[GRASS-user] v.out.ogr kml error

henry83 heamaya at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 20:39:09 EST 2010

Thank you Leonidas I will try to do it that way and hope it works, but before
that I would like to get the contours as less dispersed polylines. As you
can see in the image I have attached contours doesn't look as smoth lines as
I would like, do you know how to improve this? Thank you.

henry83 wrote:
> Hi everyone! I have created a contour map from a SRTM elevation model,
> after filling nulls, filling depressions and creating the contour map I
> need to export it to kml.
> I have used the following command
> v.out.ogr input=srtm_contours dsn=/home/henry/srtm_contours.kml format=KML
> output:
> WARNING: Vector map <srtm_contours> is 3D. Use format specific
>          layer creation options (parameter 'lco') to export in 3D rather
>          than 2D (default)
> Exporting 360384 points/lines...
>  100%
> 360384 features written
> The thing is that if I try to open the generated file with google earth it
> gets hanged...
> Arterwards I tried to add this to the command:
> dsco="AltitudeMode=absolute"
> Neither I've gotten a good result. Does this problem have to be with "lco"
> parameter? Because I really don't know what to put in that parameter, and
> I really need to get the contours over google earth. 
> Any help will be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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