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Upload KML file on Google map

Upload KML file on Google map. KML or Keyhole Markup Language is file which models and stores geographic features for display in Google Earth or Google maps. You can upload and view the KML file you already on Google Map, to verify Whether the overlapped feature of KML uploaded has proper valid geometry or not in respect to the Google Map Feature. … Continue reading Upload KML file on Google map

Convert Shapefile to kml by QGIS

Convert Shapefile to kml by QGIS. Shapefile is ESRI based Vector file, While KML or Keyhole Markup Language is file which models and stores geographic features for display in Google Earth or Google maps. Many times you may require to convert the required shapefile to KML file, so that you can deploy the same over Google Earth for some … Continue reading Convert Shapefile to kml by QGIS

What is GIS | Geographic Information System

What is GIS | Geographic Information System? GIS is Abbreviation of Geographical Information System or Geo-spatial Information Systems or Geologic Information Systems (also Geo-spatial database management). As the name suggest ‘GIS’ is related to geographical information. But before explaining what is GIS?, we should know about what Geographic information means? Geographic information is knowledge about of where something is. It defines the … Continue reading What is GIS | Geographic Information System

Get minimum Bounding box of shapefile c++ program

Get minimum Bounding box of shapefile c++ program. This program not only reads shapefile, but makes you aware to read other files, i.e files which have .dbf, .exe, .png etc format without having software. Before that you should know about bits, byte order, and conversion of bytes to other data types and most importantly the format of … Continue reading Get minimum Bounding box of shapefile c++ program

c++ program to read shapefile header

c++ program to read shapefile header. Shapefile can be read if you know the format of Shapefile files i.e of .shp, .shx, and .dbf file. ESRI provided technical description of the Shapefile files which describes very clearly about the format of storage of data in all three formats i.e .shp, .shx and .dbf. You can … Continue reading c++ program to read shapefile header