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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 vector file of extent of flood plain of 2010 Pakistan Floods?

I am looking to locate a shapefile or any vector file that can be used for analysis I am conducting of change in size of cropland in the Punjab region of Pakistan. The file of interest would reflect ...
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Looking for shape files for major museums in the US.

I have found some individual cities' data but not somewhat comprehensive country wide data. It doesn't have to be perfect, but it would be nice to have most major museums.
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3D shapefile or pointcloud data for stars/galaxies in observable universe

I have seen animations of the universe / galaxies such as this where the galaxies / clusters are like specks in a 3D / volumetric cloud, which you can zoom into and they get bigger and then zooming ...
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Indigenous land shapefiles for world

I am not too sure where there are "tribal" or "indigenous" peoples in every part of the world, but what I am thinking about are: Native American tribal lands in the United States. South American ...
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Common but out-of-the-ordinary file formats

I am wondering what some file formats are that are out of the scope of "normal" file formats you typically find on the web. The "normal" file formats I'm not considering in this post are: Image ...
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shapefiles of the electoral zones of Rio de Janeiro

I'm looking for the shapefiles of the electoral zones of Rio de Janeiro in 2018. Does anyone know where I could find it?
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NMMAPS availability?

The National Morbidity, Mortality, and Air Pollution Study (NMMAPS) was a large national study of air pollution and health in the United States. The study examined 108 cities spanning the years from ...
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Where can I download a raster or shapefile of hillshade of the US?

I need a basemap to show topography or hillshade of the U.S. but I cannot use the internet so none of the web services or basemaps will work. There has to be some way to get simple topography or ...
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Seeking GIS data (points) for the Giza pyramids including Z-value for the tops of pyramids

I am not even sure if this data is publicly available or not, but I am looking for something like this that has been surveyed with a z value (don't care what vertical datum). It doesn't matter the ...
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Looking for gis data on world linguistics by location

Looking for geospatial information on linguistics. Looking for world wide data with national and subnational data. Data should include what regions speak which language(s). Does this data exist?
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Administrative boundaries for historical political entities?

Similar to Seeking administrative boundaries for various countries?, do you have any data sources for historical political entities, and their administrative sub-units? Data from any continent, any ...
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Seeking shapefiles on publicly owned land in UK?

Where can I find shapefiles of land owned by the National Health Service (NHS), Local authorities, universities and Ministry of Defence (MOD)?
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Crime Data in Canada

Does anybody have any idea where I might find data regarding crime in Canada or whether or not this data even exists?
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Where can I find city zoning district in Dallas, Texas data?

I need some open data source where I can download zoning areas of Dallas, Texas. I have tried to find it using official city GIS data, using ArcGIS online but not even close to find that.
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Hazard Maps shape files that are not in NAMRIA, LiPAD, and PhilGIS (Philippines)

Where should I find those updated shapefiles necessary for creating Hazard Maps? I'm about to create Hazard Maps for San Pascual, Batangas, Philippines but I am having a hard time looking for ...
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Are there any GIS crime datasets open to public?

I am wondering if there is any online resource where GIS crime data are freely available to public. I am interested in shapefiles representing, for instance, neighborhoods, census tracts, location of (...
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Wind Speed Map of US

I source wind statistics data that i can use to create Max, Min, Mean wind speed maps for the entire US. I need to download it as a shapefile, geotiff or geojson.
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US Fire Hydrant locations data

I am looking for the location of fire hydrants all over the US.I'm particulalrly interested in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire.
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Satellite image data that allows input of a lat/lng and returns radius around coordinates

I'm looking for a dataset of satellite image data of the USA that would allow me to enter a lat/lng center and get the satellite image of the area around the center. I can currently use the Google ...
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Historical shapefiles for cities in the United States?

I'm looking for historical shapefiles of city boundaries in the United States, for the time period 1920 - 1950. I know these won't be available for every city, especially small ones, but I'd like as ...
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Are the Local Government Area wards of New South Wales available in a vector format?

I'm looking for a vector (i.e. GeoPackage, shapefile, Geojson etc etc) format dataset of the wards in New South Wales. These are the electoral districts for the Local Government Areas. An example of ...
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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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Where can I find comprehensive and current lists of international naming disputes

I'm looking for any comprehensive information on naming disputes. Outside of Wikipedia (also not a bad source) I haven't found anything. Some examples: Persian Gulf vs. Arabian Gulf, the East Sea vs. ...
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How to find USA Water Hardness shapefiles?

I want to find USA water hardness shapefiles. I have searched for it from here: https://www.epa.gov/waterdata/waters-geospatial-data-downloads but without success. Is there any good data source from ...
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Restricted and allowed roads for heavy duties in Chicago

While manipulating osm file of Chicago to find the optimal path using A* algorithm there are surely some segment roads which are restricted for heavy duties. Where can I found this information (a ...
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Where I can find all settlement boundaries for United Kingdom?

