Coverages are an Arcinfo-Workstation composite datatype that can contain any combination of points, lines, polygons, and annotation.

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Joining dBase (*.dbf) table to Coverage?

I have a dbf table and a polygon coverage. How do I join and save the joined data to the coverage without exporting to feature class and then re-creating a coverage in python? I have been looking at ...
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How to use coverage tools in arcpy?

I have a process in which I need to use coverages. I can create the coverages just fine using FeatureClassToCoverage_conversion within arcpy but trying to union 2 coverages together does not work in ...
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Feature Class to Coverage arcpy

Not much info out there these days on coverages in PYTHON. I need to convert a feature class to a coverage but cannot find out how to do it in python. All I have found is ...
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Converting pre-ADF coverages to current shapefiles?

I have a set of old coverage files, published at 1995-1996 in a CDROM by an official mapping authority. They were, therefore, made with ArcView 1.x and don't have the ".adf" extension. The files that ...
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What is the difference between Coverage, Shapefiles and Geodatabases in ArcGIS?

I was wondering about the difference in spatial data storage methodology used by Coverages, Shapefiles and Geodatabases in ArcGIS. Coverage was the initial format, followed by Shape Files and now ...
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Creating a new shapefile based on an existing problematic shapefile

I have a large floodplain shapefile and would like to create a new shapefile based on coverage. I'm having major problems with the original (intersections and other errors) which I've been unable to ...
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Converting Coverage files into shapefiles?

I am attempting to convert coverage files into shapefiles using arcpy. This is not the e00 files, but the bin files. ArcGIS help suggests that it can be done using ...
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Why isn't Generate (Coverage) Tool working?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2 and I have the Advanced Licence, but when I try running the Coverage (Toolbox) it does not seem to work. Any advice on what is going wrong? I am trying to Generate Coverage. ...
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How create one single coverage polygon feature class from XY point data?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2, and I need to map areas covered by London postcodes (E1 0xx, E1 1xx, E1 2xx, and so on). What I have is the coordinates for every single postcode (310,000 in total) in an Excel ...
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How to merge (append) ArcInfo coverages that are inside folder structure using ArcPy?

I'm having a bad time trying to create a script capable of merging a list of arcinfo coverages located inside a folder structure. My goal is to merge the coverages named "car" that are inside each of ...
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how is the command of ogr2ogr for converting the adf to shp?

What is the correct format of ogr2ogr for converting the ADF grid to SHP file? I tried this, but it fails. $ ogr2ogr -where "OGR_GEOMETRY='Point'" -f "ESRI Shapefile" SHP.shp ADF.adf
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Generate_arc — Not familiar with its usage and inputs/outputs

I'm using ArcGIS Advanced in order to generate a coverage (I've never worked with coverages before --nor ArcGIS really, know the basics, but not this). I am trying to write a python script to generate ...
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How to merge multiple ADF files to a single shape file? [duplicate]

I have a set of adf file which use the same structure. How can I merge all ADF to shp file? Does the ogr2ogr command can help in this case?
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Are there any examples of WCS getcoverage requests done using ajax?

I am looking through openlayers to try to figure out a consistent format for generating views of coverages that can satisfy any wcs server, but mainly I'd like to get geoserver coverages. While I've ...
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What is the ArcGIS equivalent to WEED tolerance?

Example: User is digitising new (line, poly) features and accidentally adds additional vertices within very small distance of previous vertex, resulting in redundant vertices. I want to prevent this ...
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Temporal coverages dynamically reloaded from data store in GeoServer

I'm pretty new to GeoServer. I would like to serve results of a simulation that concerns geospatial data as a Web Coverage Service (it has to be OGC compliant). The individual steps of the simulation ...
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How can I load .adf files to Quantum GIS?

Is there a possibility to load .adf files to Quantum GIS?
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How to convert coverage (.adf) to shapefile?

Is there any tool or software except ArcGIS which I can use for converting coverage (.adf) files to shapefiles?
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Assessing OpenStreetMap coverage for international routing

I posted the following question on the main StackOverflow website, but was informed that I might get a better response here. Hence I'm copying it below. Note however, that I have an active bounty on ...
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What is ArcGIS for Desktop (and Geodatabase) equivalent to Regions of ArcInfo Workstation Coverages?

Here's one for those who've been around the block a few times. ArcInfo Workstation from days of yore had an intelligent data model called Regions or Region sub coverages. With this model one could ...