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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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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Changing the projection transformation for a feature class after adding it to an mxd

Is there a way to select a different projection transformation after you've added a feature class to an mxd? I have a pretty complex mxd set up to use as a map service where the original data is in ...
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Rototranslation + scale of pdf and dxf with USER CRS in QGIS? [duplicate]

i have a map PDF or DXF to georeferenced with only rototranslation + scaling. I use EPSG: 32632, also the map that I need to import is a survey (maxmimal dimension 5000 m x 5000 m), but his coordinate ...
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How to interpret BUFR descriptors

I'm processing BUFR products from Eumetsat and I would like to ask for your help about the following descriptors: 002028 SEGMENT SIZE AT NADIR IN X DIRECTION 002029 SEGMENT SIZE AT NADIR IN Y ...
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If Geographic Coordinates are unprojected coordinates, how can GIS softwares display such unprojected data on a plane?

I have been using ArcGIS and QGIS regularly for about 2 years now, and just recently I was struck by this new thought. If a data set in say, in ArcMap, has been georeferrenced with a Geographic ...
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Satellite Image of same projection system , do not overlap

I have two satellite imagery with same projection system i.e. QND_1995_Qatara_National_Grid as Spatial Reference and D_QND_1995 as Datum. Satellite Image A) Received in WGS84 and converted it to ...
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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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Converting coordinate notation from GDA94 to WGS84 gives ERROR 999999?

I am trying to convert my data from GDA_1994 to WGS_1984 using the 'Convert Coordinate Notation' tool from ArcToolbox. I used the import XY data tool to import my csv file with x,y fields (among a ...
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Using Cassini-Soldner projection in QGIS?

I have a shapefile in a Cassini Soldner reference system centered in Monte Mario (Italian cadastre map). I want to insert these data inside QGIS in order to compare data with aerial images. When ...
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ISO 3166-1 + ISO 3166-2 data plus lat long border data

Could anyone please be so kind and point out a commercial/reliable source of up to date ISO 3166-1 + ISO 3166-2 data plus lat long border data?
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How to extract the raster files from .prj?

I am interested in using Raster Calculator tool for which i need the desired raster files. But i came across a problem i.e. when i converted my vector files to raster and saved them they were saved ...
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What's the formula for converting SWEREF99 to WGS84

I have a few hundred rows of data with sweref99 coordinates that I want to plot using Fusion Tables on Google Drive. What formula can I use to convert the two columns of Sweref99 x and y coordinates? ...
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Trying to convert GPS LatLng Android coordinates to use in ArcGIS rest - esriMeters

I am getting the LAT and LNG position from Android. Both values are of type double, in Degrees. For example: NY, USA Latitude: 40.7142700 Longitude: -74.0059700 Then I have a service ArcGIS REST. It ...
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Difference between WGS_1984_UTM_33N and GCS_WGS_84

What is the difference between: a map that has a projected coordinate system of WGS_1984_UTM_33N, a geographic coordinate system of GCS_WGS_1984, and a datum of D_WGS_1984 a map that has no ...
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Missing importfromURN method in gdal java wrapper

The java wrapper of gdal doesn't have the method importFromURN, and I want to use the projection system which is specified in the URN string format. Is there a way in which I can do that? Maybe I can ...
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ArcGIS Online no spatial reference

My intention is to georeference an image so as to create a Swipe Map in AGOL. First, I add my control points, rectify, then analyze before attempting to share and finally publish in AGOL. The other ...
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Convert coordinates to differnt Spatial Reference System in Python

I am trying to convert co-ordinates (-33.75, 150) from epsg:3857 to epsg:28356 in Python. Using both of the examples in post How to convert projected coordinates to lat/lon using Python?, I get the ...
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How to project WGS84 to Kertau RSO in ArcGIS Android

How do I make a conversion from WGS84 (longitude, latitude) to Kertau RSO using ArcGIS Android? I looking into this for my project. Am I looking at the correct direction? I have following points in ...
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How to overlay a Lat/Long CSV and NAD83 Shapefile in QGIS?

For reference I am new (as in a few hours of messing around) to GIS. I have a shape file/accompany projection files ect: CURRENT.prj CURRENT.shx CURRENT.shp CURRENT.dbf CURRENT.sbx CURRENT.sbn I ...
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Are there any conditions that could break the creation of an arcpy.Polygon object?

I have a script that generates a mesh network from vertex and centroid inputs, and it works for almost all my points. But for some records that get created in the feature class via the script, their ...
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How to manually add spatial reference information for FEWS rainfall data in ArcMap?

I am trying to match rainfall data from USGS/FEWS to coordinate locations of survey households in Uganda, so I will need to be able to project the rainfall data. So far, I downloaded the dekadal RFE ...
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Display a WFS service with OpenLayers 3. Define an add custom projection

I am new in OpenLayers 3. I am working with GeoServer 2.6.2 and I would like to create a web mapping with OpenLayers 3. I am working with a custom projection from El Salvador (Central America). It is ...
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Why did my data points shift position?

Here is an example of my issue: There are two point layers displayed in this image: The yellow dots are my currently used layer with the most updated data. The green dots are legacy data from when ...
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Shapefile doesn't fit in CartoDB basemap

When I import some shapefiles in CartoDB they don't fit properly at street level, as you can see in the screenshot. In this case, the shp was generated in QGis with CRS EPSG:29193 - SAD69. I have ...
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Local Ortho projection to Proj4

We are trying to use proj4 to project a local coordinate system to EPSG4326. We believe we have most of the string created correctly in QGIS and as follows; +proj=ortho +datum=WGS84 ...
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QGIS area calculation differs when on the fly CRS transformation enabled

When I open QGIS, add the layer, and calculate the areas of the shapefile via field calculator I get a different area than when I open QGIS and check "Enable on the fly CRS transformation" and ...
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Identify coordinate system used near Kuala Lampur

I have some coordinates that were given to me, and I do not know much about how they were taken. I thought they were UTM coordinates, but when I try to convert them using some online tools I always ...
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Conversion of (lat, lon, height) from GPS to another CRS

I have latitudes, longitudes and ellipsoidal heights derived from GPS readings, referenced to the ITRF08 system with vertical datum (CGVD2013) - http://webapp.geod.nrcan.gc.ca/geod/hmod/hmod.php How ...
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Geosoft Oasis Montaj Local Datum Transform - What is the purpose of this parameter?

