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Extracting highest point within a polygon using Terrain 5 dataset

Question asked by TADanks on Nov 14, 2017
Latest reply on Nov 17, 2017 by TADanks

Hello,

 

This maybe be a stupid question/simple answer scenario. I have a Terrain 5 dataset (OS Terrain 5 – height DTM and contour data ), existentially an ASCII grid. Its loaded in my ArcMap as point, line and area layer. I am looking to extract the highest point within a polygon. For example I create a polygon shapefile around a section of town and then want to find the highest point  (location X,Y) within this polygon I've drawn. Is this possible to do this just using this shapefile and Terrain 5 dataset? Can I use a standard toolbox tool for this, or does it require a few more steps?

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

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