Elevation_Service


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getElevation

Returns a value from a single elevation source for a given latitude/longitude point

Test

To test the operation using the HTTP POST protocol, click the 'Invoke' button.
Parameter Value
X_Value:
Y_Value:
Elevation_Units:
Source_Layer:
Elevation_Only:

SOAP 1.1

The following is a sample SOAP 1.1 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /xmlwebservices2/elevation_service.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: gisdata.usgs.gov
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length
SOAPAction: "http://gisdata.usgs.gov/XMLWebServices2/getElevation"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <getElevation xmlns="http://gisdata.usgs.gov/XMLWebServices2/">
      <X_Value>string</X_Value>
      <Y_Value>string</Y_Value>
      <Elevation_Units>string</Elevation_Units>
      <Source_Layer>string</Source_Layer>
      <Elevation_Only>string</Elevation_Only>
    </getElevation>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <getElevationResponse xmlns="http://gisdata.usgs.gov/XMLWebServices2/">
      <getElevationResult>xml</getElevationResult>
    </getElevationResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

SOAP 1.2

The following is a sample SOAP 1.2 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /xmlwebservices2/elevation_service.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: gisdata.usgs.gov
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <getElevation xmlns="http://gisdata.usgs.gov/XMLWebServices2/">
      <X_Value>string</X_Value>
      <Y_Value>string</Y_Value>
      <Elevation_Units>string</Elevation_Units>
      <Source_Layer>string</Source_Layer>
      <Elevation_Only>string</Elevation_Only>
    </getElevation>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <getElevationResponse xmlns="http://gisdata.usgs.gov/XMLWebServices2/">
      <getElevationResult>xml</getElevationResult>
    </getElevationResponse>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>

HTTP GET

The following is a sample HTTP GET request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

GET /xmlwebservices2/elevation_service.asmx/getElevation?X_Value=string&Y_Value=string&Elevation_Units=string&Source_Layer=string&Elevation_Only=string HTTP/1.1
Host: gisdata.usgs.gov
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0"?>
xml

HTTP POST

The following is a sample HTTP POST request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /xmlwebservices2/elevation_service.asmx/getElevation HTTP/1.1
Host: gisdata.usgs.gov
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: length

X_Value=string&Y_Value=string&Elevation_Units=string&Source_Layer=string&Elevation_Only=string
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0"?>
xml