Skip to main content

USGS Lidar Point Cloud (LPC) IL_HenryCo_2009_001805 2014-09-06 LAS


Publication Date
Start Date
End Date
File Modification Date
2018-10-04 21:25:00


U.S. Geological Survey, 20140930, USGS Lidar Point Cloud (LPC) IL_HenryCo_2009_001805 2014-09-06 LAS: U.S. Geological Survey.


Lidar (Light detection and ranging) discrete-return point cloud data are available in the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) LAS format. The LAS format is a standardized binary format for storing 3-dimensional point cloud data and point attributes along with header information and variable length records specific to the data. Millions of data points are stored as a 3-dimensional data cloud as a series of x (longitude), y (latitude) and z (elevation) points. A few older projects in this collection are in ASCII format. Please refer to for additional information.


Process Contact :
U.S. Geological Survey, Unknown
Originator :
U.S. Geological Survey
Metadata Contact :
U.S. Geological Survey, Unknown
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey, Unknown

Attached Files

Click on title to download individual files attached to this item.


High-resolution digital elevation maps generated by airborne and stationary LiDAR have led to significant advances in geomorphology, the branch of geoscience concerned with the origin and evolution of Earth's surface topography. LiDAR provides unique characteristics relative to other remotely sensed data sources by providing three-dimensional feature information that cannot be derived from traditional imaging sensors.

Additional Information


Type Scheme Key
id gda 9919146

Item Actions

View Item as ...

Save Item as ...

View Item...