techworksmarine

Bathy data import

Discussion created by techworksmarine on Nov 7, 2013
Latest reply on Nov 15, 2013 by MWilburn-esristaff
Hi all,

Apologies if this is in the wrong thread. I'm new to ArcGIS and a project has landed on my desk. I need to map xyz bathymetry data.
The files have the following extensions.

*.dat
*.ddf
*.des
*.dfn

Does anyone have suggestions as to how to get these files into Arcmap 10.1?

Do I need to take the dat file and convert to csv or txt and use add data xy?

The files are huge with over a million points...

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Best regards

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