Questions tagged [geography]

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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Counting the number of continents

The definition of continent varies depending on: What is the minimum area that a landmass has to be to consider it to be a continent rather than an island? What is the resolution of the map you're ...
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How to smoothly zoom into GeoGraphics without label flicker?

I would like to animate zooming into maps in a smooth fashion while showing labels - but without them flickering or jumping: ...
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Simpler closed form for spherical coordinates of points on great circle?

Short version: how to simplify this expression given these conditions? Note that expr[[3]] is equal to 1, although Mathematica won't simplify it as such. ...
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How to get 3D building data in map functions?

Most modern mapping APIs have 3D model data for city buildings built-in. For example: Is there some way to get this functionality in the Geography related functions? I believe ...
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Cloud Deploy dynamic country selection from a map

This is a follow-up question based on the answer I got from Lukas Lang. The original question is here. How can I alter the code to deploy it on the cloud? Or in case this method is only for desktop: ...
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How to dynamically select a country on a map using the cursor

Let's say I have a map of Europe with a locator in manipulate Manipulate[ GeoGraphics["Europe", GeoBackground -> "CountryBorders"], {{p, {150, 150}}, Locator}] ...
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Blurry labels in GeoGraphics

I want to keep the same GeoZoomLevel, but increase the resolution of the labels. I'm struggling to control that: ...
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How to define NumberForm in LegendLabel?

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Question about BorderingCounties

I start with: escambiaFL = Interpreter["USCounty"]["Escambia county"] Answer: Escambia County, Florida, United States. Next; evaluate: ...
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How to build a structured data table

I'm going straight to the task; I start with the following list of Florida counties: ...
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Getting a list of cities that are located in more than one county (within a state; in this case Florida, USA)

To get the list of counties in the State of Florida, I first evaluate: EntityClass["AdministrativeDivision", "USCountiesFlorida"] which gives me a pill-shaped ...
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Finding the next total SolarEclipse over a given latitude and longitude?

What is a reasonable way to code the title question in Mathematica? Trying the following gave Polygons over GeoPositions over Lists of pairs, but just digging into these seemed inelegant. Besides, ...
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Antipodal Land Area Calculation

Mathematica 12 does antipodal graphics! See here for my treatment of antipodal New Zealand. Most of the Earth's above-sea-level land will have ocean at its antipode. Is there a way to calculate what ...
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How to show the name and data in a customized map?, with GeoRegionValuePlot

How to show the name of each division and data/values (even customizing the TextStyle for adapt to different sizes) ?. Show all the data, not only when the mouse is over on a region. Or how to add ...
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How to speed up GeoWithinQ?

GeoWithinQ is a very useful function - is this point within this area? However, it is quite slow. It's not unheard of to have large numbers of points - for instance,...
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Loading data from a shapefile

After saving (with QGis) the part of the map I´m interested in for a local visualization, I have the .zip file where you can see 5 files. I load the map in Mathematica with ...
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Implementing GeoCallout?

Building off of a related question, I'm looking for a robust way of using Callouts for multiple locations in Geography. For example, I want to plot cities and their ...
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Extraneous elements in “Europe countries” list [closed]

I found that the list "Europe countries" encloses "Russia" and "Moldova". This is not correct! Any hint?
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Geography in 3D perspective

I would like to build a GeoGraphics map showing a z-elevated perspective (e.g. the view from a plane). Specifically, I'm looking to use multiple ...
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Custom alignment for GeoMarkers

I need to align a GeoMarker at the bottom left of the marker: ...
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Placing markers on geographic map

I need to mark some objects in accordance with their coordinates (for example, in the form of blue point). And I found out two ways to realise it: Option 1. If I have the necessary map (called "EKB"...
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GeoGraphics unable to download data for a given ranges from the Wolfram geo server [closed]

Lately I'm having problems evaluating GeoGraphics functions in Mathematica (version 11.3). For example, when I attempt to evaluate: ...
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Improving accuracy of $GeoLocation in wolfram cloud forms

The four commands Here CloudEvaluate[Here] CloudEvaluate[FindGeoLocation[]] CloudEvaluate[$GeoLocation] all give wildly different results. None of them are ...
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Importing and and manipulating large GEOJSON files based on geographic locations

I have large GeoJson data files that I would like to import (i.e. buildings in a city, see image below for data structure) and then "cut out" only the buildings that are within approx. 100 GeoDisks (...
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GeoListPlot exact addresses

In GeoListPlot the locations are supposed to be GeoPosition or Entity objects representing ...
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How would I obtain error information on a $Failed GeoElevationData?

