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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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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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Shapefile comparison with proprietary maps say Google maps through API [on hold]

I am using Geotools for working on spatial data And I want to compare my shapefile with some proprietary map provider's maps (say Google maps). How can I implement such a use case. Please provide ...
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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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Making two side-by-side Line displayed as separate Line when zoomed out?

I have question about Line in KML file. I have map, and there are 2 Line placed side-by-side. When I zoom in, it looks good, I can see that there are 2 Line. Problem is, when I zoomed out, those 2 ...
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Automatically get GPS coordinates and log in Google Sheet cell

I am tracking some health data in a Google Sheet. When I enter a new data point (row), I want to also get the location of where I'm logging from. Is there a function or script that would allow me to ...
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Google Maps snap-to-road problem with distance more than 300 meters

I have a list of routes I want to snap them to the road before I draw them to the map. So, I'm using snap to road to help me in doing this. Here is my code. <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <...
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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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How can I generate the default gmaps heatmap gradient?

I used the gmaps library in Python to plot latitude and longitude values to generate a heatmap which looks like this Image. I used the default gmaps gradient - red, yellow, green. I searched the ...
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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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Android GNSS Status App with Trimble R2 and custom app

I was wondering if anyone had a little more detail about how connecting a Trimble R2 to an Android device using Bluetooth through the GNSS Status app and turning on Mock Locations works? I have a ...
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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 ...
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What Datum is used by Google Maps?

I am trying to convert vector shapefiles into Google Maps Datum using QGIS. Do you know which one is the datum? When I tried to convert them into WGS84 EPSG 3857, I could see that the shapes of ...
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Google Maps, middle point/ Halfway mark of road

I'm wanting to supplement some address data I obtained on ArcMap with the coordinates of the roads that the World Locator cannot find but appear on Google Maps. No house numbers are available for the ...
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How to change the font size of labels in google maps?

I'm using google my maps application and have produced a custom map. I wonder whether it is possible to change the size of labels attached to icons, and also colour of text, placement of labels etc.
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What is Google's 'terrain' basemap? [duplicate]

I've been using Google's 'terrain' map type with ggmap in R to plot some spatial data that I have. It prompted me to ask, what exactly is this layer showing us? Slope? Is it a form of hillshade? How ...
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Google API: Same Address, different coordinates

I'm using the Google Geocoding API, and I've come to this situation: The same address giving two different Latitude points. The two strings are(without quotes) : "BRAZIL CARIACICA PADRE MATHIAS ROD ...
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Incorrect address mapping in Google Maps and Google Earth?

We were issued a 911 address when we built our building approximately 3 years ago. When you go to google maps and google earth and put our address it incorrectly pulls up in town. The correct ...
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Exporting layer from Google My Maps as KML has no geometries

I have a CSV with an address field (no lat/long), so I went to Google My Maps, imported the csv and geocoded of the records. Now I export the layer as KML and added the KML to QGIS and Google Earth ...
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Network link KML on Google My Maps

Within Google My Maps (https://www.google.com/mymaps) There is an option when exporting the data out called: "Keep data up to date with network link KML (only usable online)" I want my Google My ...
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Interpolated arc is smaller than expected using turf.js

Background We are supplied with some AIXM data (an XML based superset of GML) which describes polygon areas on a map as a mix of GeodesicStrings (a list of coordinates) and ArcByCentrePoints (a ...
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How zooming Google Maps works regarding the new projection?

Please help understanding how tiles now work on Google Maps. As I understand (these are all assumptions, please feel free to correct) the following happens: Google Maps now work with orthographic ...
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Google maps address translation

My Google Maps is in English, and when I want to a share a location it gives me the address in English. But how can I get this address string in another language? I can't find a way to translate it.
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Why does node Circle to Polygon module returns oval/ellipse instead of a shape like circle?

I'm using npm package circle-to-polygon and I wrote following code to return a polygon which is approximately like a circle. const circleToPolygon = require('circle-to-polygon'); let coordinates = [...
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How to draw a centered square on google maps that maintains ratio when its next to the equator or the poles?

