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Geospatial pertains to the geographic location and characteristics of natural or constructed features and boundaries on, above, or below the Earth's surface, particularly referring to data that is geographic and spatial in nature.

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Seeking 20th Century railroad ( 1900s to Today ) GIS data

I am seeking GIS or geospatial data that has the oldest railroad in the United States, or more specifically in the state of Colorado. Must have come from the beginning of 1900s to present.
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How to Convert https://tangrams.github.io/heightmapper coordinates to decimal latitude longitude

how to convert This: 9.70833/36.7798/-478.5508 to decimal latitude longitude to see this location on google maps https://tangrams.github.io/heightmapper/#9.70833/36.7798/-478.5508 my first question ...
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Writing a query to obtain soil data from lat/lon in USA?

I would like to access soil data by lat/lon. It looks like this is the US soil web service here. However, I am not sure how to set up the query, the Help page should be helpful but is 100's of pages ...
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Seeking open source service for points of interest near by/within airport

Is there open source api for reverse geocoding the restaurants or hospitals near by or within a given airport?
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Location of all mountain peaks of the world

I'm looking for something like this page of Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mountains_by_elevation but with coordinates so that I can load the resulting file in a GIS. Does ...
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Where would I be able to obtain or purchase GeoJSON data for Manhattan submarkets?

GeoJSON data contains arrays of coordinates that create polylines (like borders). You can find geoJSON data for the 50 U.S. state borders, for example. I would like proper geoJSON data for this: https:...
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Taking attribute from multiple points within a set distance

QGIS Question: I have a list of point features each with a unique ID. I need to run a fixed distance buffer on all 70,000 points to establish which points are within a fixed distance of each other ...
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Acquiring Indian Land Conservation Data

I am working on a project which assesses the potential for energy development in India. Where could I acquire data which shows areas where the Indian government would likely not permit development? I ...
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Does anyone know where I can find a list of geodetic benchmark locations for all of Canada?

Does anyone know where I can find a list of geodetic benchmark locations for all of Canada? I am looking for a few specific control monuments in Arctic Canada with accurate coordinates
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Looking for DEM, DTM, DSM for northern England

I'm looking for DEM or similar (DSM, DTM) from which to make a slope map to identify suitable paragliding hills in an area of northern England - the Yorkshire Dales. I would like to be able to ...
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Using Google Maps Data

Is it possible to obtain a dataset of all search results in a google maps search? For example: if I want a list of all gas stations in Chicago, complete with addresses, store name, latitude-longitude ...
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Seeking lists (in array form) of latitude, longitudes for streets and other places?

I am trying to get an array of latitude and longitudes so that I can test line making on an app. My issue though is finding lists (in form of array) of latitude and longitude. This is an example of ...
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Location-based sleep dataset

I am interested in spatial patterns of sleep quality (e.g. differences between neighbourhoods in the same city, or even streets). Is there any interesting sleep dataset that contains the location? I ...
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Database of Ingress portals

Ingress is a game where users contribute "portals". Each portal has: Coordinates Name, for instance "Eiffel Tower" Picture Is there a database of all portals, or an API to find portals at least in ...
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World city database (with longitude, latitude) and population per year

I'm building a visualisation with cities' population around the globe for a website. I found the MaxMind free database that includes most cities around the globe with coordinates and population, which ...
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Dragonfly Migration Worldwide

Looking for a dataset that holds sightings of dragonflies worldwide, preferably by species. Should include date and Long/Lat and go back at least 5 years. This could be from multiple sources where ...
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Seeking Population Dataset of provinces in Europe?

I applied the following function of the R Tmap package: library(tmap) data(NLD_muni) NLD_muni$perc_men <- NLD_muni$pop_men / NLD_muni$population * 100 tm_shape(NLD_muni) + tm_polygons("...
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Free, Limitless GeoJSON APIs for nation shapes?

I am looking for some API endpoints that return GeoJSON shapes for each nation. I am not interested in downloading shapefiles. I need some lightweight (not super accurate) nation shapes for every ...
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Realtime or regularly updated gravitational dataset(s) for Earth?

I need access to regularly updated gravitational readings from gravimeters around the globe. Is there any such available dataset?
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Canada, USA - fuel stations, grocery stores

I am looking for free data where fuel stations and grocery stores are located in Canada and the USA, that can be exported/downloaded in any format (csv, shp, json, txt, kml, ...). Do you know of any ...
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Theewaterskloof Dam Bathymetry

I am trying to find bathymetry for Theewaterskloof Dam, South Africa, in GIS format. Almost any resolution will do. Bathymetry latest before 2000 at least or the latest one is also good. Where can I ...
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US Residential Mailing Addresses Databases

What I'm looking for I can almost guarantee I won't find openly available anywhere but I'll try anyway. Simply, I'm looking for a list of residential addresses of a given county or city/municipality ...
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Getting DEM for many small areas located all over world?

