Web Mercator a.k.a WGS 84 / Pseudo-Mercator -- Spherical Mercator, is a projected coordinate system used for rendering web maps in applications like Google Maps and OpenStreetMap. The area of use is limited to World maps between 85.06°S and 85.06°N.

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Where to get world-map images for use in webglearth

I am using webglearth for a 3D earth globe. I already bought MapTiler, from the same makers. Now I am struggling with finding different world-map-images with the right projection. I need either WGS ...
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Transform projection with SharpMap

I have SharpMap loading a shapefile and displaying the rendered image to a PictureBox. If I open the shapefile in QGis I can see the SRC: +proj=merc +lon_0=100 +lat_ts=-41 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 ...
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Web Mercator to 3d globe projection problems

I've been trying to use map tile images from services like OpenStreetMap to create a globe, and I've mostly succeeded. The problem is that when I compare my globe to one using the same image source ...
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Issue on Exporting Shapefile Points to Google Map Longitude & Latitude?

Using ArcGIS 10.2 and Some points in Shapefile with BC Albers Coordinate System I am having problem on Getting Points Longitude & Latitude in Google Map Coordinate System. What I have is a CSV ...
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Leaflet GeoJSON with projected coordinates (3857)

I am trying to get a GeoJSON with projected coordinates to show in Leaflet. I have no problems loading GeoJSON with lat/lng (EPSG:4326). Here is a fiddle where I load the GeoJSON with unprojected ...
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How to georeference a tile downloaded from Google Maps

I'm trying to georeference a set of image tiles downloaded from a Google Maps site. Based only on each image's Google Maps grid reference and zoom level, how can I calculate the real-world ...
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Are with WebMercator the X and Y extents identical?

I am calculating the tile coordinates in a WebMercator projection at different zoom levels and have the following problem: Cartopy suggests that the projection extent in meters is slightly different ...
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What's the accuracy of Web Mercator EPSG:3857?

Are there any references on the accuracy or (min/max/avg) error of Web Mercator when it comes to e.g. distance calculations? (For the sake of completeness, I haven't found any reference to the ...
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Reprojecting WGS 1984 Web Mercator (EPSG:3857) in Python with GDAL

I am reprojecting rasters in python using GDAL. I need to project several tiffs from geographic WGS 84 coordinates to WGS 1984 Web Mercator (Auxiliary Sphere), in order to use them later in Openlayers ...
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Get XY coordinates in UTM from web-mercator where UTM zone is not known

How to get XY(northing/easting) coordinates in UTM where data is WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere(WKID: 3857) coordinate system and UTM zone is unknown. For e.g. India falls under multiple UTM ...
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Alternative to Web Mercator projection that does not look too small on phone?

My issue with Web Mercator as a projection to use online is that I think it gives people an unrealistic perception of space. Greenland looking massive is a good example. One benefit of Web Mercator, ...
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Adding custom map tile layer using QGIS?

I am trying to display the following background map in QGIS 2.0: http://server.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/World_Topo_Map/MapServer/tile/${z}/${y}/${x}. In a custom web map client, this is ...
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Transform itrf96 to web mercator 900913 proj4s

I am using cached basemap tiles with itrf96. proj4 version is like this: Spatial Reference Page +proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 +lon_0=27 +k=1 +x_0=500000 +y_0=0 +ellps=GRS80 +units=m +no_defs I want to ...
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Proj4js Problem in converting coordinates from google mercator

I am a really beginner into web-cartography, so sorry if this subject is rudimentary or basic but I truly search for a long time and I am still stick in it. So the problem is: I don't understand why ...
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Which is correct projection in ArcGIS Server for EPSG:3857/900913?

I want to publish a mapservice in ArcGIS server, which will be overlayed on Google Maps or Bing Maps. For this, the Map Service needs to be in EPSG:3857/900913. The Google Maps projection is supposed ...
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Force an ArcGIS API for JavaScript WMSLayer to use EPSG: 900913 (instead of 102100)

I have a use case where an external WMS server can serve maps in the Web Mercator projection using EPSG code 900913, but won't recognize ESRI's 102100 code. My question is: can I force all WMS ...
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Scalebar gives error in measurement in Qgis: Different measurements of distance on OSM tiles and GoogleEarth

I've created a map of Bordeaux using the QGIS map compositor by following this procedure: Used the OSM plugin to display an OSM map and zoomed to Bordeaux Used the print composer to create a map of ...
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Reprojecting from Lambert Conformal Conic into EPSG:3857?

