wellknown

convert wkt to geojson

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wellknown

Parse Well-Known Text into GeoJSON.

Support

  • Point + MultiPoint
  • LineString + MultiLineString
  • Polygon + MultiPolygon
  • GeometryCollection
  • 2D, 3D, 4D geometries

cli

install:

$ npm install -g wellknown

use:

$ echo "MultiPoint(0 0, 1 1, 3 3)" | wellknown > multipoint.geojson

usage

this is a node-style module that works in node.js via npm and in browsers via browserify or a standalone package:

npm install:

npm install wellknown

standalone:

wget https://raw.github.com/mapbox/wellknown/master/wellknown.js

api

parse(wkt)

Given WKT as a string, return a GeoJSON geometry object or null if parse fails.

example

var parse = require('wellknown');

parse('POINT(1 2)');

See Also

Rant

The 'WKT Standard' is (mis)managed by the OGC, and thus is available on page 52 of this PDF.

Given the inaccessibility of the standard, there are no direct reference to it in this code.

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