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mrgsite
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3D geology map

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02-18-2012 09:33 AM

Hi,

 

I am new to AutoCad and I have been asked to make a 3D geology map of a pit.  I have the pit design dxf imported in ac3d and want to map on it.  Can I make 3D polylines? Can I draw polylines of geologic features and snap then to elevation contours of the pit design to give them Z dimensions?  Does anyone have any experience making 3D geology maps in ac3d? Any help, tips, or tutorials that would help me out with this would be much appreciated.  Thanks!

 

-Michelle

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antoniovinci
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Re: 3D geology map

02-18-2012 12:24 PM in reply to: mrgsite

With Autocad, nothing's impossible, sir.

Unfortunately I don't know what do you mean about "pit", so please upload a couple of screenshots, thanx.

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mrgsite
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Re: 3D geology map

02-18-2012 02:40 PM in reply to: mrgsite

Its an open pit at a mine.  The dxf is basically just a topographic map of a big hole the the ground.  Thanks

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Re: 3D geology map

02-18-2012 03:18 PM in reply to: mrgsite

To boreholes, use the civil 3D - Borehole Import

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Message 5 of 8 (118 Views)

Re: 3D geology map

03-25-2014 03:39 PM in reply to: mrgsite

If the dxf contains the z value you can export as 3d polyline, then make a 3d map...

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antoniovinci
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Re: 3D geology map

03-26-2014 04:15 AM in reply to: istigatore

 

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Hai aspettato 7 anni per scrivere 'sta cazzata, Istigato'..?

Sei troppo forte, torna a trovarci !

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Message 7 of 8 (64 Views)

Re: 3D geology map

04-01-2014 12:09 PM in reply to: mrgsite

Did you ever get anywhere with this I am trying to tackle the same problem. 

 

Thank you 

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Re: 3D geology map

04-01-2014 01:39 PM in reply to: mrgsite

Murph explains most of the how to here.             http://map3d.wordpress.com/?s=contour

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