boolean ST_Intersects( geometry geomA , geometry geomB ); boolean ...
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How do I intersect a point with a shape?

I have a table in Postgresql / PostGIS containing county geometries. This table was created by importing a shapefile. I verified the geometry was imported successfully by importing the table into QGIS ...
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function st_length3d(geometry) does not exist

Whenever I execute this query: SELECT ST_Length3D(ST_GeomFromEWKT('LINESTRING(0 0 0,5 0 3,5 10 5)')); Postgresql is throwing an error: ERROR: function st_length3d(geometry) does not exist SQL ...
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PostGIS is already installed in schema 'public', uninstall it first

I am having problems adding postgis to my database. I'm following the instructions from here: http://postgis.net/docs/postgis_installation.html#idp32328352 (That said, I have combined some previous ...
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Trouble using ST_Difference to remove overlapping features

I am trying to use ST_Difference to create a set of polygons (processing.trimmedparcelsnew) that do not contain any of the area covered by another set of polygons (test.single_geometry_1) using ...
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How to design model in Django using GeoDjango?

I am using Postgresql 9.0 and PostGIS 2.0. I am using Django 1.3 and GeoDjango. I have a model with id, latitude, longitude and placename. All the places are in the USA. My requirement is following: ...
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A few PgRouting database design questions

Does someone know how the cost field in PgRouting is calculated? What are 'source' and 'target' good for? 'osm_source_id' and 'osm_target_id' contain the same information using different numbers. Is ...
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Collecting multipolygons into a single multipolygon with ST_Collect() in PostGIS

I would like to collect 50,000 individual multipolygons into one big multipolygon. Unfortunately when I perform ST_Collect(geom) it bundles them into a geometry collection and cannot be cast as ...
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Cleaning geometries in PostGIS?

I am trying to do some processing on some very large polygon layers. However I am running into various geometry errors such as: NOTICE: Ring Self-intersection at or near point 470396.52017068537 ...
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Set Tolerance in Postgis

is there anyway to set tolerance in Postgis, in Arcgis tolerance is the minimum distance which could separate two points, if the distance between them is smaller than the tolerance so the points are ...
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Can QGIS handle EMPTY geometries?

I am writing a plugin and have a postgis table which has EMPTY geometries in the geom column. MULTILINESTRING EMPTY I am having crashes which just close QGIS. I have narrowed it down to the EMPTY ...
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Problem importing sqlite into Postgres (with PostGis) using ogr2ogr

I am trying to import a very large sqlite file into Postgres SQL 9.3. The first tool I tried to use was OGR2GUI (http://www.ogr2gui.ca/). The 64 Bit version does nothing, whilst the 32 bit version ...
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How do I design a database for storing GPX tracks and supporting spatial queries? [duplicate]

I have a series of GPX files that contain 1...n tracks. Each track contains roughly 5k - 10k points. The GPX files do not contain waypoints or routes. I want to design a database with the following ...
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ST_Dwithin Source Code

I am looking for the st_dwithin postgis source code. I want to learn the way postgis determines whether a given geometry is within a given radius to another geometry.
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Updating SRID (Update_GeometrySRID) does not alter polygons (when it should)

I am trying to change the SRID of polygons layer, but I'm having trouble visualizing the result. I the SRID is misreported the shapefile I used to import into PostGIS. The metadata says the ...
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PostGIS: ERROR: lwpoly_from_lwlines: shell must have at least 4 points

I have achieved to close lines in order to build a polygon with: st_addpoint( st_makeline(geom ORDER BY .cd_noseq), st_pointn( st_makeline(geom ORDER BY cd_noseq), 1) ) but ...
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Building a polygon over a reachable area

I am currently working in the field of isochrones and the underlying algorithms. What now causes problems is not the calculation if the isochrone itself, but the visualization of the results. The ...
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How to find lat/lon values for every pixel in a GeoTIFF file?

I want to a store GeoTIFF file pixel by pixel in the database. I need to store pixel values along with the lat/lon of that pixel on the GeoTIFF image. Is it possible to do that?
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What is the fastest way to select oldest, unique geometry from a table containing duplicates in PostGIS?

I have an output from an ArcPy arcpy.Union_analysis operation and for the overlap polygons that were created I need to select out the oldest feature (along with the attributes). The result is 75740 ...
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PyQgis - Adding attributes to a POSTGIS layer

After reading @underdark's answer to this question on creating a new vector layer and @Matthias Kuhn's to this one on field calculation, I wrote a script that allows me to calcultate the mean ...
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Is it possible to georeference raster stored in Postgis?

I'm looking to store a huge raster aerial image (400 Gb) into Postgis, but before storing it i like to know how i could georeference or rectify raster stored in postgis ? is there any Qgis plugins ...
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PGR_Djikstra function error

I'm trying to find a shortest path between 2 nodes using djikstra method but it keeps saying ERROR: Error, query must return columns 'id', 'source', 'target' and 'cost' this is my query: ...
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find nearest point to a point in another table

This similar, but not quite the same as this question. I need to pick, regardless of distance, the closest 'n' points to a given point in another table, using postGIS. Imagine a table with city ...
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PostGIS: Convert meters to arbitrary spatial reference units?