I'm trying to reproject a plain png image file into EPSG:3857 for use in an OpenLayers application. I'm pulling the image from the NWS site at: ...
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How to get screen coordinate from geographic one?

I need to know, how can I convert some geographic coordinates to the screen one. I want to remind you about desktop coordinates system, how it look like: I've developed soft, which is loading map ...
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How to change from EPSG:900913 to EPSG:3857 in Postgresql

I didn't use the '-E 3857' switch when importing the OSM data into postgresql using osm2psql. I'm trying to set up a map server for the first time and I'm following the instructions from here: ...
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Mercator vs. Web Mercator for Large Scale Topographic Maps

I have 8 terabytes of imagery that is in either lon/lat or UTM projection that I will be using for the basis of large scale topographic maps. I have been studying the differences between Mercator and ...
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Mercator projection: formula for latitude based on pixels?

I am basing this question on knowledge from a previous one: Mercator projection: problem with latitude formula In that question/answer, the formula is given for working out how many pixels ...
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Arcmap: transform an image from Web Mercator Projection to Simple Cylindrical (Plate Carree) projection

I have an image that is projected using the Web Mercator projection. Does anybody know how to transform (in Arcmap) this image from the Web Mercator projection to the Simple Cylindrical (Plate Carree) ...
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Google Map Projection Skew - Need correct Projection

I'm having a really difficult time resolving skewed grids when projecting onto Google maps using Alteryx outputs. Within the module, I'm taking GRD files and aggregating rows and columns to re-size ...
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How to convert to web mercator projection using an open source tool?

I've got a KML file which I need converted to a web mercator projection. This file will go into Tilemill. What are some good open source tools to convert files to the web mercator projection?
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Coordinate conversion - Lat Long to State Plane, ArcServer-Silverlight

I am trying to project a Lat/Long value I get from a table to a x/y value that I can use to plot a graphic. I have seen one way to do this may be to use something like this: feature.Geometry = ...
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How to display WGS 1984 Web Mercator (Auxiliary Sphere) services in Google Earth?

The basemap services provided by Esri (on ArcGIS Online, Data and Maps for Sever, and the Data Appliance for ArcGIS) use the WGS 1984 Web Mercator (Auxiliary Sphere) spatial reference (WKIDs 102100 or ...
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Digitizing with OpenLayers Plugin seems incorrect

I am attempting to digitize some buildings based on floor plans using QGIS. To do this, I have taken the blueprints, georeferenced them against openlayers bing aerial plugin. I then digitized the ...
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ST_Distance Webmercator Error

I do have one more question pertaining to ST_Distance. I tried to add to my previous post but I made a new post. When applying the following query to my javascript I get this error: SELECT ...
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Data points Imported into QGIS are in the middle of ocean

I'm new to QGIS and tried importing some GTFS data in the CSV format (stops.txt). The project CRS, base map CRS and GTFS CRS have all been set to Google Mercator, but the points that are supposed to ...
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Trying to convert coordinates from WGS84 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere to WGS84

I've been struggling with this for way too long now. I've got some data that was georeferenced in the WGS84 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere that should have been done just in WGS84. The Auxiliary ...
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What is the correct coordinate system for google geocoded text file layers?

When importing a text file containing lat/longs geocoded from something like GPSVisualizer.com into QGIS, what is the correct coordinate system to select? Most web services (GpsVisualizer included) ...
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CartoDB Convert from the_geom to google's lat long

I have a CartoDB table that when I query it via the rest api I get something like this: { "name": "sas", "street": "la plata 2390", "cartodb_id": 1, "created_at": "2013-06-26T00:46:21.412Z", ...
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Reprojecting Natural Earth “Admin 0 – Countries” shapefile to Web Mercator

I haven't received a reply posting this same question on the Natural Earth forums, so I figured I'd give it a try here. I’m trying to reproject the 1:10m "Admin 0 – Countries" shapefile into a Web ...
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Pseudo Mercator error?

I'm mapping on QGIS, I have a vector layer and his CRS is on EPSG:4326 - WGS 84, but also I wanted to put a satellite image, so when I do it, the image use WGS 84 / Pseudo Mercator. The problem is, ...
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Blank MapServer WMS image at low zoom levels in OpenLayers

I have an OpenLayers map using OSM as the baselayer with several layers coming from MapServer via WMS. The OL map is in EPSG:3857 and my mapfile (and shapefiles) are in EPSG:4326. In my mapfile I ...