[gdal-dev] Problem in importing to Google Earth a nitf image
converted from a tif image by gdal_translate
randre at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 22:45:34 EDT 2009
I don't believe the "NITF (rw+): National Imagery Transmission Format" is
supported by Google Earth.
On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 3:27 PM, mohwawang <mohwawang at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm sorry that this is the third time I tried to send this message out
> because I myself didn't get the first two through gdal-dev at lists.osgeo.orgso I thought others might not get it either.
> I used gdal_translate to convert a tif image to a nitf image as:
> >gdal_translate -of nitf in.tif out.ntf -co ICORDS=G
> Input file size is 561, 420
> 0...10...20...30...40...50...60...70...80...90...100 - done.
> I can display both in.tif and out.ntf with OpenEV. So both in.tif and
> out.ntf were ok to OpenEV.
> With a simple Google Earth kml file(specifying the LanLonBox)(printed
> below) I could import the in.tif to Google Earth viewer to the right
> geo-location. So in.tif was ok to GE.
> However, after replacing the image file name from in.tif to out.ntf in the
> same kml file (printed below) I could not import the out.ntf to Google Earth
> viewer (shown as a big red cross in a big red rectangle at the geo-location
> in the GE viewer). So out.ntf was not ok to GE. Any ideal about what might
> cause the problem? Was the use of gdal_translate wrong or missing some
> options? I tried not to use -co ICRODS=G but I got the same problem. Thank
> printed kml for in.tif:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <kml xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/kml/2.2"
> *** Meta-Data ***
> Lat = 42.808863
> printed kml for out.ntf: same as in.tif except:
> Best Regards,
> Mo Wang
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