I'm looking for a dataset containing settlement boundaries for United Kingdoms. In short example I'm looking for a dataset that would allow me to draw something like the following (orange line): (...
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Rehabilitation Facilities & Substance Abuse Clinics GIS data in Grand Rapid City MIchigan

Looking for GIS data for the 57 locations on page 35 of this PDF https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/files/assets/public/departments/planning-department/cannabis-data-compendium-7-18-18.pdf
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Points of Interest for France, Spain, and Italy?

I`m planing trip to Europe am looking for points of interest data for some regions I will be visiting. Does anyone know of a source for POIs in KLM/KMZ/GPX or any other format with coverages for ...
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Distance between different places in USA

For me to include in my project, I am looking for some API which can recognize the places and give the output as the distance between two places. Is there any database that consists of distance ...
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Mapping PUMA codes to county

I'm looking for a mapping between PUMA codes (Public Use Microdata Area from the American Community Survey) to county. UMichigan has this mapping (linked from this), but there's no date so I'm not ...
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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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Seeking historical traffic data matching OpenStreetMap dataset?

I'm using San Francisco dataset offered by OpenStreetMap and I'm trying to get the optimal path using the pgr-astar function of PostgreSQL. I want to find the historical traffic data of San Francisco ...
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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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Lead on Corpus of Geographic Locations? [duplicate]

Not sure if this should go here or in the GIS stack exchange, but I was wondering if anyone has a lead on a corpus of geographic locations? City names and coordinate pairs would be ideal, but I'll ...
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Automatically extract road points from a point cloud

My goal is to extract points belonging to a road from a point cloud that has geospatial annotations. I wonder if there exists some openly accessible database/tool with exact coordinates of a road's ...
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GIS Data for Illinois Electric Distribution lines and Substations

I am looking for the Ameren and ComED's distribution lines and distribution substations. They are the 2 largest electrical utilities in Illinois. I know the HLIFD data has Transmission lines and ...
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Where to find datasets for creating carto vl maps?

Is there any way to download example datasets like nyc taxi and origin-destination data? (Like those that show flight paths from and to some cities) I think it'd help me greatly if I could somehow get ...
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Data for all lakes on Earth?

Is there data available for all lakes on Earth? Even just a list of names would be nice; metadata is also welcome. In this case, a lake is any enclosed body of water with a surface area between some ...
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Seeking data for image fusion of satellite and UAV/ drone data?

I'm new to Remote Sensing and Data Processing, and interested in fusion. Where do I find georeferenced data that can be fused together? It can be either of the following: Satellite image and drone ...
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Filter wikidata results with 'around' service

Is it possible to use the "around" service as a filter, for example to search for a place name in a country and limit results to those within a given distance of a known point. For example, limit ...
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Looking for spatially referenced aerial photos

I am trying to find a source of spatially referenced aerial photos that can be analyzed with ArcGIS or R. I cannot use Google Earth because I have nothing to georeference it to. I know they are out ...
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Apartment locations in Pennsylvania?

I'm working on a project to find apartments within 30 mins of work location. I wish to know all the apartments in Pennsylvania. Where can I get this info from. I checked https://data.pa.gov. But ...
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Data on charging station for electrical cars

I am currently looking for data sets on charging stations for electrical-powered cars in Berlin, Germany. I checked the Berliner Senat Website but found only this http://fbinter.stadt-berlin.de/fb/...
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Looking for dataset of the coordinates of the UK NUTS Levels

I cannot find the coordinates of the UK NUTS levels. There are resources which tell what the name and the code of NUTS regions are. But they do not provide what are their coordinates! I need a dataset ...
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NDVI Imagery for Iran

I'm trying to find a good source of NDVI imagery (vegetation), but I'm struggling to find proper high resolution imagery for Iran. Does anyone have references to NDVI imagery (at sub-10m resolution) ...
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Seeking free vector data on road type in Africa

I'm looking for a database on African roads, but I want to know what type of road this is (paved, tarred, and so on) in order to assess not only for the quantity but also for the quality of road ...
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API to find Latitude and Longitude based on Unique Well Identifier(UWI) info Canada

I'm looking for an Open Source API to find out Latitude and Longitude based on provided LSD or Section or UWI info of Alberta and BC province of Canada. Any help.
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How do i collect mult temporal satelite imagery?

I am doing a project on change detection on remote sensory images over India. I need images of the same place on two different time instances. However i am only able to find images of certain place in ...
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Shapefiles of 20th Century British Railways

I'm looking for shapefiles of the British railway network from any time between 1900 and 1970 (before many of the railways were closed). There are many historical GIS sites (such as GBHGIS and Vision ...
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Seeking Database of German and Austrian roads? [duplicate]

Is there any way to get region -> city -> road database for some specific country. In this case I need For Germany and Austria. Databases I'm working with is PostgreSQL with PostGIS extension. ...