Questions tagged [basemap]

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

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Basemap or Cartopy on Mac OS with Python 3.8 and Matplotlib 3.3.3 [closed]

Matplotlib basemap is deprecated in favor of Cartopy - however, it seems that to install cartopy only the Anaconda package manager can handle dependencies. I am following the instructions to install ...
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QGIS layer not visible

I have the following issue: Project CRS is set to EPSG:9473 3 layers are loaded: 2 vector layers - one shapefile and one gpkg file Both have CRS assigned the same and listed in Layer Properties: EPSG:...
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Changing of default QField basemap when loading shapefiles only

I configured a QField Project file for our field data collection. In the QField Properties in QGIS, I set one layer (shapefile) in Copy action so that the data that will be collected in the field will ...
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Generate a blank basemap tiles for use with Leaflet

I am a complete novice with GIS and have spent the past 3 work days trying to figure out this seemingly simple task. My end goal is to produce a blank basemap of Earth in a style similar to OSM Bright ...
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QGIS MapTiler Stamen Toner basemap missing highway/motorway labels

I have been struggling to get the MapTiler basemap to produce the labeling I need. I want to show the Stamen Toner basemap, and I want to only show the interstate highway labels — no other roads. I ...
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Seeking free satellite imagery basemaps to be used in webapps with frequent updates

I am looking for satellite imagery base maps to be used in my web application. I have been using Google satellite base maps, but they are very old. I need something which has frequent updates, weekly ...
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Where can I download a base map like this one? [closed]

I'm trying to find a base map similar to this one(monochromatic, terrain/river only), but I haven't found a downloadable resource. Can anyone provide information about it?
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Setting remote OSM WMS/WMTS connection in GeoServer

I want to set some WMS/WMTS in order to add several basemap (for instance: OSM or other). I tried to set a new WMS connection: https://ows.terrestris.de/osm/service?SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.1.1&...
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Location accuracy when mapping to basemap?

I'm using ArcMap 10.6. My feature classes are in a NAD 1983 California State Plane Coordinate System. My basemap is Esri World Imagery WGS1984 World Mercator Auxiliary Sphere. I take field GPS ...
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Is it possible to add (part of) the legend of the OSM standard map to the layout in QGIS?

For a location reference map I've created in the layout of QGIS (version 3.16.4-Hannover), I have used OSM Standard as the base map. The base map covers a wide range of objects and land types (see ...
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Undoing changes done to World Map shapefile in QGIS 3

I realized that by typing "world" in the coordinate display at the bottom and pressing Enter there'll be a new world shapefile layer generated. I edited the shapefile manually without ...
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Where to find topographic basemap with no labels

I am new to QGIS and trying to find a simple topographical basemap for Britain and Ireland. It is a map of prehistoric sites, so I can't have any cities/streets/labels, just topography.
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Why does Leaflet overlay display depend on baselayer selection? [duplicate]

I have a Leaflet map with a button that turns overlays, and overlay opacity control, on and off. Overlays are loaded transparently, can have their opacity adjusted and then can be collectively be ...
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Credit attribution and use of basemap

I am using a basemap (http://basemaps.cartocdn.com/light_nolabels/{z}/{x}/{y}.png) in QGIS to draw a map for a scientific paper. I am trying to understand who is the "owner" of this map and ...
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Using polar projections QGIS issue

I am wanting to project a basemap focusing on the Arctic. Currently I am using QuickMap Services / XYZ tiles as the basemap and projecting the map to EPSG:3995 WGS 84 / Arctic Polar Stereographic. ...
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ArcGIS Experience Builder: Application does not show organizations basemap gallery

I am working with ArcGIS Experience Builder Developer Edition to build an application. How I understand the docs and how it is described at Configure Basemaps in Experience Builder?, the basemap ...
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Where to find US National Park Service basemap as WMTS?

I'd like to locate the US National Park Service basemap, ideally as a WMS or WMTS to use in a leaflet map. While browsing the NPS docs: https://www.nps.gov/maps/tools/npmap.js/api/#wms I am repeatedly ...
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Clipping Basemap using shapefile as clip feature in ArcGIS Pro

I am trying to isolate the United States from the rest of the world using a provided basemap in ArcGIS Pro. I am trying to use a shapefile of the United States I obtained from the living atlas as the ...
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Basemap not showing up when saving Shapefile

I am very much a beginner here. I am trying to create a Shapefile to send to an agency to indicate where I will be conducting field work. I am using OCM Landscape Basemap, and I just have a few points ...
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Can Apple Maps be added to QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 3.16. I noticed that Apple Maps has satellite images that I would like to use as a basemap. Can Apple Maps be added to QGIS? Apple Maps on DuckDuckGo Apple Maps on Satellites Pro
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Adding "wikimedia unlabelled layer" as basemap option in ArcMap

In QGIS, I have used the OpenLayers plugin to make a number of basemaps, including the Wikimedia labelled and unlabelled layers available. I am seeking to find a way to use these Wikimedia layers as ...
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How do I overlay vector data over a 3D terrain basemap?

I would like to create a map that is similar to the one found here: https://www.reddit.com/r/MapPorn/comments/lpo557/geological_map_of_north_america/ . I'm thinking that you could replicate this with ...
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Weird differences between basemap rotate_vector and Cartopy transform_vectors

I define a Lambert Conical Conformal in both Cartopy and Basemap import numpy as np from mpl_toolkits.basemap import Basemap #Cartopy: lam2 = ccrs.LambertConformal(central_longitude=-2....
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Multiple base map in Qfield?

Is it possible to load 2 base maps in Qfield (both of the 2 rasters are in geopackage format), and choose wich one I want to see and maybe switch during the field work ? I tried with the map themes ...
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Add Basemap to ArcMap shows a blank window [duplicate]

I tried to add a base map to ArcMap with Adding Base map, but the window where types of base maps is blank. What should I do?
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Basemap annotations don't export to map image

I am using the Open Street Map baselayer in QGIS 3.10 and when I export the maps to image in print layout, the basemap annotations don't print to the maps. The quality of the basemap is also quite ...
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Adding Basemaps in Map Control using ArcGIS Engine

I am developing a .Net application that is using ArcGIS Engine 10.8. I would like to add programmatically the "Add Basemap" functionality into the application's Map Control. How can I add ...
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Converting 3-band raster of a topo map into Unique Values with Colormap or by Reclassifying using ArcMap

I'm using a 1998 USGS topo map for a geologic map base in ArcMap 10.5.1. Right now, the topo raster is in 3-bands with an unsigned 8-bit pixel type. Strictly for cartographic reasons, I need to strip ...
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OpenStreetMap baselayer of just one country

In Leaflet map I want to have like you see above an OSM baselayer with only one country the rest of the world has to be just a blank, only with international border. How can we create this? which URL ...
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How can I create maps in ArcGIS with a Baidu basemap?

I am working on a project mapping select China cities with some automotive related data. The client has requested we show Baidu as the basemap since it is more up-to-date than the OSM basemap we have ...
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How to add a Satellite / Terrain Base-Map to a QGIS Project [duplicate]

When doing a project in QGIS it is very hard to find a satellite images suiting to be used as the BASE MAP of my project. Therefore, I would like to have a Google or Bing or Esri like BASE MAP as the ...
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Is there a Google Earth free WMS service? [duplicate]

Is there a Google Earth free WMS service? Can we add the QGIS WMS service and see the current satellite images?
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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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