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Spring geospatial library

I am developing a project in spring. Is there a library for working with geospatial data (with geometry and geography), if I need to check the intersections of geometries, the occurrence of one ...
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Distances on Earth: which python package is closest to geographic measurements?

Context In the answers of the post How to use GeoSeries.distance to get the right answer, the distance between two points on Earth is computed with two packages: geopandas : 479.450134 meters ...
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Software to convert list of addresses into latitude and longitude

I have a list of nearly 5,000 US addresses, in the format Street, City, and ZIP, like so: I can, of course, manually enter the address into say Google Maps, then right-click, click "What's Here", and ...
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Software for embedding massive earth data in website?

I am going to build a website either in Angular 5-6 or in something similar to Drupal. I have experience building websites, but I am going to need to show massive amounts of data in a globe similar ...
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c# library for geospatial routing?

I am wondering if there is a c# library out there for geospatial routing between two points? I am aware that there are plenty of APIs (e.g. Google, Bing…etc.) that provide routing functionality, but I ...
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Divide the world in longitude/latitude rectangles of similar population

I am looking for a tool that can split the Earth's surface into rectangles of similar population. That means oceans would get a few huge rectangles, as almost nobody live there, and cities would get ...
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Travelling Salesman: Java library

I have a list of 1000 buildings of a city, and want to find a short route that covers them all. Is there an implementation of this in Java? Requirements: Open source Easy to use: just call a method ...
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Spherical Travelling Salesman: Java library

I have a list of 1000 cities around the globe, and want to find a short route that covers them all. Is there an implementation of this in Java? Requirements: Open source Easy to use: just call a ...
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cartesian coordinate generator, XYZ point data generator,

I want to be able to draw some terrain like in the picture attached(minus the aircraft) and have the XYZ Cartesian coordinates of the points of the terrain returned to me. I need the data for ...
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Spatial search server, to quickly answer "What points near me?" requests

I have about a million points like this: Latitude Longitude Text (short text of less than 128 characters) I am writing an app that must quickly show what points are around the user. User: I am at ...
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Software for importing lat,lon and displaying Mercator projection

Are there any software [Ideally free] out there which I can import latitudes and longitudes of areas and it displays the Mercator projection of those points? To make the task even easier I must say I ...
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App to upload images to a custom map

I am looking for an Android application which will allow me to upload an image with embedded GPS coordinates to the app and enter a title and optionally a description for the image. Then when I open ...
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Geocoding API which provides city/region/country/etc details with a single request/response

I am trying to find an API or a data source which provides complex geolocation and place informations. My request : "City district name" API respond : City district data (name + id + gps ...) City ...
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Geographical Project Web solution

I support a NGO and they are looking for a way to put (let's say) 100 projects of theirs online. They will consists of - pictures - few lines of text - contact person for more detail and - (most ...
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Java data structure to store latitude-longitude points, and retrieve them by area

I want to memorize geographical points for fast retrieval: I store a few {latitude, longitude, Java object} I query for all objects contained within n kilometers of a particular latitude, longitude ...
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Real time Earth globe

Is there any program that can show real time earth globe and can show us day and night likewise on earth? Better if we can see timings of different cities on rotating globe.
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An open source alternative to Wolfram Alpha

I want an open source alternative to Wolfram Alpha that is like a QA system that: can take in natural language and process it have image processing functions has scientific functionality and ...
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Free/Libre geography game for learning where something is located on a map

I’m looking for a geography game that can help learning where cities/countries/rivers/seas/etc. are located on maps. Ideally the game would have this workflow (but it’s not necessary to be exactly ...
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Online JavaScript page to convert decimal latitude/longitude to Wikimedia Commons format

I often have to take coordinates like 26.6801, 128.0135 and convert them to this template: {{Location|26|40|48.3600|N|128|0|48.6000|E}} ... to copy-paste to Wikimedia Commons. While some online ...
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How to get all addresses for a long list of companies affordably

My firm works with thousands of companies. Some of them have one or two physical locations (stores and offices), but many have hundreds or thousands of stores/offices across all 50 U.S. states. I ...
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Software that tells you in what country is a given latitude/longitude

In what country are the coordinates 41.44241, 21.31530 ? A manual Google Maps search tells me it is in Macedonia. Is there a program (or library) that would tell me this programmatically? ...
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Split a big KML file by countries

I have a KML file containing 5,000,000 places all around the world. The big quantity of places makes it a pain to use in Google Earth, so I want to split it, one small file per country. Bonus if ...
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