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Citing/attributing Google basemap in QGIS for research paper [closed]

I have searched Google for how to cite a Google base map in QGIS for a research paper and I cannot find the correct website for their rules for attribution. Can somebody quickly link me to their ...
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GMaps API Building outline / geometry

I am looking for a way to use GMaps API to download the displayed polygon of a building in Google maps using the maps view (2D geometries of buildings) for a specific address. I have not actually ...
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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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About distance between two coordinates streets?

Let's suppose there are two places coordinates (street places). I know that straight direction between them I can calculate by formula. Also we know that route between those coordinates can be ...
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Google MyMaps doesn't show polygons properly

I have encountered a weird problem. Since I did the map digitizing in QGIS and next exported it to .kml format using MMQGIS plugin I am losing a few shapes in Google MyMaps. Straight after file export,...
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Improving polyutil islocationonedge to return coordinates instead of true/false value

I want to modify the PolyUtil.isLocationOnEdgeOrpath to return location coordinates instead of true/false value. I have tried different hack to use the returned value for another query whereby if ...
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Update Google Maps with GIS data

Several county residents have been contacting our GIS office to find out why they are not receiving packages or why the delivery person gets lost finding their address. I know it sounds like an odd ...
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Google Maps API - .seticon size based on zoom level

I did look up this question on here but the answer used 'new google.maps.MarkerImage(' which has been deprecated, and I can't get anything else to work. I think it has to do with my array of markers, ...
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How to plot postgres data on a map?

I have a table which has latitude, longitude and some sensor data (data 1, data 2,data 3) saved in postgresql 12. I am running the database on ubuntu 18 virtual machine with windows as host. I dont ...
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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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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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What does this goat shaped north-south line mean on Google Maps?

If I zoom all the way out on Google Maps, just north-east of Australia is this goat-looking line that runs perpendicular across the equator. It's unlabeled.
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Convert CensusWard codes to Google Maps (UK)

The UK's Office for National Statistics uses Census Ward codes for some of its data. For instance, this file - https://www.ons.gov.uk/visualisations/dvc479/map/data/data.xls - has life expectancy by ...
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Is there a way to enumerate every block/square in a given area?

I have a list of 300 points of interests within 500m radius from a given point. I need to automatically put numbers in every block/square and then list in which block/square each point of interest ...
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Need new house location added to Google Maps [duplicate]

We have recently built a new house in an existing subdivision. I am registered with 911 and receiving mail at this address. Street is not currently shown on Google maps. How do I add my location to ...
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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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Adding address (newly-built house) to existing street on Google Maps [duplicate]

How can I add my address (newly-built house) to an existing street on Google maps? It shows on Bing maps OK but not on Google maps. Existing answers to this question seem to be outdated. Surely ...
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How to get a ui.Thumbnail with a standard Google Maps type as background

within the Google Earth Engine (Javascript API) I would like to create a Thumbnail image with a standard Google Maps type, (e.g. Terrain style) as background. The thumbnail image is set to be opaque (...
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Over Query Limit - Google Maps API

i have the following code to display dynamically generated addresses on google maps. var geocoder; var map; var bounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds(); function initialize() { map = new google....
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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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How to add a webpage link to google map marker description

I have multiple pin points on my google maps, with a small description. I want to add a link page (on my computer) to the description and make it linkable. Whenever I clicked, a new tab opens? Is it ...
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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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How to export a map from QGIS 3.10.2 as a georeferenced map to be used in Avenza Maps?

I am familiar with Esri ArcMap and ArcPro, but I am extremely green when it comes to QGIS. The version I am using is QGIS 3.10.2 on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. I have created a map using google maps ...
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NotImplementedError: QgsPluginLayer.setTransformContext() is abstract and must be overridden

I keep trying to load Google Maps to start a project and I keep getting this error: NotImplementedError: QgsPluginLayer.setTransformContext() is abstract and must be overridden How do I fix it?
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Overlap custom TileLayer with satellite layer in Goolge MAP API

I've added a new mapTypes TileLayer (png tiles, transparent background) into my mapOptions that ables me to switch from others mapTypes to the new one, using button option. At the moment, when I ...
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Is there a plugin to import places of interest (restaurants, hotels, parks, etc.) into QGIS from Google Maps?

