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How do I change my view to nadir in QGIS?

I need to be able to align utility drawings and maps with the street map/satellite images for our maintenance department's records of electrical conduits, piping and other underground utilities that ...
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OpenLayers Google Satellite error

When I try to insert in QGIS the Google Satellite OpenLayers Plugin it gives me an error ("Printing and rotating of JavaScript API based layers is currently not supported" and the image ...
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Google Maps not being quite top-down in QGIS

I am quite new to QGIS, but am using it for utility mapping at work. I have added a google maps layer to my QGIS project via http://mt0.google.com/vt/lyrs=s&hl=en&x={x}&y={y}&z={z} and ...
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How to get polygon coordinates of a searched place in GoogleMaps?

When you search a town on GoogleMaps , it shows a highlighted polygon area. How can i get coordinates of that polygon?
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Adding border around continents in custom map theme [closed]

I would like to create a retro nuclear-war movie style strategic map, such as the one below: All I can get is this, missing the border around the oceans/continents, which is much less useful:
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Layer Swipe Implementation in Google maps

I have been tasked with adding the functionality of the layer swipe feature e.g https://openlayers.org/en/latest/examples/layer-swipe.html into google maps. I have been restricted to use only the ...
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Is it possible to find the closest point that is on Google Street View

I have a program that outputs a coordinate (42.12576, 13.12356 for example), is it possible to find the closest point to that that is on Google Street View using the API, or something like that. I'm ...
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Download coordinate file from a map-based website [closed]

I want ask is it possible for me to download the location detail (coordinate and location's name) of a map-based website? I'm trying to get all the ports name and location from one of these websites ...
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How to save as GeoTIFF without alpha band in QGIS?

How to save as GeoTIFF without alpha band in QGIS? I save the Google Satellite image from XYZ Tile and bring the image to the ERDAS program and do many things. But when I save the Google satellite ...
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Unable to display Google basemap using Leaflet.js

I am trying to display Google basemap using leaflet.js on web but getting strange results, screenshot is attached I have also added the code for react component below import React, { Component } from ...
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How to cut Google map (OSM) using polygon? in QGIS

In QGIS, I would like to use polygon and open street map (google satellite) as "Clip raster by mask layer" to obtain a Google image in the form of polygon. However, if you use the Clip ...
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How to convert a series of Google Maps links into decimal coordinates

I have a series of links of the following types: https://goo.gl/maps/{17 characters) https://maps.app.goo.gl/{17 characters) Is there a way to batch-convert them to decimal coordinates?
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How to add Google Maps query to QGIS

I was wondering if there is an easy way to transfer multiple locations searched on Google Maps to QGIS. My issue is that I can't find a shapefile for the data I'm looking for (location of beaches) but ...
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How do I display Water Occurrence Layer script from Earth Engine on Google Maps map

I am making a web application which features a Google Maps map made using the Maps JavaScript API. I wanted to include a layer toggle which would display data from the Water Occurrence (1984-2015) ...
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Google maps logo position

Is there a way to change the position of the Google logo that is displayed on the map tiles of a Google map? Looking at different Google maps examples I see it being placed bottom left but also bottom ...
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How I can export kml file or get all coordinates of a polygon for a predefined neighborhood?

I want to extract the google maps coordinates of a polygon in a KML file or extract all the coordinates for a neighborhood as predefined by google: https://goo.gl/maps/ThWGw5Uf1rPMaSSv5
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When importing coordinate data into My Maps (Google) layer I want to set the image path to Google Drive

I have a Google Spreadsheet with coordinate data and a path to an image in a Google Drive folder, I want to import the spreadsheet into a map in My Maps and tell the importer that the column [IMAGE] ...
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Google Satellite layer tiles don't render correctly in QGIS3

I'm running QGIS 3.24 on Ubuntu 20.04. I added Google Satellite layers as XYZ tiles to QGIS using the instructions provided here, but when I try to render the layer I intermittently get tiles ...
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Displaying shapefiles in Google Maps Android

