Questions tagged [basemap]

A background layer that serves as visual reference for additional layers in a map.

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Defining the coordinates for a Raster?

To clarify, I'm not trying to define the coordinate system for a raster; I know how to do that already. However, what I'm having trouble with is actually getting the raster image to be the right ...
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Getting Light Gray Canvas and other missing basemaps to show in ArcMap

I don't have Light Gray Canvas, Dark Gray Canvas, and others in my Add Basemap window. I am using ArcMap 10.7.1 How can I get those added into my add basemap window? So that it can be like this -
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Contextily Errors Adding a basemap

I can't seem to get a basic basemap background showing from any examples for contextily v 1.0rc2. I'm on python 3.8.0, 32 bit, windows 10. My packages and version are listed at the bottom. It was ...
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Python : How to plot a raster .tiff image as lines instead of colours on a map?

On python 3.8.2, Windows 10. I'm currently plotting a monthly mean temperature map from a .tif image on a basemap with the gdal package (see code). I'm following a method that I've seen online. I'...
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My own base map

I have a hobby (sf&f) map. My own map. It is not a map of some area of Earth or some other planet. It is a tiled bitmap of a FLAT area 10.000 x 5.000 km. I want to use this map in the same style ...
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QGIS: “Wikimedia unlabelled layer” opacity

I'm using QGIS and I want to show a section of the basemap "Wikimedia unlabelled layer" (from the OpenLayers plugin) in full colouring. But even if in the Properties box opacity is set to 100, still ...
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Preload map tiles that are outside current map view in Leaflet

I am using Leaflet framework for showing basemaps and the GeoServer layers. When I zoom out or pan the base map, tiles outside current view are first shown blank and then loaded with tile content. ...
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Leaflet.MapkitMutant plugin in angular

I am trying to add apple map as base map using Mapkit scripts and Leaflet.MapkitMutant plugin in my ionic application. I could display the map using MapkitMutant plugin.Somehow The base map hides the ...
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QGIS - exporting open source tiled maps at high dpi or zoomed in scale

I have been using and learning QGIS for a few years. What I can not figure out is how to get better map quality when I output maps to use in my book projects. Example 1: I set QGIS to output a JPG ...
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Speed up rendering background vector data in QGIS

I have a geopackage of ordnance survey background data (field boundaries, rivers, roads, etc). I won't be doing any analysis on this data it will purely be used as a background / basemap. My problem ...
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Creating Custom Vector Basemap with ArcGIS API for JavaScript

I am using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript 3.x and would like to add a vector tile layer that I created to my map as a basemap that appears in the basemap gallery dijit. I am able to load my layer into ...
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How to easily reproject OpenTopoMap?

For a web GIS application, we need to get all of our data and basemaps in the same projection. We would like to use OpenTopoMap basemap which is in Web Mercator projection (EPSG 3857) but for our web ...
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OSM Map quality deteriorates when changing CRS - QGIS

I have a problem with basemaps for my drawings in QGIS. By basemaps I mean OpenStreetView, Google Maps etc. I'm aware that most of them (if not all) are natively set in EPSG:3857, and they look just ...
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Creating polyline feature on ArcGIS Pro basemap

I am trying to create a polyline in the Kalamazoo River on ArcGIS Pro. I have opened the software and selected the 'Topographic' basemap already in ArcGIS. I have zoomed to the Kalamazoo River region. ...
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ArcGIS Online and Nearmap Basemap Imagery

I am trying to get an exported Nearmap imagery as my basemap for an ArcGIS Online map. I have the Nearmap Image and it's respective georeference file (JPG File and JGW File). Is there a way to upload ...
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Basemap template in QGIS?

Is anyone aware of a method I could follow to create a QGIS basemap template that predefines styles for x number of vector layers. Ideally, the template GUI accepts any vector data of the correct type,...
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OpenLayers - remove all layers of map apart from base map layer?

