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= Geo Elevation =
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'''This page is historical as of 2012. [[vCard4]] introduced an 'altitude' component to its GEO property which is now incorporated in [[h-card]] and [[h-geo]].''' - [[User:Tantek|Tantek]] 18:30, 23 December 2012 (UTC)
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<entry-title> Geo Elevation </entry-title>
An exploration of adding elevation (altitude) information to geo data.
An exploration of adding elevation (altitude) information to geo data.
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Altitude data in waypoints is particularly used in aviation.
Altitude data in waypoints is particularly used in aviation.
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== Participants ==
 
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* [http://www.aetherworld.org/ Alexander Graf], [http://www.deri.at/ DERI Innsbruck]
 
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* [[User:AndyMabbett|Andy Mabbett]]
 
== Real-World Examples ==
== Real-World Examples ==
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*See [[geo-elevation-examples]]
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=== State High Points ===
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*http://www.waypoint.org/gps2-list210.html
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          <td>CA</td>
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          <td><a href="./batting.500/">7/2/2001</a></td>
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          <td><a href="./batting.500/">California</a></td>
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          <td>Mount Whitney</td>
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          <td>14,494</td>
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          <td>36&deg; 35'N,<br>118&deg; 17'W</td>
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          <td>36&deg; 34.721'N,<br>118&deg; 17.466'W</td>
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          <td>CA Mt. Whitney 1:24,000, Mt. Langley 1:24,000</td>
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=== Nepal GPS Waypoints ===
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*http://gpsnepal.com/waypoint.php?trek=everest
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=== Waypoints Netherland ===
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*http://www.way-points.nl/waypoints/rubriek.asp?cat=2&type=rubriek
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== Existing Practices ==
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== Proposal ==
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==Issues==
==Issues==

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This page is historical as of 2012. vCard4 introduced an 'altitude' component to its GEO property which is now incorporated in h-card and h-geo. - Tantek 18:30, 23 December 2012 (UTC)


An exploration of adding elevation (altitude) information to geo data.

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The Problem

Publishers of elevation information on the web could make additional use of this information (e.g. in Google Earth) with a standard format.

Altitude data in waypoints is particularly used in aviation.

Real-World Examples

Issues

See Also

Geo Elevation was last modified: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

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