Questions tagged [basemap]

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

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Is there any tool or somehow to make a OpenStreetMap editor which can manage multi layer in it?

I need to build a web application that could draw, edit, import, export,.. map using OSM data. In that, I could add layers and manage like tree form. The layer can be toggled on/off on the map to edit....
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Accessing and using the QuickMapServices Plugin externally (outside of QGIS)

I would like to add a OSM Standard Basemap to my project through a python script running in PyCharm, outside of QGIS. Within QGIS, I use QuickMapServices and add an OSM Standard Map but I can not seem ...
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EsriLoader in Angular: basemap without border and streets

I'm using the Esri maps inside my angular 9 application by implementing the Esri loader like described in the tutorial. The data requires that there are no borders displayed (operas from 17xx where ...
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Basemap in QGIS

I have some problems with QGIS base maps like Google Satellite. After inserting them they just disappearing. I can see them only when I drag my map, or when I turn them on or off they just appears for ...
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Failure to use a WMS map as a map background in Geonode

I try to add a new background to a map, so that user can choose from more options than the default ones. The default map backgrounds are defined as follows: DEFAULT_MS2_BACKGROUNDS = [ { &...
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How to change the order of layers added to the map in Google Earth Engine

I have two feature collections(a border of a country and point locations of surveys conducted) and 30 images. I would like the feature collections to be displayed on top of all 30 images but I can ...
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How To Change Google earth engine Base Map Language

Google Earth Engine docs have an Article on how to Change the base map attributes Yet not a word about changing the language of this base map. Is there a way with the Maps API ?
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How to find the correct CRS of the country Georgia

How do I go about finding the correct projected co-ordinate system for an area of the planet I've never worked in before? Is there a website or any such material anyone knows of that they could point ...
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Is it possible to access and manipulate the parts of the base topographic map from ArcGIS Pro?

I noticed the base topographic map that you start projects with has extensively detailed roads/streams/etc. for my area of interest and it's actually better than what I'm able to find elsewhere. This ...
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Generate color ramp scale for imported base map in QGIS

I have imported a bathymetric layer, showing depth variation around an archipelago, which I'm using as a basemap. I would like to create a scale bar for it, showing max and min recorded depths. Is it ...
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QuickMapServices not showing anything [closed]

I have seen that this issue has already been reported in the past but for previous QGIS versions. So, I decided to raise it again and, in the case it would be considered a repetition, I excuse. I am ...
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Overlay a Raster on an Interactive Map in Python

I would like to know how I can overlay any raster created from a satellite product over an interactive map. This raster can be a single layer raster like a classification map or a RGB as shown below. ...
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How to rotate orthographic projection using basemap

I'm working with the python basemap library and am plotting data over Greenland using an orthographic projection. However I find that due to the location of the coordinates, basemap auto plots the ...
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Cropping background map by shapefile in QGIS

I would like to crop OpenStreetMap by shapefile of the country in QGIS v3.12.1. I knew some Plugin for that in the older version of QGIS however, it is not available anymore. So what are the options? ...
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Why are labels visible through a basemap?

I'm working with a custom basemap I created as a vector-tile and published it to AGOL, but I noticed labels are visible through it in both AGOL and ArcGIS Pro. Can anyone explain why this behavior ...
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Blending DEM hillshade with QMS basemaps

I would to keep the features of the ESRI Gray (Light) basemap crisp and clear on top of a hillshaded DEM in QGIS. So far, my attempts have not been very successful. The ESRI Gray basemap shows main ...
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Contextily not showing basemap

I have a geopandas dataframe that contains bus boarding data. I'm trying to display a subset of the data on a plot using a Contextily basemap but the basemap does not appear. I created the geometry ...
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Tools for creating old-fashioned maps [closed]

Are you aware of any software/tools which permit the automatized or semi-automatized creation of old-fashioned maps based on data one owns? I love the design of old-fashioned maps, in particular the ...
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ArcGIS Pro_ Add Third party Basemaps

Searching for basemaps with more detail in large scale than those of ESRI, I found this one mapy.cz. Is there a way to import this map service as a basemap in ArcGIS Pro or other similar detailed maps?...
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Determine acquisition date from a QGIS ESRI Basemap

I am using the ESRI Satellite base map on QGIS. I need to know its acquisition date, is it possible? And if yes, how?
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Customizing basemap in ArcMap

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.7. I would like to customize the World Terrain Basemap in order to select which roads and topography labels appear. Is there a way to do this, and if not, then how would I ...
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Importing TIFF file for use as basemap in ArcGIS Pro

I have purchased an Ordnance Survey map for use in ArcGIS Pro as a basemap. The file that I received came in a zip file and contained the a TFW File, TIFF File, OVR File and an XML Document. When I ...
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How do I cite/attribute a Google basemap in QGIS for a research paper?

I've done a billion search queries on Google for how to cite a Google base map in QGIS for a research paper and I cannot find the correct website for their rules for attribution. Can somebody quickly ...
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Proper basemap/projection for displaying Alaska state boundary without distortion in ArcGIS Pro

This is a simple question - when working with basemaps in ArcGIS Pro, the default projection centers around the lower 48 states of the US. I am trying to do a basic visualization of a watershed within ...
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Show datapoints in WGS84 EPSG4326 on basemap with Pseudo-Mercator Projection

I want to show datapoints in WGS84 EPSG 4326 on one of the basemaps of QGIS, which (as far as I know) come with a Pseudo-Mercator Projection EPSG 3857. If I zoom in, the points are allocated correctly,...
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Why the Cartesian coordinates from view.ToMap() are incorrect?

Does anyone know why the coordinates output from view.toMap() are incorrect sometimes? I simplified the code to be the following. You run it and click the map anywhere and you will find that the ...
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Why does ArcGIS Pro write a PDF file with some basemap images visible while other basemaps are not, depending on layout paper size?

I'm using ArcGIS Pro 2.5.1 The single layout in the aprx has four map frames, three small ones nested inside a large, whole-page map frame. When I export to PDF (or to EPS, then Distiller to PDF) the ...
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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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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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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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