Jump to content

 
Photo

Google Map Creator

- - - - -

  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1
Matthew Hampton

Matthew Hampton

    Hall of Fame

  • Moderator
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,303 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Portland, Oregon
  • Interests:Playing in the mountains and rivers.
  • United States

I thought this was an interesting (free) solution for uploading hi resolution maps/images to the internet. It's from University College of London's Advanced Spatial Analysis Centre.

It's seems kinda like Zoomify (but free). I haven't tested it out - but it's written in Java so most everyone can use it.

Google Image Cutter

co-cartographic creator of boringmaps.com


#2
peanut

peanut

    Master Contributor

  • Validated Member
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 138 posts
  • Location:Austin, TX
  • United States

They also have another excellent tool called GMap Creator located at this link:

http://www.casa.ucl....emapcreator.asp

This tool will take a polygon shapefile and create transparent png images from it at all of the varying zoom levels available in Google Maps.

I wish I had found this before I used photoshop to cut up a dataset I had.... Doh!!!

Rich

#3
Patrick Cain

Patrick Cain

    Newbie

  • Validated Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
  • No Country Selected

Has anyone been using this program? My experience is that it accepts some shapefiles and rejects others (mostly rejects) but I can't see why. The most common error message is:

No fields in the shapefile contain numeric data.
The file must contain geometry and at least one
numeric field which determines the value of the
region.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

-->