A reference framework consisting of a set of points, lines, and/or surfaces, and a set of rules, used to define the positions of points in space in either two or three dimensions.

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Shape file fails to import into Google Earth Pro

My shape file fails to import into Google Earth Pro. Is the map projection of my shape file to blame? When I heard Google Earth Pro was now free I thought it might be a good tool for non-GIS people ...
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Rotation matrix in the EPSG

I use Proj4j for a WebGIS and I have to create a new ESPG. I tried on QGIS to convert coordinates from a local system (in Greece) to a world coordinates system. First, I have to do a 2D ...
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Projecting NAD83 on-the-fly to WGS84 [duplicate]

I have a point feature class in a geodatabase that uses WGS84 as its SRS. A colleage of mine created points in this feature class using an external database containing lat and long values. However, ...
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Assigned projection and an unprojected WGS84 geographic coordinate system

I am to be submitting a shapefile for review but the first two requirements have me confused. Are these requirements conflicting or am i just not understanding the question? Requirements: The ...
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Baidu Maps SRID?

I am making an App which will make use of Baidu maps for geofencing and other features (as the app will be released in mainland China) I am using GeoDjango, with Postgresql / PostGIS / Proj4 etc.. ...
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Transform from artificial coordinate system to a real one

I have spatial data generated in an Archaeological excavation which is in an artificial coordinate system and I want to convert it to a "real" coordinate system. To do this I took real coordinates ...
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ArcGIS. Coordinates conversion from WGS84 to Stereo70 is not precise

So I want to convert coordinates from WGS84 to Stereo 70 and it is not working precise. For example, I have the coordinates (20.2600, 43.6200) and in Stereo 70 should look like (448469.26,325966.67) ...
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Can layers with different extents in arcmap 10 be made to line up?

I am currently trying to get some insect sampling coordinates that are represented by points to project on top of a polygon that shows all the different plots of land in a ranch. The coordinates for ...
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USA Contiguous Albers Equal Area Conic to miles

My data is in USA Contiguous Albers Equal Area Conic projection. How can I convert the USA Contiguous Albers Equal Area Conic projection to miles?
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How to define layer's CRS and avoid the CRS dialog in PyQGIS?

There is an existing Shapefile, which I want to add. At the moment my code looks like: self.iface.addVectorLayer(self.shpFilePath, "Track", "ogr") It works fine, but i want to define the crs ...
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Python - Taking list of cities out of .txt file and printing them to another text file with coordinates from Google [closed]

new here, and this is my first post. I have a python script that I am working on, and the scripts main purpose is to take a list of cities from a .txt file on my computer, and have the script spit ...
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How to check if error due to no spatial reference of extracted raster? [closed]

I have raster file without spatial reference and I extracted my area of interest by shapefile that has spatial reference. And finally, I got extracted raster with spatial reference. can i assume ...
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How can I make the UTMs of different datasets uniform?

I have wind datasets for every U.S. state and want to merge them. I found out that these datasets use different UTMs. So I want to make the UTMs uniform. How can I do that? This can not simply be done ...
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Determining Projection using QGIS?

I am very new to QGIS and I am trying to determine the spatial projection and the units of distance of a certain raster file. The closest thing I can find is the CRS, which is set to some sort of ...
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Projection coordinate system [duplicate]

I have raster image that projected by WGS1984 UTM Zone 37N. But my shapefile was Adindan UTM Zone 37N. Due to this, it doesn't overlay the same. I tried to define projection for the raster image to ...
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Line length for line files

Using QGIS, Brighton 2.6. Trying to calculate line-lengths for linear features (roads, trails, fenceline) and used this post (How to find line length in QGIS while editing?) and the links associated ...
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Projection issues with merging files. [duplicate]

New QGIS user, 2.6 Brighton. My project CRS is default to Nad83ft / N.Carolina (US). I loaded various polygon and line (provided to me) that have various CRS's but they still show correctly in place ...
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How to project a GeoJSON on the fly in OpenLayers 3?

I have been trying to load a GeoJSON without success. I have a map with a background layer from OSM. I have some data in 4326 I want to overlay on that map. I do not want to transform coordinates one ...
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Changed Projected Coordinate System back to original but, Shape_Area field is still off by about 55 SF

I recieved some GIS parcel data a little over a year ago. This data is the basis for the majority of my work. About a week ago I noticed that the Projected Coordinate System had somehow been converted ...
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Unknown coordinates in Shapefile, projecting doesn't give expected results

I'm reading a Shape file (four files actually, .dbf, .prj, .shp and .shx) containing polygons representing certain areas in my neighborhood. For this I use C# and a library called DotSpatial. I can ...
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Geographic coordinate system and datum [duplicate]

I am bit confused about datums used to define a localised coordinate system for a specific area. Definitions say that, datum defines how a certain well-established point (i.e., reference point) on ...
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Calculating distances in Geographic Coordinate System using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I work in a Geographic Coordinate System and using the "Generate Near Table" tool in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. I want to calculate the distances that each feature of the point layer has to the closest ...
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Shapefile created in QGIS will not display properly in ArcGIS

I was asked to created a point shapefile of a cemetery. The points display correctly in QGIS but not in ArcGIS. I think the issue is with the coordinate system I created it in (WGS 84 / UTM zone 17N). ...
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Postgis query to convert UTM to Lat long

I want Postgres/PostGIS queries to convert UTM coordinates from UTM 43N projection to Decimal Degrees 32643 projection. select ST_X(the_geom), ST_X(the_geom) from table
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Find unit of EPSG-Code

