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Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google free (for non-commercial use),

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KML title and description to generate lettered legend on map

Let's say I've exported a KML (from My Google Maps) with a list of waypoints like: <Placemark> <name>Bachledzki Wierch 8a</name> <description>tel: , 606 426 336</...
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How to export Google Maps zip polygon to shapefile

I have the following URL that is a zip polygon from Google Maps that I want to export to shapefile and open in QGIS. How can I do that?
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OpenLayers Icon with ngClick

I am working off the OpenLayers Icon Symbolizer example (https://openlayers.org/en/latest/examples/icon.html) to create an equivalent to a Google Maps marker new google.maps.Marker({...}) With ...
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KML file problem with Google Docs

I can't make this work. I have a JavaScript program that should upload a KML and it does not work. Uploading the same KML manually in Google Maps works perfectly <!DOCTYPE html> <html> &...
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How Google Maps get the Speed Limit Information?

Google maps started showing speed limit information in certain areas in the U.S. as featured in this article I'd like to know how Google maps get the speed limit information? My guess is Google gets ...
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St_area and St_length on Google Maps

I am trying to plot a bunch of areas on a Google map. The locational elements of the data seem to be in St_area and St_length fields. I can't find much about this format. Is anyone familiar with how I ...
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OpenLayers plugin in QGIS 3.6

I can't find OpenLayers Plugin to install in QGIS 3.6. I want to open Google Earth in order to add coordinates and open satellite image to start mapping.
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Error code 429 and Google Maps Satellite Imagery blank screen on SASPlanet

I am using SASPlanet (Version: Nightly 190426) to download satellite imagery from google maps so I can save them locally and use them offline. However, after several tiles of downloading and stitching,...
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Google Labelled Places (Pins) into KMZ or Shapefile

I hope this isn't a redundant question as I tried searching and trying several things to fix my problem, but here it is: My coworker dropped a bunch of pins in Google Maps, hoping that I could get ...
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How to display only one placemark on Google Maps via JavaScript?

I have a KML file which contains multiple placemarks. I'm displaying this file on Google Maps following this description: https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/kml Is it ...
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How to retrieve my position relative to a another on Google Maps?

I would like to SMS a URL with a call to the Google Maps API to visualize users' location relative to a location I choose, e.g.: chosen location: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Boston,+MA/@42....
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How to correctly select a edge of a polygon in Google Maps?

How to correctly select a edge of a polygon in Google Maps? So far, I was able to create a simple demo here You can try the code to see that there's a bug wherein it doesn't select the last edge of ...
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Capturing total area generated from Google Maps' measurement tool in parent web page

I'm attempting to embed Google Maps in one of my web pages, specifically to use the measurement tool to allow users to measure buildings. When I'm on the web page that is embedding Google Maps, how ...
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How to create a custom draggable rectangle overlay in Google Maps?

I'm trying to emulate a functionality in a certain app wherein a user can draw a rectangle and and hold & drag it. Then upon dragging, it shows the current length, width and area. It's hard to ...
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How to calculate offline map download size for a square km for each zoom level

I am working on estimation of how much will I have to download to make maps available offine at different zoom levels. What I am looking for is something like below. zoomLevel,sizeInKM,downloadInGB 1,...
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Coordinate mismatch between Google Maps and Leaflet Using ESRI World Imagery

I mark a point on Google maps and get lat, lon values. When I put those values in my code which uses Vue2leaflet and ESRI World Imagery tiles from https://server.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/...
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Imaginary line on the Earth is straight or not?

I was watching Google map. Saw a line which is joinging north to south pole. It is going between middle of China and Mexico. But, the line is not straight. Tried to search in net but not able to get ...
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Distance difference between Google Maps and Google Earth?

I created a route in Google MyMaps and exported to a KMZ. I then imported the KMZ into Google Earth Pro. The reported distance in Google MyMaps and Google Earth Pro differ by approximately 2km, over ...
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QGIS: How to set coordinate unit using google satellite xyz-Tile?

I'd be glad if someone can help me with this. So, what I want to do is quite basic: Digitalizing shapes with google satellite image using QGIS. For that I am using the Google satellite-xyz-Tile. ...
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Importing Google My Maps Route as Google Earth Tour

The goal: I would like to create a video of a route, as it would appear if one could smoothly trace through the entire route in Google Street View. (See an example of the previous solution using ...
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Properly compressing KML file in Linux OS

I am trying to compress a KML file using gzip on a Linux system gzip -cvf somefile.kml > somefile.kmz When I go to try and verify the new KMZ file in Google Earth, I receive the following error: ...
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Transfer markers from MyMaps to QGIS?

I need to georeference a list of places. Unfortunately, my original file doesn’t contain addresses, it is made up of a list of famous locations, such as the St Mark Basilica, Miramare Castle, ...
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Projection Error with Google Maps Basemap

I have a shapefile of building lots in Manaus, Brazil, that I have re-projected into the WGS84 (EPSG:4326) CRS using the "project" tool in ArcGIS. I am now working in QGIS, and am trying to add the ...
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Get Google Maps driving directions between points in a KML file?

I'm trying to improve a workflow that currently involves manually composing a multi-destination driving route in Google Maps. I have the ability to export a KML file containing the points we want via ...
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Google Satellite Imagery Offset in QGIS

I am using Google Satellite imagery as a base map to capture the vector data in QGIS 3.2.2 for past couple of months. Yesterday i noticed that the google imagery has offset issue in some locations ...
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How to attribute/cite QuickMapServices Google satellite layer in QGIS?