I want to develop an Android app which will display Google Maps and also display a shapefile (Esri shapefile with polygons, styled in ArcGIS, and having an attribute table). I want to be able to ...
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Google map integration with existing GIS Map using OpenLayers 2

I am using OpenLayers 2 to show the different layers on GIS map as TMS Layer. My projection is new OpenLayers.Projection("EPSG:32643"), units:"m",. Now my requirement is to show ...
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Retrieve bounding box from a Google Satellite Photo

I have a bunch of satellite photos downloaded from Google Maps by a third party. The data looks like down below, where each row is a photo. I also have the resolution of each pic. photo_id zoom ...
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Google Earth Engine - Checkboxes to filter data layers [closed]

Say I have 9 data layers, A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3. I want to have two sections on a ui.Panel with 3 ui.Checkboxes each for the user to select either A, B, C and then 1, 2, 3. Then they hit ...
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How to map pitch and heading values from a Google StreetViewPov to (x,y) coordinates on full panoramic images

We are trying to map pitch and heading values from a Google StreetViewPov to (x, y) coordinates on full panoramic images but none of the conversion methods we have tried work perfectly. Context This ...
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What are the higher-resolution tracks on the ocean floor in Google Earth?

In Google Maps, the oceans are crisscrossed with what looks like slightly darker lines and patches. Zoomed in, they appear as thin tracks and whole tiles of higher-resolution imagery, with detailed ...
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Longitude to metres ratio given a latitude for Google Maps Static API stitching?

I'm working on a project that hopes to convert Google Maps static images into larger, stitched together maps. I have created an algorithm that given a starting and ending, latitude and longitude, it ...
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When using the Google Maps Tiles with a paid API-Key, I always have the Google Overlay + Copyright on my tile images

Here is an example of the copyright information that I mean Is there a version where you can pay more and thus not see these overlays or are they always there?
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Making sense of why and when polyline matches what is shown in Google Maps

By making Google Maps API call, I received a response JSON which contained this polyline1: ezdvBcps}Lt@W@F@BVKl@UK]Wc@}@kAOKBEzA{BdA}Ab@s@LBf@RjARZBv@?rAAfBIX?f@FLBf@^b@hATbAF~@BvB?hALjBHpCLjAVdAd@...
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Storing Google Maps API returned polyline in PostgreSQL (or PostGIS)

By making Google Maps API call, I received a response JSON which contained this polyline: ezdvBcps}Lt@W@F@BVKl@UK]Wc@}@kAOKBEzA{BdA}Ab@s@LBf@RjARZBv@?rAAfBIX?f@FLBf@^b@hATbAF~@BvB?hALjBHpCLjAVdAd@...
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Decoding polyline in Python

By making Google Maps API call I received a response JSON which contained this polyline: ezdvBcps}Lt@W@F@BVKl@UK]Wc@}@kAOKBEzA{BdA}Ab@s@LBf@RjARZBv@?rAAfBIX?f@FLBf@^b@hATbAF~@BvB?hALjBHpCLjAVdAd@...
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Download shapefiles from website with embedded Google map

I would like to download all the blue highlighted regions on this map so that I can import them into other mapping software. The map with all the data is at the bottom of the page with the title "...
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Google Satellite on QGIS 3.16 does not work

I'm trying to visualize on QGIS 3.16 Google Satellite using the URL: http://www.google.cn/maps/vt?lyrs=s@189&gl=cn&x={x}&y={y}&z={z} But after using this URL, I cant not visualize ...
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KMZ file with image overlay - how to show on a website with Google Maps

I have this image that contains map of an area, housing society to be exact, and I have successfully overlay it on Google Earth, my computer on anywhere else offline. Then I saved this place as a .kmz ...
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What could explain the bizarre discrepancy in the geometry between these two 3D maps?

