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Name ASPRS Lidar Data Exchange Format
Version 1.2
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/370
Classification GIS, Image (Raster)
Disclosure Full
Description The Lidar Data Exchange Format is a binary file format for the interchange of LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) optical remote sensing data. Specifications available at
Orientation Binary
Byte order Little-endian (Intel)
Related file formats Is subsequent version of ASPRS Lidar Data Exchange Format (1.0)
Is subsequent version of ASPRS Lidar Data Exchange Format (1.1)
Technical Environment  
Released 09 Feb 2008
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by American Soc. For Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing / American Soc. for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 03 Nov 2011
Source description Format information supplied by the Geospatial Multistate Access and Preservation Partnership (GeoMAPP), a grant funded collaboration involving North Carolina, Kentucky, Utah, and Montana state archives, and sponsored by the National Digital Information Infrastructure Preservation Program (NDIIPP) of the Library of Congress.
Last updated 03 Nov 2011
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