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What is the default projection in Leaflet?

I've read an API documentation for Leaflet on its site, but I can't realize: what is a default projection to view maps? It was written about spherical and elliptical Mercator and Equirectangular - so ...
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Is there demand for a service to publish web maps with lots of shapes? [closed]

Is anyone in the GIS community trying to publish choropleth web maps with a large (10s to 100s of thousands) number of polygons? and if so what's your current approach and what are the shortcomings of ...
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Is there a good free Flat style map tile available?

I'm building a website in the style of Flat Design, and hoping to find a map tile that complements the design and can be used with Leafletjs.
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how to compute tile row from latitude in mercator projection

I work on google tile images. I want to compute a tile row from its latitude. How can I do that. I know that tile system cover all of the earth from -85 latitude to 85 latitude. 4 tiles exists at the ...
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how does arcgis server manage tile caches with an unlimited scale choice?

I am familiar with tile caching with geowebcache, but not with ArcGIS server. I imagine the basic concept is the same. First determine how many scales with be cached, set the image quality and format, ...
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Single tiled Mapserver WMS to avoid Labels and features cut along tile borders and repeated labels

I am using Mapserver-wms-openlayers for publishing maps. But there are some issues came across related to duplicate labeling for same feature in adjacent tiles, unwanted breaks in line features along ...
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How to download tiles to use offline [closed]

I need to download tiles of an entire country to use offline. I don't need a server o whatever, I just need to download tiles organised in folders (x y and z). Should I use mapnick? Im on OSX but I ...
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How can I load stricly tiles within the current viewport in Leaflet.js?

I have tiles that are not available for the whole map. How can I stop Leaflet.js/Mapbox.js from making requests to these tiles? There are dozens of 404's that I'd really like to get rid of. Thank ...
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What kind of improvement can be done for raster tiles for mobile usage

We generate raster map tiles and deploy them in the server, then we use javascript in the client to request the tiles and re-organize them to map.(like google map and Openstreetmap). However this is ...
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how to plot gps coordinates on my own raster map?

I have lat log values available in degree format, i donot know how to access raster maps using c#, and how to plot accurately. which libraries should i use and what are the controls avialable ,i am ...
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ArcGIS Server Tiles as Basemap in CartoDB

Has anyone successfully used their ArcGIS Server Tilecache as a CartoDB Basemap? I'm trying to hit mine directly using the XYZ Tile URL Template as follows: http://mercator10.library.yale.edu/ArcGIS/...
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Rough edges on tiles in QGIS

I'm loading four .ASC files into QGIS, each containing topographical data about a tile of 10 x 10 km. On the map, this data is displayed as black/white and different shades of gray. My problem is that ...
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How to call Geowebcache tile openlayers [closed]

Can anyone provide the solution, how to call GeoWebCache tiles in openlayers as i have 20GB of tiles created in gwc folder.
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Map tiles rendering from local map server to disk

I am looking for a solution for following use-case: I need to run a local map server using OpenStreetMap (OSM) data Map server needs to be able to render a set of map tiles to local directory on ...
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TileStache + OpenLayers TMS - Tiles are rendered disorderly

I newly turned to TileStache to render Mapnik tiles because of the caching option. Before, I was using Mapnik python bindings only and it was working perfectly. Now that I use TileStache, the tiles ...
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Custom tiles in local CRS

I want to achieve the following: Create an OpenLayers map, that runs totally in a local CRS. The basic layer would be a raster tile layer. The tiles will be generated by us once for each project (...
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Generate tiles using GPU

I was wondering if anyone has tried already to utilise the GPU in tile generation? I have a quite big dataset so tile generation takes a while (especially on high zoom levels) even on a quite high ...
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Stitch mapbox tiles

I have customized mapbox tiles and i need to print it on A2 size paper on high zoom level at around scale of 500 to 1000. I am thinking of stitching the adjacent tiles together to form a single big ...
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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 "lite"...
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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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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. http://tile.iosb.fraunhofer.de/...
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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 ...