I'm a computer programmer trying to build an app for android that contains a square in the middle of the screen that moves with the screen. I've used different techniques (like getting the center of ...
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Overlaying ArcGIS REST API on Google Maps?

For example I have ArcGIS REST API as us high way state city county https://sampleserver1.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/Specialty/ESRI_StateCityHighway_USA/MapServer I want to see it on ...
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Show default map label on top of RGB Layer

I would like to have cities, state, country labels on top of overlay like above image from sentinel-hub, how can i achieve that using google map?
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Getting only polygon boundaries from latitude and longitude

Problem Statement: I am working on the project where machines are sending huge amount of lat/long data. Now I am drawing multiple days data on a map, it takes too much time to draw complete data on ...
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Directions on Google Maps

How can I get directions from one place to another on my Google Maps for Android at a specific time? Surely by now it's learned how congested traffic is from 4:30 to 6:00.
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Showing labels on KML map in Google Maps?

I have converted my layer, that is (from shapefile to KML) in QGIS this is the way I read it in angular: this.kmlLayerc1 = new google.maps.KmlLayer ({ url: 'http://direccion/carpeta/nombre.kml', ...
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Calculate pixel resolution from google map imagery

How can I calculate the spatial resolution of a downloaded google map image? https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/maps-static/intro For example: """ Given the image height, width and ...
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Showing attributes/labels from KML in Google Maps?

I have converted my cover, it is said (from archived .shp to .kml) in QGIS and this is the way it is read in angular: this.kmlLayerc1= new google.maps.KmlLayer({ url: 'http://direccion/carpeta/...
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Get direction on a laptop with Google Maps

I have a laptop (Windows) in a car and I want to use it with Google Maps to get my directions. Unfortunately, it's not always the same person who uses the car, and all the user of the car don't have ...
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Vector tile layers over 3D terrain

I have a set of vector tile layers I'm hosting (mbtiles) on Mapbox. Currently, I'm using Leaflet to overlay these on a 2D satellite view and works. However I'm wanting to add in some features to my ...
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What are the units of velocity in Google Location History JSONs?

I have downloaded and used different code to visualize the data. Some of the code works with speed as it is available in the JSON files downloaded using Google Takeout. The speeds seem to be too slow ...
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Google Maps Lat/Lon Data from ggmap::geocode; Displays Web Mercator but returns decimal degrees in EPSG 4326?

I understand Google Maps is projected to Web Mercator to calculate distances in meters, EPSG 3857. Does the Google Maps geocoding API also return EPSG 3857 lat/lon data? Or does it return EPSG 4326 ...
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Google maps error in OpenLayers plugin in QGIS

I was using the Google maps on OpenLayers plugin in QGIS 2.16.3 successfully before but today when I tried it the page appears as shown in the figure; I tried re-installing the plugin but this keeps ...
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Google Earth: Shortest distance between point (Place) and nearest point on a polygon (Country)

Using Google Earth, I am trying to find the simplest way to calculate the shortest distances of the geodesic lines between a specific set of points (lat/long locations) and the nearest points on a ...
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Google location history

How can I translate my Google location history (latitude/longitude) with timestamps to a map that will show me where each pair of coordinates is located?
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Can you search by the parcel number shown in the “What's Here” pop-up on Google Maps?

When you right click on a location in Google Maps and select "What's Here", it usually provides an address and the coordinates. However when I click inside a lot (e.g. on a farm) I often get a parcel ...
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ISO 3661-2 Region Codes

I have noticed that Google Maps API provide the ISO code as the short name for the country. However for regions it is quite variable... For instance if I want to check Madrid, Spain: ISO-Code Spain: ...
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viewing 3d geographic data (shapefiles, geojson etc.) in google maps?

As the title suggest, is it possible to upload some 3D data (i.e. data with z-values) to google maps and let other users on other computers access/view this data in 3D? And if so, how can this be ...