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Elevation API: Same coordinates, different elevation result

I'm using google maps elevation API, but while asking a single request(single coordinates) and a multi-request(many coordinates), I'm getting different elevation result of the same latitude and ...
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Loading online google maps in AutoCAD?

How do I load Google imagery (online Google Maps) into AutoCAD Map 3D 2010 ?
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Google maps : Is it possible to draw a polygon and retrieve all street names within it?

Using Google Maps' API v3, is it possible to draw a polygon on a Google maps and get a list of all the street names that fall within that polygon?
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Can I retrieve google map data for traffic and whose the users?

Can I retrieve Google map data for traffic on a specific street? Does the the data include attributes about the users who are creating the traffic (users age in the traffic, gender, etc.)?
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Fix zip code polygon?

How do you go about correcting USPS Zip Code polygons? I have an address with a zip code assigned and recognized by the USPS. However, when I look at the USPS Zip Code polygon map I see the wrong ...
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How can I render custom google maps tiles with mapnik?

I'm currently developing my own little GIS service, that displays custom computed information on a google map. As you can see, I'm loading a custom tile overlay, where I renderd the information in a ...
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Get a gps navigatable file from a Google map available on a website

I am trying to download this - http://googlemapkml.publishpath.com/Websites/googlemapkml/files/Content/5880032/GEDriving66.htm - map on to my phone. My end goal is to be able to drive on this route, ...
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Getting geocodes of US highway EXITS using Google Maps API?

I am developing an application on Laravel where I would show nearby hotels around the user's current location. I have successfully done that part. Now if the user is going on the highway, I need to ...
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Adjusting Overlay of Google Satellite Base map and Parcel Boundary

I'm fairly new to QGIS and have bounced back between version 2.18 and 3.2. I've been unable to fix my overlaying issue regardless of versions, openlayers plugin, quickmapservices, and using XYZ tiles. ...
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ogr2ogr - conversion shapefile to kml - how to reduce the size of the output file?

Is possible to reduce the size of the output.kml file? ogr2ogr -f "KML" output.kml input.shx
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Read shapefiles in Python and render on Google Maps?

Is possible to read shapefiles in Python and render them on Google Maps? After research I'm really confused. Should I convert shapefiles to KML?
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Which point of elevation level from Google earth is referring to?

About the Google Maps elevation API, which point of the elevation level is referring to? Whether to the actual ground level, or the elevation level that one can detect from the aerial (eg: at ...
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Shapefile is shifted after exporting [duplicate]

I used Google Maps as a basemap. In Map Composer window it is showing in the correct location in QGIS, but when I try to export it, it is shifted.
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Get current travel times for a list of destinations from Google Maps into a Sheet

I have a list of coordinates in Google Sheets (around 20). I'd like to input a location and receive current travel times to each coordinate, for the different transport modes. Is this possible from ...
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Zoom Controls in google maps URL

I am building Google Map URL that will point few locations in the map I want to add Zoom control to the map so users can zoom in and out all the examples i saw were for java script and coding maps ...
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What is Google Map’s knowledge of historic street names?

I am geocoding historic addresses in Ireland using Google Maps (free access) but in some cases Google Maps returns an address with a different street name. For example, when I enter the address of the ...
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How to download images from google maps using RgoogleMaps

I'm trying to download images from Google Maps using the package "RgoogleMaps" in R (getmap function). But I need to download a lot of images, so I've been thinking to create a fishnet in QGIS and ...
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What's the math behind moving from a starting point in the direction of another one?

I am working with decimal-degree coordinates for a software and lack geographic background. I want to convert the coordinates to a grid to calculate distances and then move around using standard ...
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Why can't lines plotted on google maps suffice for legal determination of property boundaries?

If there is a way to calculate a maximum error in a line plotted on google maps (road map, or satellite view) , then that should be admissible in a court of law, shouldn't it ? For example, my deed ...
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Google Maps Javascript API, MarkerWithLabel z-index

First time poster, long time listener. I am developing a Google Maps application and am using MarkerWithLabel to display the number of parking spots available in various parking lots around our town. ...
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My Loop Route in Google Transit is showing a 1 hour wait. Any help with my GTFS?

I have a Loop Route that's showing a 1-hour wait time at the last/first stop. Google Query example This is the last/first stop of my loop. BLU,06:30:00,06:30:00,PRICE_ST,1,To Crescent Harbor ... ...
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Extracting Transit Layer polylines (e.g. subway lines) and using them in Google My Maps?

I am trying to create a Google My Map of Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines. So far, I've been painstakingly drawing the subway lines manually, only using a mouse. Here's what I've got so far (WIP, of ...
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How to pull locations/data from an embedded Google map on another website?

Is there a way to download the point locations from an embedded Google map? I want to compare the locations of these businesses to a rail network.
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Applying Google maps styles to OpenStreetMap?

I have these styles of google maps: [ { "featureType": "landscape", "elementType": "all", "stylers": [ { "saturation": "-16" }, { "...
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Google My Maps importing gpx files

I am able to successfully import gpx data to Google My Maps. Most of the gpx files I have imported are in English and I am able to move them into same layer. However, some gpx files are in another ...
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Google maps slice arctic

I am developing earthquake visualization web-app for arctic zone using Google Maps JavaScript API. During the development I found Google Maps doesn't display map above approximately N85 degree, if you ...
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Creating multi-country Google Maps API Polygon?

