Dr Mike J Smith
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Area is a standard geometrical property right?
Well you would have thought so wouldn't you? We have the following simple geometry:
points: they have a location (x,y)
lines: they have a location based upon a start and end point, in addition the have the properties of length and orientation
polygon: they have a location based upon coordinates of the points making up the feature, and also have properties that include a centroid, area and perimeter....
posted on: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 | path: /GIS | permanent link to this entry