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Elevation

The Bing Elevation service will enable you to query for elevation information for a set of points, polyline or a region on the Earth described by latitude and longitude pairs.

To use the Elevation API, it is necessary to create an ElevationRequest.

Property Description
ElevationType Gets or sets the type of the elevation to be calculated. The available options for the :
* List: Get elevations for latitude and longitude coordinates. Required parameters of the ElevationRequest.Points.
* Bounds: Get elevations at equally-spaced locations within an area on the Earth defined as a bounding box. Required parameters of the ElevationRequest.Bounds, ElevationRequest.Rows, ElevationRequest.Columns.
* Polyline: Get elevations at equally-spaced locations along a polyline path. Required parameters of the ElevationRequest.Points, ElevationRequest.Samples.
* SeaLevel: Get the offset of the geoid sea level Earth model from the ellipsoid Earth model at a set of latitude and longitude coordinates. Required parameters of the ElevationRequest.Points.
Points Gets or sets a set of coordinates on the Earth to use in elevation calculations. The exact use of these points depends on the type of elevation request.
Bounds Gets or sets the rectangular area over which to provide elevation values.
Rows Gets or sets the number of rows to use to divide the bounding box area into a grid. The rows that define the bounding box each count as two (2) of the rows. Elevation values are returned for all vertices of the grid. Integers with a value of two 2 or greater. The number of rows and columns can define a maximum of 1024 locations (rows * cols <= 1024).
Columns Gets or sets the number of columns to use to divide the bounding box area into a grid. The columns that define the bounding box each count as two (2) of the columns. Elevation values are returned for all vertices of the grid. Integers with a value of two 2 or greater. The number of rows and columns can define a maximum of 1024 locations (rows * cols <= 1024).
Samples Gets or sets the number of equally-spaced elevation values to provide along a polyline path. A positive integer. The maximum number of samples is 1024.
Options Gets or sets the optional parameters for an elevation request.

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