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Converting shapefiles into GeoJSON

Does anyone know where I can convert multiple ArcGIS files (.cpg .dbf .prf .sbn .sbx .shp .shx) into GeoJSON/TopoJSON for free? MyGeodata Converter works perfectly but I don't want to subscribe for a ...
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Seeking QGIS Server WMS Examples

I am working to install a QGIS Server WMS via Apache and am curious if there are any existing QGIS Server WMS sites out there that I can try. I've been looking and can find plenty of WMS sites out ...
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On-line mapcode to GPS (or street address) converter

My car GPS navigation unit has a stored location and gives it as a mapcode (2 groups of 4 characters separated with a dot). I've searched but can't find any on-line converter that can take this ...
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Is there a DEM WCS for the whole globe?

I've found some for a few individual places, but I am struggling to find one for the whole globe. North America | https://elevation.nationalmap.gov/arcgis/services/3DEPElevation/ImageServer/WCSServer?...
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Where can I find a WMS map to overlay on tableau that shows sea-level rise (globally preferably)

I am trying to overlay a WMS sea level rise map over my data on tableau but I am having no luck in finding one. I have found a few good interactive sea-level rise maps (https://coastal.climatecentral....
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Making online interactive map with raster files

ArcGIS Online and Google Earth allow me to upload rasters but only keeps the image, none of the values in the raster are retained. I'd like to make my maps available online and such that the user can ...
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WMS service provides only countries boundaries and countries names without any background colors?

I've tried to find a WMS service which shows: countries boundaries (it works like shapefile from https://www.naturalearthdata.com/http//www.naturalearthdata.com/download/110m/cultural/...
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Seeking online service to quickly review XYZ tiles

I recently was approached by a layman who wanted to view a rather non-descriptive XYZ-tileset over a more relatable map like OSM. My first attempt would have been to create an html file from the ...
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Seeking geocoding API specifically for India

I tried Nominatim with GeoPy but it is missing out >80% of locations which are all in India. I saw some APIs for specific countries such as (1) https://geocoding.geo.census.gov/ and (2) https://...
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Searching for waterfalls / water drops within an area of interest, return location and height [closed]

Is there a system/service for finding or searching waterfalls or "water drop" (say 1.5m drop)? Or is there another (simply) way to gain this data? finding := Input a location and drop ...
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Seeking shareable online Oracle instance (with Oracle Spatial enabled)

Are there any shareable/public online Oracle instances that have Oracle Spatial enabled? Use Case: Mock up a Oracle Spatial SQL problem/solution and easily share it via a public URL.
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Seeking website to share map via link including KML\KMZ overlays (which include images)

I wanted to overlay historic maps onto current maps\satellite imagery to share with others. I overlaid them in the desktop version of Google Earth, and exported the layers as KMZ, but Google's MyMaps ...
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Seeking free world roads WMS

I am looking for a free WMS layer with road map. It needs to support NAD27 so we can display some old data on top of it. Long time ago we used to work with google maps; but they suspended the service ...
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Seeking bulk geocoding service for Brazil that allows permanent lat/long data storage

I have to geocode a huge dataset, with about 35 million addresses from Brazil. I was not able to find a good solution, even considering paid geocoders. So, I'd like to know if there is any geocoder ...
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Seeking map provider for Viewshed Analysis

I'm looking for a map provider that can provide viewshed analysis where I can drop a marker with a specific height and the map would show me the visible and non-visible areas within a specific radius. ...
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Seeking host for free (little) wms server (for fantasy project)

I am programming a website (Node server) for a friend of mine who created a fantasy world, to promote his books and games. As a former GIS tech, I really would like to setup a map of his world (using ...
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API for Distances by Postal Code

I need to calculate a lot of distances between several cities in Germany which are identified by a postal code, e.g. 10115 for Berlin. I cannot use the Google Maps Distance Matrix API because it would ...
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Seeking alternative site to GLC30/globeland30? [closed]

In 2014, China released a global land-cover data at 30m resolution, called GLC30 or globeland30. I used it with success in some areas. But for some months now when I try to access the main download ...
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Searching by location

I need an advice for a service. On our website we have a search for events. Users are especially interested in the location of event so they use that filter a lot but the problem is that in our ...
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Seeking API for Countries, States, Cities and Airports? [closed]

I'm looking for an API or data source (or multiple sources) that provide the following information: Countries Information: ISO code, Region, Capital, population, languages, currencies and climate. ...
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How can I find company address with Company Name, zip codes and State of Existence?

I need to find the address of the companies located in a particular State with Company name and also zip codes. Example: Company Name: Integrated Care Management Within the following zip codes ...
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Comparison of open data portal solutions

For many organizations, such as local/county/state governments, providing public access to GIS data is a challenge. Simply knowing what data is available, what it is, who owns and maintains it, and ...
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What alternatives are there for hosting shapefiles too large for GeoCommons?

I've got a ~500M shapefile I'd like to place where it is publicly accessible and can be found via search. Specifically this dataset is the Bernalillo County, NM assessor parcel and tax database, which ...
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Geocoding to shape instead of coordinate

Geocoding to a shape instead of a point The project I'm currently working on is Find-A-Record. We are geocoding genealogical record collections and storing them in a spatial index (browse our blog if ...
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Seeking publicly available ArcIMS server?

Does anyone know of a publicly / externally available ESRI ArcIMS server / service / services with the full US base map? Doesn't have to be free, but that's always good. I've seen some city-...
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Finding if lat/lon point is on street

Are there any services to determine whether or not a give lat/lon point is on a street? I am working on an app that uses user entered lat/lon points but it only really makes sense if its on a street. ...
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Seeking free application or web service for reverse geocoding [closed]

I'm looking for a fast and free web service or local application (this it would be better, a local service with database of street, numbers, city, etc.) for reverse geocoding. I could use google but ...
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Seeking hosted nominatim services

Are there hosted nominatim services that can do all it's duties (particularly reverse-geocoding) all over the world? We have a high volume of lookups (we dont want to be throttled) but we want to ...
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Seeking csv to kml converter

Does anyone know a workable and stable program which converts csv extension files to kml? There are many tools available online but none of them worked for me. I tried many including kmlcsv Choon-...
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Any pgrouting enabled hosting providers?

I am really interested if any of you know about a hosting provider that offers postgis & pgrouting pre-installed? If not, can I just go ahead and purchase a linode hosting account and do all the ...
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Web-based user editable routing application [closed]

I am totally new to web-based GIS (and open source GIS) and am now working on a web-based travel planner using Postgis and Pgrouting with multicriteria costs. I want the end users (the traveler) to be ...
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Looking for free web service that calculates driving distance between two addresses

I'm looking for a free web service that gets an input of two addresses and returns an output of driving distance between the two points. In addition I'm looking for a web service that doesn't require ...
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Seeking online resources for creating shp files performing basic GI functionality

I am looking to build polygons, based on files containing a grid of points. The representation of the polygon would be an aggregation of the points. As the end wares are Esri, I was wondering if ...
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Seeking map hosting options? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out how to best get started on a web-mapping project, and am wondering about where I should host my maps from. In terms of my skills, I'm quite good at desktop mapping and ...
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