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Convert multiple TIFFs into one?

I have downloaded the Blue Marble dataset, and it consists of eight GeoTIFF images, labeled like this: A1 B1 C1 D1 A2 B2 C2 D2 I would like to use these tiles for GeoServer to be served as WMS. ...
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How are Google serving up their Styled Maps?

As we all know, Google changed web mapping when they introduced Google Maps. At the time of writing this, tiled maps are now the norm with web mapping. For example, with ArcGIS Server, you cache ...
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GeoServer: Receive multiple tiles from layer

Using GeoServer you can do a WMS request to receive a single PNG representation of a certain layer using something like this. ...
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Is there an online tile-based elevation service?

I am working on an application that requires the elevation at a given lat/long coordinate for lots of closely spaced coordinates along any given irregular path. (The path is a trace of a ...
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Using GeoWebCache to cache google maps tiles

I'm new to GIS and I would like to know if anybody could give me a quick example of using geowebcache with google maps tiles. Thanks.
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Speed up OpenLayers TMS

Hopefully someone can help. I'm using OpenLayers and have a TMS layer with local tiles stored. When drawing the tiles it seems slow, I see the tiles load one by one. Is there a way to make getURL ...
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How often are MapQuest tiles updated with new OSM data?

When users make edits to OpenStreetMap, how long does it generally take for those edits to show up in the MapQuest tiles? Is this on the order of hours, days, or months?
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Are there open access terrain tiles with a permissive license like OSM?

Are there open access terrain pyramidal map tiles with a permissive usage license like OpenStreetMap's? I'm building aviation-related maps with Polymaps and need a good raster basemap. The Google ...
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Retrieving tiles in EPSG:4326 format. Is there a service for that like CloudMade?

Is there a service that can provide custom tiles in the EPSG:4326 projection? I've looked at Cloudmade and it would be the ideal solution but their tiles are using Spherical Mercator. Basically the ...
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how to replace GTileLayer in google maps API v3

I need to port code of one application written in Google Mapa API v.2 to API v.3. There is several layers taken via TMS, that are displayed using GTileLayer class. It is as simple as: var ...
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Map tiles and max/min latitude and longitude

I'm trying to build a map based on a center point lat/long, the map will always be a fixed size say 1024 by 1024. The user can chance the center point and zoom. If I populate the map with map tiles ...
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Geoserver Tile Generating

I'm a complete newbie at this so please excuse my lack of knowledge. I need to be able to place hundreds of thousands of points on a map. I'm using OpenLayers with Google Maps base layer and I just ...
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Styling map elements based on their properties

I am currently generating tiles based on OSM data using Mapnik and Python and am quite happy using the XML styling but I am at a loss as to how to vary the styling on an element by element basis. I ...
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Giant 2.5 GB JP2 image: How to tile it?

I have a single 2.5 GB JP2 image of a city that I need to split into tiles, which I'll then process to create flight simulation scenery. Google as I might, I can't find the solution. The JP2 ...
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OpenStreetMap Tiles Not Loading in Firefox 17.0.1 - Pink Background [closed]

I recently ran into an issue where only a pink background is displayed in the openstreetmap on my webpage (tiles are not displaying). I found this topic OpenStreetMap tiles not loaded despite being ...
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How to generate Tiles with QuantumGIS or Mapnik

I would like to know how to generate Map Tiles using QGis. I have heard that it is possible to create tiles using QGis, only, I don't know how to do that. Googling did not work for me since I am not ...
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How to generate Tiles with QGIS

Is it possible to generate map tiles from QGIS? I guess QGIS Server must have a way to do it, but is there a way to just generate the tiles and save them to disk? With the new symbology renderer and ...
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OpenLayers OSM tile boundary

I have a local tile source of OSM tiles. I'd like to show the tile zoom, x, y on the tile so that I can optimize and create small offline groups of tile for specific areas(polygons). I can get the ...
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What is best approach to provide a WMS of world coverage of 1 meter CIB?

I have been tasked with creating WMS's of several raster types to include 1 meter CIB. We have an overall ESRI environment to include ArcGIS Server and we have a butt load of original CIB data (world ...
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History of the web map tile

I'm looking for a brief history of a 256x256 web map tile, in particular who used it first (came up with the idea) and who popularized it. Thanks!
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Tiling Rasters based on an existing Polygon Shapefile (Vector Grid)

I have a tile index representing the tile scheme used to tile Lidar data. I want to tile imagery rasters using the same tiling scheme. I have not found anyway using open source tools to tile a ...
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Issue openlayers and tilestream

Basically I created a MBtiles using Tilemill and it generates a map with six zooms. I implement it into tilestream. I added a layer on the openlayers module(Drupal) in XYZ: ...
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Best way to create tiles

Within a GeoServer framework, does anybody know how I might best create/cache tiles based on layers stored in PostGIS? I am aware of Mapnik and have created a simple TMS using python (+ Django) but ...
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How to choose suitable pyramid levels and tile size?

I have a big tiff file and i want to create tiles with gdal_retile. However I am still concerned about the pyramids levels and the tiles' size. how can I choose suitable pyramids levels (for example ...
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A strange OSM tiles in Mapproxy

Could someone please help me with my issue? I try to use Mapproxy with OpenStreetMap server of tiles in order to get output WMS for my qgis client. Something like this: ... sources: arcgis_tms: ...
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Creating responsive interaction with tiled maps

I think I may have two conflicting aims but... I need to create responsive Choropleth map very similar to http://leafletjs.com/examples/choropleth.html or ...
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What do I need in order to show offline map (tile cached based) of area from OSM using Openlayers?

