Questions tagged [overlapping-features]

Features that share some or all of their spatial location with other features.

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How to get smallest line segments from intersection + difference of multiple overlapping lines?

Inspired by this question, and this excellent answer. I have multiple overlapping lines and want to extract the complete intersection of them. So from this sample data SELECT id, geom INTO stackex ...
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Showing density of overlapping features via transparency in ArcMap?

Below is a famous map produced by the Facebook team, which shows the connections between their users. Where there are multiple overlapping features, the lines show more brightly, giving a clear ...
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Determining if two polygons are overlapping in Google Maps?

I'm working with google maps and polygons, but I have to validate that polygons are not overlapping each other. I have a function that returns TRUE when a point (lat, lng) is inside a polygon, but it'...
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Partitioning value (100 tonnes/ha) of underlying shapefile to multiple features in same shapefile in areas that overlap using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have tried searching for an answer but can't think of a way to generalize my question to other scenarios. Looking for answers using ArcMAP 10.1. I currently have two shapefiles. One contains ...
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PTV_Mercator correctly recalculated to WGS84 EPGS:4326 but not correct on map

I have recalculated PTV_Mercator (PTV Spherical Mercator EPSG:505456) coordinates to WGS84 EPGS:4326 coordinates in Excel. And when checking them on Google Maps they show up correct. But after ...
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Combining overlapping polygons to make a raster

I'm working in Arcmap10.3. I have some polygons layers that over lap that I want to merge to one polygon layer. Then I want to convert it to a raster in the end. I want the top layer of the 4 input ...
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How to join specific attributes of two polyline shapefiles that overlapped but information is stored differently (QGIS)?

I have just started using QGIS (2.12.3) and I need your help. Overall, I have two polyline shapefiles with the same geometry (the one layer overlaps the other), but the information is stored in a ...
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Deleting overlapping inside same polygon using QGIS?

I have same polygon partially overlapped: How to delete overlapping and merge it to same area? I am using QGIS 2.4.0.
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Create polygon label on both sides of polyline overlaping polygon

The image below represents areas which are as a final product exported to PDF as individual PDF's cut on the black line. The labels are created in a usual way. I need to generate labels and after ...
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Create frequency polygon from overlapping features in another polygon

Mac 10.9.5; QGIS 2.8.4-Wien; history and unioned data, in GDA94, zone 55 here. I have a polygon of fire history with a number of overlapping features. I want to create a new polygon for fire ...
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Calculate the overlapping percentage two web feature service poygons

Is it possible to calculate the overlapping percentage of two polygons coming from web feature service? I overlayed two WFS layers in my openlayers map. The two layers have same data but collected at ...
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Creating rings from existing polygons using QGIS?

I have been given a shapefile from a client that features pivots, yet they were recorded as 10 circles overlapping. The software my company uses requires that these polygons be rings that don't ...
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Dissolve overlapping polygons according to percent overlap using PostGIS?

I have a shapefile with convex hull polygons, all in the same layer/shapefile. Some of the polygons overlap (not duplicate polygons). I would like to dissolve/union the polygons which overlap with ...
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How to intersect layers that do not completely overlap in QGIS?

I have two layers in QGIS that I want to intersect in a specific way. On one side I have a layer of the different biotope types in the city of Berlin. On the other side I have a layer of the ...
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Count overlapping polygons, including duplicates

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 (Advanced license, no toolbar add ons/no spatial analyst) on a Windows 7 computer (i7 processor, 8GB RAM). I have used ArcMap for other basic analyses and have only very basic ...
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ArcGIS find all polygons that intersect with more that one polygon from another layer

I have two layers with polygons. I want to find those polygons from first layer that intersect with more that 1 polygon from second layer and find those intersected polygons ID numbers: 1 from first ...
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Counting polygons in one layer that are overlapping/touching/contained in each polygon in separate layer of contiguous polygons using QGIS?

I have a layer of contiguous (pink) polygons (UK Parliamentary constitutencies) and a separate layer containing (blue) polygons representing protected nature areas (Natura 2000 areas): Each ...
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Count the number of polygon features within a polygon

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 (Advanced license, no toolbar add ons/no spatial analyst) on a Windows 7 computer (i7 processor, 8GB RAM). I have used ArcMap for other basic analyses, but am fairly new to ...
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Same coordinate system - shapefiles don't overlap [duplicate]

I have two shapefiles and two rasters (dem), and while I put them in the same coordinate system (Greek grid), it seems that they don't overlap. But one is the boundaries of a county, and another the ...
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Extracting Overlapping Parts of Single Polygon Layer using QGIS?

I have a single polygon layer with over 200 buffers with a lot of overlapping areas. I want to use QGIS to create a new layer representing the overlap. I've seen several questions that are similar, ...
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Hiding Overlapping Lines in ArcMap?

I am trying to figure out the best solution to hide overlapping lines. I have a layer of polygons representing crustal plates. I have a polyline layer of fault lines that overlap some of the polygon ...
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Weighting amount of overlapping polygons in postgis

I have two tables that I join in my existing workflow. One of these includes flood events (was a shapefile that has been imported to PostgreSQL), the other one is a grid that holds the amount of ...
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ArcGIS Spatial Join - “contains part of” match option

I would like to perform a spatial join using a (non-existent) "contains part of" match option. i.e. I want the join to include any and all polygons that overlap, not just touch at the edge. None of ...
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How to select overlapping/non-overlapping polygons from a single shapefile in QGIS?

