Where Do Breaklines Fit in Modern Mapping Practices?

Woolpert Vice President and Chief Scientist Qassim Abdullah responds to a reader’s question about when to use breaklines for lidar datasets in this month’s Mapping Matters column, published in the Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing (PE&RS) Journal.

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