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Getting Elevations into GSAK 
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Post Getting Elevations into GSAK
Alansee wrote:
And more fun .......

I created a challenge two days ago, just to test the system if nothing else. Afterwards, I realised that there were issues which make the challenge difficult to complete, although on the surface of it it doesn't appear that hard.

This one -

It was designed to reward people who get out there. The problem is of course finding out the altitudes.
I would be quite happy if people could vote it out of existence!

If I re-create it it will be with a list.

Finding a list of elevations (altitudes) is an interesting problem
When you run the FindGenStats macro in GSAK, it somehow goes away and extracts the elevations for caches you have found, from a geo database somewhere.
But how do you do this for caches you own, or caches which you haven't found?
It would probably take a while as there are external database calls involved, but theoretically it should be possible to butcher this macro to do the job for all caches in a filter.

22 August 11 1:47 pm
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Post Re: Getting Elevations into GSAK
30m resolution
Don't blame me if they block your IP address.

If that doesn't respond, try the 90m resolution.

Or try the Google Maps API. ... nsor=false

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Post Re: Getting Elevations into GSAK
There's a stand-alone GSAK macro that will find the elevations.

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