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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How do I write a tooltip for this list of cities?

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How to draw line parallel to the coast on a world map?

The task is to draw a line parallel to the coast 150 nautical miles to the sea, highlighting the ocean between the coast and the line drawn. An expected result is an image (most aesthetically pleasing)...
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Using Geo commands, how do I get a list of cities that all meet the following criteria

I am looking to list with Geo commands all the cities such that Point is 333 miles from Houston Point is 755 miles from San Antonio Point is 460 miles from El Paso. How do I write up the code that ...
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Importing Esri ASCII raster format

Does anyone know whether Mathematica has a built-in function to import Esri ASCII raster format data as described at: http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.2/index.html#/...
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EntityClass Downloading Speedup

Running this command. Trying to get all cities more than 1 million people in US. ...
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How to plot countries with accurate area?

Are there any projections that use the true size of countries, like this?
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Use Wolfram Cloud to Create Site Visitor Database

Question: Is there a way to use Wolfram Cloud to create a web API function that, when pinged, does the following: Gets the geographical location of the user (as an Wolfram entity, like ...
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Distance between two cities

I need help calculating the distance between 2 cities in Wolfram MAthematica. I would need to create two drop-down lists of European capitals. After selecting any two cities from the lists, I would ...
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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 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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SetAccuracy not resulting in duplicates for GeoData like SetPrecision does

I am continuing to work with GPS data related to trail routes and am trying to optimize the code by removing route points from a GPX file that are very close to each other by setting the accuracy of ...
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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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