Well-known text (WKT) is a text markup language for representing vector geometry objects on a map, spatial reference systems of spatial objects and transformations between spatial reference systems.

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Converting a CSV with a WKT column to a Shapefile

Using ogr2ogr in Python, I am trying to convert a CSV to a shapefile. One column in the CSV, named "Polygon", contains WKT like this: POLYGON((long lat, long lat, long lat, etc.)) Currently, I can ...
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Parsing large GeoJson geometry to WKT

I'm reading a very large json file as an InputStream in Android with JsonReader. This json has a geometry object like so.. "geometry":{ "type":"MultiPolygon", "coordinates":[ ...
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How do I generate 3d WKT FROM A Sql Server geometry or geography types

If I have the point POINT (-75.45454 25.12345 1024 ) in a geometry or geography column in SQL Server, but render it with STAsText() I lose the Z dimension. SELECT geography::STGeomFromText('POINT ...
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How can I get public transport maps in WKT format?

I can get street maps from openstreetmaps.org (XML) and convert it into WKT with the tool osm2wkt. There are several people creating specialist public transport maps: The Transport Map layer on ...
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Parsing XML file with hundred polygons using OpenLayers

I'm using this script but It's not working. <script type="text/javascript"> var raster = new ol.layer.Tile({ source: new ol.source.OSM() }); var xml = new OpenLayers.Format.XML(), wkt = new ...
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How can I convert bytes to geometry?

Recently I have reviewed that postgreSQL provides support for Geometry objects in database. But in my old sql servers I have bytes data type for shape in database. Now I want to convert those bytes ...
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Is OpenLayers compatible with OGC WKT SRS definitions?

I'm trying to use WKT in OpenLayers. Proj4js seems to have no problem with this but the OGC definition describes the units as "US survey foot" whereas OpenLayers has an INCHES_PER_UNIT definition of ...
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Failing to get wkt to reference for a multiline

I apologize, I'm quite new to WKT (and most everything else). I have a shape that I've exported to csv. & geoJson to be loaded into CartoDB. Unfortunately, the geoJson doesn't work so I am trying ...
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Using Well-Known Text and geocoding on Load

So, I have tested adding columns with the WKT format into Carto, and it has always worked great (I tried 1 row, then 1000 random rows from our data). I geocoded it on load by naming the column with ...
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OpenLayers create marker (feature with icon) from WKT

I have a point object WKT. Like this: POINT (25.04568 48.221548). Also I have an icon in my project folder. My goal is to show on a map an icon that represents a feature. Can it be just a normal ...
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Is there a limit to the number of polygon points you can export to CSV in QGIS 2.4?

Using QGIS 2.4 I am currently importing a csv file with ~30,000 polygons (polygons in WKT format). I also have a United States shapefile. I have used the Clip function to get only the polygons that ...
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What traits identify 2D, 2.5D, 3D geometries, and how can you convert downward, such as from 2.5D to 2D?

In answering this question, posed by @Burton449, I came to realize I don't have a definitive grasp on what distinguishes 2D, 2.5D, and 3D geometries. I certainly realize Z/elevation values are ...
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What is the best way to convert WKT String to GML String

What is the best way to programatically convert WKT String to GML String? Every reasonable library (at best available in some Maven repository) can be used. Till now I came up with this solution ...
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ArcGIS and SqlServer.Types: Does feature.Shape.SpatialReference.FactoryCode == srid?

I created a test implementation of the ESRI Geometry to WKT recipe provided by @SagebrushGIS. It seems to work great, but I'm wondering if the SRID value expected by Microsoft.SqlServer.Types ...
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EPSG codes and water level datums

I'm curious if, and how, people use EPSG defined water level vertical datums such as Mean Low Water. There is specific guidance to not use the OGP EPSG definition: Remarks: Users are advised to ...
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Working with WKT data in XML File in SQL Server

Anyone have experience with importing XML files into SQL server 2008 or 2012 that have a WKT element that includes the geometry for each feature? I can get this to easily work using FME software but ...
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How to get WKT from SHAPE column in the ArcSDE geodatabase?

