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What projection is being used to display in QGIS for Geographic Coordinates [duplicate]

Google/Bing Maps etc. or web mapping applications use WGS84 coordinates. When you moves the mouse on map, you see WGS84 latitude and longitude. Although coordinate system is WGS84, map is projected in ...
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Difference between WGS84 and EPSG:4326?

What is the difference between WGS84 and EPSG 4326? It seems like for a given dataset it might be both WGS84 and EPSG:4326.
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Finding the right CRS for Google Map coordinates

I'm trying to find the right CRS for a spreadsheet dataset I'm trying to add to my QGIS project. I collected coordinates for wildfire fuels reduction projects using Google Maps, and am hoping to add ...
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Coordinate mismatch between Google Maps and Leaflet Using ESRI World Imagery

I mark a point on Google maps and get lat, lon values. When I put those values in my code which uses Vue2leaflet and ESRI World Imagery tiles from https://server.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/...
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Understanding the difference between coordinates projection in OSM and Google Maps in China

I'm looking at the coordinate differences between Google Maps and OSM. I'm a noob in the technicality behind GIS. Having read: EPSG 3857 or 4326 for GoogleMaps, OpenStreetMap and Leaflet How to ...
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In what coordinate system and unit measures the coordinates returned by the Google Maps API are?

In what coordinate system and unit measures the coordinates returned by the Google Maps API are? I ask this because I have a page that returns the geocode lat / long for me to find in my postgis ...
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Buffer polyline to kilometres in custom projection in QGIS, Python, R

I have a map containing polyline squiggles all over the world (shown below). I need to buffer these lines by 50 km either side, resulting in polygons. I have reprojected my data to this custom ...
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XYZ FILES can't process Using Potree

I try to process XYZ Files In Potree but it not works But when i try .las file it work prefectly fine My commands line arguments ./PotreeConverter.exe C:/wamp64/www/PotreeConverter2/PotreeConverter_1....
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Converting aeronautical information coordinates to Google Maps API coordinates

I'm in the process of creating a webpage to ease the process of visualizing NOTAM navigation warnings. Never done any geospatial software development before, so all the terms like geoid, reference ...
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Maps in Google Earth and QGIS do not match?

So I am plotting a path of vehicle in the water and the map in Google Earth and QGIS dont line up (atleast with either the NetCDF or the CSV file). In QGIS everything is in WSG 84 EPSG 4326 Is there ...
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Importing google maps/bing points: which projection?

I am trying to use data imported through one of the google maps/Bing API, and am confused about the projection. Using the APIs, data comes under a non-geographic format, such as json or xml, try: ...
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Problem with distance in QGIS

I start a new project with base on OpenLayers plugin but if I check the distance on QGIS with distance tool (I choose a straight road) I view 5.466m on QGIS and 4.300m on google (by walking). How is ...
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Show google coordinates in leafLet with WMS Geoserver

I am new to GIS and have a problem with using geo-coordinates which I got from Google. I have some lat, lng data in my database(MSSQL) which I obtained from Google API (I think it should be in 3857 ...
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Fitting polylines to their true position using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a satellite image and CAD data of the same area. The polylines from CAD to not overlay correctly on the satellite image. I want to fix polylines to their true coordinates but I could not fix ...
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WGS 1984 Geographic Coordinate System, Version 2 vs WGS 1984 Web Mercator (Auxiliary Sphere)

I'm fairly new to GIS, and wondering if someone can tell me if there is a difference between WGS 1984 Geographic Coordinate System, Version 2 and WGS 1984 Web Mercator (Auxiliary Sphere)? Are they ...

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