I am developing a workflow to identify important/interesting locations contained within a pre-defined area. I would like to know if anyone can indicate a plugin or method to import locations from ...
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Cache google map for offline use in leaflet

I am having an hybrid application where I am showing google map as base map with the help of Leaflet.GridLayer.GoogleMutant plugin in leaflet. Now I need to cache the browsed base map tiles and show ...
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Why Google Maps is not popular with tech stack like Leaflet, OpenLayers, nebula.gl? [closed]

Google Maps is really good when it comes to places data and navigation and still is one of the most popular options for normal uses but whenever I try to look up a GIS tech stack they uses Mapbox, OSM ...
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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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How can I export geotagged photos from Google Earth Pro?

I have a project and I am assessing social media based landscape photographs. How can I download photos as point shapefile and export them from Google Earth Pro to ArcMap?
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Average radius of city size?

Do any geographers on here have an estimate of the mean and median city radius sizes? I'm trying to optimize some Google Places API queries [e.g.] and this information would be helpful for that ...
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QGIS Export Satellite Imagery

We cannot seem to find any way to export our projects as PNG/JPEG through the print layout/composer. We draw normal line and point SHP files over the Bing/Google Earth etc layers, but the exported ...
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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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React Google map . Fix the marker in the center

I want the functionality as Uber/ola app where the marker is fixed in the center evenwhen we drag the map the marker should be fixed in the center. And finally when the drag end we need to get the ...
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Google Map - saving latitude and longitude of route/path to my server to show in future the selected route/path and navigate accordingly [closed]

I am planning a software/mobile application where the tasks are like below. An interface where a admin person will create a route map customisation by dragging a polygon path and also may add google ...
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Grouping clustered points within 50 meters and export new data Google Maps

I have tracking device on our company vehicles. It records and track all vehicles movements. Also for every stops for more than 5 minutes it record the current location Lat, Long as "stop" the ...
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How to get the bounding box (MultiPolygon) of a geographic region?

I need to execute a BigQuery database query whereby I'm trying to ascertain if a given lat, lon coordinate is within one of a few US counties. One of those counties is Collin County in Texas, shown ...
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QGIS print a map for each polygon in KML [duplicate]

I'm brand new to QGIS. I imported a KML file as a layer into QGIS. I'd like to print a map for each polygon in the KML. I saw a tutorial that said to check the box "controlled by atlas", but the box ...
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How to create Google map fixed marker with postal address

I use this script to show a Google fixed map It's marker in the center always <script> function initialize() { var mapOptions = { zoom: 5, center: new ...
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Distances in Google Earth Pro

When I use the ruler tool and create a segment between two points, which one of the following is true for the calculated distance?: The geodesic distance calculated over a an ellipsoid The projection ...
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EPSG 3857 vs UTM coordinate

I am trying to understand the difference between the two coordinates system. By so far I grasp that EPSG:3857 is used for a web-based map like Google Maps, OpenStreetMap. I am getting a position (in ...
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Exporting KML/ SHP/ EXCEL Files from Google Maps [Android version]

I want to export my pin locations using Google Maps [ Android version] and save the layer as KML /SHP/EXCEL in my phone. Is this feasible using Google Maps or are there any other applications which ...
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Google Maps mixed results for ATM and Banks [closed]

When I search for nearby ATM at a particular latitude and longitude I get top 20 results but, the results are mix of ATM and the Banks. Why do I get a mixed result and, as I am not interested in bank ...
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What's the alogorithm used to show places names in Cartography when zooming?

Actually I am using graphs with Viz.js . For large graphs I want to implement the same algorithm of maps used when zooming. So, at first we get a general map then on zooming showing new places (for ...
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Google Maps is rounding my zoom level? [duplicate]

I am developing a python addin that allows the user to click on a location in arcmap and a browser window opens with the associated area in google maps. The issue I am currently facing is that the ...
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Distance difference when moving longitude in maps services [closed]

I try to get two juxtaposed tiles in maps services like Google Maps or Bing Maps at a given zoom level (20 in my case). I managed to do it with those methods: def meters_per_pixel_NS(lat, zoom): ...
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UK constituency boundaries that can be used with Google maps

Is there a comparatively easy way to marry-up UK election boundary data with Google maps? I am 100% NOT looking for anyone to do the work I should be doing, but with data sets from Open Gov, Ordnance ...
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Street view points are not visible in Google Earth app

I published a panorama image of my home in Google Street View app. But when I went to Google Earth app, and went to my location, it didn't show any street view points/circles. However there are a few ...
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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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