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I have a shapefile with 180 points. I'm using shp2pgsql-gui via pgAdminIII. This is an error it gives me when I try to import shapefile.

Failed in pgui_exec(): ERROR:  Coordinate values are out of range [-180 -90, 180 90] for GEOGRAPHY type

This is information about coordinate system:

Geographic Coordinate System:   GCS_WGS_1984
Datum:  D_WGS_1984
Prime Meridian:     Greenwich
Angular Unit:   Degree

Can someone help me?

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Have you checked if your coordinates are indeed in degrees? –  underdark Oct 19 '11 at 16:47
    
How to check that? –  againstflow Oct 20 '11 at 14:53

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Not sure how to do it with the GUI but using the command line you should try to force the srid

shp2pgsql -s 4326 shapefile.shp schema.table > table.sql

Then you can execute the table.sql script from pgadmin

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It still gives me that error. –  againstflow Oct 20 '11 at 17:10
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I reprojected in WGS84 in GRASS, and now there's no error! –  againstflow Oct 20 '11 at 21:33

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