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

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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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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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Created custom tiles, added tile bounds to leaflet but it's still trying to load tiles outside of boundaries

I created custom tiles in TileMill with latitude/longitude boundaries of: -89.8235,43.3377,-89.5952,43.4741 I added those tiles into the map and set the tile layer's bounds attribute, but Leaflet ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Using Offline map in Google Maps API for Android without copying tiles to mobile device?

I want to use my own tile maps in google maps api for android .The tile maps are created using ArcGIS for server 10.2 . The cache size is about 400 megabyte .I can't copy the cache in mobile devices ...
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why am I getting a horizontal solid strip when projecting large image?

I am using Mapnik to create tiles on a tile server. I'm depicting sea level rise in North America using SRTM data, and it works fine in most of the continent. However, when zoomed out in my browser (...
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How to create my own basemap in ArcGIS from JPEG files?

I have my own *.jpg tiles. How to create basemap from it and publish as service via ArcGIS for server? I was trying to find my issue in documentation, but I didn't have success. It seems very easy for ...
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Hosting Tiled images

I want to publish tile images that extracted using the MBUtil. I have the images but don't know what to do next! i.e. is there any open source way to publish them? and how?
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TileWMS layers with openlayers 3 return 400 error with some zoomlevels

I have 2 TileWMS layers in my system which work well with some zoom levels and do not work with other zoom levels. each non-working layer return this error: 400: X,Y values for the tile index were ...
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how to get mapnik to render tiles from xml mapfile

I have Mapnik set up on Ubuntu. Tirex directs rendering requests from an OpenLayers client browser to Mapnik, which is set up to use the xml file below. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> &...
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Python Geospatial Development Error

I'm working through some examples in the Python Geospatial Development book by Erik Westra. On page 439, about setting up a tile map server, he gives the following code for calculating a bounding ...
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Where can i get OSM water polygon for lower zoom level?

i wants ocean (water polygons shapefile) for generating vector tile map. Initially tested using shape file openstreetmapdata it works fine. But at low zoom level i produce pbf file with higher size. ...
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how to make mapnik style raster, not just render as solid color

I have set up Mapnik with mod_tile and renderd. I replaced the default osm.xml file with my own xml file, which is shown below. My problem is that all images are being created as solid blue tiles as ...
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mapbox.js 1.6.2 - change tile set on zoom levels

Alright, this is what I've got. What you've suggested doesn't seem to be working. I need to change the basemap at a certain zoom level... var map = L.mapbox.map('map', 'wmarci.i6n42nl5', { ...
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How to add wms overlay layer to google map

I have a WMS server (using MapServer and Apache on windows). i read this document about Mapserver's Tile Mode and use that's example to overlay my map on Google maps.but not work. my code: function ...
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Will a tile cache serving PNG tiles be slower than JPEG?

I'm trying to figure out the best format to serve my tiles. I'm creating an ESRI tile cache. It will be consumed internally through ArcMap from our server, not online. There are a lot of different ...
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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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How to use pre-generated Tiles

i have just created Tiles with Qtiles on Qgis, but how can put these folders (tile .png) on Geoserver or Mapserver? is it possible? I am trying to put the folder in C:\Program Files (x86)\GeoServer ...
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How to use GeoWebCache tiles with default geoserver url?

I am having GWC tiles access issue when integrated in another application using GWC url. //systemname:8080/geoserver/gwc/service/wms. The error is given below. I have created new grid set (Epsg:...
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Export background tile map to raster file

In QGIS I managed to display the ship traffic density from marinetraffic.com as a background tile map using the TileLayer plugin. Here is my TileLayer.tsv file: #title credit serviceUrl yOriginTop ...
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Load single image by map API and draw overlays

I have an image which I want to make it zoomable and dragable in browser, and draw some overlays like lines and markers on it. So I wonder if I can use the map api like Google map or openlayers to ...
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Looking for detailed relief tiles

A few days ago I stumbled over a map which had beautifully rendered, detailed topographic tiles of the whole world. It was similar to google-physical with a strong contrast (shadow/light) and contour-...
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Setup own map tile service on the phone itself and on server

I want to setup a maptile service on the phone so that the app won't need to call the server to get the tiles. Can someone point me in the right direction to the libraries needed to achieve that? I'm ...
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How to split a raster into x tiles that overlapped by x km?

