I want to measure the distance of a point(lat,long) to a the border of a Polygon. So I have created the polygon with the coordinates.
from shapely.geometry import Polygon, Point Polygon(zip(lon_list, lat_list)) pol.exterior.distance(some_point)
This gives me some value but no idea what it actually tells me (meters??). Any advice on how to get this. Any advice on how to calculate the distance from a point to the border of a polygon in Python properly? Or getting the closest point of the border from the starting point would also be more than enough.