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A view of the QGIS map canvas with a scanned map overlaying OpenStreetMap street data.

How to Georeference a Map in QGIS Using GIS Data

Caitlin Dempsey

Learn how to georeference a map using GIS data in QGIS with this step-by-step tutorial.

A screenshot showing a georeferenced map on top of a satellite image of the Nile River area.

Georeferencing Scanned Maps in QGIS Using Graticules

Jeff Oppong

This GIS tutorial teaches you how to assign geographic coordinates to a scanned map in QGIS using a process known as georeferencing.

A screenshot showing green gradient elevation points on top of a raster layer with a yellow to dark red elevation gradient.

Using interpolation to create a surface layer with contours in QGIS

Jeff Oppong

This GIS tutorial shows you how to find elevation data points and create a surface layer and contours using QGIS.

Screenshot showing a project in QGIS with a grayscale digital elevation model and an elevation profile.

Creating Elevation Cross-Section Profiles with QGIS

Jeff Oppong

Learn to create elevation cross-sections in QGIS with the Profile Tool plugin and SRTM elevation data.

Screenshot of a map in QGIS showing 5, 10, and 15 minute drive times and a matrix in a spreadsheet showing shortest versus fastest distances between three points.

Using QGIS to Create Isochrone Maps and Identify Shortest, Fastest Routes

Jeff Oppong

Learn how to use QGIS, OpenStreetMap, and the ORS plugin to find shortest and fastest routes and to create 10 and 15-minute isochrone maps.

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