ST_PointOnSurface Method | Geospatial Data Types | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - ST_PointOnSurface - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - Geospatial Data Types

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
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Release Date
July 2021
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Programming Reference
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English (United States)

Returns a point that is guaranteed to spatially intersect an ST_Polygon, or at least one of the component polygons of an ST_MultiPolygon.

Valid Data Types

ST_Polygon and ST_MultiPolygon

This method can be called on 3D geometries (those that include z coordinates). However, the z coordinate is dropped, and only x and y coordinates are returned.

Result Type

Returns an ST_Geometry value.