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How does Google S2 / Hilbert Curve handle the outliers?

Regarding Google S2 library, it used for a quick indexing on locations. E.g. near by locations would have similar indices. Thus it's much easier to make location queries. But, as we map a 2-D point ...
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Add text in the body of the a polygon in googlemap

I've created some polygons on a map and wish to have the labels displayed with them .How can i add a name or label to each polygon in the google map?
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calculate total Miles in a polygon using Google Map

I have an application that allows the users to create any custom polygon layer on top of google maps, i am interested to know if their is a way to select the road layer in this polygon and then ...
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Using WMTS with Google maps Javascript API

I am trying to learn and play around with the Google maps JavaScript API, KML, WMS, WMTS etc. I have a fair understanding of how to use KML files, Web Mapping Services, GeoJson files but I am ...
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Convert coordinate to tile row and tile column in Google Maps when using custom projection

I'm trying to get Google Maps (javascript SDK) to use a different tile server that serves tiles as EPSG:3006. I'm using Proj4js to convert the coordinates. So far I have this code: proj4.defs("EPSG:...
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How to download Google location timeline raw data (red dots)?

So I downloaded Google location timeline history. However, this data is represented as a polyline with just about a dozen time marks (Figure 2). At the same time when I look at the Google location ...
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heatmaps with local maxima, weight, api functionalities

I am looking for a heatmap vizualization on a map, which shows: local maxima: that means that you always see some "red spots" regardless the zoom. See the picture below. enables to set a weight to ...
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How can I show photos in popup from a ByteA (postgis) in QGIS (or Google Earth/map)

I currently have a postgis database with a table containing point geometry of fire Hydrant. This table contains a raster_blob field which contains the Fire hydrant picture taken by field workers. ...
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Geocoding API: house number precision for Europe (Germany/Austria), other than google?

I am looking for an affordable geocoding option with the following criteria: commercial use <500$/month allows to store LatLng results in my DB house Number precision for Austria and Germany ...
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Can I use google maps navigation within my app

I am considering building an app which includes google maps. The app functions by tracking the GPS location of the vehicle and showing it to the respective user on the Android app with some additional ...
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Reverse clip with ogr2ogr

I'm fairly new to GIS, working on a project where I overlay counties on google maps, and overlay cities on top. I'm using fusion tables, and running into Z-index issues. To get around this I'm hoping ...
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Unexpected Google geocoder API results when filtering by country

Labé is a city in Guinea. It is the capital of the Labé region and the Labé prefecture When I use the Google Geocoder API to geocode [labe] with no filters, I get three results in Guinea: One for the ...
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How to display ONLY local country names in google maps?

I am using google maps in an application where it is important that country labels display the country name in the local language. If you pass in certain language parameters that google maps ...
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How to display Google Fusion Table map search result attributes

I am creating a map with Google Fusion Tables that will allow me to search for a local food product and display on a map the retailer that carries it. Along with showing on the map the location of ...
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Google StreetView Coverage Layer

How can I get the layer of the coverage of Google Street View on the roads, i.e. the layer that appears blue when we drag the pegman on Google Maps/Earth? I need it to work in ArcGIS.
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What alternatives do I have for Directions API other than Google Maps and MapQuest?

I need an API, other than the two below that, given the starting point and possibly the ending point, will re-order a list of waypoints by the shortest, fastest or optimized route: Google Directions ...
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Can Google Geocode returning addresses nearby

I am using google geocoding to bring me addresses according to what a user type on the search box in my iOS app. I would like to know if it is possible, lets say when the user types m google api ...
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Can markers changes undo through history/revert to original?

I'm a contributor to a food foraging map and found that many markers are in the ocean. I then also noticed that I had an undo at the top of gmaps and realised I'd moved 5 trees trying to get to my ...
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Can a Google calendar go on a map?

Can a Google calendar go on a Google map? Is there a GeoRSS that can be consumed?
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How to show information window for the marker cluster?

This is my markercluster code : i need information window for the markercluster icon as well as marker icon, i have another cluster.js file, can some one please tell me how can i show the information ...
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Overlaying a mbtiles tile layer produced with tilemill over another layer maintaining transperency

So using leaflet, I'm overlaying my base tile layer as google satellite imagery. I want to overlay another layer (Mbtiles layer) produced with tilemill over this satellite layer. I was successful in ...
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How to set google map zoom to fit the screen & position infobox labels depending on the area of polygon

I am using google map's FusionTablesLayer and polygon to set layers of USA states. I am having problem in integrating following 2 things : a) Set zoom property, so map will fit to the screen. I know ...
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Rendering data on top of Google Maps

I have an interpolated temperature data samples that covers a map evenly. The data is in the form of (lat,lon,temp). I want to render that data on top of google maps. I tried google heat maps and the ...
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How to programmatically identify landmarks (cemeteries) in Google Maps satellite data?

