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Learning ArcGIS Pro by GISP Tripp Corbin

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Elevations

When you create a 3D map within ArcGIS Pro, there are several elevations you need to be concerned about. You need to define a ground elevation. The ground elevation provides a baseline for all of your 3D data. It is the canvas to which all other layers are applied within your map.

Once you have identified your ground elevation, then you need to determine the elevations of your 3D features. These may be directly related to the ground or at an absolute elevation.

Ground elevations

The ground elevation is used by ArcGIS Pro to represent the surface of the earth within the 3D scene you are creating. Each scene must have a ground surface specified. The ground surface cannot be deleted. It can be changed and does have various properties, which ...

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