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A collection of image files each containing a section of a map, or remote sensing scene.

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Open local Raster Tiles in QGIS

I have a local directory with a Raster Tile, downloaded with SAS Planet (I know about the license issues, its just a personal test). In Global Mapper I can load it directly from the directory using: ...
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Is there any way of merging two sets of tiles with gdal2tiles?

I've executed gdal2tiles against 2 raster coverages: One big raster coverage, composed by several TIFF files. Example of tile: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6599273/319.png One single TIFF file, ...
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Get/Define extent of ol.source.tile xyz

I have a series of tile sources equating to different map providers at specific resolutions and I would like to set an extent so that when the relevant layer is selected, the map pans and zooms to the ...
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Mbtile To Geopackage and Vice versa

The geopackage open format offered by OGC for vector data (like that of shapefiles) supports map tiles (raster tiles) as well. The functionality is similar to mbtile format founded by mapbox. Is there ...
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Where i can find Mapbox tiles gallery

I have discovered that cloudmade tiles service has been discontinued, so to switch to mapbox tiles, i imagine that i can find a gallery (like in cloudmade ) where i can choose the tiles style ...
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Service published but cache generation failed on ArcGIS Server

I am trying to publish a map service containing a cached raster layer on our ArcGIS Server Enterpise 10.1. I analyze the map service before publishing and no error. The error I get when publishing ...
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Why do I get different output from gdal2tiles vs. maptiler?

I am trying to generate map tiles using gdal2tiles for an area much larger than MapTiler can handle. However, my tile caches are not showing up on the maps. I checked gdal2tiles by running the same ...
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How often are MapQuest tiles updated with new OSM data?

When users make edits to OpenStreetMap, how long does it generally take for those edits to show up in the MapQuest tiles? Is this on the order of hours, days, or months?
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OSM Python Utils: Modifying generate_tiles.py to create 512 x 512 tiles?

[Edited to include example image outputs] SE folks, I'm wanting to modify generate_tiles.py to create 512 x 512 tiles. At om_henners' recommendation, I tried replacing 12 of the 13 instances of 256 ...
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Tiling Rasters based on an existing Polygon Shapefile (Vector Grid)

I have a tile index representing the tile scheme used to tile Lidar data. I want to tile imagery rasters using the same tiling scheme. I have not found anyway using open source tools to tile a ...
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Wrong tiles generated in OpenLayers XYZ layer

I am creating a map in OpenLayers using Base layer as ESRI online map server. And second layer as our own Esri map server serving the overlay. The base layer shows correctly, but OpenLayers requests ...
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How do i get country boundary and names to show up in postgis backed mapnik rendered map?

I followed this to setup postgis server with planet-latest.osm. I used generate_xml.py to generate stylesheets. Using this style sheet with mapnik produces a world map with no country boundaries or ...
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Google Maps with Tiled Image

I'm trying to get a weather image to display on Google Maps, however in my comparisons to others it seems as if my image is slightly to small (Vertically).. I'm wondering what I might have done wrong ...
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How to convert non Web-Mercator coordinates to the tile Y, X, Z coordinates?

I just found that leafletjs and openlayers have two different conventions to convert coordinates from EPSG:4326 (WGS 84) to tile names ({Z}/{X}/{Y}). Thus I would like to have more information about ...
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Tile server for temporal data

Is there any tile server that is able to render tiles for temporal data? I need to serve tiles for rain radar data and serve them in tilserverurl/{x}/{y}/{z}/{time} or similar way I've done a ...
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Connection between OpenLayers and GeoServer is faulty

I have connected my GeoServer to my OpenLayers website and it seems like something is wrong about the connection. I added a WMS layer in JavaScript like this: But when I load the page the result is ...
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gdal2tiles.py problem - creating mini tiles

I have a similar problem to the issue posted here (gdal2tiles problem). I have 80 GeoTIFFs (4000x4000) with EPSG:27700 projection embedded and TFW and PRJ files. These I have built into a virtual ...
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QGIS custom CRS for map of manufacturing shop floor

I'm working on a web app that shows a map of a manufacturing plant's shop floor. I've built it in Inkscape and QGIS, but when I try to load it into Tilemill, I get a CRS error. Specifically, it says:...
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Mapnik and GeoTIFF tiling optimization

If I am using one extra large GeoTiff as datasource. Does Mapnik take advantage of tiled structure of source file (its a GeoTiff with internal tile structure) when rendering tiles? Which driver/plugin ...
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OpenLayers 3: Can I set a default “error tile” for when a tile is not available?

Many of my map layers are zoomable to zoom level 21, but one of my basemaps is only zoomable to 18. When I zoom past this level with that particular basemap activated, the background goes white. I'd ...
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What worldwide raster basemaps does MapBox provide, and how much do they cost to use?

There are a number of MapBox basemaps that show up on various websites (MapBox Streets, MapBox Outdoors), but weirdly, I can't find a list of them anywhere. I have in the past seen a big list of ...
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How to cut a raster into smaller, equal area parts?