I have a shapefile with a series of polygons, some of which intersect each other and some that don't. I want to select only those that do not overlap with any other polygon. I've tried the Select by ...
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Fixing thousands of small overlapping polygons?

I'm using ArcMap 10.3. I have a layer of different land use types. I found out that many polygons overlap each other and as a result the same polygon have two different land use types. Using @...
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Intersecting categories within shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile composed of fire scar polygons identifiable as unique categories based on year of fire. I am interested in measuring the area of overlapping fire scars from different years. Is ...
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How to overlap a base map with a png map (format .pgn) on QGIS-Pisa?

How can I overlap a relief base map taken from maps-for-free.com and this png-formated map so that I can get a resulting map with relief of the 1st map and boundaries of the 2nd map ?? I'm a ...
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Removing overlapping points using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop and I have a layer that visually appears to have 50 points. However, the attribute table shows 450 rows, indicating that many points are overlapping. I would like to show ...
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Clipping vs Intersecting

I was curious why clipping shapefiles was just so difficult and whether it was different to intersecting shapefiles? You will see from one my questions that I gave up trying to clip a polyline with a ...
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Calculating area of overlapping polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcGIS, I have a shapefile for a pipeline and another for plots of land that the pipeline shapefile touches and I was wondering if there is an obvious way to calculate the area that the pipeline ...
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How to overlay subset of one data set onto another

I have two data sets: one for Thurston County, Washington and one for all of Washington state. I created a map of hydrology features in Thurston County, and now I want to take the data from the ...
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Obtaining areas from overlapping polygons

Using ArcView 9. I have a data set of about ten thousand parcel polygons and a similar number of driveway polygons extending from a roadway polygon into the parcel polygons. My ultimate goal is to get ...
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Identifying number of overlapping polygons in QGIS?

i'm looking for a possibility in QGIS to identify the intersecting parts in one single polygon layer with ten features, where at least four polygons overlap.
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Overlapping polygons and features and how to dissolve

I am new to GIS area and also new to any software that can modify the GIS. I am currently working with South Australia map I have download from Australian census site. I am using QGIS to load the ...
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How to determine how many times an area was burnt? [duplicate]

In arcgis I want to find from various forests fires shp files how many times parts of a particular forest were burnt during the last 70 years. Is there a way to count overlapping polygons?
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How to fix overlapping polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm using ArcMap 10.3. I have a layer of different land use types. After calculating the percentage of each land use in the catchment using tabulate intersection, I found out that the percentage of ...
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How to calculate overlap area of two polygons?

I am a beginner in the world of GIS. I have one table polygons with each polygon having north-east and south-west coordinates. And for every polygon, I need to find area of overlap with other ...
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How to properly draw and label overlapping polygons?

I would like to show overlapping polygons on a single layer. The polygons are coloured based on a property and labelled according to another property. The problem is then twofold: The polygons are ...
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Prevent polygon feature (catchment) overlap for land-use extraction using QGIS?

My aim is to calculate catchments for around 150 points and to extract land-use variables for them. In order to do so I need a vector dataset where no polygons overlap. This, however, seems to be a ...
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Counting overlapping polygons in PostGIS using ST_Union very slow?

I have a set of 1000 polygons that overlap and I want to count the areas of overlap. I am using this blog post's instructions to create multilines from the 1000 polygons then use this line file to ...
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Difference between intersect {raster} and gIntersection {rgeos} in polygons - R?

I am interested in knowing the difference between tools: intersect {raster} and gIntersection {rgeos}** tools in R. I have several overlapping polygons and I am interested in their overlap, but mostly ...
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Loop to check multiple polygons overlap in r

I have a set of polygons (available here: http://ulozto.cz/x39ELbFt/polygons-zip) created in QGis and processed in R. I would like to know if they are overlapping or not, and if yes, where is the ...
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Can labels for overlapping points be combined/merged into one label?

I have points representing sample locations. Often, multiple samples will be taken in the same location: multiple points with the same location but different sample IDs and other attributes. I'd like ...
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Assigning overlapping polygons based on attribute using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and have a polygon shapefile with 16000 records. There are many polygons that are overlapping and my goal is to determine the overlap portions fix the problem, so that there is ...
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Using ST_Difference to remove overlapping features?

I am trying to use ST_Difference to create a set of polygons (processing.trimmedparcelsnew) that do not contain any of the area covered by another set of polygons (test.single_geometry_1) using ...
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In PostGIS: How to delete completely overlapping polygons?

I would like to eliminate overlapping polygons from a table that is often updated with new polygons, but only if a certain attribute has a higher value. If this higher-priority polygon only partly ...
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Displaying Buffer overlap in ArcGIS Pro with Intersect?

I have created some buffers around some points in ArcGIS Pro, and I am wanting to recognize the area of the buffers that overlap with another buffer within the same layer with a different color. How ...
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Add overlapping polygons

I have a feature class that contain many overlapping polygons. Each polygon has a field value which I would like to add together wherever the polygons overlap. There are about 100 polygons each with ...
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editor clip with multiple selected features

I have a layer where the creator drew overlapping polygons instead of clipping or cutting them out, (30,000) polys and 10,000 overlapping after topology was run. I do not want to manually fix one at a ...
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How to merge two lines of polygons?

In QGIS 2.6.1, I have merged two polygon shapefiles. After the merge I am facing a problem at boundaries. So I thought of changing Polygon -> lines, manually deleting one of the lines at the ...