Questions on the application of Mathematica to geography, including the use of the CountryData[] and CityData[] functions. Not to be confused with geodesy.

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Trouble understanding TrackedSymbols

While developing a relatively complex demonstration for Manipulate I encountered the problem that my output was unintentionally self-updating in an endless loop. ...
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Problem drawing a GeoPath polygon with GeoGraphics

I want to draw some polygons bounded with various geographic coordinates. For example, here is the code to draw a triangle between New York, Cape Town and Beijing. ...
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Can I import (and repair) damaged GIS shape files?

Five GIS shape files are available online at http://www.utahcounty.gov/OnlineServices/maps/DataLayers.asp. Mathematica 10 imports 4 of the 5 files just fine (in the sense that, after download, ...
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GeoLabels/Tooltips in Geographic Plots from Dataset

I am looking to plot a list of list of regions, and attach some data to the GeoLabel. All the data is stored right now in a Dataset that contains entries of the form ...
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Compact Map of USA with Alaska and Hawaii shown under California

Is there a more efficient way to include Alaska and Hawaii on a compact US map than the combination of the three GeoGraphics with Insets shown below? ...