I'm searching Google Maps satellite view for cemeteries that are not listed in common repositories of cemeteries. I've spent a lot of time cruising around satellite mode searching for small ...
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Examples where customized vector Google Maps rendered via WebGL are used?

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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Building a Google Maps Directions URL with waypoints (that aren't stops)

I want to go from a place to another using a Google Maps Directions URL in the Google Maps Mobile App. This is from Lisboa to Porto, in Portugal :) https://www.google.com/maps/dir/38.759741,-9.153736/...
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3D projected map: put locator from GPS coordinates

Hello I'm a newbie in maps and not so good (as I wish to be...) in math and geometrics stuffs. So: I have a 2d google map. I have to put a 2d projection of this map (not exactly this one but a ...
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Why does Google Maps display strange, jagged state boundaries in the Great Lakes?

When I search for a state on Google Maps, I am shown the state outlined in red. I've noticed that the states that border the Great Lakes have boundaries that protrude into the lakes in strange ways. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SQL geography::EnvelopeAggregate output not accurate

I am trying to get the geography::EnvelopeAggregate for a set of locations. The geography column values are calculated using the Lat/Long for individual points. When I try to fetch the boundary box(...
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Changing default Google Maps max viewport?

I want to show a portion of the world of on my Google map, where the user can zoom in, but if he zooms out, he shouldn't be able to go further out than my default viewport (i.e, if I define Africa, ...
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Saving vector layer into KML across 180 longitude line

I am trying to save a vector layer into KML, however in this case some of the shape cross the 180 longitude line and the shape just breaks and become long lines.. (they are supposed to be circles) ...
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Marker cluster issue in salesforce

When i am trying to display the Marker Cluster on Google Maps with the below code it is trhrowing some errors. Please find below code and errors. <apex:page standardController="Account"> &...
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Google Maps (street, physical, satellite) layers stay fixed on zoom/pan in QGIS

I'm using QGIS 1.8 and Openlayers plugin 1.1.0 to work with Google Maps as basemap (I need to use this old versions for both QGIS and plugin). All was working OK, but from some days Google Maps (...
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KMZ file displays correctly in Google Earth but not inside Google Maps

I have a KMZ file that contains many placemarks inside. When opened in Google earth the file displays the placemarks correctly. I can click on them and see the data for each placemark. See screen ...
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Overlaying thousands of points of a route from shapefile and dbf on google maps

I have to overlay thousands of points(data taken every second) of a route from shapefile and related data for each points in dbf. I have to show point related data in a popup on click of a point. I ...
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SpatialPolygonsDataFrame chloroplethr not writing to KML for GoogleMaps using R

I'm trying to do a simple chloropleth map for postal codes. I have the orginal kml exported here. When importing into R, i'm doing: library(rgdal) library(rworldmap) library(plotKML) library(...
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TMS tileOrigin on Google Maps ImageMapType

I'm trying to show a tiled image layer on Google Maps, which is currently showing on an OpenLayers / ESRI engine. OpenLayers has a parameter on a TMS layer to specify tileOrigin (0,0 is different) ...
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How to load a WMS layer in Google Maps API?

I wanted to expand my knowledge on the google maps API and get a hang of pulling in WMS layers. I have set up a simple map window and want to pull in a layer that contains electorate boundaries so ...
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Google.maps.ImageMapType getTileUrl maximum length

I am using google.maps.ImageMapType to render a GeoServer WMS to Google Map. When a request is made, it uses GET. I am concern the WMS getMap length might exceed 4k in length due to a requirement to ...
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Accessing Layers Through an API?

So, I have reason to believe that this information is not available. Nonetheless, it involves using Android, and preferably the Google Maps API (though other maps may have APIs which supply this data, ...
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PostGIS Svg Projection on Google Map

Context I have a database with spatial data such as areas and points. Some of the areas in my db are coming from OpenStreetMaps, representing some regions. (Which are kinda small at earth's scale, ...
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Convert GPX/KMZ to google maps directions

Is there a way to convert a set of waypoints in a GPX/KMZ file to driving directions suitable for Google Maps. There are numerous sites listing community generated routes which I am unable to load ...

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