I work for an ecological consultancy company. I’ve used a Google satellite layer inserted using the QuickMapServices plugin in QGIS. I’m going to insert the figure into a report for a client. What is ...
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Transfer Markers from MyMaps to QGIS

I've georeferenced a list of adresses on Google My Maps, I'd like to transfer them to QGIS so I can create a better map with them. When I export a KML or KMZ file from My Maps and open it on QGIS, I ...
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How to interpret the red trend map of time series on Google Earth Engine?

I'm starting to play with Google Earth Engine. Following https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mNIRB90jwLuASO1JYas1kuOXCLbOoy1Z4NlV1qIXM10/edit# I managet to put together this https://code.earthengine....
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Auto delete 5th record while inserting 6th record of polygon to SpatiaLite table

I am having problem while inserting 6th record to SpatiaLite table it auto deletes 5th record, and after that it is ok. I am using SpatiaLite database to insert some polygon using Google Maps API in ...
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Displaying real-time GeoJSON data in Android Google Maps

I'm building my first Android Google Maps app and I have some questions about how to add real time data. I want the marker of every point changed the color or the icon when the properties of the ...
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Google Maps: polylines showing up incorrectly

I'm trying to draw an encoded polyline via Google Maps but getting the wrong output. Correct Output: My Script Shows: I have this KML https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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Is there a way to Collect Lat-Long in a Google Docs Form by adding script?

So I need am trying to figure out a way to collect Lat long data and have it saved automatically when I fill a Google form on my phone. Is it possible as retracing address to plot is not possible for ...
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Using both Google Maps and Carto in Android App?

Can I use Google Maps as a background to an Android App and carto for the source of my data? I know is strange that I ask. But I think to use both solutions is better. Google Maps is a very good and ...
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Adding buildings to Google Maps?

I want to add buildings/outlines of buildings to google maps(for better accuracy when retrieving information via google's location api since the address api looks at this data) What is the ...
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Rendering Google Terrain in QGIS Layout Manager

I am using the Google Terrain map (via XYZ Tiles). This seems to make the system very slow, and when making a .jpeg through the Layout Manager, the Google Terrain will not display (render) when ...
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Are Google satellite images precise enough for georeferencing?

I need to georeference historical aerial images (from 1976). There is no metadata, e.g. reference system, available. I thought I could use Google satellite to set ground control points for ...
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Google Earth Engine uploading table asset meets "invalid shapefile supporting file“

I am trying to upload a series of data coordinates to Google Earth Engine. First, I used ArcGIS and converted the Excel data to shapefile and I got eight files. However, when I am trying to upload ...
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Extract coordinate data from KML path

I have a route defined by a series of waypoints - how can i extract as many coordinates as possible from that route as possible? I need to extract about 100-150 coordinates that lie along a route ...
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Google Maps - get all tiles locations around a specific latitude longitude

I am currently working on an app that requires the ability to temporarily download Google Maps for offline use. As suggested here using tileprovider I can render my own tiles for offline use. ...
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Google Earth Engine filterdate ignored by plot?

I'm starting with Earth Engine (EE) coding. Following instructions from https://developers.google.com/earth-engine/tutorial_api_07 I was able to put together some code and get a plot. But why the ...
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Can I extract embedded Google maps data from this webpage?

I need the coordinates and data of the points marked on this embedded google maps page: (The information is public) link to webpage maybe there is a way to view the data in google earth, and ...
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Getting 15 minutes Travel time polygon from point (lat, long) using Google Road API?

Given a location specified as latitude/longitude, I want to know how to obtain a polygon feature that represents 15 minutes' travelling time from the original point location, using the Google Maps API....
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Seeking equivalent of Google Maps API 'title' for polygons?

I am using Django, GoogleMaps API, and GeoJSON to draw polygons from the spatial database to map. I wanted to add a title so that when you hover over/click on (don't care which) the name or ID of the ...
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Access data collected by Google Maps application

Google Maps collects user data and deciphers information like places visited, transportation, health etc. Other Google products, like Google Now for example, use the data to improve their products. I ...
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Forcing updates to Google Maps?

Our road is sometimes (cannot reproduce now) marked with red stripes on Google maps. Not sure what that means, but at least it does not navigate to this road. This means that Google Maps leads people ...
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Using Google Maps to geocode for ArcGIS?

I've been trying to use Google Maps for geocoding using the steps described in this tutorial: http://sites.tufts.edu/gis/files/2013/11/Geocoding-addresses-with-Google-Maps1.pdf I'm a little confused ...
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What is the difference between Bing Maps, Here WeGo and Google Earth imagery in this area?

We are working on a project about the exploration of historical ruins via publicly available satellite imagery. This project is for a high school scientific research competition. In the photos below ...
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Multiple markers on Google Maps using JavaScript, PHP and SQL

I am trying to query the MySQL database that has a table with firstname, longitude, latitude in it. I want to get the longitude and latitude and display them as multiple markers with the firstname as ...
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How can I tile a region in Google Maps given a zoom level

I am searching for a way to generate a tiling of a grid region using Google Maps. I have found a way to generate a grid and as well as a reference for pixel to width ratios given a zoom level, but I ...
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Displaying WMTS tiles over Google Map (iOS app) using capabilites XML as reference?

I have written an iOS app which can display a number of different layers on a Google Map. I am trying to add another layer which works fine on ArcGIS but I can't get it to work in my app. There are ...