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Good old 3DEM, ageing now but probably still the best (free) way of adding terrain shading to rasters.

http://freegeography...-available-here

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Love 3DEM. It a fantastic tool for the budget minded cartographer.

3DEM + USAPhotoMaps = free great hillshades with total simplicity.

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Love 3DEM. It a fantastic tool for the budget minded cartographer...


That's me you're talking about :) . Despite it's age it makes, to my eyes, a pretty fair job of rendering Lidar data too, see attached. The 'artifacts' in the image are trees.

projection: utm/z11/wgs84

units: meters

Grid Coordinate System Name: Universal Transverse Mercator

UTM Zone Number: 11 N

Transverse Mercator Projection

Scale Factor at Central Meridian: 0.999600

Longitude of Central Meridian: -117.000000

Latitude of Projection Origin: 0.000000

False Easting: 500000.000000

False Northing: 0.000000



Planar Coordinate Information:

Planar Distance Units: meters



Geodetic Model

Horizontal Datum Name: D_WGS_1984

Ellipsoid Name: WGS_1984



Envelope Information:

Min X: 483878.9206

Max X: 485586.0708

Min Y: 3833177.222

Max Y: 3834765.7658



Processing of 5308381 points in LiDAR point cloud

Regards, N.

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