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GPS eXchange Format is an open non-propietary GPS file format free from license restrictions used to describe waypoints, tracks, and routes. Its tags store location, elevation, and time. Outside of Esri, it is the defacto standard for exchanging GPS data between applications.

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Is there a program to read all the data contained in a waypoint in a .gpx track file and assign it to a variable?

This is related to geodata. I am a plant explorer and go into Ecuador and Peru looking for new species of plants. I take close to 1000 pictures each time I go, and I use a Garmin Oregon GPS device ...
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Parse GPS track data into 10 sec intervals

I have a GPX track containing latitude, longitude and elevation data. The recordings are done by a Garmin device and have been recorded in varying intervals (between 1 and 44 seconds). I would like to ...
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Is there a good GPS track analysis library?

I keep writing custom code to work with GPS tracks: GPX files and NMEA logs from my phone, dedicated GPS logger, etc. I feel like I'm reinventing the wheel and am wondering if there's some standard ...
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Simple workflow for a GPX track export from GIS data, avoiding illogical geometry (on QGIS)?

GPX exports from GIS information are difficult, because a normal dataset - made of a number of separate line features - does not specify the order in which lines should be interpreted. A good GPX ...
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Find the theoretically fastest route based on many partially overlapping GPX tracks

Between the points A and Z in a city, there are several possible routes that may partially overlap or cross at crossroads (such as A→B→C→D→Z, A→J→C→D→Z, A→K→C→L→Z, A→M→N→L→Z, etc.). This may be ...
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Converting position data created in R to GPX format?

Does anyone know if there is a way to convert position data (latitude and longitude) created in R to GPX format to use with navigation software? I have been searching and havent found an answer. ...
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GPS waypoints are giving me different coordinates once transformed into proper coordinate system?

I recently went and collected some waypoints with a GPS that is in NAD27 UTM16N. After uploading the GPX file into QGIS, I saved it as an ESRI shapefile, and changed the CRS from WGS84 to NAD27 UTM16N....
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How to show only selected features in ArcGIS Story Map

Is there a method to show only a select number of features within a layer in an ArcGIS Story Map? I have to add a .GPX file to a Map Journal style Story Map and am unable to do any processing on it. ...
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Merge consecutive GPX tracks?

Is there a (Windows) application that takes multiple, consecutive tracks, and merge them into a single GPX file? I tried deadware "GPS Track Editor", but neither Merge nor Join did the trick:
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Merge <trk>'s into one?

I have a GPX file that contains multiple < trk > sections that follow each other. Is there a Windows application that will join them into a single < trk > section? I tried GPSBabel, and ...
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Automating conversion from .SHP to .GPX for thousands of shapefiles?

I am looking for a way to automate conversion from .Shp to .Gpx. I know how to save a shapefile into gpx in a layer, but it would take too much time to do 1 by 1 as we might receive thousands of ...
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Auto generating waypoints to a GPX file along track (hiking path - not as crow flies)

I have used Google Maps to build a list of waypoints for a trail I want to hike but the waypoints are simply my start, end and maybe a couple of points of interest for my day and any campgrounds along ...
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How to convert KML file to GPX or GNX? [closed]

I have to select manually the areas of extraction from SAS Planet
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GPSBabel KML document has incorrect name

I'm using GPSBabel to convert GPX tracks in a directory to KML linestrings using the following: @ECHO OFF setlocal for %%i in (C:\Users\...\*.gpx) do ( gpsbabel.exe -t -i gpx -o kml,points=0 %...
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ModelBuilder continually overwrites instead of creating new file?

I am working on building a model that uses this tool to convert Points into GPX files for use in my GPS units. I've built a simple model that seems to work, except that the final output is constantly ...
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Merging bunch of tracks into fewer?

The following OverpassTurbo query for train routes in Sicily, Italy, returns ten's of tiny tracks: [out:json][timeout:25]; //Sicily: 39152 rel(39152);map_to_area -> .searchArea; ( node["...
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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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Compress GPX file

I have a .gpx file with a size of about 20MB. I want to load this file into a bicycle navigation application but somehow the file seems to be tool large. Are there ways to compress the file? In QGIS ...
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Converting .shp into .gpx using QGIS?

I would like to convert .shp into .gpx. Using GIS, I open my shapefile and I tried to "save as" gpx but it gives an OGR error: creation of field ObjectId failed (OGR error: Field of name '...
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GPX Track Information - time stamp of track

I'm working with *.gpx data to see how long certain bus lines are and to have a time stamp from bus stop to bus stop. So, I know I can import these tracks into QGIS quite easily, but when I do this, ...
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Adding more waypoints to GPX file?

I have some GPX data for flights I've taken, but the waypoints are very intermittent - often times 100's of km apart. I have an app called Fog of the World which I use as a hobby to track the places ...
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Batch converting Garmin GDB to GPX?

I need to convert a lot of garmin GDB files to GPX in order to convert it to another vector format. Is there any tools available can do a batch convert from garmin GDB files to GPX? Using MapSource ...
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Cleaning/editing GPX (tracks) files recorded from GPS device in QGIS?

