Questions tagged [coordinates]

Any of a set of two or more numbers used to determine the position of a point, line, curve, or plane in a space of a given dimension with respect to a system of lines or other fixed references.

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Coordinate grid display on a rotated map

I have a series of maps that require me to rotate my data frame within my layout screen (north "rarely" points up in these maps). I ONLY want to show east coordinates on the top/bottom and ONLY north ...
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Shortcut to copy current cursor coordinates in ArcMap

Is there a shortcut or an extension to ArcMap 10 that would allow me to quickly copy (to clipboard) the coordinates at the current map position/click? I could implement such a functionality easily ...
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Interpolate undulations for given points using a geoid model

I have two databases, the first one (F.tsj) contains gps points: coordinates and ellipsoid heights and the second one is simply a geoid model where every line stores latitude, longitude, and ...
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Exporting set of lat/long coordinates to SVG using tool or code?

Suppose I have a set of coordinates in latitude and longitude. What would be the easiest way to export those to an SVG file? I'd rather do this programatically (any language or library will do) ...
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Calculating coordinates of square x miles from center point?

I am trying to create a x mile square (or circle) around a central point, where all sides of the square would be x miles from the centre. I need the 4 corner coordinates. It is scrambling my brain ...
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Looking for map calibration software and city database

I'm in need of a mapping software which, given a map, lets you calibrate it (choose which geographic coordinates project to which pixels on the map image) and then given a database of cities, you can ...
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Moving vectors to specified coordinates in QGIS?

I have a layer of vectors located around, say, (100, 100), and I want to move them to new coordinate like (1000, 1000). How should I do it using QGIS?
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Why does gdalwarp return incorrect corner coordinates for my geotiff?

I have a png source image that's in Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area and I have the long/lat extent. So I ran gdal_translate to create tie points and convert to gtif. Then I ran gdalwarp to reproject to ...
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Measuring distance between points in ArcMap - what coordinate system to use?

This is a basic -newbie - question. I have some handwritten data points taken off a GPS - so I am assuming they are in WGS 84, and I want to load them in ArcMap 9.3, via excel, and measure the ...
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How can I programmatically open an OnPoint map to specific coordinates?

We have an OnPoint server at work and I'm wondering how to open the mapping service and having it zoom in to my specified latitude and longitude. The reason I ask is because we have an application at ...
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Calculate midpoint from a series of latitude and longitude coordinates

I've got a series of longitude and latitude coordinates which represent a building outline e.g. -0.5485381346101759,53.2285150736142 -0.5482220594232723,53.22842450827133 -0.5482298619861881,53....
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Read .DEM (USGS) fIles with C#

I have a huge number of .DEMs and have been investigating how to process them into something useful. Does anyone know how, or even if it is possible to read coordinates and elevation data from ....
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Calculate XY Coordinate with “CalculateField” tool

I used model builder to build a model which can calculate the XY coordinates and it's perfect! However, when I export it to VBscript and run it in VBA it crashes.... The error happens at gp....
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Online/offline tool for collection of coordinates for simulation purposes

Is there any good free online tool to collect coordinate positions given, say a trajectory; or a polygon. For example, retrieve all coordinates between two points, every 500 meters.
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Point interpolation in route

I have a set of GPS coords with X,Y and Course. I need to interpolate additional points based on the course of each point. It would be a simple line intersection based on lines drawn using the 2 ...
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How do I convert WSG-84 coordinates to lat/long? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: coordinate convertion: decimal degree to deg-min-sec of lat/long coordinate I am looking for either an online tool or one that I can download to convert WSG-84 coordinates to ...
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Geocaching - XY coordinates

I was wondering what is the easiest way to get XY geocaching coordinates (by a particular Area of Interest (AOI)) data in a spread sheet format that I could covert to a GIS layer? On the Geocaching....
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Geotagged tweets and Twitter API

When I do a timeline query using the Twitter API, http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.xml?screen_name=MyTwitterName the geographic component of the reply looks like this: <geo>&...