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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OGR: How to read geographic coordinates when the Shapefile has a projected spatial reference

I have a polygon Shapefile and want to read the polygon's vertices using OGR and Python. The reference system of the file is projected. However, for further processing I need the geographic ...
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Change meridian in case of Everest 1830 Projection

I imported map into ArcMap and have set the projection to Everest 1830 as per metadata. I found that it does not map with base layer as in screenshot.The dataset used is same as this. I think it's ...
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Is there a SQL Server package similar to Oracle's SDO_CS?

I see that Oracle's SDO_CS package is able to do datum transformations. I'd like to do datum transformations in SQL Server. I searched, but have not found something like this for SQL Server. Is ...
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How can I change the origin (top left corner) coordinates of a raster using PyQGIS?

I am developing a python plugin for QGIS. The purpose of the plugin is to properly open an HDF5 dataset as a raster. Opening and displaying the raster can be done without the need for a plugin, ...
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using gdal to convert from NAD83 to WGS84

I'm trying to use gdal in OSGEO4W to convert from NAD83 to WGS84. I'm very new to this so if you can, be as thorough as possible with your answers. The command I'm running is gdalwarp --config ...
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Georeferenced images gives wrong scale

When I georeference satellite images with a CRS for my region (Hartebeeshoek94), I get a scale of 1:10 and larger. But when I use WGS84 the scale appears correct, e.g. 1:50 000. I am using QGIS v2.13....
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ArcGIS Explorer coordinate system

I work with ArcGis Explorer and the coordinate system default is WGS 1984. Is it possible to change the coordinate system?
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How do I get imported KML circles to appear as circles rather than ellipses in QGIS?

I have a QGIS project, CRS is WGS84 (EPSG 4326). I have OpenStreetMap as the base layer. I have loaded some point features. I have created a buffer zone around some of these features with WGS84 as ...
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Create a Map scale for Geodesic circles

I need some guidance. I'm using an ESRI Base Map with Web Mercator projection(Wkid - 102110) in an web application using JavaScript. I'm drawing geodesic circles on the Base Map for a given radius ...
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Difference between MODIS sinusoidal and integerized sinusoidal grid

What are the differences between the MODIS sinusoidal and MODIS integerized sinusoidal grid? The sinusoidal grid seems to be currently used, whereas the integerized sinusoidal grid is marked obsolete (...
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projection from epsg:4326 to epsg:4258

I'm looking for projection functions to convert coordinates in 4326 to coordinates in 4258 and viceversa. Any suggestions?
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Leaflet, changing base map CRS

So i am using leaflet in order to create my project, which is a world map that certain layers would be add on top of it. I am wondering whether I should change the CRS property of the map object, ...
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Configuring Project CRS to reflect degree coordinates

seems like this is a common problem, but posts with similiar questions did not solve my problem. I have close to zero GIS background so apologies for my ignorance. My goal is to extract only a ...
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Coordinate Reference Systems error CRSAuthorityFactory

When I try to set CRS in geotools application first time it works great but after that I get FactoryNotFoundException it shows me this in console Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" java.lang....
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Projections leaflet and OSM

I downloaded data from OSM and extract lat/lng coordinates from a user who is clicking on a leaflet map. So my program returns the coordinates where a user clicked! I am wondering what crs I need to ...
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AttributeError: 'SpatialReference' object has no attribute 'ImportFromESPG'

I am trying to create a spatial reference using ImportFromESPG and this is what is returned: AttributeError: 'SpatialReference' object has not attribute 'ImportFromESPG' Code and error are copied ...
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preparing GPS coordinates for processing in gis

I'm currently working on a masters in archaeology, using QGIS to examine some palaeolithic sites. I created a database with the site coordinates, which I collected from looking at bibliographies of ...
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Arc Viewshed2 requires a vertical coordinate system

When I use the Viewshed2 tool with Arc 10.4, a 010451 error results when I try to add the input raster layer to the tool. The error states that the input raster is missing a vertical coordinate ...
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Republic of Ireland .csv to mark out points on site. Which map/co-ordinate system to use?

I need to be able to create points in Arcmap 10.1 (or 10.4) in a geo-referenced map layer which I can then export as a .csv file and then use in my gps (GeoExplorer 6000) to mark out those points on ...
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ST_Transform error

I am getting an error from ST_Tranform while using ST_Intersection: No function matches the given name and argument types. You might need to add explicit type casts. select ST_Intersection(...
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How to Convert 3D coordinates to 2D coordinates for R-Tree?

I am trying to implement a bounding box via a spatial index and get an error stating that I must either provide coordinates as either (minx, miny, maxx, maxy) or (x,y) for 2D indexes. I've tried ...
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Shapefile and CSV coordinates don't match [closed]

I'm new to QGIS and still trying to get to grips with some basic aspects. I'm trying to create a map by combining a shapefile outlining London boroughs, and a CSV file with a series of records ...
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Defining a local CRS that is basically UTM31N rotated by 43.22 degrees

Working with some data in the North Sea and basically I'm a bit fed up of working at a slant of 43.22 degrees. I was thinking it must be possible to define an orthogonal local coordinate system as a ....
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3ds Max file of a cityscape import into ArcGIS

I imported a 3ds Max file into ArcGIS Tools/3D Analyst toolbox/Conversion toolset/from File toolset Coordinate System(optional) I use the given projected spatial coordinates but the file is drawn in ...
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Understanding ordnance grid reference such as TQ38-7152-9751?

