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Re: Plot List of {{x1,y1,z1}, {x2,y2,z2},...}

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  • Subject: [mg23873] Re: Plot List of {{x1,y1,z1}, {x2,y2,z2},...}
  • From: Harald Giese <giese at>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 00:51:10 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Institut fuer Meereskunde, Universitaet Hamburg
  • References: <8i1ruv$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Oscar Stiffelman wrote:
> Hi,
> How can I show a surface described by a list of {x,y,z} points?
> My first guess, ListPlot3D, is not appropriate because the points are not
> evenly distributed.
> Thanks,

Hi Oscar,

in that case you have to interpolate your data onto a grid first.
See Interpolate, ListInterpolate and look for "Spline" at the Mathematica 

Best regards,


Harald Giese
Email: giese at
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Institut fuer Meereskunde der Universitaet Hamburg
(Institute of Oceanography of the University of Hamburg)
Troplowitzstrasse 7, D-22529 Hamburg

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