I need a way to find out the unit of an EPSG-Code (e.g: meter) from java (ogr, gdal, osgeo?) but any other approach would be fine as well. I want to do something like: if(epsg.unit==meter){ do ...
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Equal area projections with different area results in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcGIS, I have to calculate areas of huge polygons all over the Pacific Oceans betwwen 20N and 30S. I have been trying different Equal-areas projections (Cylindrical and sinusoidal for example) ...
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Mapfish print v3 returns org.opengis.referencing.NoSuchIdentifierException when using custom CRS

I'm trying to print in CRS, which isn't defined by default. I added definition of this CRS to epsg.properties, restart application and tomcat7 but still getting Error while processing request: ...
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What is the formula for converting from WGS84 to EPSG:3071 (Wisconsin Transverse Mercator)

I have GIS software that can do this conversion but I need to know the actual formula / math involved. I'm writing code and need to perform a single conversion (WGS to EPSG:3071) so using a library, ...
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Issues in projection while defining data frame extent by coordinates

I'm trying to set the following coordinates to a dataframe: custom_extent = {1:-87.678956, 2: -87.611652, 3:41.867129, 4:41.954932} where 1 is key for XMin, 2 is key for XMax, 3 is key for YMin, ...
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Define spatial reference of layer in ArcGis JavaScript API

I get an error "Map: Geometry (wkid: 3301) cannot be converted to spatial reference of the map (wkid: 4326)" when I want to add only graphics layer. I found that spatial reference for a map is defined ...
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NZTM: Add 10 meters to a coordinate

Say I have the coordinates: N: 5413457.7 E: 1528677.3 If I were to add 10 to the northing value would that make the new coordinates point 10 meters north of the original point?
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Four parameter Helmert transformation using four points

I'm looking for an algorithm to calculate a Helmert transformation using four reference points. Plus, does anyone know how I can calculate the error once I've completed the transformation?
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How to georeference a map in UTM / WGS 84 (geographic) to WGS84 / UTM?

I have scanned UTM WGS 84 toposheets, with a geographic grid. I want to georeference them in WGS 84 / UTM (therefore with UTM coordinates). Should I: Calculate the UTM coordinates from the ...
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Converting SWEREF99TM coordinates to the “standard” coordinate system (longitude and latitude)

I recently asked a question about a coordinate system in a file, and found out that it used SWEREF99TM, but I can't figure out how to convert those coordinates to the "geographic coordinate system". ...
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BC Albers X Y to Google Map Long Lat

I have a big table (with more than 1000 rows) which contains point data with BC Albers X and Y values. I need to display this data on Google Maps but I have not my PC Laptop with me now to have access ...
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CRS dialog no longer opening

I'm new to QGIS, so supect this is trivial, but it has frustrated me for the last hour or more... Last week whenever I added a csv as a layer once I'd filled in the first dialog it automatically ...
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Is there a 1.5:1 ratio coordinate system?

I'm a student fairly new to using GIS. I am doing a college project on using ArcGIS to map virtual worlds (such as the continents in World of Warcraft). The game programmers used a custom coordinate ...
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ArcGIS Online & Mobile Apps Projection Support?

What is the level of projection/co-ordinate system and transformation support accross the ArcGIS Online family of apps ; ArcGIS Online Web Map Viewer (Desktop) ArcGIS Online Web Map Viewer (Mobile) ...
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Unknown spatial reference in “Create Fishnet” files

I am working on an unprojected dataset (lat/lon) on a WGS84 DATUM, and for that region I have used the "create fishnet" tool from "Data Management Tools" in ArcMap 10.2, in order to apply a grid over ...
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Canadian Geodetic Vertical Datum of 2013 (CGVD2013)

"Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has released the Canadian Geodetic Vertical Datum of 2013 (CGVD2013), which is now the new reference standard for heights across Canada. This new height reference ...
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methods for converting coordinate datum and format in python?

Related to an earlier Q&A of Missing grid shift files for cs2cs.exe? ... what are the various methods to convert coordinate datum and format in python? (Windows Vista, python 3.4) For example, ...
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Unable to execute the algorithm using SAGA LS factor

I tryed to calculate the LS Factor at SAGA, using a slope raster and the area raster, both at the same EPSG, and the error:Unable to execute the algorithm the error means something with the coordinate ...
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Why the Select By Location analysis calculates distance in a wrong way?

I want to select cities, which are within a distance of 200 km from my pre-selected city. However my result depends on whether I'm creating a buffer and use it to clip the cities (good result) or use ...
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Coordinate system doesn't contain values in the range -180 to 180 and -90 to 90

I'm creating an android version of a PC program (I've contacted the company who owns the PC program, so it's legal). The program is in the core a GPS, but is used to navigate pre-defined routes for ...
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Missing grid shift files for cs2cs.exe?

I'm trying to convert a coordinate to WGS84 degrees to NAD27 UTM on windows (vista 32 home basic), from python. I tried installing pyproj with no luck even after researching for a while; so decided ...
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Georeferencing a map image with no precise projection info

I am trying to georeference a map that has meridians and parallels etc. but no projected grid displayed. I can get the coordinates of the meridians/parallels fine, so georeferencing should not be an ...
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Error in Measuring distance using QGIS?

I am using the current Qgis 2.6.1 and having problems using the measuring distance function. The 'Measure Line' is giving me distances which is completely wrong and the scale shown was too big also. ...
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Can we no longer reference an ArcMap layer to get the spatial reference?

I'm currently using ArcGIS 10.2.1. In previous custom geoprocessing tools, I've used the following code to create a feature class in-memory, and set the spatial reference using an existing layer in ...
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Max length for WKT name

First of all, sorry if this is obvious or stupid questions. I am not very familiar with geographic information system. My question is, is there max length limitation on WKT name? see the bold text ...
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cannot get ArcGIS to project a shapefile

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 (SP1). I got a shapefile with polygons representing some features of the landscape in my study area. This file has been provided by a third party institution. The coordinate ...