I have an ArcSDE geodatabase running on top of SQL Server 2008. A table for a feature layer was added from ArcCatalog. The SHAPE column is a type of int which was automatically converted from ...
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Differences beetween proj4 string and WKT

What are the differences between proj4 strings and well-known text in terms of the ability to represent a projection, other than for WKT being more human readable?
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ogr2ogr latitute longitude conversion formats

trying to convert shape files into mysql tables. Able to create table and load data successfully using OGR2OGR. Only challenge I see is latitude/longitude is not exactly the same format as one of my ...
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PyQGIS - Syntax for importing WKT file

I couldn't find any proper example of how to import a .csv with WKT coordinates (Polygon) in PyQGIS. Here are more details on my .csv. I am working with polygons. The delimiter is a semi colum, and ...
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Max length for WKT name

First of all, sorry if this is obvious or stupid questions. I am not very familiar with geographic information system. My question is, is there max length limitation on WKT name? see the bold text ...
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How to change Axis Order when transfering data from WFS to Postgis DB

I am using GeoKettle to transfer data from a WFS service to a Postgis DB. The projection of the geometries is WGS 84 : GEOGCS["WGS 84", DATUM["World Geodetic System 1984", SPHEROID["WGS 84", ...
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QGIS 2.2 saving layer as CSV with GEOMETRY=AS_WKT not working

Just upgraded to QGIS 2.2 and it looks like saving a layer as CSV doesn't support GEOMETRY=AS_WKT anymore. The new Layer Options portion of the save dialog is cool but it looks like GEOMETRY and ...
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Write WKT/WKB to File Geodatabase using FGDB API

Is there a way to set the geometry of a row using either WKT or WKB with the File Geodatabase API? Is there any other way to write spatial data to the file gdb using the fgdb api without having to go ...
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Trying to convert to EPSG:27700 (Ordnance Survey) projection, unable to do so

I'm trying to code an interface that allows a user to draw a vector shape on openstreetmap, which is then converted to a WKT string, processed by the server and sent of as a WFS query to emapsite ...
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Code converting lat/long coordinates (WKT) to polygon (shapefile) not working

I am having a problem converting WKT to shapefile. I have a csv file consisting of three columns: ID, Name (of the area) and WKT comprising set of lat/long coordinates of area boundaries. For example, ...
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What is the difference between ST_GEOMETRY and WKT?

What is the difference between ST_GEOMETRY and WKT? Is ST_GEOMETRY just a database type and WKT (well-known text) is a textual representation of the data?
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How to add new SRS/Projection/WKT to the GDAL database

I'm using GeoServer, OpenLayers(3.0) and the GDAL utilities. GeoServer has one (or more) SRS/Projections that is/are NOT present in the GDAL database of SRS/Projections. I can get the well-known ...
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GeoServer GeoJson with coodinates in WKB?

I'm using a GeoJson query to GeoServer to update data in existing sqlite database used in an android app. The geometry column in that database is in WKB format, because like this the database is ...
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NDVI Web services over Victoria australia

Does anyone know of any web services that are available where you can pass...say a WKT polygon or point and return the mean NDVI or NDVI from that point from an array of the most recent NDVI runs?
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OSGEO/GDAL and Rotated Pole Grids

I have a netCDF containing a raster in a rotated pole grid. I have a script for converting the desired information to GeoTiff, however it requires projection information in the form of WKT string. ...
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strange result of spatial functions postgis

I have a problem with different result of spatial functions for same geometry. For some reason result I get when I use geometry from database is different then result when I load same geometry from ...
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R PostGIS convert SpatialPolygon to PostGIS table

I've been having some success in scraping some webdata and converting it from HTML to spatial data as originally asked here: Parse PHP/HTML to shapefile or similar I've been using R to both fetch the ...
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Convert series of WKT to Shapefile

I have seen am ability in SQL Server 2008 Spatial Tools here that saves result of query as shapefile..I am intrested in how to do this task using C#..Is there any way to do this?I found ways to ...
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Using Terraformer to convert to WKT

I'm using Terraformer to parse some ArcGIS JSON into a Terraformer primitive. I'd like to store the geometry in PostGIS for other purposes. So I'm trying to use the WKT.convert tool to convert this ...