I need to calculate the average slope over an area for thousands of polygons with locations all over the globe. The polygon areas are small, less than 1 square kilometer. I have to use a consistent ...
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Free GIS data that doesn't require attribution for printing on products

I'm keen to make some products to sell with map graphics printed on them. As these are physical products (eg tshirt etc) I don't want to include the attribution in the design. Is there a good source ...
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Finding zoning GIS maps/shapefiles of US online

I need the classification of residential, commercial and mixed areas of cities in the US as defined by mayor councils. Where can I find the zoning GIS maps/ shapefiles online?
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Census Tracts for Puerto Rico

I'm looking for digital data for Puerto Rico. Specifically census tract shapefiles from the 1990 & 1980 census. TIA
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Dataset of lines at n miles from the coast

I'm using Folium to generate some interactive maps with ocean data. One of the restrictions I am facing is that the objects, I plot has to be at-least at 5, 6, .., n miles from the coast, hence I am ...
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Mobile phone coverage data for Sub - Sahara

Where I can find mobile phone coverage data for Sub-Saharan Africa, 2010 - 2017? The data should be geo-coded. Topic: Mobile phone coverage Location: Sub-Saharan Africa Dates: 2010 - 2017 Format: ...
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Where can I source authoritative Japanese railway lines and stations?

I'm looking for the official spatial datasets (shapefile or other geospatial format) showing Japanese railway lines and stations, including the high-speed Shinkansen and local/metropolitan rail lines. ...
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Geo coordinates of upazilas in Bangladesh

In order to add markers in map, I need geo coordinates of upazilas (upazila offices) in Bangladesh. Something like this GitHub repo bangladesh-geo should do my job, but unfortunately the SQL tables ...
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Is there a central source for real estate shape files for across the US?

Is there a central source for shape files for real estate across the US. Most counties will provide shape files via the county appraisal district. But there are over 3,000 to request.
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Is there any chance that I can find shapefiles of buildings in Qingdao, China?

We are starting a new research project in China and I've been looking for shapefiles of buildings in Qingdao, China. The closest thing I can find is buildings of Beijing. But I need Qingdao, not ...
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Seeking USA congressional district to county relationship files?

This must be a common enough problem that other users have come across it. I've finagled my way around inconsistencies and dropped observations, but now I'm reaching out to see if anyone knows of a '...
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Seeking a geospatial data of 1908 PLSS?

I am seeking a geospatial data that has the PLSS Public Land Survey System (PLSS) in the United States and I need 1908 one? Thank you
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Methane emission free satellite imagery for seminar finals?

I am looking for a downloadable satellite imagery that provides methane emission data in the Middle East region (Jordan, Israel, Egypt, Lebanon and Syria). So far I have not been able to find any ...
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Seeking country boundaries shapefile which is pre-1980?

I am looking for a shapefile with the country boundaries as they were when Czechoslovakia existed as a country. Is there any online open source resource where I can find historical country boundary ...
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Location and data of wind turbines

Where can I find a geo-database of wind turbines for electricity/power production, including their location, capacity (max power), construction year, and other details?
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Area size for GADM subdivision 2 areas

On https://biogeo.ucdavis.edu/data/gadm3.6/gadm36_shp.zip you can download administrative areas for the whole world. Each country has several administrative subdivisions (gadm36_0 - gadm36_5), where ...
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Gridded population data by income level

I am looking for a geospatial dataset with population density by income level, ideally spatially disaggregated. so each pixel has the population count or desnity of [0-1$/day],[1-2$/day], [2-4$/day] .....
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Where can I get historical data on monsoon or sea wind?

I am trying to find some GIS historical data on monsoon. I have tried a few places which give data on the weather forecast, temperature, and rainfall. But, I was thinking if there is a better data ...
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Invasive Plant Species Data

Where can I find invasive plant species data? I'm looking for GIS point data with the locations of the invasive plant species specifically. Not limited to one particular area or invasive plant species,...
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Where to find census data for many countries?

I'm working on a GIS project and could really use your help. I've been googling all day but haven't had any luck. Where can I find: list of all countries with reputable census data and link to the ...
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Seeking US PLSS GIS data: Township Range Section

Question: I have struggled to find a good/verifiable source for high quality PLSS data (USA Public Land Survey System). BLM publishes a national PLSS dataset, but in my experience working with it, ...
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Seeking Policy Restrictions Data in London and South East?

I am researching various GIS data sources for London (UK). I was wondering whether anybody can give me pointers of where to get aggregated planning and policy restrictions data i.e. data that shows ...
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Seeking IBA shapefile for Denmark?

I am looking for the shapes of important bird areas in Denmark, but cannot find it online. Have made a request to Bird Life, but have not heard from them yet. So, anyone got a copy that they can ...
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Crime statistics for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador

Who would be the best organisations to contact for historical crime statistics for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador? These data would preferably be at the highest spatial resolution (e.g. GPS ...
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Seeking mosaicked global DEM?

I would like to know if there is already available mosaiced* DEM (digital elevation model) raster for the entire globe? On this site, they provide this data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission ...
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Ice Age Glaciers Question

I am looking to find a GIS data about the Ice age glaciers history around the Russia and Alaska area aka Beringa Sea ... Not sure how to find them but does anyone here have the information that can ...
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Looking for corpus of Geographic Data

I was wondering if anyone has a lead on a corpus of geographic locations? City names and coordinate pairs would be ideal. I'm training a chatbot and I'd (ideally) like it to be able to pick up on ...
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High-resolution, hyperspectral satellite imaging?

I am hoping to expand my (biology-focused) research to include satellite data. For this, I'd need satellite imaging that includes multiple values in the visible spectrum (specifically, above 490nm) ...