HERE Map Content Developer's Guide

Elevation

Definition

Elevation is the height of a point, polygon or line in reference to the earth's mean sea level.

Usage

Elevation can be used in map rendering, such as assigning a specific colour to points, polygons, or lines of the same elevation.

Specification

  • Elevation is provided in metres.

  • Elevation (Height) is applied only on elevation contours and other features whose entire surface lies at the same elevation, such as with point features like "Mountain Top."