[GRASSLIST:2185] Re: How to Display USGS DEM Files?

Malcolm Williamson malcolm at cast.uark.edu
Fri Jul 27 16:13:48 EDT 2001

You're looking at a raster of elevation values in 2D - it's not going to look
very exciting! You can either view it in 3D in d.3d or NVIZ, or you can generate
a nice shaded relief map using shade.rel.sh , if you'd like a more visually
pleasing product.

Best regards,
	-Malcolm Williamson
	 CAST - University of Arkansas

Rich Shepard wrote:
>   I imported a USGS 24K DEM into GRASS5 using r.in.gdal. I can display it
> using d.rast, but all I see is a red rectangle at a slight angle to an
> underlying yellow rectangle.
>   Am I using the incorrect module to view it? Am I supposed to see a 3D
> surface from this file or do I need to process it further?
> TIA,
> Rich
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