ConvexHullAggregate (geography Data Type)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns a convex hull for a given set of geography objects.

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Syntax


ConvexHullAggregate ( geography_operand )  

Arguments

geography_operand
Is a geography type table column that represents a set of geography objects.

Return Types

SQL Server return type: geography

Exception

Throws a FormatException when there are input values that are not valid. See STIsValid (geography Data Type)

Remarks

Method returns null when the input is empty or the input has different SRIDs. See Spatial Reference Identifiers (SRIDs)

Method ignores null inputs.

Note

Method returns null if all inputted values are null.

Examples

The following example returns a convex hull of the set of geography objects.

USE AdventureWorks2012

GO

SELECT geography::ConvexHullAggregate(SpatialLocation).ToString() AS SpatialLocation

FROM Person.Address

WHERE City LIKE ('Bothell')

See Also

Extended Static Geography Methods