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Is it possible to export data from google maps?

I plan to create a map using food-restaurant locations in Manhattan, NY. Since there is a large quantity of densely located restaurants it would be a pain to collect it by hand. Is it possible to ...
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Uploading own areas 'videos' on Google Earth Street View?

In Google Earth you can drop a human icon to view a kind of video view of popular places. I guess these are basically converted from a video taken of the place. If Google allows anyone besides itself ...
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QGIS - KML File Not Displaying Correctly After Conversion

I have a ESRI shapefile made up of 140 polygons that I want to display on Google My Maps. I have my project and layer CRS set to WGS84 which is standard for displaying spatial data on google. However, ...
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Pass coordinates to recenter google map iframe from parent page

Can somebody tell me where my code is wrong? Here is the code block to pass from the parent to the iframe: document.getElementById('street').contentWindow.map.setCenter({lat:latt, lng:lon}); This ...
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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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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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Accuracy of Google Maps geo-coordinates vs high precision GPS receiver

I need to know how accurate coordinates obtained from Google Maps/Earth are. Are they 'quasi absolutely' (I know there is no absolut location determination)? In other words, if I record the ...
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Display all trajectories location along with dummy location

I'm trying to display the all trajectory location on Google map along with dummy location. I have tried to display dummy locations with sample location and it works fine, but when I try to connect to ...
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Displaying big data set on Google Maps? [closed]

I have a pretty large polygon shapefile (almost 1.5 million buildings) that I want to display in Google Maps. As the KML would be far too big, I have to create tiles, right? I don't want to host my ...
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Sourcing static maps from web APIs

For a web app I want to source roadmap and satellite type maps from a web API which will be used with geometrical data from a database to generate reports. The reports would be viewed on screen or ...
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How to export data from QGIS to display in Google Maps?

I'm exporting layers of a project for a quantum gis postgis table and visualizing the data in gmaps, but the coordinates are very wrong. Is there any special way to export the quantum gis? The ...
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What causes shiny artifacts in Google Maps imagery?

Do you know what causes artifacts like this one? Source: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=embelgasse+wien&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=60....
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Getting polygon country boundaries in decimal degrees?

Using Google Maps, I'd like to create draggable polygons (on the fly) of country boundaries (they don't need to be particularly precise). Something similar to this, but for countries. So I want the ...
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Shapefile creating “leaky” overlay in Google My Map after QGIS KML export

California has published, as shapefiles, maps of the various Fire Hazard Severity Zones in the state. I'm trying to use QGIS to convert these into a KML that I can then use as a Layer in a Google My ...
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In what coordinate systems do true circles appear round?

I have been developing in Google Maps for awhile and am switching to OpenLayers but am stuck on one point: I am drawing vectors that are mostly circular but also involve some custom geometry so I can'...
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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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Google Places Autocomplete Limit Suggestions to Local Area

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but can I limit the suggestions that Google Places Autocomplete find to say 5 km of a certain location? If I'm in Dublin I don't want to see suggestions ...
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Adding Basemaps from Google or Bing in QGIS?

ArcGIS Desktop has the option of using basemaps from ArcGIS online. Does QGIS have any such options?
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Angular - How to visualize GeoJSON on Google Maps

I am using @agm/core for visualization GeoJSON on Google Maps. But I can't display my buildings on Google Maps. I think the problem is the geometry that is represented as multiple аrrays. I used FME ...
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How to position custom button controls on Google Maps API?

I've this simple map built on Google Maps APi v3 .... <html> <head> <title>Simple Map</title> <meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1.0"> <meta ...
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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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Create KML or KMZ file using iOS Google Maps app

Is there a way to create a KML or KMZ file using the iOS Google Maps app? I’ve created a map on Google My Maps but can’t find a way to export it on Google Maps. I’ve tried the iOS app and the Google ...
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Determine which zip codes are within defined boundary

The Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District publishes their district boundaries here: https://avaqmd.ca.gov/district-boundaries I need to figure out which zip codes fall within those ...
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Adding polygons with excessively complex coordinates to Google Maps

I have a big JSON file, from a converted shp file (through http://mapshaper.org/) of region coordinates for Australian Local Government areas. The problem is that the region areas are super complex ...
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bathymetry (Ocean Floor depth) data - API or similar

I am looking to extract the ocean floor depth from a given lat/lng. Research has lead me to lots of sources. Does anyone have any words of wisdom or good sources or the best way to achieve this? ...
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Create Fantasy Map

