Geo_point field type does not accept > 3 dimensions – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Geo_point field type does not accept > 3 dimensions – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “geo_point field type does not accept > 3 dimensions” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: .


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Log Context

Log”[geo_point] field type does not accept > 3 dimensions”classname  is GeoUtils.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} else if (element == 2) {
  lat = subParser.doubleValue();
  } else if (element == 3) {
  GeoPoint.assertZValue(ignoreZValue; subParser.doubleValue());
  } else {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("[geo_point] field type does not accept > 3 dimensions");
  }
  } else {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("numeric value expected");
  }
  }

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Missing geo_point fields in elasticsearch response -views 1,507 ,score 2

elasticsearch-rails not a geopoint field error -views   1,008,score 3



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