I have a large raster file that I need to cut into smaller parts. I already have a polygon shapefile that has the smaller parts that I want to use as an index. The reason for this is that end users ...
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FME: Using WorkspaceRunner to batch 2 readers

I need a little help using the WorkspaceRunner in FME. Essentially I want to batch run polygon shapefiles in one folder (30 of them) against another load of files, in the form of a tiled grid (26 ...
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How can I use MOBAC atlases in GIS Software (e.g., QGis, uDig)

How can I use the output from MOBAC (Mobile Atlas Creator) as background layer in open source desktop GIS software (e.g., QGis or uDig, TileMill etc.)? My goal: To put my question into context: I ...
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Looking for stand alone map server

New to mapping tech. Requirements: Stand Alone Server for offline use (will be an internal app) - No Mobile. Ability to add custom CSS class and hover information to US counties Programmatically ...
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Construction of R-tree data structure for tiling polygon vector data

Because it is better for irregular distributed data, I want to create tiles using r-tree for my dataset. My dataset consists of 1214 polygons which represents building foorprints. After doing some ...
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leaflet returns wrong {x} {y} tiles from arcgis mapserver

I'm trying to add a leaflet map to an Angular 2 project, which shows a layer from an ESRI mapserver as a tileLayer. As such: ngOnInit(): void { let map = L.map('map', { crs: L.CRS....
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What is the fastest version of gdal2tiles?

I have multi-CPU linux server, so I wonder what is the fastest parallel version of gdal2tiles.py ? My Ubuntu version: lsb_release -a Description: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS How I install the package: ...
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Correct planet radius, for calculating metres per pixel?

I am putting together some code to create tiles from various maps, for various planetary bodies, but I am not sure which value of planet radius I should be using, for indicating the metres/pixel ...
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OpenLayers 3 support for WMS 1.3.0 CRS:1

I am trying to get a TileWMS layer working with the Coordinate System as CRS:1 defined in WMS 1.3.0. By defining the right projection stated in CRS:1, axisorientation as 'es', I could get it working ...
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Openlayers tiles source with poor resolution, how zoom out?

I am using Openlayers to display a map from Vienna Open Data (Capabilities) in an app for mobiles, which have higher DPI screens. The resolution of the tiles is not so good (I suppose because they ...
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Buffering a Raster with GDAL and Numpy

I am using GDAL to convert a raster dataset into a numpy.array and then using numpy to buffer the data in the raster. For example, I need to know all the regions within 100ft of a school point ...
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Uploading Service Definition Failed

Can anyone give me direction as to possible reasons why when publishing certain map services I get the "Packaging Succeeded but Publishing Failed" error? When I expand the Geoprocessing Results ...
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Map with custom tiles having uncommon EPSG

I've produced with mapnik my own tiles with EPSG:31256 on a shapefile. I've structured the tiles in a OSM-like tree: zoom/x/y.png, with zoom from 0 to 2 and, x y starting from 1: tiles ├── 0 │ └...
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Need clarification on GeoServer Meta-tile

GeoServer WMS meta-tile is often recommended to be used to overcome problems such as: point symbols close to tile edges are cut labels are duplicated I just need some clarification here: WMS meta-...
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QGIS project to TMS tileset?

I'm trying to turn a QGIS 2.4 project into a TMS tileset. What method have folks used, with what success and what level of effort? The project in question has about 50 layers and uses OTF projection ...
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Implementing OpenLayers3 basemap from tiles created using gdal2tiles

I recenty discovered the gdal2tiles.py tool which is working great with OpenLayers 2.x, but I wanted to use the new release of OL and I'm having some troubles. I have googled for a solution but i did ...
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Convert multiple TIFFs into one?

I have downloaded the Blue Marble dataset, and it consists of eight GeoTIFF images, labeled like this: A1 B1 C1 D1 A2 B2 C2 D2 I would like to use these tiles for GeoServer to be served as WMS. ...
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How to georeference a tile downloaded from Google Maps

I'm trying to georeference a set of image tiles downloaded from a Google Maps site. Based only on each image's Google Maps grid reference and zoom level, how can I calculate the real-world coordinates?...
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Displaying map tiles from GeoPackage

Is it possible to translate tile requests from a mapping engine wanting Google Map style tiles into tile requests from a geopackage file? If not, where can I find information about how to create a ...
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How to determine which tiles cover your Area of Interest?

I'm relatively new to using a GIS. I've been wondering how could I determine tile(s) on a selected area/point at a specified zoom level?
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Is it possible to add house numbers using the Mapbox Street Vector Tiles source in Tilemill2?

Title says it all. Does anyony know if the house number is included in Mapbox’ vector tiles, and if so how to access it for styling? Thanks for any advice!
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Using Leaflet and Web Map Tile Service (WMTS)

I'm trying to use an API for rendering tiles with a Leaflet map. A link to the API looks like this and I think that the format is WMTS: https://api.lantmateriet.se/open/topowebb-ccby/v1/wmts/token/{...
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Loading tile zoom level 20

I have local tile also 20 level. I found out that OSM tile level 20 don't loading. map code: map = new ol.Map({ target:'map', renderer:'canvas', view: new ol.View({ projection: 'EPSG:3857', ...
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QGIS: how to set transparency for OSM tiles layer?

I'm using QGIS 2.8.3-Wien in an Ubuntu14. My problem is the following: I'm using the OpenStreetMap tiles to draw maps of some specific regions. The problem is that, for some urban/rural regions, ...
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Prevent Leaflet from requesting non-existing custom tiles

I have created custom tiles using TileMill. extracted tiles as png images and adding them on base layer. using following code var venu_map = new L.tileLayer('static/b18/{z}/{x}/{y}.png', { ...
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Display millions of points in the browser

I have a web application which will track he movement of user, and save the history location to database. And user may want to see his/her movement trace over a period of time, we have to display ...
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Tiling from complex, multi-step GDAL VRT?

I've got 1002 ~100 MB (5000'x5000') .tif files in a state plane (transverse merc) projection comprising a county-wide, 1-ft aerial dataset. After two days, gdal_merge.py is only at 93 of 1002. And ...