[Gdal-dev] SRTM file format
ben at vterrain.org
Wed Jan 21 14:09:50 EST 2004
Indeed, it was discussed on the VTP list, and support for .hgt was
added to the VTP software. VTBuilder can now read .hgt automatically
(no need to enter dimensions, etc. as with other raw files) in
addition, of course, to all the other GDAL-supported formats.
> mathieu_gdal wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > Is GDAL compatible with the STRM file format?
> > This format is used to encode DEMs, and it is in binary. The
> > extension is hgt.
> > I have made a try, it looks like it is not recognize by GDAL, but
> > maybe there is a trick?
> My understanding is that the .hgt file is a raw binary file. It can
> be read with GDAL using an appropriately written ESRI BIL .hdr file
> or some other mechanism that desribes raw data files [...]
> There was some sort of past discussion of this on the gdal-dev,
> grass or VTP list. Not sure which.
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