A collection of image files each containing a section of a map, or remote sensing scene.

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Generate a map image file from tiles and features

I am looking for a way to generate images (e.g. png) from a tile source with features added on top of the map, without user interaction or requiring a browser. Currently, I am able to create a ...
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Confirm Connect WMS Feed

We currently use Pitney Bowes Confirm Connect for our highways inspections. We are trying to use our own WMS feed instead of the default Bing Maps to allow us to have access to information such as ...
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OSM - tiles and .osm file

I'm working on mobile app and I want to use OSM as its free solution. Whats the purpose of application? User is geotargeted and the map like this: http://mc.bbbike.org/mc/ appears. No POI, buildings ...
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Is it possible to create tiles with transparent background using Qtiles?

I had created the tiles from shapefile using qtiles plugin in QGIS and that shapefile layer is a label layer created using MMQGIS plugin. But the thing is I want that tiles with transparent background....
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GeoJSON too bulky - what to do?

I am using leaflet.js to allow web users to select a region. Valid regions are US states, Canadian providences, and world countries (except for US and Canada). I constructed a shapefile myself using ...
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tilestache url format

Documentation at http://tilestache.org/doc/#over-http says this is the format of requesting your tile /{layer name}/{zoom}/{column}/{row}.{extension} Now, my question is what column and row stand for?...
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OSM - tiles and .osm file, Offline usage [duplicate]

I'm working on mobile app and I want to use OSM as its free solution. Whats the purpose of application? User is geotargeted and the map like this: http://mc.bbbike.org/mc/ appears. No POI, buildings ...
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Geoprocessing operations with tile maps

I added a map from ArcGIS online in ArcMap. The map (named Crop Inventory 2015 (tiles)) has the following properties: Data Type: ArcGIS Map Service Connection: Internet Server: http://tiles....
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“Too many points” when using gdal2tiles.py in EPSG:4326

I want to put a custom map onto cartodb, which, I believes, requires EPSG 4326. When I try making tiles with gdal2tiles, using a 4326 georeferenced image, I get the following error: ERROR 1: Too many ...
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How to load tiles from geopackage properly using OpenLayers3 and GeoPackage-JS

I am trying to load tiles from a geopackage (rivers.gpkg sample) using the latest version of OpenLayers3 and the GeoPackage JS library (Project-Link). My current try looks like this: As you can see ...
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`MapnikRasterizer` is giving an error (bad allocation) in FME

What could be the issue here. MapnikRasterizer is giving an error! MapnikRasterizer(MapnikFactory): Performing rasterization... MapnikRasterizer(MapnikFactory): Failed to rasterize data. The error ...
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Disk space and numbers of tiles for world layer

I'm thinking about testing tiles generation of a world layer for webmapping. In this context, I want to know how I can calculate the number of tiles (256x256 for tilecache if I remember) I will need ...
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OpenLayers 2 error 404 tile not found

I have a bbox area of my county. I serving the OSM tiles (apache2) from a local disk using openlayers 2 XYZ scheme. How can I prevent loading non-existent files out of my bbox area? I have 8 zoom ...
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Can I create tiles in Qgis and upload them to Arcgis Online

I have a large shapefile that I want to convert to tiles. Now I need to load those tiles up to Arcgis Online, but I only have Qgis 2.8 desktop--since I work on Linux. I know that Arcgis desktop can ...
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Is there a way to represent just the “data” footprint in a tile index?

Is there an easy way to get just the "data" footprint for a raster. I have 3 DEMs and a tile layer. I'll be using the tile layer for referencing tiles of contours and ultimately I want to flag tiles ...
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Problem repacking tiles to mbtiles using mbutil

I've used mbutil successfully to unpack a .mbtiles file, but if I try to repack the same tiles, something goes wrong. I'm using the util module in a python script like so: from mbutil import util ...
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DWG to image tiles using FME

I need to make image tiles out of a DWG. I need them so I can use them as overlay on google maps. hopefully I can get them in this folder configuration: zoom_level/x_or_column/y_or_row.png or similar ...
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How to generate JPEG tiles using gdal2tiles.py

I am using gdal2tiles.py to generate tiles and packing it into MBTiles using mb-util. gdal2tiles by default generates PNG tiles. When I convert PNG tiles to JPEG large black area around tiles are left ...
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Converting CAD to map tiles

My team is working on an application that has a map feature, and we want to extend this feature greatly. Among other things, we want the user to be able to load a CAD drawing, and place it on the map. ...
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how to run multiple instances of tile server on a single machine?

