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What Type of map is this?

Looking to find the exact type of map that the following is : It looks like a hill-shaded topographic map, most likely DEM, but I'm not sure. I need to know for certain so i can contact the map ...
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How do various JavaScript mapping libraries compare?

I am working on a web-based mapping system and I'm trying to figure out the best/most appropriate library to use. There are a few of them about and they each have pros and cons. Even after trying a ...
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Compare several Overlay Layers with Base Layer in Leaflet

I write web app for comparing several Overlay Layers (in example OSM tile layers) with Base Layer (in example Bing Aerial layer) in Leaflet. It's work in 'first loaded' level zoom. But when I ...
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Adding comments using leaflet draw

I am working on an application that will leverage the leaflet draw plugin so that a user can open my map and drop comments in the form of markers. Then the user can click submit and it will serve me ...
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Error code 500, error performing execute operation from Print task of ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I'm trying to use print task to generate a PNG or PDF file of my web map but i always get an Error code 500, error performing execute operation. Any Ideas? I'm using ArcGIS API for JavaScript ...
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Point symbology drawing incorrectly in ArcGIS Online web map

I have created a map service (via ArcGIS Server) to serve SDE content up to a web map/application in ArcGIS Online. The service contains a group of 10 shapefiles (points, lines, and polygons). All ...
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Change marker's size by with zoom in Leaflet

I get stuck with changing my marker's size when zoom changes in my Leaflet code. It's a simple map with a metro stations overlay coming from an ArcGIS Server. The markers are coming from that same ...
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How to use OpenLayers Geolocate with the OpenGeo Suite Client SDK?

I’d like to have GPS functionality added to my OpenGeo Suite Client SDK application. From what I understand it should be possible to use the Geolocate control from OpenLayers. Preferably there ...
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Batch create leaflet webmaps in QGIS

During a project on the spider fauna of Greece, we have to face the design of distribution maps of the species. A good tool to work with is the design of leaflet webmaps to be used on the website ...
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Comparing two maps with nice web interface?

Is it possible in Leaflet or OpenLayers to compare two maps with a bar to slide between the two? Examples include: ...
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Alternatives to ArcGIS Online?

I am considering purchasing ArcGIS Online for a group of users who currently use about 5% of ArcGIS capabilities (ArcMap, simple map creation and information display) about 80% of the time. Primary ...
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Change Logo in Public Information Web App Template

Anyone know how to change the ESRI logo and replace it with a customized logo in the "Public Information" web application template provided by ESRI? Link the Public Information Template Configurable ...
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How to get OpenLayers map object in HTML form?

There is a form to within a web page, map of OpenLayers is displayed in the form. I look at the source code of Html, and further a hierarchical state in the form. My goal is to get the Polygon at the ...
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Change SDE Version in ArcGIS JavaScipt API depending on connected user

I am programming for an web editing application with ArcGIS API for JavaScript. I've published a version of ArcSDE with Feature Acces and I need to know how can I change in the web application from ...
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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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How do I get Open Layers to set the default view in EPSG:27700

Disclaimer, I'm fairly new to Open Layers, but I'm not new to JavaScript and/or Web Programming :-) Sysnopsis I have an open layers based html page, that I'm trying to use to render a WMS map served ...
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Geomedia WebMap WFS to vector marker layer in Openlayers

Looking for minimal example/advice on getting a WFS service to show up as a vector layer with markers/icons in Openlayers map. I have created the WFS service in Geomedia WebMap 6.01.11.19 and the ...
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Problem with Cesiumjs sand castle live editor

I have saved a html file from Cesium SandCastle live editor, but I am not able to run that file on a web browser afterwards, even after loading all the JavaScript files correctly. How to make it run ...
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How to Start Web Mapping?

I want to start working on a web map at work to map some of our statistics by city. I have an idea, but I'm not exactly sure where to start. Are there any definitive resources that provide step ...
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Sites that demo freely available Basemaps?

I've seen such sites in the past. I remember seeing one put together by Wm Lerer at a conference a couple years ago. What I'm looking for is a map that demonstrates all (well, at least a lot) of the ...
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Leaflet: performant handling of POIs all over the world

When you have a leaflet.js application, such as my experimental toy for xkcd GeoHashing (look at geohashing.cgi plus mirkarte.js), you have to draw points all over the world. In the GeoHashing case, ...
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Isometric map tiles with Openlayers or similar

I wish to show a map layer in a browser based tool such as Openlayers or Leaflet however my tiles are projected isometrically. Has anybody done this before?
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Hover effects using CartoCSS: Is this possible?

I'm trying to make a simple map of parcels in TileMill. Right now when I hover over a parcel, the information for that parcel appears in a teaser. That's simple enough. However, when working with ...
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How to show world map with Lizmap

I would like to show world map with Lizmap web client but I don't know how to do. Could you show me how? I follow this tutorial: http://hub.qgis.org/wiki/lizmapwebclient/Installation_en for install ...
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How to install MapServer on IIS 7.5 with windows 7 OS

I want to use the map server in my asp.net application. For that one, I need to install mapserver on IIS. I am using windows 7 with 64 bit os. I have IIS 7.5 installed on my PC. Can any one help me ...
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Comparing webmapping frameworks

I am looking for a comparaison of webmapping frameworks which gives easily a ready interface to manage OGC services, and that could be customizable (FOSS) and hosted in private server, any comparaison ...
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Web map viewer for QGIS Server and PostGIS

I have succesfully installed and configured QGIS Server. I tried WMS and WFS via QGIS Desktop and it works perfectly. Now i am looking for a web map viewer to display (only read (WMS viewer i ...
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How to overlay a TMS with a GeoTiff for querying in OpenLayers?

