On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 11:09 PM, MTBJ <bensjime...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> In downloading a section of VMAP1 data, I get a gz file (tar).  I have been
> looking all over for ways to open this thing, and I can't seem to find one
> that works.  Some sites say to open it directly, but when I try this I am
> told it is an unrecognized format and am asked to select a program with
> which to open it.  Any suggestions would be great!

Essentially you need the OGDI driver:
http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_ogdi.html

This package should contain everything to open the VMAP0/VMAP1
files:
http://fwtools.maptools.org/

Markus

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