The following code returns an error: GeoElevationData: with no description of the error. I think this error may be because I am asking for elevation data that is ...
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How to insert short version of county names into a Geo Region Value Plot map

I have the following counties in Florida : ...
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How to make a choropleth map with a regional shapefile & data? (no global worldmap or continental)

I have a regional map in a shapefile with datanames and similar, but I can´t use it with data and making a choropleth map. I can´t use the names of each region ...
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Coloring a map of India

Below is a map of India (img). and I can visualize it in the following way: ...
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Adding a new GeoProjection?

The documentation for GeoProjectionData gives a list of supported GeoProjections. I was not able to find any documentation on ...
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Sea Level Rise - How to mask on relief plot

I want to make a diagram which corresponds to sea level rise in the UK. I'm having trouble with relief plot. So, corresponding to a 30 metre height increase of the sea, we would get the following ...
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Matching Aspect Ratios between two GeoGraphics with Entities for GeoRange

I'm making a basic 50-state map of population (using a log scale). Given the usual crucible of figuring out what to do with Hawaii and Alaska, I thought I would make the same ...
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How to extract geo location of city and plot the map

I would like to construct Turkey's map using Geocoordinate of each city. This link has all coordinate of of cities but I don't know how to extract the data from website. I did manually two cities and ...
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How to get the input string of Entity as output?

I have the following codes:- ...
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How to make GeoListPlot rectangular?

I have a GeoListPlot as below:- gr = {{20, 70}, {-30, 30}}; GeoListPlot[Entity["City", {"Paris", "IleDeFrance", "France"}], GeoRange -> gr] As you can see, ...
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How to get the coordinates of the 4 vertexes of a GeoListPlot?

I have a GeoListPlot as below. How can I get the latitude/longitude coordinates of the 4 vertexes of the GeoListPlot? I need the ...
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Find distance along a path (GPS coordinates)

I have an imported version of a GPX file plotting the route of a trail. I also have a list of coordinates for waypoints along the route. I am trying to calculate how far along the route each ...
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How to remove the undesired border of the GeoGraphics?

I have created an image of Europe as below:- ...
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How to assess GeoZoomLevel for GeoElevationData

I'd like to fetch at most 10 000 points from GeoElevationData, regardless of the location's specification. From my experience it usually fetches ~100-400k points ...
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How to use GeoStyling[“OutlineMap”] as GeoBackground for GeoHistogram?

Say I have some location data. SeedRandom[123] locs = GeoPosition[ Reverse[RandomPoint[Rectangle[{-88.6273, 29.6616}, {-84.2036, 32.7994}], 400], 2]] I want to ...
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How to draw city level bins in GeoHistogram

In GeoHistogram I can specify country or province bins but how do I specify a city bin? ...
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How to just get the elevation data of Berlin by GeoElevationData

I can plot the elevation data by this code ...
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Unable to convert degree to number in LatitudeLongitude and “City” Entity

I am trying to convert degree to number for some mathematical transformation. Taking London as an example, the following codes can convert the degree into a number without any problems: Codes that ...
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Map of Ancient Rome

I managed to generate a map of the Italic Peninsula with the borders corresponding to 250BC. Is there a way I can shade the area of the Roman empire of the time? ...
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Find the average GDP of multiple countries at once

How would I find the average GDP of a list of countries between set years? I know how to do it for one but I'm not sure about multiple values. I also wish to find the average population size. An ...
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Lexical similarity graph

How to I make a weighted nodal graph of the all the countries in Europe and the language similarity between them. I know the LexicalSimilarity gives the similarity of specific languages, but how ...
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Quantifying Country Proximity and Shared Borders

I'm trying to find a code that can quantify the proximity of countries in Europe, taking into account shared borders and I am completely stumped. So ideally, countries that share a border have a high ...
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Cluster graph of bordered countries?

I'm looking for a way to create a nodal graph of clusters of countries that border each other. I have the code for finding the bordering countries of, say, Germany: ...
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GeoTiff data import problem, bug?

I imported land cover classes from a GeoTiff file created in QGIS, where the classes are coded by discrete values (NLCD nomenclature). But it seemed the import function mirrors the values (maybe a bug)...
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Hurricane Graphics: Help with Coloring a Graph

So currently I have a graph of latitude, longitude, and Max Rainfall generated from the code below. ...

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