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

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From local tiles to WMS via Mapproxy

I have any local tiles (seed via Mapproxy) of any local area. May I configure mapproxy that I can use a local tile directory on my computer as a source and get the output then WMS ? I've already ...
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Openlayers tiles source with poor resolution, how zoom out?

I am using Openlayers to display a map from Vienna Open Data (Capabilities) in an app for mobiles, which have higher DPI screens. The resolution of the tiles is not so good (I suppose because they ...
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Building java based desktop map application using embedded database such as spatialite

I am relatively very new to building GIS based applications and have a very limited understanding in this area. So I need some help in building a java based desktop application which would generate ...
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The fastest way of generating tiles from raster?

I have some MODIS imagery 250m resolution covering a large area which I generate tiles from using Mapnik and generate_tiles.py script. I need to run this script every day with new satellite images, ...
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load custom tile over google map (on location) in android

Is there a way to load a custom map of a country over the existing country in google maps? I'm able to load my custom tiles with tileOverlay but they show in the upper-left corner of the google map ...
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Performance of google map tile creation processes

I know that question is rather vague but please bear w/me. I'm trying to get an idea of what sort of product performance - specifically timing - people have seen for various methodologies they have ...
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download ESRI World Imagery basemap for offline use?

So our search and rescue team would like to be able to view ESRI's World Imagery basemap through the free tool (ArcGIS Explorer). Thing is, we will be offline when we are in the field. So - is there ...
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Are there tools to directly import QGIS projects into Tilemill?

Now that there is a tool to convert an MXD to Tilemill, one must then wonder if the ability to open QGIS documents in Tilemill will ever exist.
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Openlayers on Android and chrome browser - white lines when using viewport meta tag [duplicate]

When rendering TMS tiles, sometimes there is a white line that shows up between tiles. Not between all tiles, just some, and only sometimes. Pan around and it disappears and reappears again. ...
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Access Stamen tiles flavors with OpenLayers

i'm using OpenLayers (v2.13.1) and would like to use Stamen Toner tiles as background. The example is simple to understand : http://maps.stamen.com/test/openlayers.html But i'd like to use the ...
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Buffering a Raster with GDAL and Numpy

I am using GDAL to convert a raster dataset into a numpy.array and then using numpy to buffer the data in the raster. For example, I need to know all the regions within 100ft of a school point ...
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Manually building a tile server

I use this instruction http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-12-04/ I have the problem on the step "Starting your tileserver" sudo mkdir /var/run/renderd sudo chown ...
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Can GeoWebCache serve tiles from blobstore?

Currently I use MapProxy to serve custom sqlite tile stores with a certain schema. I would like to enable GeoWebCache to do the same, but I don't know if GWC work the same way that mapproxy does. ...
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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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Mosaic Imagery to Tile Grid

I am hoping to come up with a script that would allow me to mosaic imagery into a polygon tile grid. My hopes is to do this with gdal or QGIS. I am wondering if anyone knows of an existing script, ...
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Modify Map Service Symbology via Esri JavaScript API

I have a JavaScript application built on the Esri JavaScript API that is consuming a feature service and a tiled map service from ArcGIS Online. I developed a widget that allows the user to change ...
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Splitting a bounding box into n amount of bounding boxes

Firstly, I've never worked in the GIS area before nor do I have much knowledge of the mathematics behind some of the stuff I am trying to implement. Perhaps i'm getting in over my head. My Situation ...
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Protect our WMS map tiles to only accessible from our site [duplicate]

We are using geoserver (2.3) to serve WMS map tiles generated from mapping data we licenced. We use leaflet on the client side to show the map (part of a ruby on rails site running on heroku). Because ...
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How can I figure out whether a sphere is intersecting the Earth between a given lon/lat range?

Given a lon/lat range that represents a tile on the Earth's surface, I need a computationally efficient way to figure out if a spherical volume defined by a point (assume ECEF coordinates) and a ...
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local tiles server for offline access

Anyone knows if there is a "lightway" solution to mount a local tile server? Feature I'd to provide is local storage of small sections of maps, not more than small city for example, in order to ...
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How to list all names of tile inside a given polygon?

