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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rasters written with gdal show up with units of meters when they should be degrees

I have some SMOS soil moisture data packaged in a netcdf format distributed by "cp34-bec". I have been able to use GDAL to extract this data as a raster layer, using a projection i think is ...
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Which co-ordinate reference system should I use for the British Isles?

I'm wondering which co-ordinate reference system would be the best to use for a project covering the British Isles, since the UK and Ireland have separate systems - British National Grid and Irish ...
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What is/are the coordinate systems used in South Africa?

What are the principal datums and projections used in South Africa including the names of geodetic datums and their projections?
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Output of Add XY Coordinates?

I am trying to get the coordinates of the coastline. I have made a shapefile with points selected along the coastline, the coordinate system I have the shapefile under is WGS 1984 UTM Zone 30N. I have ...
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Adding Vertical Reference in Python to ArcGIS feature dataset

I am creating a python script to generate a terrain. In the process I am creating two feature datasets. However, in order to successfully create this FD, i need both horizontal and vertical datums. I ...
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Getting ArcGIS Desktop to understand LOAC so it calibrates coordinate systems correctly?

So I downloaded some data from the 2011 UK Census and I want to add it as a layer on my basemap. I couldn't see it on the map although it was in the Contents tab in ArcMap, so I zoomed out to full ...
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Add XY Coordinate tool generating bad values [closed]

When I run the Add XY Coordinates tool, I end up with these XY values. At first I thought this might be a projection issue. I adjusted the projection in arccatalog to make sure it was the same, but ...
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Projections way off on data imported into QGIS?

I have elevation data as a .shp from the USDA ARS and Hi-Res Orthoimages (Mystery Projection (UTM 15N?)) from the USGS website as geoTIFFs (plain NAD 83). I am trying to project all of the images ...
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When does a local system introduce errors in a map due to the earth's curvature?

If the extent of a map is very small, like a building plan, there is no coordinate reference system used. To which scale/size of building is that acceptable? Of course it depends on the precision ...
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How to create a customized grid with two coordinate systems?

I need to put two grids on a map - one in NAD27 State Plane CA Zone 5, and the other in NAD83 State Plane CA Zone 5 (feet) and have the grids be formatted properly. If I go into the Data Frame ...
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How to set CRS in QGIS using pyQGIS

This question is very similar to these one , but it's doesn't work for me. This is my try: ........ vlayer.setCrs(QgsCoordinateReferenceSystem(25830)) ...
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convert from PCS: Palestine 1923 Palestine Grid to WGS84 coordinate system

I have the coordinate system of points in GIS in PCS: Palestine 1923 Palestine Grid, is it possible to convert the coordinate system to WGS84 coordinate system?
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MODIS-Sphere to WGS84 coordinate system in ArcGIS

I want to overlay two global raster datasets on land use which use different coordinate systems (MODIS-Sphere & WGS84) using ArcGIS Desktop. There seems to be no direct transformation option from ...
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Troubles setting correct projection in SDE

I have to transformate data and change the coordinate system but have troubles to set it correct programmatically. I have: ArcGIS 10.2 / MS SQL-Server 10.0.5520 / sde 10.2.2 My steps: 1) Some ...
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How to do a coordinate transformation with EPSG codes in CTS?

Let's say I want to convert the following WGS84 (EPSG:4326) coordinate to UTM32N (EPSG:25832): 54.321, 9.876 Is there any tool to reproject x,y coordinates, apart from Proj4? links to the CTS wiki. ...
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What simple and light Java library to use for WGS84 to UTM conversion?

Geotools and Geotoolkit are huge and complicated. CTS (1.3.3 from Maven) failed on me by not even being able to run its own test example (slightly modified ...
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QGIS 'Save As' Reprojection Produces Different Results from ogr2ogr command line

Another 3857 vs 4326 question. When I reproject from EPSG:3857 to EPSG:4326 (and from .shp to .geojson) via the QGIS 'Save As' dialog, I get results that display in the expected place on Google Maps. ...
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Measuring distances when crossing UTM zones?

I like to calculate distance between two UTM coordinates which are in different zones. Could any one point me how I can do this. I found that we can map these coordinates in to a new projection for ...
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In PostGIS, is it possible to use `ST_SnapToGrid` align to a coordinate system?

I am wondering if it is possible to align a raster or geometry by specifying the coordinate system using the spatial reference identifier, i.e. 4326 for WGS 84. I did not see anything in the ...
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What is a coordinate system?

Please help me understand a coordinate system and how a coordinate system is relevant to a region of interest such as South Africa. I came across this term a couple of times and overlooked it because ...
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Projecting shapefile with unknown CRS to WGS84 using QGIS?

I've tried setting QGIS to on the fly, changing the layer settings, nothing. I'm at a lost cause. Although I am not a GIS professional. ...
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Calculating area with Europe Albers Equal Area in QGIS [closed]

I am trying to calculate the area for a number of polygons in EPSG:102013, having changed it from EPSG:3857. When using the field calculator $area, the entire column was returned as nan. Has the ...
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same projections but different extents

I have two shapefiles that contain the same projection (WGS_1984_UTM_Zone_51N) but their extents are far from each other. One shapefile has this parameters: Left:2.000000 m Right:7791.000000 m ...
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Is it possible to find Lat,Long coordinates of points within a polygon whose GPS coordinates is known [duplicate]

I have a set of gps coordinates which make up a polygon. Is it possible to find Latitude,Longitude coordinates of points within this polygon using GPS coordinates of the polygon I already possess. ...
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Adding multiple datasets to ArcMap with the same coordinate reference system but different transformations

I want to be able to load multiple datasets to my mxd, using various CRS (coordinate reference systems). Some of these datasets will use the same CRS, but with different transformations. When I load ...
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What would a map of the world look like if lat/longs were treated as projected coordinates? [duplicate]

