Convert Point Geometry to list

I have the following script that creates a point geometry. How can I convert this point geometry to a list only containing the coordiantes to look like [258432.79138201929, 1001957.4394514663]?

>>> import ogr
>>> driver = ogr.GetDriverByName('ESRI Shapefile')
>>> pointshp = driver.Open('U:/My Documents/Tool/shp/point.shp', 0)

>>> pointlyr = pointshp.GetLayer()

>>> point_geom = point.GetGeometryRef()

>>> print point_geom

POINT (258432.79138201929 1001957.4394514663)

Asked by: Ada223 | Posted: 06-12-2021

Answer 1

Usually a point object has xyz coordinates.

[point_geom.x, point_geom.y]

Answered by: Charlie814 | Posted: 07-01-2022

Answer 2

Assuming point_geom is literally "POINT (258432.79138201929 1001957.4394514663)" (ie a string)

You can do:

map(float,point_geom[7:-1].split(' '))

point_geom[7:-1] gives "258432.79138201929 1001957.4394514663" point_geom[7:-1].split(' ') gives ['258432.79138201929', '1001957.4394514663'] map(float,point_geom[7:-1].split(' ')) coerces the strings to floats

Answered by: Miller884 | Posted: 07-01-2022

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