I'd like to generate a specific set of slippy map tiles to cover certain a certain land mass. Given a polygon shapefile, is there something that will quickly generate a listing of the z/x/y tile ...
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Tiles cover Polygon on zoom and move

i'm using OpenLayers.Geometry.Polygon.createRegularPolygon to generate some nice circles. After i draw them to the Map i'm Moving them and after some while they where hiding by some tiles. The circle ...
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What kind of AWS configuration is needed for running a low-to-medium bandwidth Web map app?

Does anyone have experience with running Web maps (tile server + client JS scripting) on Amazon Web Services (S3, EC2 etc...)? What kind of AWS configuration is needed for running a low-to-medium ...
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Get latest tiles from TileMill's tile server in Leaflet

My leaflet app gets the tiles from TileMill's tile server in the standard way: L.tileLayer('http://<myip>/tile/SteveCountryVic/{z}/{x}/{y}.png', { ... }); These tiles are often old, not ...
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Google maps android vector rendering : how do they make it that fast?

Most of the question is in the title. If you are on android (I believe its the same on IOS) and use maps you will notice the quality of the maps app and how the vector maps are drawn in a very fluid ...
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How to change the color of a tile layer?

If I generate a very large number of map tiles (300,000), is there an easy way to let a Google Maps user change their color? For instance, is it possible to change the color scheme of a map tile ...
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OpenLayers shows empty tiles if I toggle my layer

I display my custom tiles with OpenLayers and I have set .olImageLoadError{display: none !important;} in my CSS to avoid displaying pink empty tiles (as described here). In this way empty tiles are ...
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Making Tiles - Varying the Zoom Level by Population Density

I want to create map tiles for all of the United States at high zoom level (12 or 13). I am using TileMill and mapping census tracts (income). However, I only need the high zoom level for populated ...
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Mapnik - Weird tiles rendering when used with spatialite

I use Mapnik in an GeoDjango App with Spatialite 4.0 as backend. There is something weird with the tiles that I suspect might be related with a bad handling of mbr with spatialite. If you look at ...
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What is the difference between the calculation for tiles generated with different projection?

I found that the tiles are generated under the Mercator projection in openstreetmap(here). And in the wiki page,they provide the Derivation of tile names which is used to Calculate the covered tiles ...
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Why does OpenLayers load OSM-like tiles, but does not show them?

I created a tile server with OSM-data in the German style. The data is quite similar to the official tile server for openstreetmap.de, provided by Fraunhofer IOSB. ...
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Can I manually set the size of GeoServer's tiles?

I'm using GeoServer to generate a street name overlay that we can use with our various basemaps. It works great, but the names repeat too often to be truly beautiful. I've tried bumping up the ...
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Does tile server renders every request?

I am trying to understand how tile server handle requests. I red about Mapnik which "creates" the map using OSM, Does "creates" means that every request is rendered and returned? If yes what is the ...
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Raster Tile Merge Performance of PostGIS 2.0

I'm attempting to intersect Australian Census boundary polygons with the 1" SRTM DEM (10.5bn points across Australia), and output the result as a single raster image on the fly. The DEM is stored in ...
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XYZ Layer in Open Layers has Missing Tiles

In Open Layers I'm having a missing tile problem where it generates a missing link icon and a pink background. I found several threads including this one saying to add this code ...
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GeoServer - GeoWebCache tile larger than others

GeoServer Version 2.2.4, GeoTools Version 8.6, GWC 1.3-RC5 I have an issue where a tile is sized incorrectly and misaligned when I provide a gutter for a layer's tile caching. The issue occurs in the ...
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mapnik error - fatal flex scanner internal error--end of buffer missed

I am using Mapnik 2.0.1rc0 on a Windows 7 with python 2.7 32bits inside a GeoDjango App. I often got this error: fatal flex scanner internal error--end of buffer missed that makes python to crash ...
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efficiently slicing tiles with gdal C API

Im working a project using the gdal C api(in a block of objective-c) to slice TMS style png tiles. The code currently works, but I'm running into some trouble optimizing to run fast enough for use on ...
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how to use mapproxy to serve WMS from reprojected google maps tiles

how to use mapproxy to serve WMS from reprojected google maps tiles, i have searched for docs, but there's no docs which describe how to add google maps as source.
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In OpenLayers, is there any way to convert polygons to tiles?

I have a OpenLayer map which by enabling a feature by user, a very huge table of polygons (lots of small areas, with information and metadata for each) will appear on the map, which rendering this big ...
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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 ...