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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Make the map of rivers and lakes of the country

As I understand,first of all I should to get the country's map and the river's list. To get country map is simple: ...
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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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CountryData fails for some tags and properties

The problem has gone, presumably resolved by WRI. See kirma's comment. I'm using Mathematica 10.0.2 for Mac, and for the first time just tried CountryData. ...
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How can I define geographic regions and new entities?

There are three functions (GeoListPlot, GeoGraphics and Entity) related to working with geographic regions but it is not clear from the documentation how to create new Entities or custom geographic ...
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Planning flights for a special route

I want to plan a world trip with Mathematica. So I already have the dataset with all the cities I want to visit and the tour (with the command FindShortestTour). So ...
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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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Georeferenced bitmaps

The command Export["filename.jpg", graphic] will export the graphic object graphic to the file ...
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Using SHP files to draw a density map

My SHP file of census block groups has polygons and associated employment data for each block group. Is there a simple way to draw an employment density map? I've played around with ...
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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? ...
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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 ...