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Altitude tag required when seting coordinates?

Started by den, May 04, 2013, 01:49:02 AM

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den

Hi,

On this page, https://exiftool.org/TagNames/GPS.html is written that if coordinates are set, altitude has to be set as well. But what if the altitude is unknown? Can the two altitude tags not be omitted? Do I have to set it to 0? One of my cameras set the altitude always to just some thing over 20'000m...

Thanks!

Phil Harvey

It is not uncommon to have a missing altitude, so I wouldn't worry about this.  Maybe I should change the documentation to soften the wording for altitude.

- Phil
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den

Yea, I do take stuff literary ;-) Good to know. Thanks!