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

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Producing a Tiled, Interactive Map from Illustrator Data [duplicate]

Me: A newbie to the technical side of map making. I have extensive experience with Creative Suite apps and interactive and dynamic Flash, and some experience with interactive SVGs. The project: An ...
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How display tiles by using earth plugin in browser?

I was using MAp Tiler to generate tiles for my maps, And everything is great. But I have problems with displaying those tiles in 3D version by using earth plugin. The data which gave me Map tiler was ...
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Hosting Rasters as a Tile Server

I am currently trying to serve a Raster Datasheet made from several Geo(TIFF) files but I am unsure about how to go about it as I'm quite new to GIS! I need to host it online so that clients can ...
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How to tile an Image created in Adobe Illustrator

I'm a beginner in this and don't understand something. I have a simple map in Adobe Illustrator, and I want to tiling it to using in webglearth (https://www.webglearth.com/). How I can do it?
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how to fetch the features that are making up the image of a dynamic or tiled service ?

It it possible to to know the position of the points that an image coming from dynamic or tiled services contain. I need this to implement a custom mouse-over event for tiled/dynamic services.
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How to convert map scale 1:10000 to nearest zoom level 16 scale 1:9028

I am making tile map service port for this map http://mapserver.geology.sk/sbd/. When you max zoom this map, you will get scale 1:10000. Tile size is 256px. You can check it here ...
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How to convert a bing maps quadkey to mercator coordinates

How do you convert a bing maps quad key, such as "03200320023" to coordinates in mercator virtual earth (epsg 3857) coordinate system? I've got an algorithm to convert to coordinates in latitude ...
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Do Vector-tile file-names need zoom levels and if so, why?

I'm new to mapping and m looking to self-host some PBF-based vector tile files, mainly for a hybrid mobile app (Phonegap, HTML5, Openlayers or Mapbox-GL-JS). My question is, if I need to generate or ...
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Data format for offline apps on iPad?

For an iPAD application (based on WhirlyGlobe) we've two modes: offline and online. It's a meteorological application so each day around 1600 layers (worldwide) per day are created on the servers. ...
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Tile services ON TOP of default CartoDB Basemaps?

I'd like to place a tile service of a georeferenced map from DavidRumsey.com in a CartoDB map, but I don't want it to be the 'basemap'. I want it to lay on TOP of the basemap, which would be any of ...
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Clipping raster python script stops abruptly?

I have created a tool in ArcGIS based on a python script that will clip a large raster dataset into smaller tiles based on a fishnet polygon feature class. The script iterates through each feature in ...
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Is there documentation for the {z}/{x}/{y} syntax in tilesource urls?

Speaking of tilesource urls such as http://{s}.tile.stamen.com/watercolor/{z}/{x}/{y}.png is there any technical documentation or canonical reference for the curly braces syntax?
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ArcGIS Split Raster tool results in black rasters

I have a rather large raster that I am trying to split into small tiles in PNG format to upload to Autodesk Infrastructure. I came across the Split Raster tool and thought it would do exactly what I ...
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Connection between OpenLayers and GeoServer is faulty

Hello so I have connected my Geoserver to my OpenLayers website and it seems like something is wrong about the connection. I added a WMS layer in Javascript like this: But when I load the page ...
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Postgresql to mbtiles

Someboby please help me with understanding of the following question. I have many postgreSQL databases with osm data on a server. Each of them contains the map of the certain country. I want to look ...
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Display big data set on Google Maps

I have a pretty large polygon shapefile (almost 1.5 million buildings) that I want to display in Google Maps. As the KML would be far too big, I have to create tiles, right? I don't want to host my ...
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How does GeoServer render a Super or MegaTile

I'm working on chopping up a big mega map tile into smaller tiles at various zoom level. I'm surrounded with a problem first up in terms of how to get my big mega map tile with all the legends (with ...
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Generate tiles with stereographic projection

I am developing a web application that shows some information to the user on a map. The application is not connected to the internet, so for the first protoype I generated some map tiles using ...
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Raster display issue in ArcMap?

A client of ours is having trouble with some raster tiles in ArcMap. They gave me a sample, and I was able to get it looking right with the following workflow: All you have to do is go into each of ...
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QGIS change raster tiles properties at once

I have a set of several raster tiles and I need to change the properties of each one, by setting up a transparency for instance. I have found no other solution but changing properties of each one at a ...
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How to update GeoWebCache as part of GeoServer for maptiles

I read the documentation for GeoServer but I can't seem to find a way by means of which one can update GeoWebCache dynamically by removing/deleting old (dirty map tiles) and then replace those dirty ...
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Time spent writing cutting and rendering map tiles algorithm/mechanism

I know this a very vague question but I really need to know this. Can anyone help me find kinda matrix that shows how much time spent by different companies writing their map tile cutters/renderers ...
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Tiling Vector data without losing geometrical and topological information

I am trying to figure out a way to sub-divide a vector based map into smaller blocks. I can tile the map based on different strategies such as q-tree. However, it is unavoidable to cut some polylines ...
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Is it possible to add house numbers using the Mapbox Street Vector Tiles source in Tilemill2?