I'm writing a query that needs to be able to work with data of any SRID. The basic problem is very simple - I get two pieces of information: A point (SRID = 900913) A distance (unit = meters) I ...
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Having trouble connecting QGIS with postgres database with postgis extension [closed]

I am working on Ubuntu Precise with postgresql version 9.3 and postgis 2.0. After initially starting my postgres database and eventually getting permission errors that would prevent postgres from ...
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connecting Arc 10.3 to a PostGIS database “the coordinate system identifier is invalid” [closed]

Has anyone had any success directly connecting Arc 10.3 to a PostGIS/postgres database, where the geometry type is 'geometry'? I am able to connect and view the tables, but I am unable to view them - ...
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Why is Geoserver publishing my WMS layer in WGS84, when I have specified WyLAM?

I am trying to publish a WMS layer from Geoserver, based on a table in a PostGIS dastabase. The projection of the original source data is "WyLAM" (EPSG:8155). It seems that no matter which options I ...
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Prevent PostGIS Topology from splitting edges on line insert

I'm dealing with a large amount of road data represented with PostGIS Topology types. Anytime I add an edge over another edge, the edge is automatically split and a new node is created at the ...
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Why is there an upper limit to the SRID value in the spatial_ref_sys table in PostGIS 2.1?

I was trying to insert a reference system in PostGIS from http://spatialreference.org/, and got a constraint violation for spatial_ref_sys_srid_check. I checked that constraint and found that, when ...
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how to insert coordinate of province to postgresql?

i need insert to database this area sample: [ [ [ 50.227886556627098, 31.15709614260982 ], [ 50.227886335531331, ...
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Can the correct TIGER Line Id be returned for an address from the PostGIS Tiger Geocoder?

After reviewing the PostGIS Tiger Geocoder documentation, I don't see a method of returning the TIGER Line Id for the address. I would assume this is information is available internally as part of ...
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How to transfer large amount of OSM data to postgis using osm2pgsql?

I am new to using Openstreetmap data and PostGIS database. I learned how to use osm2pgsql and transferred osm data for a small city to PostGIS database and worked fine. The problem is that when I try ...
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How do I resolve “relation does not exist”

I have a view, named PointsForGpxExport, that contains points I want to export to a GPX file. The ogr2ogr command I'm trying to use for the export is included below. When I run the command, a GPX file ...
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map doesnt shown up in css page

I use postgreSQL 9.2, postgis 2.0 and 2.1, pgrouting 2.0, and I connect it with css page (localhost) but the map from pstgreSQL database doesnt shown up, can anybody help me? MAP NAME PADANG # ...
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Publishing Geoserver WMS on Drupal 7 using openlayers module not working

I'm unable to overlay my WMS layer published from geoserver on map. Im using openlayers module in drupal 7 configured with geoserver + postgis. Im using EPSG:3857projection. Also the Geoserver module ...
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Postgis 2.0 upgrade problem with postgres data?

I have a serious problem: on Wednesday, April 2 OpenSUSE 12.1 is updated, and the package was to update the PostGIS-a version 1.5.3 to 2.0.0. After this operation, Postgres does not display records. ...
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geometry_column table not automatically exist

I use PostgreSQL 9.2 but geometry_column table not automatically exist like spatial_ref_sys table, but if I use PostgreSQL 9.1 it's exist. How to make geometry_column automatically exist in PostgreSQL ...
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Why doesn't my spatial index work?

I have a table with 50 million test points. The points are stored as latitude / longitude with SRID = 4326. The create script for the table: CREATE TABLE points ( name character varying, point ...
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How can I export points as GPX?

I have some point data in PostgreSQL / PostGIS. How do I export the data to a GPX file? I looked for commands similar to ST_AsGML and ST_AsKML but could not find anything to convert to GPX (like a ...
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Is there PostGIS equivalent to arcpy.sa.Slice() function?

I have an existing system built on an 8.3 PostgreSQL database which uses a ArcGIS - Spatial Analyst for a couple of raster operations. The system is moving to PostgreSQL 9.2 and I'm evaluating if the ...
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What PostGIS [topology] provided tools may be used for data quality assurance?

I'm learning about techniques to ensure GIS data quality. Googling around, I've found a few papers about theory and best practices (here and here), and a couple of short presentations about the topic ...
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How do I project a point stored as Lat / Lon to a state system?

I have some points stored as WGS84 (EPSG:4326) data. I want to write a SELECT statement to return the projected values, in EPSG:2811, and unprojected values. Here is my table SQL: CREATE TABLE ...
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Postgis - st_MakeLine and st_lineLocatePoint

Lets explain, I have 4 points (1,2,3,4), and I need to visit clients (A, B, C, D). So, I need to use st_makeline with (1,2,3,4,3)... Now I have to get % position from A,B,C,D; but in visit order. ...
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Unable to create Polygon using Geodjango admin interface

I am new to GeoDjango. I have created Admin interface for my Model. It loads correctly. I am also able to draw the Polygon on map(At client side) but when I save It tells me Invalid input and throws ...
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problem in PostGIS Name of the system used for Points and how to get distance between to point?

I have started to work on a project in PostGIS. I have a table with a geometry points in which points saved like this : "010100000089F511C671C01E4162327E2A83545341" and I have translated this ...