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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Different definition of EPSG:3857 in GeoTools and QGIS

I want to do some checking if my point lies in any of the polygons defined in shapefile. So, I thought that I will determine CRS from shapefile (created in QGIS), and use it for transformation (where ...
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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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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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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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Coordinate System Mismatch

I understand that coordinate system mismatches between layers is a relatively common problem. Nevertheless, exploring other posts hasn't helped me understand my issue. In short, I have a DEM raster ...
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Help, I have 10,000+ .shp files covering 3 UTM zones with unknown projections

I was handed a ton of property files with no projections attached but was told they are all in UTM zone 21S. Well once I merged them all together and projected them I realized that the data covers 3 ...
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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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QGIS CRS Coordinate Reference System — Generated vs. Specified — error levels?

Below image appears to indicate that the vector layer data was identified as NAD_1983_HARN_StatePlane_Florida_North_FIPS_0903_Feet, which is a well known (to QGIS) CRS. However when the layer was ...
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How to convert Chinese Beijing 1954 coordinates to WGS84

I have a series of coordinates for locations in Sichuan Province China that I need to convert so that I can use them in Google Earth. The coordinates are "1954 Beijing coordinates system" and show up ...
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Converting between coordinate systems for LAS file using LASPY

I am trying to convert a .las file from WGS84 to UTM17. I have some drone imagery that was used to generate a 3d point cloud/ .las file, but it is in latitude/ longitude instead of easting/ northing. ...
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Query all Object within n kilometer Radius with Hibernate Spatial?

I use hibernate spatial attach a geolocation to a car. My card domain class looks like this: import com.vividsolutions.jts.geom.Point class Card { String name Point location } My program is ...
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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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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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How to get projection data (.prj) of raster image using GDAL/OGR?

I start with a boundary shape-file (think U.S. states) in lat/long that I convert to some projection, and then rasterize the result as a .tif. What I need now are the raster coordinates of the ...
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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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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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Description CRS EPSG:6372

does someone know where could I find a description of CRS EPSG:6372. I searched in the EPSG page but seem not to find something that quick..
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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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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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In arcpy, if I subclass the arcpy Spatial Reference class, what is the object argument I would use in the subclass definition?

I want to do something like the following: class SubClassOfSpatialReference(arcpy_spatial_reference_object): def __init__(self, input_data): ... etc. Can I even do this? If so, what exactly ...
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Adding points defined by Latitude and Longitude to map using QGIS?

I have an OS map on which I want to display points defined by Latitude and Longitude, but the map coo-ordinates have values I do not recognise or understand. The image shows the map, with my first ...
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France Coordinate Systems in Manifold?

Is anyone ever imported into Manifold files in the new French system? Manifold propose RGF93 but apparently I can not specify the area described (CC47).
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Understanding UTM coordinate syntax in Zambia?

I have some geo data from a collaborator with coordinates that look like this: Grid UTM X UTM Y 30C10 696033 8967310 25C05 690997 8962938 25C05 690688 8962268 sometimes lower case (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tiled raster image to be placed in an OSM/ Leaflet.js map

I have a mapoverlay in a custom projection which I need to add as a layer to an Openstreet map within a website. Since I was not able to change the projection earlier, I decided to manipulate the ...
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Seeking introductory texts about coordinate system projections?

Even after some time working in this GIS field, I still don't have a solid understanding of spatial references, how they are projected, and most importantly, if you still need to worry about the fact ...
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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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Algorithm for offsetting a latitude/longitude by some amount of meters

I'm looking for an algorithm which when given a latitude and longitude pair and a vector translation in meters in Cartesian coordinates (x,y) would give me a new coordinate. Sort of like a reverse ...
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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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How to convert shapefile of India into a system with longitude and latitude system?

I have two shapefiles of India. One is without PoK and other is with Pok. I want to convert the shapefile of India with PoK into a co-ordinate system with longitude and latitude (same as without PoK). ...
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Using ArcMap, how may I convert a shapefile to use decimal degrees?

I have a shapefile that currently uses meters as the measure for its coordinate system, but the map framework I wish to use expects decimal degrees. I'd like to reproject my shapefile to use decimal ...
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What are the differences between 81989 and 27700 CRS for the British National Grid?

We are using Oracle Spatial to run point in polygon queries in Great Britain using Ordnance Survey MasterMap and point data. MasterMap is on British National Grid (BNG) and has the Coordinate ...
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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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Using a Select By Location in Python and Calculating a field based on what State Plane a point falls in

Here's what I have so far. Do I need to make another feature layer based on the selection? import arcpy arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management(r"PATH TO THE POINT", "point_lyr") arcpy....
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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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How is EPSG:4326 data 'projected' in a 2D map?

I like to think I'm relatively well-versed in datums, projections, and coordinate reference systems, so if this is a stupid question I will suffer eternal shame. OpenStreetMap data is stored in WGS84 ...
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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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Getting the projection of a LAS file using liblas?

I am using the python api of liblas to read/write las files. I would like to get the spatial reference information of the las file using liblas, but have been unable to figure it out. Can anyone ...
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Add MicroStation dgn to ArcGIS/ArcCatalog 10.1

I'm an iOS programmer but new to using ArcGIS 10.1. I'm having a problem loading my MicroStation dgn file to ArcCatalog. I've connected the folder containing my MicroStation V8i roadway design dgn to ...
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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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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 ...