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An application programming interface specific to Google Maps.

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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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Reverse Geocoding using Google maps API key on QGIS

I'm performing reverse geocode to obtain the coordinates of a big-data set (100k+ polygons) using QGIS. Using the "MMQGIS" plugin, I attempt to process my data with a personal google maps ...
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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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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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API Google - pop up (infowindow) with earthquake magnitude information

I have the following code, which is about fetching earthquake geospatial information from USGS via Google API: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>API GOOGLE - EARTHQUAKE ...
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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 Earth Engine Chart Error

I'm trying to generate a chart of NDVI bands from 2000 to 2020, but I am running into an error: Error generating chart: Error in map(ID=19990509): Image.reduceRegion: The default WGS84 projection is ...
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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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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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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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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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Adding location Marker/Pins on Google heatmap

I found a great free tool from Google for creating a heatmap at - https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/layer-heatmap Is it possible for the above tool to have location ...
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How can I get the image with less cloud coverage over a ROI in a time range with Sentinel 2?

I am trying to compute a script to get the cleanest image of Sentinel 2 in a prescribed time range. Currently I tried with 2 approaches: a rough one and an automatic one, but I get two different ...
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Is it possible to extract amenity shapefiles using a Google API?

Is it possible to extract shapefiles by amenity using a Google API, similar to the way you can extract shapefiles using OpenStreetMaps/Overpass Turbo? I have had some accuracy issues using the OSM ...
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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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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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How to center the map view when I select and load new custom map tiles?

How to center the map view when I select and load new custom map tiles? I have made a simple web UI where I select date of maps and it will show it tiles, but the problem is, it will not zoom and ...
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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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GEE APP Error "Cannot read property 'apply' of undefined"

I am trying to make my first small app for water extent as learning GEE. But I am facing the error of not able to read the property. ERROR display msg is Cannot read property 'apply' of undefined. My ...
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Extracting elements plotted on Google Maps API

I have the website about the planet occultations by Moon. https://eco.mtk.nao.ac.jp/cgi-bin/koyomi/occulx_p_en.cgi There are "Occultation maps", which are very nice: I tried to use the Web ...
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How to create complex shape files (polygons) in GeoJSON? [closed]

I have a project to create historical maps and would like to use GeoJSON as a default file format. However, I'm finding that there are 2 main problems with this: There are not much available ...
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How to find a old business that doesnt exist anymore on Google Maps / Google Earth

Is there a way to "travel in time" on Google Maps or Google Earth to see the businesses from a particular year from a particular location?
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Google satellite basemap license

Where (if anywhere) can we buy a license to use Google satellite basemap as input to machine learning algorithms?
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Is there an easy way to style KML files on a graduated colour scale based on field values when uploading to a Google Map?

I am creating a Google Map which includes one polygon layer of census output areas and one point layer. Because the polygon layer is so large and there are limitations on the number and size of layers ...
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lat, lon in Google (static) Maps vs Google map with globe view

I am trying to find latitude and longitude of some visual feature using Google map and I found that switching between globe view and flat (not globe) view (like in Google static maps) changes the ...
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How To Change Google earth engine Base Map Language

Google Earth Engine docs have an Article on how to Change the base map attributes Yet not a word about changing the language of this base map. Is there a way with the Maps API ?
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Gettting all countries information in world using Google API

The Scenario: My customer wants to let the users insert their location either by choosing the country, city, region, state, etc.. from dropdowns OR the user can choose the location using google API ...
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Generate GeoJSON tile layers from Shapefile

I have some vector layers in a shapefile that I would like to display in the Google Maps Javascript API. I recently learned that you can generate GeoJSON from shapefiles in the correct CRS using QGIS: ...
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How to get GeoJSON property name in Google Maps JavaScript API?

I would like to show the tooltip with the unknown property name and its value in Google Maps JavaScript API application. GeoJSON will be uploaded by the user and that's why property names are unknown. ...
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Solving Traveling Salesman-like Problem

I own a (very) small appliance service company. It's just me. I cover roughly a 20 mile radius from a my office. Customers can sign up on my website for service calls anywhere within my service area. ...
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View images for different dates/location in Google Earth Pro

I have been working with Google Earth Engine Code Editor/Google Maps API to view and analyze information surrounding specific points. I am interested in analyzing these images from different dates. ...
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Adding multiple ground overlays to Google Maps API to toggle with checkmarks

I found this answer here by user @hoogw very useful regarding Overlaying ArcGIS REST API on Google Maps. I've been trying to add several layers to be toggled by checkmarks to no avail. The base URL ...
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Loading google maps API from php file [closed]

I've been trying to load some GeoJSON data into a map, using Google Maps API. When I save my file as .html the map shows up just fine, and it shows the data I want to see (a Linestring). I'm using ...
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Examples where customized vector Google Maps rendered via WebGL are used? [closed]

Some of the new features are exciting in Google Maps. Creating custom map layers in the cloud and specifically rendering vector maps in WebGL. https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/maps-platform/...
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How to use a .tpk or GeoTiff file as a Google Maps Overlay

I am building a webapp using Google Maps, and want to have an image overlaid on top of the usual Map that represents Light Pollution data. I don't have ArcGIS myself, but I was able to download a 400 ...
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Getting Google Maps "Areas of interest" Polygons

Is there a way to obtain the polygons corresponding to the the yellow-shaded "areas of interest" / areas of commercial activity from Google Maps? Either through a Google API capturing the ...
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Getting building addresses from Google Maps API

I am trying to download all the building addresses on a specific street. Is it possible to download all addresses using Google Maps API as building address are available online in maps but API is not ...
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Snap to shapes Google Maps

I wish to add snap to shape feature of openlayers shown here Snap Interaction to Google Maps drawing Library. Is there a way that this can be achieved. Here is the bare bone code of the Google Maps ...
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Create Polygons from Polylines

I am creating an application using Google Maps Drawing Library. In the application the user can draw a bunch of PolyLines as shown in the picture below. Please disregard the color variation of ...
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How to get the shortest distance from a polyline to a set of points in Python?

Here in the image, the black line is the polyline I have and the red points are the points from which I need to find the distances D1, D2, D3 and D4. The polyline data is extracted from Google ...
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How to extract road images from the Google Map Street View?

As a beginner with the programming (python), I am looking for the most functional way to extract many road images from the Google Map Street View. I need to make a datasets of road surface images like ...
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Get phone number of a store from Google Maps

I want to extract some data from google maps, I tried before with OSM but the result doesn't satisfy me enough .. what I need exactly, is there any way to take the data description from feature on ...
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Use Google Direction API result to display route in OpenLayers

I need to show route between 2 points in OpenLayers. I have received the route details from Google Directions API. The API has given start location / end location, Steps and overlay_polyline (encoded) ...
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Reducing the number of Google Map API calls by using Open Street Map tiles

I have a website that is exceeding the Google Maps API free limit. I am wondering if by switching over to Open Street Map as the default tile layer (replacing Google Maps Street layer) if I will ...
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ggmap to get travel distance from dataframe

I am trying to use the mapdist() function from the ggmap package to get travel distances from coordinates in a dataframe. # need an api key to use the ggmap function register_google(key = "") ...
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Turn by Turn Navigation for Google Map on Laptop

How can I generate voice navigation for turn-by-turn directions for Google Maps on my laptop?
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