I was wondering if someone can help me in the right direction to making a geospatial report. I used a drone to take aerial photos and used MME to stitch the photos together. I then uploaded the Geotiffs to QGIS with the Google Earth background, created a new print layout of the location map and exported the map to PDF. However, when I use the Geospatial Location Tool, the coordinates cannot be determined. I even tried to create a PDF from a .TIFF file and still no luck.

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    What do you mean by "uploaded the Geotiffs to QGIS with the Google Earth background"? Also, what version of QGIS did you use? and what is MME?
    – cm1
    Jul 10, 2018 at 16:52

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Maybe you can find your answer in this link: Can QGIS export Geospatial PDF for Avenza PDF map app?

Geo-referenced PDF's seem to be thoroughly discussed there.


I found the problem why the coordinates were not able to be determined. I needed to change the map coordinates in QGIS to deg, min, sec instead of the map units(meters) default before I export to PDF.

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