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NAME

v.in.wfs - Import GetFeature from WFS

KEYWORDS

vector, import, wfs

SYNOPSIS

v.in.wfs
v.in.wfs help
v.in.wfs [wfs=string] output=string [--overwrite] [--verbose] [--quiet]

Flags:

--overwrite
Allow output files to overwrite existing files
--verbose
Verbose module output
--quiet
Quiet module output

Parameters:

wfs=string
GetFeature URL starting with 'http'
output=string
Name for output vector map

DESCRIPTION

v.in.wfs imports OGC WFS maps (Web Feature Service) from external servers.

EXAMPLES

Import of world cities with population > 1 million:

# run in Latitude-Longitude location (EPGS code 4326):

# download geonam_gt1M layer:
v.in.wfs \
 wfs="http://mapserver.flightgear.org/ms?Service=WFS&request=GetFeature&version=1.0.0&typename=geonam_gt1M" \
 output=geonam_gt1M

REQUIREMENTS

The "curl" http download program must be installed. The OGR library on the system needs to be compiled with Xerces C++ XML Parser support (for GML).

SEE ALSO

g.region, r.in.wms, v.in.ogr

AUTHORS

Markus Neteler, Hamish Bowman

Last changed: $Date: 2013-04-13 08:03:25 -0700 (Sat, 13 Apr 2013) $


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