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Use when converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a map, by a reference dataset or locator.

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Torque.js is not working: L.TorqueLayer is not a constructor

I've been trying to create a carto map with a torque layer as indicated in the Torque.js documentation, but I keep getting the same error: Uncaught TypeError: L.TorqueLayer is not a constructor &...
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Python- use geocode function on table of addresses & copy lat/long to appropriate row

I have a table of addresses, and I need my Python script to use my Google API geolocate function to return lat/long coordinates for each and add to a new field in the same row for each address. The ...
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Finding PV Farms for inspection using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have over 100 sites (polygons that surround PV farms) loaded in ArcMap that I'd like to drive to throughout the state of Massachusetts for inspection. Problem is, they dont have addresses. I added a ...
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Geocoding Human Development Index (HDI) data

I am using QGIS for a class and I am trying to make a world map based on Human Development Index (HDI) data I got from the UN website. However, the data is in CSV and without latitude and longitude. ...
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I have wkid, latestwkid and x y coordinates, I need lat/lng

I am receiving some JSON feed with this data "geometryType": "esriGeometryPoint", "spatialReference": { "wkid": 102100, "latestWkid": 3857 }, and set of coordinates like "geometry": { "...
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Scraping coordinates with name and addresses from Google Maps?

I am using Google Places API for searching all the banks in my city, Karachi. There are thousands of banks in Karachi but my Python script is returning the results in very few records (10 to 15). ...
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Making ArcGIS Geocoding prefer matches with street address than matches with zipcode?

I have around 700,000 address that I need to geocode. I want to use ESRI online service for the biggest portion (I have an organizational account with credits on it) and then put the bad matches in ...
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limit photon geocoding results to a specific place

I would like to geolocate addresses from a particular city. I have just recently used photon R package as a geolocation solution with certain degree of success. Unfortunately, some results are ...
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Google Geocoding API returns “OVER_QUERY_LIMIT” for some addresses, seemingly at random

I'm using a Python script to send a list of addresses to the Google Geocoding API and parse the JSON results to give me a text list of coordinates. My problem is: For some addresses in the list, the ...
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Making sense of maptitude's geocoding results

I'm using maptitude to populate latitude and longitude from a dataset for further mapping. However, after geocoding on address, i'm being given lat/lons that make no sense. See the examples below ...
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OpenCageData geocoder: automatically update place name on marker drag

I am using the combination of: OpenStreetMaps Leaflet.js Leaflet Routing Machine + lrm-tomtom plugin (routing done using TomTom API) and now I have decided to switch from Nominatim geocoder (which ...
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Creating Locator using 2010 Census Block Group data

When I attempt to create an Address Locator in ArcMap using the shapefile (El Paso County, Texas) I download from the census website (t1_2010_48141_bg10.shp) I am not sure which alias names to match ...
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L.geoJson() - Error: Bounds are not valid

I am iterating through an array of zipcodes and passing each to Mapbox Geocoding API. With every iteration, on success, I pass to L.geojson(). After the last iteration I call map.fitBounds(jsonLayer)....
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ArcMap 10.5.1 address locator properties via arcpy

I am making address locators in arcpy but need to set 2 properties values after the locator is created. see the image below.. the property values for "match without house number" and "match with no ...
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Invalid character in UTF-8 when geocoding in QGIS

I am using QGIS 2.18. As suggested, I installed the MMQGIS plugin to help me geocode the csv file containing a list of addresses. I converted the file to utf-8 encoding format. But when i was trying ...
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Customize the aliases list in Locator Style Template

I'm having problems in getting one of my aliases to work in my customized Locator: I've adapted one of ESRI's Locator Style Templates to my needs. In doing so, I set a bunch of new aliases in the ...
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Retrieving a Geocoding Result from ArcGIS Online World Geocoder

I ran the World geocoder service through AGOL on a lot of points (I forgot how expensive it is - dumb dumb mistake, alas!). Worse still, the ArcMap Desktop mxd where I had the results open as I was ...
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Random Error on getGeoCode Rgooglemaps

I get a random number of errors that come back as NA when I try to geocode a lot of places using rgooglemaps getGeoCode function. Can anyone tell me why? (Reproducible code below) library(RgoogleMaps)...
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How to add a constraint in a google geocoding API request

I'm trying to get the center point of some localities using the geocoding API from google. 95% of the requests get the expected result but from time to time the API give me an unexpected result ...
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Geocoding alternatives to rmapzen [closed]

I think you know that the Mapzen service has closed. Unfortunately I'm on several projects based on R and Mapzen APIs, so I was looking for alternative services for which a package or a series of R ...
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Styling data by specific values

hoping someone can help me with some styling on a map I've created. I'm rather inexperienced here, but feel rather close to success so hopefully this is a layup for someone who knows what they're ...
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Free Open Source Geocoders using Local Address Data [closed]

We publish a geocoding service using ArcGIS server but are interested in moving to a free and open source alternative but can't seem to find anything that allows us to use local address data. Are ...
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API to get water body names by coordinates

We have some geometry records - water bodies in a DB which does have name. I have tried to use Google Geocoding to extract them but it seems that it is more suitable for addresses. Is there any API to ...
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Geocode plentiful internationals adresses with Postgres or QGIS

I've got a database with a list of events (about 30 000 events) all around the world. I would like to geocode those. For this, I have differents column (city/state/country). I tried to geocode with ...
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Failed to create address locator from a CSV file

I am using ArcMap Desktop 10.4. I have a CSV file containing the address of properties in 2 fields - civic number and street name. I was trying to create an address locator using the file as the ...
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Inputing postcode when geocoding with MMQGIS Web Service

I frequently use MMQGIS Plugin (Geocode >> Geocode CSV with Google / OpenStreetMap) in QGIS 2.18.10 (64bit) to geocode adresses from a CSV file. In particular for Germany, but I would imagine this ...
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Setting up service compatible with GeoPy?

