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Geography Markup Language (GML) is an OGC Standard for expressing geographical features.

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Using ogr2ogr to convert GML to shapefile in Python?

I am trying to convert a GML to an ESRI shapefile using ogr2ogr utility in a python script. I have successfully installed the GDAL/OGR package via osgeo but I am now struggling to find/understand ...
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Converting GML to Geodatabase Feature Classes?

I have a series of XML files containing GML tags such as : <gml:posList srsDimension="2">454780.3125 525867.9375 454762.0625 525994.5625 and I need to convert these into ESRI feature classes. ...
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How to write GML with Geotools?

I'd like to write GML using Geotools. Unfortunately, I can't find documentation on a GML Writer (except for this one from 2006: http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOTOOLS/WFS+++GML+DataStore). Could ...
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WFS Request Layer (GML) with Filter

Is there a solution to request the GML layer from Geoserver with filter like using bbox: http://localhost:8080/geoserver/tiger/ows?service=WFS&version=1.0.0 &request=GetFeature&typeName=...
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Why can't I edit KML/GML layers?

Newbie here confused by my first experience in QGIS I have a handful of lines defining a bike route. Originally they were saved in a .gml file and later translated into .kml so they could be viewed ...
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How to convert GML Surface to SHP Using OGR?

I have a very large .gml file with multiple layers in it. I would like to export one of these layers to .shp. It is a polygon layer (of lakes). However, I am getting the error: ERROR 1: ...
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How to convert gml:pos to latitude and longitude?

I'm trying to figure out the latitude and longitude of rail stations that are contained in this WMS feature list. I'm completely new to the GIS field, so please forgive me if I use the wrong terms ...
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Can use of GML Simple Features profile by Web Feature Service (WFS) be advertised?

The ArcGIS 10.1 documentation on Working with WFS services says: The GML Simple Features profile is recommended for use with ArcGIS and is the basis for WFS support in ArcGIS. Is there an easy ...
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Simple georeferenced 3D data format for building models

I am looking for a simple georeferenced 3D-data format to store very simple building models. Each building should be represented as a number of poylgons, semantics do not matter. It would be ideal if ...
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Storing GML surface in PostGIS

I'm using PostGIS 2.0.0 and would like to store a GML Surface in a way that allows calculating intersections between that surface and various points and lines. In my case, the Surface will have one ...
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What does it mean “GML is an XML grammar”?

I'm trying to get my head around the theoretical side of XML and GML. The OGC web page for GML states that: The Geography Markup Language (GML) is an XML grammar for expressing geographical ...
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Convert GML to GeoJSON

I have downloaded a GML file from Statistics Canada and would like to convert it into GeoJSON to use parts of it in a D3 visualization on the web. However, I did not find a converter that would do ...
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PostGIS: ST_Transform function conversion problem

I'm inserting map data from a GML file with srid EPSG:27700 into a PostGIS database table with srid EPSG:4326. I'm using the ST_Transform function as in this snippet: ST_Transform(ST_GeomFromGML('&...
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Creating simple citygml 3D models based on 2D shapefiles (alkis) shp2gml using Python?

How can I create a simple LoD1 citygml-model using Python?
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How to merge several GML files into one

I have a folder of GML files that I want to be able to merge to create one GML file that I can then view. I have tried this using the code described but searching for GML in this website without ...
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Remove unneeded columns from geographic data file?

I have some GML data that has some unneeded columns in it. I'd like to remove these columns in order to reduce the file size. (To clarify: I mean that the file has many points in it, and each of these ...
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Advantages either way between GML and Shapefiles? [closed]

After a good start many months ago of getting into GIS through QGIS, I had to drop what I was doing and did not touch it for quite some time. I am now able to get back into it and have a need to load ...
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What is the best way to convert WKT String to GML String

What is the best way to programatically convert WKT String to GML String? Every reasonable library (at best available in some Maven repository) can be used. Till now I came up with this solution ...
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Why are the polygons in my GML not rendered?

I tried to view GML files from download services ( http://services.cuzk.cz/gml/inspire/cp/epsg-5514/ ) and I have a problem with viewing of polygons from layer "CP:CadastralParcel". This Layer ...
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Can GeoTools parse GML CRS definitions?