Title says it all. Does anyony know if the house number is included in Mapbox’ vector tiles, and if so how to access it for styling? Thanks for any advice!
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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 ...
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vector tiling of point set

I have large point set which I want to overlay on open-Street map. That is to create vector tiles of the point set based on zoom levels of the underlying Open-Street map. For example if the current ...
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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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How to cut a raster into smaller, equal area parts?

I have a large raster file that I need to cut into smaller parts. I already have a polygon shapefile that has the smaller parts that I want to use as an index. The reason for this is that end users ...
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How do I serve OSM map tiles (mbtiles) from a Raspberry PI 2?

My main processing machine is a Ubuntu box running 14.04 with PostGIS and TileMill. I generated my tiles and the resulting mbtiles export is about 250MB (megs, not gigs). The PI runs python, has a ...
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How can I create map tiles for an irregular shaped area, like a state?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, OSM in a Postgres database, and Tilemill to style and export to a mbtiles files. How can I generate tiles for an irregular-shaped (not rectangular) area. For example, if I want ...
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Is there a way to render 3D map tiles?

I am looking for a way to create map tiles from OSM data but I would like the resulting map tile images rendered at a 45 degree angle. Is there any way this can be done? I have never see such an ...
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Planet or regions offline maps between two zoom levels

I need offline maps to be included in the application I am developing. I decided to use marble https :// marble.kde.org/ to do this. Marble uses openstreetmap tileserver (among others). What I need ...
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How to create and serve map tiles?

I have shapefile which is too large to be served as vector. Also, I need it only as background tile, not as layer with attributes. I thought of creating tiles in MapTiler as I already bought it. I ...
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SharpMap & BruTile library: Method not found

I'm using SharpMap 1.1 and BruTile 0.12.0 in my project. when I try to add a Tilelayer to the map the program stops with an unhandled exception of type System.MissingMethodException. ...
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What are the Differences Between TMS, XYZ & WMTS?

There are currently three different ways of Serving out Tiles: TMS WMTS XYZ I do know that XYZ is now the most popular one, and is used by services like Google, Mapbox, OSM and many others. What ...
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Strange behavior when zooming with “Tiled:True” in a WMS layer

I activate the TILED parameter to True in a WMS Layer and I get the following strange behavior as shown in the images: This happens only for a couple zoom levels. If I zoom out/in more the features ...
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How to fix label clipping in Mapbox Studio

I have labels that are being cut off when rendered in Mapbox Studio. As I understand it there is a 256x256 tile that gets rendered and if the label text "bleeds" into another tile it may get cut off. ...
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Generate tiles for google maps overlays

I am trying to show some information on Google Maps which would be in the form of translucent circle overlays. The problem is that some circles overlap, which results in increased opacity and blending ...
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How to get started webmapping with xyz-tiles and Geoserver?

I´m starting to explore the possibilities of web based map presentation. Therefor I have a basic question in understanding. After reading a bunch of tutorials, could a workflow work like this? Style ...
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convert shp file to tiles for wms requests

I have a shp file (world countries) and this file is fix(I don’t want to edit it). I create a Vector layer with this file in geoserver and I get this file with WMS layer from geoserver. In this ...
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Load external tileJSON file in Mapbox

I have tiles generated by Maperitive from an OSM file, and there's a nice tiles.json generated with them which specifies neatly the tiles-path, bounding box, minzoom, maxzoom, center, etc. The format ...
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PostGIS SQL syntax for bounding box

I have the following query: SELECT row_to_json(fc) FROM ( SELECT ST_AsGeoJSON(lg.geometry)::json As geometry, ( select row_to_json(t) from ( ...
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Create a local tile package from online world imagery

Is it possible to create a local tile package (.tpk file) containing data from an online source - for example something like world_imagery.mxd? ArcView 10.2 allows me to set up such a map document, ...
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Reproject xy tiles from mercator to Gauß-Krueger in ubuntu terminal

I´ve exported a map from tilemill as mbtiles and converted them to xyz tiles with help of mbutil. The tiles should be used (for learning purpose) with mod_tile or geoserver and displayed in ...
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Leaflet - what to do when your maptiles don't load?

I'm using Leaflet, and using OSM's tile.openstreetmap.org tile server. However, sometimes my application does not load the maps tiles. It seems OSM's servers are having some problems sporadically, ...
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Best solution for tiling a geotiff?

I have some GeoTIFF files that I want to bring into the web. The spatial reference of these GeoTIFF files are multiple but are never WebMercator (EPSG:3857) and I need the web map to be in the same ...
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CartoDB basemaps -how to clear out?

In CartoDB, when I switch to Map View on any of my tables, I have the opportunity to change the basemap, including using "Yours". In my attempts to connect to our MassGIS XYZ basemaps, I've filled up ...
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Using nginx to serve tiles

I created a map in Tilemill, exported to mbtiles, and created a cache of tiles using TileStache. Until now, I have been using Apache as a reverse proxy for TileStache to serve the tiles, but I'm ...
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Generating a polygon tile index from multiple vector datasets

OK. well this is silly, in that there is no way it should be as difficult as it has been for me to find information regarding how to generate a polygon tile index from multiple vector (contour) tiles. ...
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Creating tiles for OpenLayers.Layer.XYZ

I am trying to use a 200GB ortophoto tif file in a web application using OpenLayers library. As I don't have no software to create WMS WMTS etc. I want to use OpenLayers.Layer.XYZ. How can I create ...