I'm currently looking to create a Fantasy map and share it with my friends. We have the map designed already in Flash to certain degrees of detail and able to export as a vector. We'd like it to be ...
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Export Google Maps Route to KML/GPX

Since Google pulled the plug on Google Maps Classic, I'm reluctantly moving to its Google Maps New application. However, I didn't find how to export a route to a GPX or KML file so it can be copied ...
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Geocoding API Comparison

Is there a good updated source for comparing existing Geocoding APIs (i.e. Google, Mapquest) and their features? I'm really interested in their language support as well. For example, Google has ...
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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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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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Google Maps API extract elevation value along route

I am using the Directions and Elevation Service of Google Maps, in order to extract the coordinates and the elevation along a route between a start and end point. I could set my directions service ...
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Donating and volunteering geographical knowledge? [closed]

I know a lot about the places I visit, and I want to share it with everyone. I have been donating and volunteering at OpenStreetMap, and I am also aware of Google Maps. Where else can I help with ...
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Opening Google Maps Street View from Google Maps Image

Is there a way I can link the Google Maps Street View Image to the actual Google Maps so when a user clicks on the image it takes them to the address in Google Maps Street View? Right now I only have ...
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Requesting Styled Google Maps XYZ tiles with QGIS seems to ignore colors

At the time of posting this question unauthenticated requests for Google Maps tiles work. E.g. the following URL scheme would correctly load the tile shown below https://mt1.google.com/vt/lyrs=r&...
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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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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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Google Maps grey dotted lines identified location

I clicked search for directions on a place on Google and it redirected to Maps. 1) Google was able to precisely identify my location 2) The map displayed several thick grey dotted curves all ...
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Using Google Maps Restricting Bounds API with ArcGIS JavaScript API?

I am trying to make a map with ArcGIS 3.29, but in my map I need a bounding box. The ArcGIS API does not have a bounding box function, but the Google Maps API does. What I am having trouble with is ...
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Rotated custom tile set in OpenLayers

I'm thinking of using Openlayers for an interactive map of a building. I'll have custom tile layers for each floor of the building's interior overlaying regular world map tiles. The building is on a ...
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Installing ArcBruTile and ArcGIS Desktop?

i want to use Google Maps with Arcgis 10.3 , after Some Search i Found (Arcbrutile 0.2), so i downloaded Arcbrutile 0.2 and install it, then when i continue to register it using Esriregasm.exe i ...
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How to find the nearest polygon from a given point?

Basically I have set of points [lat-long pairs] which define different polygons on a map. Now I have a coordinate [lat-long] from which I want to find the nearest polygon from that point.
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showing GeoJSON result on googlemap [duplicate]

I want to get some point (in Geometry type) from my sql database with AJAX and show them on googlemap my table name is location_flat which has a column named position conatained my geometry points. ...
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Where does Google get updated data about postal codes?

I have been searching for the most recent list of Postal Codes in US but I most of them are two or three years old. I did cross check them with the Google Maps, though most of them them were correct ...
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Showing GeoJSON result on Google Maps [closed]

I have some points result query in MySQL database which is GeoJSON and I want to show these points on a Google map. I need to get this result with AJAX and deliver them to Google Maps. Can anybody ...
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How to get latitude and longitude data from the borders of a state in R

Here is my problem: I need to get longitude and latitude data from the borders of the Brazilian states. With this data I can plot a map of each Brazilian state and, of course, of the whole country. I ...
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QGIS exporting attributes in a KML file

Here is what I am doing: Create a layer by uploading a shapefile into QGIS Select attributes of that file Export selected attributes with the "save only selected features" check box when I save the ...
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Calculating distances between n geographical points? [closed]

I would like to calculate the distances between N (an arbitrary number, but usually <50-100) geographical points (e.g. distance between points a, b, c, d, e, that is to say between a and b, a and c,...
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Restriction of GoogleMap API key on Windows application

I'm using Qt WebEngine to write an Window application that uses GoogleMap with API key. I would like to know how i can set the google API restriction only to this application or there is any way to ...
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Outline a plot of land on a map

A client has a very old Certificate of Ownership document for a plot of land. We need to show the outline of the plot on Google maps to potential developers. Sadly the description of the plot is in ...
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Using getmapasync() function instead of getmap() function in Android to plot 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() ...