Questions tagged [google-maps]

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

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Downloading MyPlaces from Google Maps?

If I download an area from Google Maps for offline use, it will automatically include saved places on those downloaded maps. If I have created a map in "Your Places", is it possible to download those?...
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How to use getmapasync() function instead of getmap() function in Android to plot a GeoJSON file?

This is the code that I have used to plot GeoJSON file in Google Maps in Android: mMap = googleMap; SupportMapFragment mapFragment = (SupportMapFragment) getSupportFragmentManager() ...
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MapQuest how to display 10 cities routed in a way that at the end we route back to the first city [closed]

How do I display 10 cities routed in a way that at the end we route back to the first city? I am interested any solution that will solve my problem. Google Maps / MapQuest solution
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Adding detailed Google Maps baselayer on Leaflet

I know that Google map baselayer can be used in Leaflet like this: googleMap = L.tileLayer('http://{s}.google.com/vt/lyrs=s&x={x}&y={y}&z={z}',{ maxZoom: 20, subdomains:['mt0','mt1','mt2',...
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QGIS layer export to KML limited to 2 fields

I'm successfully exporting my layer to KML using the Right click > Export > Save Features As.. window. I then check the 13 fields I want to export, and proceed without problem. But when I import this ...
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Getting GPS coordinates of an ending point based on a specific road, a starting point and length

In an Excel file, through VBA, I would like to have the GPS coordinates of a certain point, starting from the previous known point and the length of a specific highway (or a road). I mean a "delta" ...
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Generating random locations nearby my location in PHP and MySQL

I'm using a method to generate a random locations around my location with given the initial position(lat,long) and radius this method is used From the reference post here, but unfortunately the ...
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Google Map Curve Between 2 Points Takes a Longer Route

I referred to https://stackoverflow.com/questions/40756305/adding-icon-in-the-middle-of-created-svg-path-in-google-maps to draw a curve between 2 points: one point is close to Seattle, and the other ...
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Extract data table with extended description from Google MyMaps

I would like to extract data table from Google MyMaps and make it usable i.e in Excel. The issue is straightforward at first glance. I know, that I must download the map in .kml and convert it, as per ...
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How can I convert KMZ file to JSON?

I'm writing a ArcGIS JS project, in which user will upload KMZ which will be displayed on map, since ArcGIS doesn't have a magic trick to do it, I want to convert KMZ to JSON (or KML) and then display ...
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Consuming real-time traffic data from Google Maps?

In order to microprocess an logistic study about the best path to take, I need to consume, somehow, real-time traffic data from Google Maps. Is there an "open source" way to do this? The ...
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How to calculate walking distance between multiple addresses? - QGIS

I am working with historical data and I would like to calculate the walking distance between multiple addresses. For instance, in my excel dataset I have someone who lived on 1 Laurierstraat in ...
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Polygon Google Maps v3 render problem in zoom

I followed this documentation https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/polygon-simple, but I have a problem with zoom and polygons. Depending on the zoom level, the polygon ...
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Simple clustering example

I'm trying to use postgis ST_withincluster function. But my knowledge over SQL seems a bit too fresh at the moment and I can't figure out by myself how I should proceed by reading posts like this one: ...
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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 ...