I have a raster that I split into three tiles by using the function Split raster in ArcMap as follows: How can I split my raster into three tiles that overlap by 2 km as follows : ?
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How to load Geowebcache tiles into OpenLayers 3 ?

I have geotiff image that I want to show on a site locally (when there is no internet connection and browsing to localhost). I've seen that OL3 has XYZ layer but the format doesn't match the ...
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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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How to generate tiled geo/topo json?

Are there any commandline tools can take a Shape File or a geoJson file and generate a tiled version of them?
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How to know which Tiles build a rendered Image obtained by a Map Query?

as Test Purpose for my app, I want to know exactly, which Tiles were used to render the result image I get by query. I.e. I want to see a bounding box of 500px*300px with zoom 13 of Location 48.42,12....
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get the tiles? (GeoWebCache, GeoServer, PostGIS, REST)

i've got a PostgreSQL (9.2.9) database, PostGIS (2.1.3) enabled - and it works fine with GeoServer (2.5.2). So by now i'm trying to make tiles of the map with the integrated GeoWebCache - but i don't ...
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QGIS project to TMS tileset?

I'm trying to turn a QGIS 2.4 project into a TMS tileset. What method have folks used, with what success and what level of effort? The project in question has about 50 layers and uses OTF projection ...
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Speeding up processing of geotiff background for QGIS?

Originally I had an image as a mrsid file. That was very convenient as it was smaller and fast to pan etc. The down side was that every time I upgraded QGIS I had to go through the ritual of ...
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Transforming between epsg:3857 and Google Maps Tile coordinates

Hio, I used to use a simple python project (https://github.com/hrldcpr/mercator.py) to convert between wgs84 and google maps tile coordinates. This project doesn't have a license, and looks like it ...
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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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Geowebcache tiles showing only when seeding and not when viewing the map

I have created a map with geoserver and postgresSQL. I have managed in geoserver to seed the layers into tiles but for some reason as you view across the map, it does not create those tiles. For ...
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Download mapbox default style as tiles

I need to have the tiles of a small city as PNGs. The style should be the same as in https://www.mapbox.com/editor/? Can I export the map there for a certain bounding box to tiles (or mbtiles)? I have ...
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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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Using Arcgis and OSM tiles in Openlayers application

I created a map object and specified options according to Arcgis tiled map tiles. var options = { scales: [120000, 60000, 30000, 15000, 5000, 2500, 500], resolutions: [...
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Force openlayers to not use browser cache for tiles refresh

I use OpenLayers.Layer.XYZ to display tiles from TileStache server without using the cache option of the server. However, I notice that the tiles stay in cache (probably the browser cache) until the ...
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Problem in displaying tile images using openlayers3

I have problem with displaying my TMS layer using OL3. This is my first time working with tile images this way so maybe it doesn't have to do anything with ol3, maybe I just don't understand it right. ...
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Converting .multiple shapefiles into Image Pyramid?

I have multiple shapefiles, and I want to import them as image tiles. How do I convert a shapefile into image format and then convert that single image file into an image pyramid such as that of ...
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Standard tile origin coordinates for EPSG:3857

Is there a standard tile origin for caching tiles in EPSG:3857? For example OpenLayers as default uses this tile origin for a WMS in mercator projection: lon: -20037508.34, lat: -20037508.34
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geowebcache tiles not showing up in folder

I am using geoserver 2.5.1 and am atempting to use the intergrated geowebcache.I have installed tomcat and am using the webapp process for the geoserver. I managed to add all the tiles and got the jai ...
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Rendering a geotiff block with gdal and gdk-pixbuf - Some flaws in the result

I currently try to render a geotiff file with GTKmm\GDKmm (gdk-pixbuf). The file is a tiled geotiff with a block size of 256*256 and three rasterbands. The shortened gdalinfo output is: Driver: GTiff/...
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get map tiles for a polygon

Based on this tutorial, I can easily find out a tile for a point. But is there an algorithm to find all tiles that are covered by a rectangle or lineString or by any other feature? I would greatly ...
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AGS Tiled Map Services and the .jpg file extension using js api

I have an old app that is still using esri js api 1.4 (i know, it's dated) but that app works and it can pull tiles from a 10.0 tiled map services. When it does that it calls for the tiles at the url ...
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How to generate tiles for EPSG:3413 from shapefiles

I want to make tiles at EPSG:3413 projection from coastline shapefiles provided by naturalearthdata. How to do it? I converted shapefiles to 3413 via ogr2ogr, imported it to mapnik, set ...