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[mkgmap-dev] elevation contours, wrong values

From Ronny Klier ronny.klier at s1999.tu-chemnitz.de on Tue Jan 18 20:41:17 GMT 2011

Am 18.01.2011 21:17, schrieb Henning Scholland:
> Hi
> I have an problem with the values of my elevation contours.
> They where created by srtm2osm. After processing them with mkgmap, I
> opened the resulting map with MapSource, but the values are to little by
> factor ~3.3. The ele-values were retagged to name.
> I think MapSource or mkgmap take my metric values as foot-values and
> transfer them to metric system. After splitter the values where correct
> in metric system.
> Is this a mkgmap-bug or is it a Garmin-thing and I have to input
> foot-values?
> Greets,
> Henning

Did you verify that MapSource uses meter as unit for elevation?

I also remember that you could specify some option on srtm2osm to define 
which unit to use.

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