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Encoding GeoJSON Geometry

Posted by: Dustin Sampson in technology mapping web development code open source tools Fiona PyPROJ leaflet 3 years, 9 months ago

GeoJSON is a great format, easy to read/view/use but one thing that really stands out is the verbosity of numbers and its effects on file size.  Yeah in rare cases it “may” be needed but I’m pretty sure a length that is precise to, well less than a millimeter (example: stream length: 6849.41980435 meters) is never needed.  And the other pink elephant in GeoJSON is the number of sig figs used for geometry!

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