GPS location: 33.67619789331771, -117.68029382324094 MapBox GL JS screenshot: Google Maps screenshot: What could explain this? It should be noted that, for the places I actually know in real life, ...
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Why Google Maps no longer disable Mercator's projection on zoom out

Back in 2018, Google Maps start to get rid of mercator's projection in maximum zoom-out So we can see the size of island (moreover those in poles) in it's original sizes But today I try both in PC and ...
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Google Maps POI in QGIS

i need to plot Google Maps POI in my map in a way that i would be later able to work with them (eg. turn them off, change the symbology, make joins etc). does anyone know if there is a way to import ...
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Could this be any other geographic coordinate system than DMS?

I got given these coordinates for a point at Erdington Rugby Club, Birmingham. However, when I type them into Google Maps I get an error message and when I convert them from DMS or DDM to DD I end up ...
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Latitude/Longitude with no decimals in QGIS [closed]

I have a CSV from my Google Maps timeline and all the lattitude and longitude values look like this (just a string of numbers with no decimals). Is there a way to have QGIS read these values or a ...
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Using Android offline Google Maps WMS service

I want to call mbtiles in Google Maps. What is the method to call them? I have checked and there is an example for Mapbox but I didn't get anything for Google Maps.
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What kind of coordinates are 38,40.1365N, 75,4.23933W?

I have a series of coordinates (e.g. 38,40.1365N, 75,4.23933W) that I cannot make sense of. These coordinates were with the pictures taken with iPhone 12. I need to know their type so that I can then ...
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Creating a WMS based on Google Maps or similar services

Is there any way to create a WMS using Google Maps? I need a satellite view of my area, but since map bender only works with WMS, I can't add some plugin to the service. I tried with a WMS that I ...
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Different representations of decimal coordinates out there - how to unify?

I have discovered that there seem to be two different versions of decimal coordinate representations in use out there. Let's show an example: In QGIS the city of Vienna (Austria) is displayed as ...
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QGIS Custom Style XYZ Google maps label is too small or blurry for high resolution printing

I am trying to print a map with one of the layer I use Google Maps data for street name label by using QGIS, since Google has more detail and complete street name label than OSM, but the problem is ...
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TtileProvider blank page - Google Maps API, own tile provider

I'm using Google Maps API to display mbtiles map hosted locally on my server. Tile service works fine (checked via requsts). But when I apply it to my Kotlin app nothing happens. Here's my code: ...
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Multiple KML files in same layer ( Google custom maps )

Google maps allows you to make a custom map. In each custom map you have "layers" where each layer can contain multiple addresses, locations etc. You are only allowed to upload one KML file ...
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Are optimal driving routes calculated based on current, or predicted conditions?

If I plan a driving route from Paris to Toulouse (this is just an example of a longer route crossing several urban areas), I expect to be driving for 6-7 hours. It means that if I start from Paris at ...
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Integrating Google Earth 3D globe in website

I want to integrate a 3D globe like Google Earth in my website. Is there any API or plugin available to integrate Google Earth in website? I searched a lot for API but did not find any useful links.
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How to add my street address to Google Maps [closed]

I see other people have had an issue getting their address on Google Maps. Mine too is a new development. No can find it because it is not listed on any maps.
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Trying to display selected maptiles created on MapTiler using Google Map API selection is radio button. How to center?

Trying to display selected maptiles created on MapTiler using Google Map API, selection is radio button or listview. So when I select other date other map tiles should load and it should center also ...
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Circling area on map / drawing a circle on a map

I'm trying to find a map of the US East coast, with cities, that I can draw a circle, say of 150mi radius, so I can plan a road trip from my hometown. As far as I can tell, I can't do this on Google ...
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Finding Towns\Postcodes near specific UK motorway [closed]

I'd like to determine the names\postcodes of all towns near a specific UK motorway, for example - every town\postcode near the M62 in the UK. Any suggestions how this could be done?
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