What i need is to delete all layers from the map without removing the base one (in my case OSM) Here is some code new Map({ layers: [ new TileLayer({ source: new OSM() }) // <== ...
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Cannot find Add Basemap option

I am new to GIS domain. Installed ArcGIS Desktop 10.7.1 on Windows 10. There is no "Add basemap" option even after proper internet connection. What version of .NET framework do I need to have in my ...
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Configurable Map Viewer Basemaps in Dropdown With Different Projections

I am trying to allow the user to select a series of aerial basemaps from the dropdown menu on the CMV map. The aerials however are in a different projections than the default basemap, i.e., satellite, ...
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Clip Basemap Layer in QGIS or set a limitation of extens

I have put an OpenStreetMap layer in QGIS and I don't want to zoom or to pan to all the countries there, but I want to focus just in one place. Is there any possibility to clip the Basemap, or to ...
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Basemap misalignment between Digitalglobe Maps API to Maxar EarthWatch basemap products

The resulting of features created for Project2018 using DigitalGlobe Maps API (now decomissioned) and Project2019 using Maxar EarthWatch basemap (replacement product) are not aligned. Is anyone ...
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Seeking API (Free) to retrieve simple base map

I am currently using the OpenWeatherMap Weather Maps 1.0 API and the RainViewer API in order to retrieve cloud and precipitation layers based on a provided x and y coordinate. Unfortunately these ...
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CSV file projection not aligned with Basemap

I uploaded a CSV file with DMS coordinate systems in it into QGIS. The points appeared on the white background. When I add a GoogleImage background in the projected coordinate system WGSPsudoMercator, ...
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Ionic Leaflet delay/latency retrieving images

I have a very basic mapping application using Ionic 4 / Leaflet and functionally it is working. However I notice a significant delay on loading basemap tiles when in app compared to in my desktop dev ...
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Add WMS to matplotlib Python

Currently I am adding a basemap from stamen.com to my plots as it is explained here: http://geopandas.org/gallery/plotting_basemap_background.html . Is it also possible to load a WMS from another ...
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How to get pure base topo map without any human made things?

I need detailed world map (preferably vector), just like Google Maps Terrain, but without roads, streets, airports etc. Just pure base map like an atlas with mountains, deserts, rivers, lakes etc. ...
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Coordinates transformation from MGI 31276 to WGS84 [closed]

I have a shapefile in MGI 31276/Balkan zone 6, and it doesn't line up with my base map. I try to make transformation from MGI 31276 to WGS 1984 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere, but it's impossible, and ...
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Base Map with no Labels in QGIS [closed]

I am struggling to find or import a base map without street labels in QGIS
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QGIS export to PDF - rasterize only basemap layers but keep others as vectors

I am building my own map in QGIS 3.4 in which I created a basemap from ESRI satellite imagery and a ESRI hillshade overlay. On top I have several custom vector layers (country borders, city names etc.)...
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How to put a Google Map image (or any other map layers) under my UTM cordinates plot uding matplotlib and Python?

I am plotting the route taken by a car on a graph, using matplotlib. I have the cordinates of the car over time and I have extracted them in UTM cordinates (tile 31U). Below are the arrays. x = [...
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Adding legend for World Ocean Base map in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using World Ocean Base as a background for a map I created in ArcGIS Desktop 10.6. I have been asked by a reviewer to include the meaning of the shading in the legend. I know the shading on the ...
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Creating equally spaced coordinates on California state map created with basemap?

I have created a California state map with basemap Python library and this shapefile. Code is below from mpl_toolkits.basemap import Basemap import matplotlib.pyplot as plt fig, ax = plt.subplots(...
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Leaflet Basemap: Changing sources of basemap options in runtime?

I'm using Leaflet v 1.4.0. In LL, using L.control.layer, the basemap (and overlay) is assigned as follows: $.fn.initBaseMaps = function (selectedIndexProjectionOption) { lyrNASAGIBSBlueMarble = L....
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Adding map from maps-for-free to QGIS?

