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Geo Elevation

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

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.

Participants

Real-World Examples

State High Points

<tr>
          <td>CA</td>

          <td><a href="./batting.500/">7/2/2001</a></td>
          <td><a href="./batting.500/">California</a></td>
          <td>Mount Whitney</td>
          <td>14,494</td>
          <td>36° 35'N,<br>118° 17'W</td>

          <td>36° 34.721'N,<br>118° 17.466'W</td>
          <td>CA Mt. Whitney 1:24,000, Mt. Langley 1:24,000</td>
        </tr>

Nepal GPS Waypoints

Waypoints Netherland

Existing Practices

Proposal

Issues

See Also