I want to make an offline map with certain zoom levels of an area from OSM (preferably keeping the styles of OSM). Client will use OpenLayers , If needed I can install Geoserver/Mapserver and MS-SQL ...
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How to preload tiles in Leaflet?

I'm trying to make a user controlled cross-layer animation in Leaflet. I have about 70 tileLayer.wms layers, that need to be preloaded on the map before animation can run. The question is - is there ...
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How can I use tiles in an ArcGIS .tpk file with Google Maps?

ArcGIS can export a map as server tiles as a compressed folder with the extension .tpk, as described in the ArcGIS documentation. However, it is not clear how I can get Google maps to read these ...
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How can I show MapInfo tabs in OpenLayers without using MapXtreme Tile Handler?

I want to connect OpenLayers to mapinfo tabs I have , but I don't have MapXtreme license . Is there a way to show the tabs using different Tile Cache ? I can export the workspace to WOR or MWS files. ...
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How to georeference a web mercator tile correctly using gdal?

As an example I will take the following tile http://a.tile.openstreetmap.org/3/4/2.png and save it as "4_2.png". The WGS84 coordinates of this tile can be calculated or read there by clicking the ...
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Why is my shapefile not visible in Tilemill?

I have 3 layers of vectors (shapefiles) that I've loaded into Tilemill. However, nothing is visible in Tilemill. What am I doing wrong, and what should I do to get my map to show up? This is part ...
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QGIS custom CRS for map of manufacturing shop floor

I'm working on a web app that shows a map of a manufacturing plant's shop floor. I've built it in Inkscape and QGIS, but when I try to load it into Tilemill, I get a CRS error. Specifically, it ...
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Add a mbtiles file to TileMill

is it possible to add a mbtiles file as TileMill layer? Thank you, Andrea
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Create WMS service from existing image tiles

I have image tiles (jpg image files with txt georeference info files; see picture) stored in catalog (about 12GB, size one image tile ~ 275*466 meters). It possible create WMS service of the tiles to ...
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Empty preview map Tilestache Mbtiles

So, I generated a map on tilemill and exported the mbtiles file. I've setup Tilestache, and all required dependencies. I tried the OSM preview provided by default which worked fine. When I tried to ...
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Looking for stand alone map server

New to mapping tech. Requirements: Stand Alone Server for offline use (will be an internal app) - No Mobile. Ability to add custom CSS class and hover information to US counties Programmatically ...
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Counting slippy map tiles

I would like to calculate approximately, how many tiles of given size would need to be rendered for a given bounding box and zoom level range in a given projection (always 3857). For example, for: ...
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Optimizing OSM tiles download

Disclaimer: I don't know anything about maps, please excuse me. In our mobile app, we use Cloudmade as our map tiles provider. For certain places, we download multiple tiles for each zoom level ...
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How do I know when to use a map server or a tile server?

I'm new in GIS tech and I still have some questions about GIS. I wanted to know why to choose a map server (mapserver, geomap) instead of a tile server (tilestream, tilecache or tilestache) + tile ...
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How can I use MOBAC atlases in GIS Software (e.g., QGis, uDig)

How can I use the output from MOBAC (Mobile Atlas Creator) as background layer in open source desktop GIS software (e.g., QGis or uDig, TileMill etc.)? My goal: To put my question into context: I ...
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How Mapserver deals with Huge Aerial Images

I've been trying to evaluate Mapserver , i'm wondering if there's a way to handle the large size of Aerial image with any kind of Tiling or Caching . Thanx
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Creating a small web-mapping/map-tiling service

I am looking for a small-scale and easy way to present one or more polygon shapefiles online (on a municipal website without any existing map-server infrastructure, to be precise). Right now, I'm ...
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tile cache error : Lower left corner is outside layer bounds

i have made a wms layers in openlayers consuming cached tiles generatred by tile cache , in the generation step i have used this configuration : [vmap0] type=WMS ...
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How to handle a geotiff map together with points with openlayers (or other libraries)?

I create a lot of printed maps using various applications (ArcGIS, QGIS, Microstation, Illustrator etc). Sometimes I'd like to turn this map somewhat interactive on the web. What I'm looking for is a ...
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What does maps.nokia.com use?

The maps on maps.nokia.com are pretty amazing. I assume they're generating their own tiles but, does anyone know about the infrastructure behind site: the tile server used? and their JavaScript ...
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Merge GeoWebCache generated tiles from one server with tiles from another server

I have a set of tiles (millions) generated by the builtin GWC in GeoServer 2.1.2 which is stored on server A. I would like to copy all the tiles to server B containing GeoServer 2.1.3 and the ...
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How to optimize a WMS request by limiting number of tiles?

I want to display the layer using WMS and meanwhile I want to limit the number of tiles with their respecive BBox when map is loaded. At the backend I am using geoserver. I can limit the number of ...
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Wrong tiles generated in OpenLayers XYZ layer

I am creating a map in OpenLayers using Base layer as ESRI online map server. And second layer as our own esri map server serving the overlay. The Base layer shows correctly, but OpenLayer requests ...
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Understanding the Map Tile creation properties

I am trying to create a tile base map. I have an image that I want to create the tile from and I am using GDAL. I managed to create the tiles but when I view the result it seems that the tiled map ...