I've already tried How can I add map from website maps-for-free.com as my base map on QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa? with the adjusted filepath for the metadata.ini file but it didn't work. The FreeMap option ...
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Setting Google street basemap language in QGIS?

I use google street map as my project's basemap in QGIS: Using Tile Server: https://mt1.google.com/vt/lyrs=m&x={x}&y={y}&z={z}. As my computer default language is Chinese, when the ...
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OpenLayers plugin in QGIS 3.6

I can't find OpenLayers Plugin to install in QGIS 3.6. I want to open Google Earth in order to add coordinates and open satellite image to start mapping.
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Generate GeoServer WMS layer from multiple shapefiles

I have multiple shapefile layers that I intend to use to create a WMS basemap with GeoServer. What is the best approach for this? I would first generate raster image from my shapefile layers, then ...
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Leaflet layer control improperly selects basemaps when displaying multiple maps

As described on github, there seems to be an issue in Leaflet 1.4.0 when displaying multiple maps on a same page: base layers aren't properly selected. In Leaflet 0.7.2 however, this seemed to work ...
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OpenRailway Map basemap in QGIS

I'm a bit of a QGIS noob when it comes to anything other than the basics so hoping someone has an easy solution to this. I am trying to use Open Railway Maps ( https://www.openrailwaymap.org/ ) as a ...
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Searching open source Terrain and Satellite maps for Leaflet

For our project, we are exploring Terrain and Satellite maps using Leaflet.js While exploring the Internet got this OpenTopoMap. However, not sure whether this is a Terrain Map. For Satellite got ...
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Enabling ability to change basemap in Carto?

I have a carto web map that I would like to be able to toggle between the Carto basemap and satellite imagery. Similar to how this is easily done in ArcGIS Online with "Basemap Gallery" widget.
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Searching locations in any ArcGIS Basemaps?

I am wondering if it is possible to search locations in the basemap that is used as a background map in my project or whether I can add any searchable layer (such as it happens in Google Maps?). The ...
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Convert a AWS EC2 URL to WMS URL

I have built my tile server on AWS EC2 instance and want to use it as a base map in QGIS. When I try to add it as a WMS layer on QGIS, I get an error saying The server you are trying to connect to ...
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QGIS Data Frame Clipping for Basemaps

In ARCGis its possible to Clip your Data Frame so you just see the Data within the defined area. Like shown here: https://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/maps/pdfs/GIS-Tips-Data-Frame-Clip-Function.pdf With this ...
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QField 1.0.0: How to clip and use a Google Satellite Hybrid basemap offline?

After a few attempts I've transferred my QGIS project successfully to Qfield. I'm using Google Satellite Hybrid as my basemap and need to use it at as high a resolution as possible offline. I've ...
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Changing basemap in CartoVL

Similar to the provided example of selecting different layers in CartoVL, is it possible to select different basemaps? For example, my map uses: const map = new mapboxgl.Map({ container: 'map', ...
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Add basemap copyright in QGIS?

I am using the QuickMapServices plugin for basemap imagery and was wondering if I can add a QGIS legend that includes default copyright information? I know this can be done in ArcMap...!
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Remove all labels from Esri basemap for use in server run application

We pull in basemaps into our mapping tools, but we would like to remove all labels, not just the reference layer's labels of a basemap. I'm struggling with how to achieve this without having to build ...
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Switching basemap automatically in QGIS?

I want to know if there is a way to switch basemaps if some basemaps are not able to show any imagery while creating an atlas in QGIS. I understand it is possible to do it individually but when you ...
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Google Satellite Imagery Offset in QGIS

I am using Google Satellite imagery as a base map to capture the vector data in QGIS 3.2.2 for past couple of months. Yesterday i noticed that the google imagery has offset issue in some locations ...

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