I installed OSM tile server on Ubuntu 14.04. I followed instruction given here https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ . I want to perform "vertical load balancing" ...
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Geoserver tiles missing point labels that show up fine when serving as a single tile

Using Geoserver 2.8.2, I just loaded a new "address points" layer (shp files). I have a style I've used before, and perhaps this has happened in the past and I've not noticed, but with the custom ...
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display local tiles with openlayers that are generated by maptiler from a (.tif) georeferenced image

im working on a mobile app and trying to use my locally stored tiles that i generate using maptiler software. after tiling my image.tif i got many folders of png images and two other files : ...
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gdal_retile for big mosaic file

I have some big mosaic files (about 3GB, 50k x 50k) and use gdal_retile.py to generate the pyramid tiles for geoserver. It takes very long time to generate all tiles (about one day in my computer). ...
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Openlayers 3: Custom Tiles 512x512 with specific folder structure and uncommon file names

I would like to use custom tiles of the size 512x512 pixels with a specific folder structure: "http://localhost/{z}/{x}_{y}_512_512.png" Unfortunately the folder names do not correspond to the ...
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MapBox, Tile Services, ArcMap, Tile Packages (tpks), App Studio, QtCreator, Offline App

I am knowledgeable with Esri products (10+ years) but have not utilized MapBox much. My organization is taking data from our SDE geodatabases, making it look lovely, and providing it back to us as a ...
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manually create the shp and properties files for geoserver pyramid file

I am using geoserver 2.8.2 under ubuntu 14.04 with the pyramid plugins. The pyramid tiles are generated by gdal_retile.py. GeoServer will generate some new shp files and property files when I import ...
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Looking for RMaps SQLite format details

Locus Maps and Rmaps Android maps support an offline sqlite Format called Rmaps. I am trying to find the format details and how its organized. I couldn't, is there any dependable documentation online?
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Implementing OpenLayers3 basemap from tiles created using gdal2tiles

I recenty discovered the gdal2tiles.py tool which is working great with OpenLayers 2.x, but I wanted to use the new release of OL and I'm having some troubles. I have googled for a solution but i did ...
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Need clarification on GeoServer Meta-tile

GeoServer WMS meta-tile is often recommended to be used to overcome problems such as: point symbols close to tile edges are cut labels are duplicated I just need some clarification here: WMS ...
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Cropping vector map into tiles with QGIS - how to get around shapefiles which have stray points on boundary of tiles?

I am trying to use QGIS to generate a set of tiles in Shapefile format from a vector coastline map. My script is correctly generating the 5x5 degree tiles I want, however a few tiles clearly have ...
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How to tranform MODIS tiles into lat/long?

I'm trying to get the vegetation index nearest to a particular lat/long. I'm getting the data from here which is 250-meter spatial resolution hdf file. The globally gridded projection is split in 36 (...
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Node JS and Tilestrata to serve SRTM Tiles

I emailed one of the authors and it turns out that tilestrata-disk wasn't meant to be used as a "provider" in their system. No wonder! Here's what Brian Reavis said about how the cache works: A ...
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Desaturate tile layer in OpenLayers 3

I have a OL3 map with one tile and one vector layer. Since the features on the vector layer don't stand out enough against the tile layer in the background, I want to desaturate the tile layer. I'm ...
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Why aren't Mapbox vector tiles rendered in the browser?

