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geo.boxIntersects

geo.boxIntersects(
   $box as cts.box,
   $region as cts.region[],
   [$options as String[]]
) as Boolean

Summary

Returns true if the box intersects with a region.

Parameters
$box A geographic box.
$region One or more geographic regions (boxes, circles, polygons, or points). Where multiple regions are specified, return true if any region intersects the box.
$options Options for the operation. The default is ().

Options include:

Options include:

"coordinate-system=string"
Use the given coordinate system. Valid values are:
wgs84
The WGS84 coordinate system.
raw
The raw (unmapped) coordinate system.
"units=miles"
Distance (for circles) is measured in miles.
"boundaries-included"
Points on boxes', circles', and polygons' boundaries are counted as matching. This is the default.
"boundaries-excluded"
Points on boxes', circles', and polygons' boundaries are not counted as matching.
"boundaries-latitude-excluded"
Points on boxes' latitude boundaries are not counted as matching.
"boundaries-longitude-excluded"
Points on boxes' longitude boundaries are not counted as matching.
"boundaries-south-excluded"
Points on the boxes' southern boundaries are not counted as matching.
"boundaries-west-excluded"
Points on the boxes' western boundaries are not counted as matching.
"boundaries-north-excluded"
Points on the boxes' northern boundaries are not counted as matching.
"boundaries-east-excluded"
Points on the boxes' eastern boundaries are not counted as matching.
"boundaries-circle-excluded"
Points on circles' boundary are not counted as matching.
"boundaries-endpoints-excluded"
Points on linestrings' boundary (the endpoints) are not counted as matching.

Example

// Does the lat-long box between Greenwich and Edinburgh intersect with
// a 10 mile circle around Birmingham? Yes. 
geo.boxIntersects(
  cts.box(51.48, -3.188889, 55.953056, 0.0),
  cts.circle(10, cts.point(52.483056, -1.893611))); 
=> true

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