I'm using OpenLayers to display a set of TMS tiles I have on my webserver. Plain and simple, I was wondering how I would go about overlaying a set of GeoTiff files I have over the tiles so that when I ...
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List of Virtual Globes

I kept a listing of virtual globes in 2005 and 2006, but it's now woefully out of date http://geography2.blogspot.com/2005/11/listing-of-virtual-globes.html. Today, the main four seem to be: Google ...
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How to configure Proxy.cgi file for Geoserver On Tomcat?

I have a web map application in my local machine(windows xp and dont have IIS) and I have postgis data in Geoserver on Tomcat (Ubuntu). To get the WMSgetfeatureInfo, I have configured the proxy.cgi ...
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What are some good examples of geospatial UI's [closed]

I am interested in understanding and applying practical geo-spatial examples for some of the transportation data that I have. I have several geocodes that I will pull from the database, and display in ...
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How to project feature class located into 3 UTM Zones?

i have created a silverlight API web map application,for Saudi Arabia country, i have created a 3 search button, once search for "X,y", the problem with me is to how to define a probability projection ...
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Best Approach to display charts on a web map?

I have a very basic understanding of GIS through some basic work with openlayers in Drupal CMS. I am trying to understand what is the best approach to display a chart on a map (like the one below)? I ...
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Sending and receiving gis data to map

I have a spatial database in Sql server and I am working in asp.net mvc. My project must show stored shape in web page that uses openlayers js and user must see and edit shapes and send the result to ...
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Breaking a range of values into buckets for a gradient

If I have a range of values and want to make a choropleth map with a gradient, what algorithms are out there to determine the value ranges for the different colors in the gradient? For example, if I ...
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Web Mapping Service Beginnings [duplicate]

I currently have a small relational database with six or seven tables that I've put together in Access on my home PC. One table includes locations, with columns for latitude and longitude ...
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What particular free softwares and what to do? [duplicate]

What particular free software and what to do in making map that allows users to find the approximate depth to the water table at any location in the area simply by clicking a point on the map?...web- ...
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Which free web service for presenting travel routes?

I have a plenty of GPS logs from my travels in NZ and would like to create some maps also for other people and share them. The logs are both GPX and plain TXT containing Lon/Lat, altitude and ...
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What is the best way to connect spatial data with attributes in Excel table?

I have many attributes which are stored in an Excel table. They refer to USA counties. I need to somehow connect those attributes to polygons in some format (don't know which is the best) and ...
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How to get multiple dynamic custom markers on map using MapBox in MySQL and PHP?

Can anyone help me to get multiple custom markers on mapbox using lat/long from the database MySQL. I want to use 2 types of markers on the map, for which I have two separate table of lat/longs in the ...
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Guidelines for publishing large datasets on QGIS Web Client

Can anybody provide simple guidance to publishing large datasets on QGIS web client? I have a mixture of shapefiles and rasters to display. Biggest shapefile is 230 MB. Biggest raster is 1.4GB. At ...
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How to host the results of qgis2leaf on google drive?

I am wondering how to host the results of the plugin qgis2leaf on google drive to create a free hosted webmap? Here is an example: ...
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I'm new to GIS and I'm looking for a developer-friendly web gis [duplicate]

I'm a recent Computer Science graduate who prides himself in his knowledge of software development and problem solving, but has no idea how gis systems work. (Read: I'm a programmer) I've been ...
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When to replace Google Maps with MapServer? [closed]

I have a contract handed to me to create a google map interface for a real estate company where the area they are operating is moving sales around in extremely high volume. To date, I have created 12 ...
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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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Free website host for embedding tilemill/mapbox web map

I am hoping to design a simple interactive web map using TileMill. I am then planning on uploading that map to Mapbox.com, where I understand I will be given an embed code to put on a website. My ...
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Displaying a graphic layer derived from an arcgis server geoprocessing task on a webapp map

I know this should be basic.... but I am trying to get an ouput from a arcgis server geoprocessing task of data type "GPFeatureRecordSetLayer" to be added into a map on a webapp. here is the code (the ...
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How to collect polygon features from many people with a simple online form?

I work at a transportation consulting firm that works over a large geographic area with dispersed offices. We'd like to develop a database of the locations of our projects, so that we can easily find ...
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how to write coding for map using html [duplicate]

How to write codes for placing map in webpage and if any scripting available for editing the maps?Can anyone give the sample?
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How to publish a self made shapfile on web by any open source mapserver [duplicate]

I am very new in GIS web mapping and all. Right now I am working on qgis to make maps and I have shapfile format of my maps. But not i want to show that maps on my website. So i need to setup a ...