Would it be technically possible to have Mapbox's compact vector tile format sent to the client (instead of PNG tiles), then rendered inside the browser with JS code? Second question: when using TM2/...
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Geoserver meta-tiling factors

I am trying to setup meta-tiling in Geoserver 2.8.0 (I can version up if necessary) in order to prevent multiple labels on polygons which span across tiles. I am using Leaflet (1.0 RC) on the client. ...
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Get tile layer intensity at given zoom and longitude/latitude (Leaflet)

I can display a tile layer as an overlay in Leaflet via an url of the form path/to/my/tile/layer/{z}/{x}/{y}.png : my_overlay = L.tileLayer('http://path/to/my/tile/layer/{z}/{x}/{y}.png', { maxZoom: ...
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Where to get world-map images for use in webglearth

I am using webglearth for a 3D earth globe. I already bought MapTiler, from the same makers. Now I am struggling with finding different world-map-images with the right projection. I need either WGS ...
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How can I add vector tiles to my tileserver?

I created my own tileserver under ubuntu 12.04 as described here: http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ now I want to serve the tiles as vectors, I found this: ...
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Tiles not loading in openlayers map

im trying to make a fictional world map for a game in OpenLayers 3. I have my high res img (4096x4096 pixels) tiled up for 4 zoom lvls (with 0 zoom lvl being 4 tiles). I resolved various ...
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Old imagery WMTS

I am looking for a web imagery tile service that provides old imagery, in the same vein as Google Earth's old imagery, but one that could be integrated into an OpenLayer or Leaflet map. Any idea ? ...
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QTiles generating blank tiles on QGIS

I need to generate tiles from shape files (which contain contour lines) I've loaded into QGIS. I'm trying to use the QTiles plugin to generate these tiles, but when I run it, it only generates blank ...
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What is the correct tileInfo for MapBox basemaps in the ArcGIS JavaScript API (3.16)?

I'm trying to use a MapBox basemap in a JS API (3.16) app and they are using tiles that are 512px instead of the typical 256px. This causes the map to be one zoom level off and the labels and such ...
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OSMDroid - Fiets

On my Android Device (Samsung SM-T530) in the directory /Device/mnt/osmdroid/tiles, there are folders Fiets and FietsRegional. These folders have some .png.tile files in them, but the images appears ...
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Export ArcGIS tiles data to any image format

I've a raster dataset in Cache/Mixed format in ArcGIS. I need to export this into a georeferenced tiff or any other raster image format in order to use it as base map in some other desktop based GIS ...
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Tile WMS vs Image WMS

In OpenLayers 3, there is is ol.source.TileWMS and ol.source.ImageWMS. I don't know if this is specific to OpenLayers, but what are the trade-offs between tileWMS and imageWMS? Is there a performance ...
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Open local Raster Tiles in QGIS

I have a local directory with a Raster Tile, downloaded with SAS Planet (I know about the license issues, its just a personal test). In Global Mapper I can load it directly from the directory using: ...
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Leaflet: Map tile request, hidden key/secret via proxy

I would like to request a Leaflet tilelayer without exposing my API key and secret. For example, using the UrtheCast API (but would apply to other similar APIs that embed api_key and api_secret in the ...
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Display only the created tiles of a layer from GeoWebCache using Geoserver and OpenLayers3

I'm using OpenLayer3 and Geoserver for my mapping needs. Now, I want to display layers exclusively from cache (only tiles that have been created in GeoWebCache). I have tried "ol.layer.Tile" with "...
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Finding the Map-Tiles(z,x,y,tile_data) in a given Bounding box and zoom level

I have this information:For Ogun State Nigeria from http://www.maphill.com/nigeria/ogun/ South 6° 18' 6" N North 7° 59' 23" N West 2° 40' 6" E East 4° 34' 47" E I have map tiles @ different ...
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Some characters in OpenStreetMap display as rectangles

I installed tileserver based on the instructions provided here for Ubuntu 14.04 using this approach . All fonts and Shapefiles were downloaded and installed from INSTALL.md. The tileserver works ...