I have a list of OS grid references, such as TQ38-7152-9751, which I assume is at a resolution level below 1km, but cannot find a grid for this or a way of converting to eastings and northings?
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Wrong length of edges

I want to make a network analysis with ArcGIS. I am using openstreetmap-data from the Geofabrik but I have big problem: The length of my edges are not the right one. The length of the edge is for ...
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Multiple UTM Zones in a geodatabase [duplicate]

I am currently setting up a geodatabase for the province of Alberta. What would be the best practices for implementing a provincial geodatabase (ArcSDE/SqlServer 2008 R2) that happens to fall within ...
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Map Projections - WHAT?

I have a problem (C#.NET): What I have: Points with a coordinate (Lan & Lon) A canvas (WPF) with a dynamic size A control which represents a point A zoom factor, the kilometres from right to ...
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Two layers of the same region with the same coordinate system does not lay in the same place! [duplicate]

I know that my problem seems to be frequent but I couldn't find any good till answer. I have two layers for the same place (area and roads) in my ArcGIS, both of them has the same coordinate system ...
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How much error is should occur when using WGS84 to ECEF coordinates?

The method is not recommended for distances larger than 4km. I am getting reasonable accuracy in terms of the east and north bearings, but for the up direction I am getting error upwards of 1km for ...
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Export entire Mosaic with “Equal-Arc” spatial reference

I have several mosaic datasets contain a total of about 1000 images, each about 500mb in size. Unfortunately our customer needs a file format different than the one we are using and needs the imagery ...
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Importance of CRS in Getis-Ord Gi* hotspot analysis

I have a question about the importance of the chosen CRS in a Getis-Ord Gi* hotspot analysis - I am running a hotspot analysis (using Zone of Indifference spatial relationship) on a quite restricted ...
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Change coordinate system to add buffer in meters

I have am trying to add functionality to allow users to find points that are within a buffer distance inside or outside the parameter of a polygon. The map is in IProjectedCoordinateSystem so to my ...
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Which SQL Server spatial data type to use for UK data in SQL Server?

Which spatial data type should be used for UK data in SQL Server?, i.e. GEOMETRY or GEOGRAPHY? I'm aware of OS National Grid and my understanding is it's an X/Y coordinate system, covering from ...
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In Layer spatial reference system units

Can I edit the in layer spatial reference system units? I have 2 shape files, they have the same CRS but they have different in layer spatial reference units? I'm new to QGIS and I don't really know ...
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Error to obtain coordinate reference system argument from a raster image in R

I got an error when i wanted to obtain the CRS from stacklayer. I don´t know what could it be. I need some advice or help to obtain it. This is my code. #LOAD RASTER LIBRARY >library(rgdal) >...
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Can reference system in Leaflet be changed without disrupting data position?

I have a leaflet map that uses default CRS (EPSG3857) with multiple markers placed on it. Their LatLng are read from JSON file. I want to change map CRS to Simple, keeping markers on exact same screen ...
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Raster from Ascii text file doesn't project properly

I created an ascii grid of annual precipitation for CONUS in MATLAB and imported it into Arcmap. The text file can be downloaded here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/0k4x257x597ogij/meanTotalPmm.txt?dl=0 ...
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Delete CRS in QGIS

Is there a way of deleting the various CRS's that QGIS lists? We are a Local Authority in England and the only CRS we need is British National Grid, which is set as the default, as well as Lat/Long ...
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Converting raster data from netcdf to image

I'm rasterizing some wind data from oos.soest.hawaii.edu/erddap/griddap/NCEP_Global_Best to use as an overlay of a final image, but I'm having issues calculating the bounding box of the final image. ...
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Which CRS would be the most appropriate to georeference a map of Egypt?

I'm trying to georeference a geological map of Egypt from 1981, but I don't know which CRS to chose, either the transformation type nor the resampling method... And once the georeferencing of the map ...
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Custom ArcMap 10.3 Projections?

I'm still pretty new to GIS, being a new EIT at a civil engineering firm. Im here to find out if ArcMap has this certain projection. If so, how do I access it? In ArcMap the projection currently says ...
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Algorithm for converting from projected coordinate system to geographic one using Helmert transformation

I have a data in projected coordinates system and I need to convert them to WGS84. I know the parameters of position vector transformation and I know the projection details of my projected coordinate ...
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Assigning CRS using las2las from libLAS?

My las file had a spatial reference of "None." I tried to assign the CRS (in which data were collected) with the following command line: las2las flightline_002.las --a_srs EPSG:32632 lasinfo --no-...
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Determining CRS from ASCII file?

It is possible to know the CRS from an ascii file? The information I have about it in the heading of the ascii file is the x and y corners: xllcorner -10,000416206603 yllcorner 34,...
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Since ArcMap Projects data “on the fly” why aren't these data sets aligning?

I have a polygon feature class in NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_13N (Green in map). I projected it to NAD_1927_StatePlane_New_Mexico_East_FIPS_3001 (Pink in map). Why are these not aligning? Does this mean the ...
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Same crs, different spatial reference system units, shape files / QGIS

I have two files, same crs but different reference system units and different scale. Long story short, the shp files won't overlap :( I've read some answers to what seems to be the same problem but I ...
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What is my coordinate system preserving?

I'm trying to get a better grasp of coordinate systems, datums, projections etc. I understand that certain systems preserve different things; distance, shape, angles, area. I'm wondering how you can ...
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How to set coordinate system for deed calls in COGO?

I am working with deeds that display metes and bounds, but the surveyor did not include the coordinate system used. If I am trying to enter this data into Arcmap using COGO, where in the process of ...
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Converting from one Transverse Mercator based system to another produces inconsistencies

As a civil engineer, the one semester of survey training we had leaves my knowledge quite lacking in the field of coordinate systems. We're working on a project based in Gabon and we get information ...