Wolfram Language & System 10.3 (2015)|Legacy Documentation

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GeoArea

GeoArea[g]
gives the area of the geo region g.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • GeoArea[Polygon[]] computes the area enclosed by the polygon, assuming that neighboring points of the polygon are joined by geodesic paths.
  • GeoArea[Polygon[entity]] and GeoArea[entity] compute the area enclosed by the polygon of the given geo entity.
  • GeoArea[{g1,g2,}] returns .
  • GeoArea["World"] returns the area of the surface of the Earth, using the ellipsoidal model "ITRF00".
  • Possible options of GeoArea include:
  • GeoModelAutomaticmodel of the Earth or celestial body
    UnitSystem$UnitSystemunit system to use in the result

ExamplesExamplesopen allclose all

Basic Examples  (3)Basic Examples  (3)

Compute the area of the polygon of the United States:

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Compute the area of the latitude-longitude rectangle enclosing the United States:

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Compute the area of a geo disk centered at your geo location:

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Introduced in 2015
(10.3)