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Using ArcGLobe I'm attempting to display elevation data.

I'm using Digital Terrain Elevation Data (DTED) data and trying to load it in the following fashion.

IRasterLayer rasterLayer = new RasterLayerClass();
rasterLayer.CreateFromFilePath(myFilePath);
Globe.AddLayerType(rasterLayer , esriGlobeLayerType.esriGlobeLayerTypeElevation , true);

Nothing shows up on the globe. Thoughts? Ideas?

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    Is everything in the same coordinate system?
    – user681
    Commented Apr 8, 2011 at 19:49
  • Same Question? gis.stackexchange.com/questions/7878/… ??
    – Mapperz
    Commented Apr 8, 2011 at 21:49
  • @Dan - Yes, it appears to all be within the same Coordinate System.
    – ist_lion
    Commented Apr 11, 2011 at 15:33
  • Any chance you could upload a small sample of your data somewhere? Id like to replicate it myself.
    – jakc
    Commented Apr 17, 2011 at 8:34

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Your first test it to see if you can add the data through the standard ArcGlobe UI. If you can't add the data there, then there are other problems.

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This was a combination of bad DTED data and exageration not being set.

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    Shouldn't you give James the points then? I mean, you probably woud not have been able to open the data on ArcGlobe if it was bad. Commented Apr 26, 2011 at 4:30
  • I used other data and it still wasn't showing. So while he was somewhat correct (bad data) the Exageration was the real answer.
    – ist_lion
    Commented Apr 26, 2011 at 12:29

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