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.DT1 File Extension

File TypeDTED Level 1 File

DeveloperNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
3.8 (5 Votes)
CategoryGIS Files

What is a DT1 file?

Digital Terrain Elevation Data (DTED) Level 1 file used by military GIS programs to display terrain elevation data; contains a grid of elevation points that are uniformly spaced; used as a standard data set for military programs that require terrain elevation, slope, and surface contour information.

More Information

DTED Level 0 .DT0 and Level 2 .DT2 files also capture terrain elevation data. Level 0 files have the lowest terrain granularity, and Level 2 files have the highest terrain granularity. Level 1 data is at a resolution of three arc seconds, or approximately 100 meters.

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Programs that open DT1 files

ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
Updated 1/12/2015

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