During a long trip, I have recorded tracks of my journey with the GPS of my smartphone. I have ended up with about 30 GPX datafiles. Now that I am back, I am trying to draw a map of this trip. I ...
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GPX to Features 000814 error

I have exported 3 route map .GPX files from the Ordnance Survey website for use in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. I have tried to use the GPX to Feature Toolbox, but it keeps giving me an 000814 invalid ...
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GPX-Tracks are not displayed correctly by many applications/web applications

I have a problem regarding GPX tracks that were created from Shapefiles using QGIS. The shapefiles were created by selecting all parts of a route from a PostGIS database. The polylines were merged ...
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Dynamically change Leaflet layer

First, to get some context, I asked this a few weeks ago. I now have Leaflet parsing a folder of gpx files, and drawing all of them in one map instance, using the Omnivore plugin. Now what I need is ...
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Trouble Converting from a shp. to gpx file and up loading to GPS

Currently I have a series of random points within a shapefile that I would like to upload to my GPS. Every time I try to upload the points via "Save file" it come up with an error message (posted ...
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Command line tools to generate elevation profile from DEM + GPX/GeoJSON

I'm looking to generate elevation profiles from a number of GPX traces (which I also have GeoJSON conversions of). I have 20m resolution DEMs of the area, in GeoTIFF format. Ultimately I want to ...
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Problems when converting KML files to GPX

Looking at the KML and the GPX file that I created (in QGIS through 'Save as'), in QGIS it looks as if the lines are all right (picture 1), but when I open it in another type of GPS program like ...
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Display GPX file on a GPSmap 62s GPS device

I have to do a regular survey and for that I have produced a grid on QGIS 3.0 (Girona) After producing the (vector) grid I save it as a GPX file (as proposed) I Saw that the GPX_USE_EXTENSIONS ...
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GPX file not converting using ArcToolbox

I have a number of .gpx files that I want to convert so that they can be viewed in ArcGIS. When I have tried using the ArcToolbox 'convert from GPS' tool, it has previously worked. Recently however, ...
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How to convert UTM to gpx in QGIS

I have a problem to convert UTM datasets in to a .gpx file. The dataset (800 sets) is like this:Name Number (Zone East North for UTM) Adam-Riese-Strasse 40 (32U 5550307,25 475061, 14). After importing ...
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How can I manipulate the timestamps in a GPX file?

I have a GPS tracked stored in a GPX file. Now I'm looking for a tool that allows me to set the start time of the track and the duration, and the tool should automatically evenly distribute the ...
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Does a GPX file contain infomation of the track color?

I am trying to open a gpx file in Qgis, with works just fine. the problem however is that it contains multply tracks. When I walk my tracks in the app "Galileo", I give the tracks specific colors. Can ...
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How to refine a gpx track and set additional points on existing road network? (aka map-matching)

I am trying to refine/populate gpx tracks recorded by a GPS device. I would like to add 1 or 2 points between each gpx point recorded and snap these additional points to roads. I am using essentially ...
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Why do I get “Invalid Data Source” when opening a GPX file from ETrex 30?

Why is it if i load the .gpx files in qgis it says "Invalid Data Source" as well as in google maps? I want to view the waypoints from the .gpx file. I used gpx etrex 30
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Adding GPX files into ArcMap?

What is the smoothest route, the easiest user experience, to add gpx files to ArcMap? Ideally, I'd like to interact with .gpx with the same facility as .shp, being able drag'n'drop onto the map ...
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Convert vector points to GPS waypoints and route

I have a shapefile with a series of points (around 300) using British National Grid. I need to put them on my Garmin Etrex 10 as waypoints. Can someone tell me how to convert this shapefile into ...
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Generate GPX file from GoogleMap url

I need to create a C# application takes a Google Map Url like this: https://www.google.it/maps/dir/40.7191523,-74.0123231/40.7087892,-74.010857/40.7082982,-73.9994353/@40.7123687,-74.0111298,15.33z/...
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How can I finish my incomplete GPX tracks?

I have some incomplete GPS recordings. For whatever reason, the tracks weren't recorded , so there are some gaps in it. I could easily use the satellite images using QGIS software. So I would like ...
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Generate 1 shape out of many GPX files

I have many GPX files and i want to show them as layer on mapbox tiles. I managed to create "simple polyline" from gpx and then build GeoJson which include many features. That GeoJson is pretty big, ...
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How to set time field when generating a GPX track with Python OGR?

I want to generate a GPX file with Python OGR. In particular I want to generate a tracks (layer of features of OGR type wkbMultiLineString) My script is below. I get the error ERROR 1: No such field: ...
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QGIS shapefiles to a Magellan GPS [closed]

I've got some shapefiles that I want to be able to turn into maps on a hand held GPS (Magellan Explorist 350H). So far I've had no success trying to convert the files to gpx and upload that way. I've ...
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Putting gps waypoints into QGIS? [duplicate]

I've taken multiple gps waypoints and I'm hoping to put them into some sort of GIS program (atm I have GQIS as that was recommended to me) to look at them in map form, but how do I get them there? I ...
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Converting GPX timestamps to different format for ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to figure out an easy or efficient way to convert the timestamps contained in GPX files to a different timestamp. I have data for air quality levels saved in an excel spreadsheet and want ...
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Write time stamp for .gpx in R

I am in the process of editing gpx files and need to write the files back to .gpx in order to put them in a GPS unit. Basically, I am cleaning up some data and removing some track points. However, ...
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Exported files from GeoTracker (kml,kmz.gpx) are not visible after certain zoom in QGIS

I have problem with track recorded with GeoTracker on my Android. Exported track, either in any of given formats: gpx, kml or kmz, is not visible after certain zoom level - scale 1:6.141 (I am using ...
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Is there a way to change leaflet-gpx style?

I'm using the leaflet-gpx plugin to draw various .gpx files on my map. How can I change the color/style of it? gpxvar[{{loop.index0}}] = new L.GPX("{{url_for('static', filename='gpx/' + r )}}", { ...
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How to determine the most accurate elevation algorithm

I use an Android GPS cycling app to track my bike rides and I would like to get a reasonably accurate estimate of the total ascent I did on a ride. I understand that GPS is very inaccurate at ...
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Merge multiple GPX to one

I have several gpx files of different routes that I want to join and then import to an route planner programm. So far I have importet the gpx files to QGIS. After that I have converted them into ...