When defining a coordinate system in Oasis Montaj one of the parameters is "Local Datum Transform". Is this the coordinate transformation definition to convert the defined coordinate system of a data ...
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How to upload GeoJSON to CartoDB in a CRS that is not lat/lon?

I'm pretty sure I need to convert the coordinates in my GeoJson file to EPSG:3857 for them to play nicely with CartoDB, but I don't know what coordinate system they are currently in. The original data ...
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Plotting points using coordinates from excel [duplicate]

I have an excel spreadsheet with co-ordinates (eg. S31 07 35.3). I would like to use these co-ordinates in arcmap (version 10.2) to plot points based on these coordinates. How do I go about doing this ...
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Change Projection

I am a little bit lost here. working in QGis 2.8, OS X 10.10. I have a polygon shp in the CRS EPSG: 21781, CH1903 / LV03 and a point file in EPSG: 4326, WGS84 How would I work with these ...
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Unable to export Projected layer [UTM] to Google Earth from ArcGIS for Desktop?

When tried to export any vector layer in ArcGIS [projected in UTM] to Google Earth, it is falling away from the actual location. However, when I export vector layer in Geographical Coordinate System ...
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Obtaining length of non projected feature (gcs_wgs_84) in meters instead of decimal degrees?

I could not find a post which answered to my problem and I hope I didn't miss it, in case I did I apologize. I'm working with Arcgis 10 and I have a multiple lines feature with gcs_wgs_1984 ...
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How to get changed spatial reference of any layer in ArcMap using ArcObjects?

I have several layers in arcmap. I can access these layer's spatial references too. But if user changed one of spatial reference properties(eg. name, central_meridian etc.)of any layer, then how can I ...
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Real-world dimensions of a 3D object in VisualSFM or MeshLab

I have a good-quality, precise 3D scene reconstructed from photographs/video by VisualSFM. All camera parameters, including 3D position and lens details, are known. Now, that the hardest work has ...
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Measuring areas in WGS 84 [duplicate]

I started a QGis project with adding information layers from OpenStreetMap such as the streets and railways for a city. This data has WGS 84 CRS. After that, I made a shapefile with urbanized bodies ...
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ESRI/Mapinfo MGA56 prj vs QGIS MGA56 prj

I am trying to understand why the degree unit is different between ESRI/Mapinfo and QGIS: ESRI/Mapinfo ...
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How to know spatial references of two layers are same?

I have two layers . Now I want to say that the spatial references of these layers are same or not .. I am using .Net technologies in arcmap. I have successfully got spatial reference information ...
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Project only required shapefiles in folder

I have 8 shapefiles in a folder with shapefile 1 and 8 in the same projection and the others (shapefile 2-7) if different projections. Is there a way to use python to use shapefile 1 as the ...
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Georeferencing Old Mining Maps (Floetzkarte des Oberschlesische) in QGIS?

I am trying to georeference some old mining maps (Floetzkarte des Oberschlesische) in QGIS 2.9. I have already tried to do that by marking known points on present satelite photos, but the results were ...
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Convert WGS-84 position into lat/lng

I am using leafletjs. I have a list of "WGS-84" positions that look like: LATITUDE N45 52.1096 LONGITUDE W125 52.4665 LATITUDE N48 24.1051 LONGITUDE E174 37.3832 What is the significance of the ...
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Layers with the same projected coordinate system and geographic coordinate system do not overlap [duplicate]

I have a blank map, I've set the data frame to the same projected coordinate system as the data I'm going to add. I have added one shapefile and it looks good. When I wave the cursor over the map the ...
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How to identify, spatial references of two layers are same?

I have two layers. Polygon layer Polyline layer Now I want to check if spatial references of these two layers are same. How can I achieve this ?? In spatial reference there are many property ...
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Python - Projecting different shapefiles in the same folder

I have a few shapefiles in one folder with different coordinate systems but would like to use one of them as a template dataset. Is there a way to use python to filter out the shapefiles already in ...
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Which projection is best for mapping the contiguous United States?

If I wanted to project latitude & longitude data for the contiguous United States (the United States excluding Alaska and Hawaii), which projection would I use? I prefer more accurate distances ...
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How to add spatial reference ESRI:102100 as a custom CRS to Geoserver?

I've been struggling with this for over a week. I'm using the ArcGIS Javascript API to create a basic map application, and I'm trying to add a WMS layer from my geoserver to this application. The ...
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Excel worksheet for Coordinate transformation between EPSG:31467 and EPSG:25832?

for offline use I have been asked to provide a coordinate transformation worksheet in excel that converts between EPSG:31467 and EPSG:25832 and also WGS84. Has anyone any experience with something ...
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Set GPLinearUnit type parameter default based on input spatial reference (Buffer Example)

Within a .pyt python toolbox I'd like to have a parameter of data type GPLinearUnit get a default value based on an input Feature Class (FC). The standard Buffer (Analysis) tool works as a great ...
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Translate coordinates between different CRS

There are two Coordinate Reference System, say they are wgs84 and crs2(a local crs). A certain location can be translated from wgs84 to crs2 by official algorithm, and the algorithm is ...