I'm working on an embedded interactive map using the Google Maps API. I need to show several "regions" that each contain some neighboring countries. For instance one of the regions is the countries of ...
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Set my Home location on Google Maps, if it does not have an official/registered address?

The answer to "Adding new address to Google Maps?" does not include a case for non-business addresses. I want to add my home address, which is not a register address. Ideally, I should have been able ...
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Break shapefile into small chunks, import into Google Maps

I have a shapefile of tax parcels that is pretty large (250MB). I want to bring this into Google Maps, so we can see when we cross from one tax parcel into another. This is easy to see because GPS ...
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Converting aeronautical information coordinates to Google Maps API coordinates

I'm in the process of creating a webpage to ease the process of visualizing NOTAM navigation warnings. Never done any geospatial software development before, so all the terms like geoid, reference ...
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My Google Maps add Things to do, resturants, etc

Search high and low for how to add "things to do" or restaurants to a custom map I created using Google MyMaps. Ex: Take the results of this link https://www.google.com/maps/search/restaurants/@42....
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Exporting Google basemap as .tif (non-commercial) w/QuickMapServices

I'm trying to export a Google satellite basemap as tif to visualise a personal project I'm working on. I'm using QuickMapServices to fetch the Google basemap. But whenever I use "Save As" I get ...
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Weird lines on google maps [closed]

While I was travelling with my GPS "ON" and tracking my route I found this strange lines in pink and green dotted lines when I zoomed out the map I found that the lines where coinciding with the ...
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How can I scrape coordinates with name and addresses from the Google Maps?

I am using Google Places API for searching all the banks in my city, Karachi. There are thousands of banks in Karachi but my Python script is returning the results in very few records (10 to 15). ...
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How to plot Circle of radius 1km on Google Maps

I have circle of radius 1km in QGIS (centered at: -122.69690,58.80688 WGS84, North America), when I export it to Google map it isn't 1km in radius (I checked using the measure tool on Google maps) and ...
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Is It Possible to Query GeoJson?

I am able to extract geometries from a shape created by the Google Maps DrawingManager class and also put polygons on the map using the the data.loadGeoJson call. Now I want to do a spatial ...
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Getting coordinates falling inside two known points using javascript

I'm working on a solution, where a parent track the vehicle in which his kids are travelling. Initially I will be getting all the geo fence data from the system (Like stopings) and store it in an ...
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QGIS 3.0 XYZ Tile 'OpenStreetMap' Text is Too Small to See

I installed QGIS 3.0 (standalone 64 bit installer) and added the standard XYX Tile layer 'OpenStreetMap' that was part of the install. It loads fine except the text is too small to see. Not sure if ...
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Free shapefile designer

I am using health mapper to display health data. It uses ArcGIS to draw district boundaries as a shapefile. I am interested to to draw sub district boundaries, e.g County or neighborhood boundary ...
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get lat long from maps and displayed it to text box in java script

i make google maps autocomplete address textbox to get latitude and longitude without map by using google.maps.places.Autocomplete class we can implement Google places autocomplete textbox and display ...
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Google maps: weighting of data

When you create a map in Google Fusion Tables, there's an option to weight your geographical data points against data in another column. What is the math behind this weighting?
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Calculating number of degrees of longitude and latitude between points at same latitude on map?

I'm working on a project that use Google maps and i want to know: Giving 2 points with same latitude but with different longitudes, how can i calculate the distance between them in terms of longitude ...
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Generate polygon automatically based on locations

I'm trying to achieve some similar to Draw a polygon automatically through markers (points) in google maps but not exactly. Given a set of locations I'd like to know if it is possible to generate the ...
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QGIS and Google map doesn't match/lineup!

I am trying to draw a map but in QGIS the map doesn't correctly show one of my study area (Station-4) correctly; however, the Google Map does. What should I do now to get a correct map (Station-4) ...
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Finding closest street name from point using MMQGIS?

I got a list of points spread over a city and their coordinates. I'd like to find out the name of the closest address (or at least street) from each point. I downloaded the plugin MMQGIS which allow ...
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Downloading data layer from website map based on google maps?

This website https://www.oplaadpalen.nl has a map with markers of charging stations. Is there a way to get the coordinates of each marker from the source code?
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How to attach POIs in wikitude with google map places [closed]

I want to create android application which uses AR and using camera it found the different stores around it and highlight it as display in this image. I am using wikitude sdk(javascript API) and ...
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Is it possible to color the cluster base on marker color?

So far, I've been able to generate the marker color base on query from my MySQL DB. What I would like to attempt now is to cluster those markers with the dominant marker color. For example, if I ...
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Using Google Maps images in Arcgis Online pop-up windows

I typically configure pop-ups in ArcGIS to show the image in the pop-up, by using dedicated URLs to the image which typically ends with .jpg or .png etc. But, I am having trouble getting ArcGIS to ...
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Google Maps Tiles Waiting for WMS Requests to Complete

We're using Geoserver WMS to render overlays on top of a google map (which works great), but upon first map load it appears that the base google map is waiting for the WMS requests to complete BEFORE ...