DTED - EGM96 load/display v1.0

Load and display terrain map altitude
Updated 6 Jun 2016

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These files display the elevation information contained in DTED files corrected by the geoid EGM96 height so as to provide the terrain WGS84 altitude.
Launch the demo scripts :
demoTile : plot a DTED tile
demoMap : plot a DTED map made of DTED tiles
demoEgm96 : plot the EGM96 geoid height
demoTerrainProfile : plot a terrain altitude profile between 2 points

Maps are clickable

DTED 0 tiles can be freely downloaded from

Cite As

p fontaine (2024). DTED - EGM96 load/display v1.0 (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/29391-dted-egm96-load-display-v1-0), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2010a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

Inspired by: Read DTED elevation data

Inspired: Antarctic geoid conversions

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Version Published Release Notes

update NIMA link for DTED0
concatenation of dted tiles to obtain dted maps