GeoPy is a great tool, but the providers lack data for growing parts of the City that students are moving into, and we can't geocode them accurately because these providers can't update their data as ...
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MapBox geocoder results are not exact, how to enhance mapbox geocoding API?

We are trying to get the address related data (ex. site address, city, state, country, postal code, lat-long) of a particular site from the MapBox geocoding API, through geocoding and reverse-...
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Free unlimited geocoding for Italy?

I’m trying really hard to find a free geocoding solution that does not apply a throttle on the amount of requests - throttling the speed to 1 per second is still okay, but on the number not. Does ...
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Geocoding with Latitude and Longitude in OpenLayers3

I have Longitude and Latitude, I would like to connect to Geocoding or Nominatim and get the address of these Lat and Lon. I want to do it in OpenLayers 3 using OSM. With help from @ThomasG77, I ...
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Interpretation of local incidence angle map obtained from ENVI

I obtained a Local Incidence Angle (LIA) map from ENVI while geocoding an ALOS satellite SLC image. It is said in the documentation of ENVI that the LIA map (in .tiff format) contains the angle at ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Custom Geocoder outputs results with no geometry

I have a custom general single field geocoder that reads a meter number field attached to premise points. This meter number field is the only link between our premise points and corrosion data tables ...
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Is it normal for ESRI World Locator to return half of a postal code?

I am using the ESRI World Locator to find address candidates for a location in Canada. I should preface that I live in the United States and have a rudimentary at best understanding of international ...
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postgis moving tiger data

Is there a way to move tiger, tiger_data to another database on another host? Without having to use the loader scripts? If I use pg_dump I get no data.
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Seeking tool to geocode USA addresses?

I have a 6000 USA addresses in form: Address, City, State and ZIP . I want to geocode these addresses. I have tried to use QGIS MMQGIS plugin with geocode tool using Google services, but I have got ...
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Geocoding with MMQGIS. How to use Google API Key?

I'm trying to geocode two csv files with 10 addresses each. When I tried with the first one, every address was located by Google, but when geocoding the second file I get this error: Exceeded Daily ...
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I received a max limit on Geocoding address using MMQGIS when choosing OSM/Nominatim

I was trying to run a geocode process (~20,000 addresses) using MMQGIS and the OSM/Nominatim web service. On the first run I input my CSV file and designated all parameters. However, I hit a max ...
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Getting Lat/Long for region and district of Mozambique [closed]

I have a database with region and district names in Mozambique Africa. I was wondering if it is possible to get lat/Long coordinates of those names so that I can map those locations. In a way going ...
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Passing a Python List to GeocodeAddresses

Currently I have a list of locations, like the following: locations = ["Atlanta, GA", "Rochester, NY", "Paris, France"] I would like to geocode these locations using arcpy.geocoding....
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ESRI Geocoder Service Different Name For Single Line Input

I have two ArcGIS Geocoding Services but they have different Service Descriptions on Single Line Address Field: part For This Service I have SingleLine but for This One it is Single Line Input Can ...
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Finding River Lots in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba using QGIS?

I have to border farmlands in Canada (Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba). Usually they give input in the form of DLS like SE-9-56-22-W4.So I use https://locator.scadalink.com/dls2latlng.html to find ...
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MMQGIS Google Geocoder limiting me to less than 10 addresses

I've been using MMQGIS geocoding with Google Maps as the geocoder for a little while now, never any issue. As of yesterday, have gotten a few strange issues. I was unable to geocode at all yesterday, ...
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Geocoder / Fly Map Problem

I'm a little stumped with this issue that I'm having.. I have a large zip code map (the whole U.S.) with a Geocoder. When I do a search for a particular zip code, and press enter or select it, the map ...
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How to merge a dataset with geometry an another with number data?

I want to merge a dataset with geometry and another with the number data to use. In each one datasets are a field (codparr in one, and cod_parro in another dataset) with 51 values(3601701,3601702,...
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How do I address this error message in QGIS, “CSV file must be in UTF-8 encoding”?

When I attempt to use the MMQGIS geocoding plugin, I get the error message, "CSV file must be in UTF-8 encoding". It causes the program not to respond for a few brief moments, then comes back with ...
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Standardize Address tool

I'm trying to use the ArcMap Standardize Address tool (http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/latest/tools/geocoding-toolbox/standardize-addresses.htm). I'd like it to change "West" to "W" in the PreDir ...
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How does US Census map the input to shapes?

I've loaded a bunch of the census data. We're looking at using it for both geocoding of addresses, and also for census fact lookups (by tract or block or whatever). The issue that we've bumped into ...
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How to return multiple results from the Google Maps geocoding API?

The Google Maps API Geocoding Developers Guide page shows an example of how to geocode an address. How can I return multiple address suggestions, so that I can pick the correct response? For example,...
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How to download TIGER data (for Postgis_tiger_geocoder) for one state through FileZila [closed]

I'm having issues to download Tiger data from the census site using the PostGIS packaged postgis_tiger_geocoder loader scripts. I want to try it using FileZila. FTP site: ftp2.census.gov USER: ...
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Geocoding an address involving non-ASCII characters in PyQGIS

I have installed the "GeoCoding" plugin in QGIS and it worked well even though I have used non-ASCII characters to geocode (i.e. Hacettepe Üniversitesi). However, when I tried to do the same in PyQGIS ...