I'm not quite sure if I'm phrasing this right. It's just occurred to me that lat/longs are two dimensional coordinates like any other projected coordinate system, so it's presumably possible to create ...
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Spatial Joining Pol

I'm trying to spatial join two polygon layers. I would like to see which land parcels of layer 1, can be found in layer 2. Which match option can best pick up those land parcels which are common. Is ...
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What projection to use for many parts of the world

I'm creating a poster which has many separate maps (rivers of the world). I'd like to use a similar projection for each of them, so they're comparable. I guess I want some parameterized projection, ...
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Georeferencing reversal of image

I georeferenced a map and it posted to canvas as a mirror image of the original map. I set my project CRS before starting and also made sure to set the same SRS for the Geotiff being created and ...
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Creating a kml file in Google earth in UTM format to get attributes in UTM format

i want to create kml file in google earth and use it in UTM coordinate system for preprocessing in HEC Georas.When i imported the kml file in GIS, it still showed the attribute in WGS format as in the ...
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error: 'Cannot read property 'divideBy' of undefined', L.Proj with esri.leaflet

I am trying my first attempt at adding an (in-house published) ArcGIS basemap to a Leaflet based web application, using Proj4Leaflet and esri-leaflet. Here is my js: var crs = new L.Proj.CRS('EPSG: ...
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How to detect coordinate reference system (CRS)? – I cannot display two vector layers in QGIS at the same time!

When I in QGIS try to display layer (a) together with another layer (b) that differ in their CRS it doesn’t work. Both are vector shapefiles. I have tried both with using QGIS ‘on the fly’ CRS ...
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How do I get the lat-long coordinate of point 1 from a survey plan [on hold]

Here are the data from the survey plan: TIE LINES from BLLM No. 3, PLS 561, to corner "1" of: LOT ----------Bearing--------------------Distance Boundary ----S 36deg 41min W ------11,641.21 meters ...
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Strange coordinate system [closed]

Here's an extract of a feature from the web that I converted to geojson using qgis. However, the coordinates are not standard are at all and when trying to actually preview it on the web it fails, ...
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Is there a way to transform a node OSM point into the reference GPS system of a car?

I have a car with a GPS (WGS84) and a camera (who shot the road) fixed on it. I would like to know is there is a way to get the transformation from a OSM node to the GPS cartesian coordinate fixed on ...
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how can I put those x y location in ArcMap?

Does anyone can help me some tips to put those x,y in the excel spreadsheet to Arcmap? It doesnt show on the map when I try. I think the problem is the projection. I tried coordinate system: ...
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CRS problem between QGIS and fiona / OGR

I have a really annoying problem working with QGIS for visualization and python (fiona / OGR) for the actual operations. I am, by example, doing a simple dissolving operation with fiona. The input is ...
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Where are coordinate system files saved when using the ArcGIS Citrix app?

Is there a standard location where coordinate systems are saved within ArcGIS when using a Citrix app? Or maybe a redirected folder location?
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arcgis 10.2 .shp with no projection info but .xml file

I need help opening a shp file which has no projection info in ArcGIS 10.2 I have .shp , .shx , dbf and .xml file. The .xml file details are below . QUESTION : can i make .proj from below ...
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bounding box - generate coordinates

I will be using mongodb database which supports data on an Euclidean plane (not spherical). I will be performing queries which return all points within a box. For the box I need to specify the upper ...
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Using Geotools: How to convert these strange coordinates from a shapefile into regular lat and long?

I use this dataset from the European Union: http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/data/administrative-land-accounting-units Opening the shapefile with Java' Geotools, I see coordinates like: ...
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Is it possible to define a custom CRS for a shapefile in QGIS that uses hundredths of a US foot?

I have several polygon shapefiles whose coordinates are defined as 100x their original coordinates projected from the Washington State South HARN State Plane in us-ft (EPSG 2927). I would imagine the ...
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Proper projection name for NAD83 2011 revision

I have two PRJ files, one from ESRI and another from some custom GDAL/OGR code I wrote (pasted below). I was trying to have both work in NAD83 UTM10N with the 2011 revision. The ESRI file has 2011 in ...
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Converting local XYZ to geographic coordinates

I am working with a computer program called PEP for Windows by Airbus, which is able to calculate exact flight paths of an aircraft, based on many inputs like weight, temperature, wind, etc. The ...
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Is WGS84 a Coordinate system or projection system? [duplicate]

WGS84 is often referred to as a "projection system" and sometimes it is confusing to me about what a "projection system" is and where WGS84 falls in one. Could someone please clear that up for me?
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Good projections for Middle East and North Africa in D3?

I'm a data visualizer who's mostly worked with US data, and I'm familiar with AlbersUSA project. However, I'm going to be doing a series of graphics on the Middle East. Any suggestions or interesting ...
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What system do these coordinates use? (from LinkedGeoData.org)

I have extracted these coordinates from geolinkedata And I don't know what system they are using: (-15.4400797 28.131791000000003) What I know is that they correspond with these WGS84 Coordinates: ...
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EPSG:3575 projected bounds

I've been trying to find out what the projected bounds are for EPSG:3575 but have not been able to find a definitive answer. Normally, I'd just use the values from EPSG.io but when I tried these in ...
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Locating British National Grid Eastings/Northings in ArcGIS Pro i.e. ArcMap Go To XY equivalent?

In ArcGIS Pro is there a way to search for Eastings and Northings for Britain, similar to the Go to XY in ArcMap?
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Equidistant Cartesian projection for NYC

I'm working on a project in which I cluster locations in New York City based on their distance. My dataset contains latitude and longitude and thus I'd like to project it to a 2D Cartesian space in ...