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SqlGeography.Parse Method

Returns a SqlGeography instance from an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Well-Known Text (WKT) representation.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Types
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Types (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Types.dll)

<SqlMethodAttribute(IsDeterministic := True, IsPrecise := False)> _
Public Shared Function Parse ( _
	s As SqlString _
) As SqlGeography
Dim s As SqlString 
Dim returnValue As SqlGeography 

returnValue = SqlGeography.Parse(s)


Type: SqlString
The WKT representation of the SqlGeography instance you wish to return.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Types.SqlGeography
A SqlGeography value constructed from the specified WKT representation.

The Parse method is equivalent to STGeomFromText except that it assumes a spatial reference ID (SRID) of 4326 as a parameter. The input may carry optional Z (elevation) and M (measure) values.

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