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Alternatives to Google Maps on an Android phone

Maps.me has map viewing POI search and query, routing and navigation, and it can be used offline. Data is updated frequently and it is available for Android and iOS.
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Google's S2 library - any alternatives?

I have recently written a tutorial about the S2 and I think that the S2 is what you really need. I have made the same you need in the tutorial so I won't repeat the code here.
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Normalization in Google Earth Engine

If you want that done on a known or preset min and max values, apply unitScale(low, high) directly on the image you have. If you want to calculate the min and max value on a per image, per band value, ...
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Is it possible to install GeoServer On Google Cloud?

It can be done by using a pre-defined Geoserver Docker container. Investing the time to learn Docker is really worthwhile as it allows you to stand up and replace your cloud Geoserver instances very ...
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Trying to display Sentinel-2 imagery in Google Earth Engine, code working but displaying blank figure

From product description: The SENTINEL-2 data contain 13 UINT16 spectral bands representing TOA reflectance scaled by 10000 With putting max: 0.3, you are stretching the image from 0 to 0.3, or ...
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Extracting elements plotted on Google Maps API

The lines data displayed in the map is in a .js file named gmaps202101.js. You can get a GeoJSON text of all polylines coded in the file. Open Dev Tools Ctrl+Shift+C > Sources Tab > Page Tab. ...
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Ways to extract DEM for urban areas using Google Maps?

The Google Elevation API is not accurate enough at a Building level. You can test it out by using going to http://www.daftlogic.com/sandbox-google-maps-find-altitude.htm Just search for 1 World ...
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Ways to extract DEM for urban areas using Google Maps?

Alternatively, a DEM with global coverage that might suit you is the SRTM 1 second DEM. This was recently released and has a resolution of about 30 metres. Read about it at http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/...
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Understanding the s2 library (geometry on the sphere, cells and Hilbert curve) for finding points nearby

The S2 Geometry library is complex, but for your needs you can use a partial implementation, as some Javascript port. You can use NodeJS installing the s2-geometry package (e. g. by npm install s2-...
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Is it a sank ship please see near japan

This is not a ship that sank. It is a result of how the background image is made up of a large number of images that are combined. Google uses a multitemporal approach to creating their basemap and ...
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Extracting elements plotted on Google Maps API

Here is a solution for your question (but may be the best is ask for the data to the producer). First I searched for the data that is shown in red on the map. If you use chrome you can access dev ...
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Is it possible to find the closest point that is on Google Street View

Yes, when using the Street View Static API you can specify both a location and a maximum radius in which the API should search for an image. location can be either a text string (such as Chagrin ...
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I want to use Google map in OpenLayers3

OpenLayers 3 developers don't intend to support Google Maps out of the box. It was a mess for developers for the OpenLayers 2 version as it broke several times and was making the library more bloated. ...
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MMQGIS Geocoder Request Denied Error - Using Google API Key

Figured it out and posting for those who encounter the same issue. I got the full error from Google: REQUEST_DENIED Requests to this API must be over SSL. Load the API with "https://" instead of "...
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Getting highest resolution data for Costa Rica on Google Earth Engine?

This is due to the licensing agreement between Google and Digital Globe. Providing composites as a layer in Google Maps is completely different to providing users the full dataset for (commercial) use....
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Google location history

You can see your location history on a map using your Timeline. You can download your location history as KML and then view in any GIS or Google Earth.
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Add a missing address to Google Maps?

When logged in to Google you can "Add a missing place" from the sidebar: Where you can add in the address details:
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Imported CSV data points showing in wrong location

The steps for getting the projections right in this case: Set the right projection on your csv file in the import dialouge Do not touch the projection of google maps (or any other prepared geodataset ...
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Can you make a travel region polygon with with Google Maps API?

Have you tried the Route360°-API? It can be used to display a layer of travel time polygons on Google maps and it is free. There is a short tutorial on how to use the API. Maybe that helps.
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Print composer problems Qgis 2.8 Wien with Google Satellite

Use "QuickMapServices" plugin rather then OpenLayers. I'd never recommend that anyone uses that OpenLayers plugin anymore, it's just too buggy. This contains one fairly high 'open satellite' layer - ...
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Google Maps API changed

No, not having any issues with Google Maps, including Hybrid. Maybe you could try using the current version of the API from Google's SVN? <script type="text/javascript" src="http://maps.google....
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Is it possible to install GeoServer On Google Cloud?

Yes, I've read up on this being possible, at least through the OpenGEO Suite which is offered by Boundless Geo which packages Geoserver as part of their stack. I came across this release from ...
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Is it possible to install GeoServer On Google Cloud?

You need to install tomcat on it, then use tomcat to install Geoserver Web Archive. use https://bitnami.com/stack/tomcat/cloud/google to install tomcat, then follow this video to install geoserver ...
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Google Maps / StreetView coverage layer in QGIS

Add this link as a XYZ Tiles layer: https://mts2.google.com/mapslt?lyrs%3Dsvv%26x%3D{x}%26y%3D{y}%26z%3D{z}%26w%3D256%26h%3D256%26hl%3Den&style%3D40,18
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Does Google Maps Elevation contain buildings, trees, and other structures?

The LiDAR data that GoogleEarth is using is patched together from a variety of open data sources. In order to say for sure whether you are using bare-earth elevation data, you would need to know which ...
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How accurate is Google Maps when entering lat and long from a survey drawing

Having plotted the location you quote on independent data (namely NASA's SRTM for the Palawan in QGIS), I see that the location you quote concurs in Google Maps and QGIS. Therefore, we must conclude ...
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Cloud cover percentage in Google Earth Engine

You can check out this script and the docs // A mapping from a common name to the sensor-specific bands. var LC8_BANDS = ['B2', 'B3', 'B4', 'B5', 'B6', 'B7', 'B10']; var STD_NAMES = ['...
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Getting NDVI data only for March from 2000-2003 using Google Earth Engine?

You should use the ee.Filter() calendarRange(start, end, field) after you filtered the image collection between the years you are interested in. var dataset = ee.ImageCollection('MODIS/006/MOD13A1') ...
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From QGIS to Google Maps coordinates

I think what you are looking for could be achieved with the following expression in the Field calculator. Just create a corresponding text field beforehand. y(transform($geometry,'EPSG:25832','EPSG:...
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