[Gdal-dev] GTOPO30 vs STRM30

Thom DeCarlo t.r.decarlo at larc.nasa.gov
Wed Sep 1 18:06:48 EDT 2004

You first need to rename the eXXXnYY.dem file to eXXXnYY.bil. 
Then "gdalinfo eXXXnYY.bil" will work.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: jluis at ualg.pt
> Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 2004 4:10 PM
> To: gdal-dev at xserve.flids.com
> Subject: [Gdal-dev] GTOPO30 vs STRM30
> Hi,
> I just faced a problem running gdalinfo on a SRTM30 file. The
> documentation at
> http://edcftp.cr.usgs.gov/pub/data/srtm/SRTM30/SRTM30_Documentation
> says that
> "It is formatted and organized in a fashion that mimics the GTOPO30
> convention
> so software and GIS systems that work with GTOPO30 should also work with
> SRTM30"
> However, gdalinfo says that
> '.../e100n40.dem' not recognised as a supported file format.
> Has anyone tryied to load srtm30 tiles with gdal?
> Thanks
> J. Luis

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