Versions: [3.8.1, 3.9.1]


Download        : docker pull
Compressed Size : 28MB


GEOS (Geometry Engine - Open Source) is a C++ port of the Java Topology Suite (JTS). As such, it aims to contain the complete functionality of JTS in C++. This includes all the OpenGIS Simple Features for SQL spatial predicate functions and spatial operators, as well as specific JTS enhanced topology functions.


Pull (Download)

To download the latest version of geos run,

docker pull

or to download a specific version of geos run,

docker pull


To run the container as an application run,

docker run --rm geos --version

or to run the container in an interactive session run,

docker run -it --rm bash

Mounting volumes between the container and your machine

To access files from your machine within the geos container you’ll have to mount them using the -v external/path:internal/path option.

For example,

docker run -v ~/Documents/Data:/Data geos /Data/myData.csv

which will mount the ~/Documents/Data directory on your computer to the /Data directory within the container.


If you’re looking to use this container in an HPC environment we recommend using Singularity-HPC to use the container just as any other module on the cluster. Check out the SHPC geos container here.