Is there an official documentation for the python GDAL module?

There are various cookbooks, but scant information on each function or arguments for the most basic functions.

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    For advanced Python users I found the rasterio documentation (in combination with the source code for examples) to be a good starting place. They have a good documentation and basically try to provide a more pythonic wrapper for GDAL with close to 100% coverage of the GDAL Python API. – Kersten Sep 29 '15 at 18:23

This is the python API documentation, but there's little explanation of arguments, outputs, etc. I use it in tandem with the c++ API documentation, the source code and the tutorial to figure things out. But a single python documentation source would be nice...

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    I'd also include the GDAL Python Gotchas into this list, which explain the most common errors when using the Python API. – Kersten Sep 29 '15 at 18:24
  • This is an old entry. Any updates? – Nikos Alexandris Mar 14 '19 at 16:35
  • @NikosAlexandris Not that I'm aware of anyway. – Rob Skelly Mar 14 '19 at 23:44

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