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As you go deeper and deeper into the world of GIS, you'll realize that a lot of work has been already been done to solve common problems. You have your geographic data in your database. How do you arrange the various layers and render them, and add various map elements to produce a Map that you can print? You need a desktop GIS apllication. You could use ...


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A map server works for serving your maps to use them in your application. You dont have to use any map server. For serving maps I have been using nginx server as my folders scheme look like TMS scheme. Serving on nginx, I only use it as image, no processing or anything with them...but all application you have listed has different features. The important ...


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If you're comfortable using OpenStreetMap data, you might want to take a look at CloudMade's map style editor; the style at http://maps.cloudmade.com/?lat=39&lng=-89&zoom=4&styleId=28983 might be a good start. You can clone that style and edit it to make it better for your needs. I'm not sure if you can use it in Google Maps API, but you can ...


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I don't know whether this will help at all, or whether Google maps supports other tile layers, but the there is an open source project (and some freely accessable tile servers) for generating base maps. http://acetate.geoiq.com/tiles/terrain/preview.html looks pretty close to what you are after (although not quite as nice). You could roll your own using ...


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looks an awful lot to me like that basemap is a generalized (and deftly rendered) hillshade, probably made by combining many digital elevation models and benthic raster data sets. I don't have the faintest how to go about formatting or tiling such a base map for use in google maps, but perhaps something like this or even this will be of some help to you. ...


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No it is not possible--Google licenses and serves MapLink, Tele Atlas shaded relief base images for the Google Terrain MapType. At V3 of the Google API you can now style the features of the Terrain MapType, but the base image data is a mixed elevation and vegetation/snow cover renderings. You can remove the features with a ...


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Srisa, I know it's been many months since you asked this question, but I've just had to grapple with the same issue. Turns out that the zoom limit of 18 is in modestmaps.js, not TileStache, and you can get around it by adding a call to .setZoomRange() in TileStache/Core.py. Here are lines 729-746: <body> <div id="map"></div> ...


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This question was addressed in the ESRI Mapping Center I have quoted the relevant sections of the answer below: First, make an ArcGIS server connection through ArcCatalog to the ArcGIS Online server using this url. It will list all the basemaps as map services. Next, create a file geodatabase on your computer and note the location. Create a ...



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