A kind of branching of this question. Soon I will need to handle GML Coordinate Reference Sysyem definitions in a Java servlet. Links: GML OGC reference. Concrete example. I know that GeoTools ...
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How to debug ogr2ogr ERROR 1: Did not get at least 2 values or invalid number of set of coordinates?

I'm trying to convert a government data contour GML (http://geo.data.linz.gv.at/katalog/geodata/hoehenschichten/2011/1m-Hoehenschichten.gml) to Shapefile. It seems like it was created by FME: <?...
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Service URL for Web Feature Service (WFS) using GML Simple Features profile?

Does anyone know of an "almost always available" Service URL for a Web Feature Service (WFS) using GML Simple Features profile? I'm keen to test WFS client capabilities without having to configure a ...
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Geoserver - PostGIS : WFS-Transaction update exception error-Parsing failed for Point:

I tried to perform a transaction update, but it failed with this exception message: <owsExceptionReport.xsd"> <ows:Exception exceptionCode="NoApplicableCode"> <ows:...
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Rendering GML in QGIS 1.9.0

I have a set of GML geometries (see here), which I try to load in QGIS. The set contains both points and polygons, but when loaded into QGIS, only points are shown. I tried to follow this thread, but ...
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Is it possible to convert a .shp file to .gml?

Is it possible to convert a shapefile to a gml file? If so, how and using what tools?
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Import file format with colors

I am very new to QGIS, so please excuse me if my question seems stupid to you. I have a small question regarding setting manually colors for points and lines. I have a bunch of nodes and vertices to ...
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PostGIS GML round trip confusion

I've investigated the issue of coordinate order in GML and each time I think I've got it but I find my self confused once again. I think some of my confusion may be to do with PostGIS. Doing a ...
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how to download a file from geoserver gml from a url using javascript?

how to download a file from geoserver gml from a url using javascript? I'm doing a web application with javascript, but I could not download files from geoserver, the url given entry does not bring ...
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Validate a gml file

I receive a gml-like response from a RESTful Web service. It looks good for me but I can not imported in QGIS. Is there an online validation tool for a valid gml file? Or am I missing something for ...
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Saving a gml layer does not change coordinates

I am trying to export a gml layer to geojson with lat/lng as the preferred coordinate system. So what I did was a 'save as' on the layer with selected CRS: 'IGNF: WGS84G'. Now I was hoping it ...
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Creating Polyline from GML using PyShp?

I have a problem in creating some polylines in one Shapefile with PyShp 1.2. The plan is to read a GML file containing LineStrings and create a shapefile. The theory is clear, but the realworld is ...
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How to compose WFS GetFeature link from WMS capabilities definition?

This publication of geoinformation provides download links for GetCapabilities documents via WMS. The platform also runs a WFS service as can been seen here. I wonder if it is possbile to compose a ...
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Upload GML to Geoserver as Layer through REST

I have to upload a GML file to my geoserver through REST. I tried to use importer but it doesn't work (even manually). More specifically, the importer module never generate tasks automatically for GML....
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Exporting GeoJSON file with correct order of coordinates?

I was testing rendering of data via GitHub in geojson format, because I wanted to use it for INSPIRE data. INSPIRE data are in GML 3.2.1 format. I've downloaded one of datasets from http://services....
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Python library to create topologies [duplicate]

Is there any Python library that facilitates the creation of topologies? I would like to create topologies using an open and portable format such as TopoJSON or GML. The main goal is to save space in ...
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WFS Layer in OpenLayers queries server for data but doesn't display the data

I have added a WFS layer to a map and can see (using Fiddler) a request being made to the server for the layer data. The server uses GML as the data format and the data being returned is valid. ...
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Add GML Layer in OpenLayers 4

I'm using OpenLayers 4 to build a web map. Now I'm trying to add a GML layer to the map but only one feature of the layer/GML is painted in the map. So I don't know what could be wrong. The way I am ...
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Openlayers 3 + WFS GML2 layer wrong projection and displaying on wrong location

I have requested vector layer through WFS GetFeature from GeoServer in GML2 format but when displaying WFS layer its showing on different place. same layer i have requested in format Geojson its ...