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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WGS1984 polygon labels incorrectly located in web mercator projection?

I have polygons for states/provinces (wgs1984). When I label these polygons in ArcGIS (web mercator) some of the labels occur in random locations. For example, texas might show up in southern canada, ...
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Do I need to transform wind vectors when changing projection from EPSG4326 to EPSG24373?

I have a set of points and polygons given in "normal" lat/lon coordinates EPSG4326, which I need to transform to EPSG24373. I can do this without problem using PROJ4. However, I also have wind ...
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Converting from British National Grid (27700) to WGS84 (4326) to Web Mercator (102100)

I'm developing a web application that uses ArcGIS to display a map using JavaScript. We are holding all our data in MS SQL Server 2008 as Easting/Northing against the British National Grid. ...
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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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How to convert from UTM Zone 36N Mercator to WGS 84 degrees of lat and long?

I have acquired many coordinates from a points I extracted from polygons. The points are in WGS 84 UTM Zone 36N, and I want to use them on Google Maps. I found out that they use different systems (I ...
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Create feature task could not be completed because coordinates or measures are out of bounds?

I'm trying to create a layer based on a feature class, in ArcMap (I've created a geodatabase from ArcCatalog and linked it to PostgreSQL). The feature class that I've created is registered as ...
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How to create custom coordinate system in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a series of control points with xy coordinates in both NAD83 UTM and in a local grid. How can I go about creating a new projection file in ArcGIS 10 for the local grid?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Describing a coordinate system in arcpy

I have a python script in ArcGIS 10.1 which takes in a few inputs from the user. One of the inputs is a coordinate system. I would like to test whether the coordinate system the user chose was ...
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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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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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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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Computing UTM Zone from lat/long point?

I am trying to convert a latlong point to UTM. To define UTM projection, I need to calculate zone for the point. I am trying to figure out the best way to do this. One way to do this would be ...
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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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Projecting from State Plane (Oregon) into UTM (zone 10)?

I have an air photo with the following xy coordinate system name: NAD_1983_StatePlane_Oregon_North_FIPS_3601_Feet_Intl and the following in the description field: Projection: ...
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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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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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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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Extracting lat/long from screen when using British National Grid projection in ArcGIS Desktop?

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, is it possible to click anywhere on the map (projected to British National Grid), but return the coordinates in WGS84 lat long?
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Calculating distance scale factor by latitude for Mercator

This was really inconvenient topic to google out - so I'm asking for clarification, did I understood things correctly. I'm talking about measuring short distances in Mercator projection (3857). You ...
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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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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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Converting map to use space oblique mercator projection using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a map document in ArcMap which I want to convert to using Space oblique mercator projection, but I am not sure if ArcMap supports it. Any hints on how to achieve this?
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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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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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Improving accuracy of mercator meters conversion to lat/lon

My question is an extention to a previous post I had here a couple of weeks ago (converting-mercator-meters-without-utm-zone). While the answer in the previous topic got me so far, I've now come to ...
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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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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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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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Can't get SRS from PostGIS using Proj4 text

I'm having a problem transforming a point from the Australian MGA UTM datum (eg MGA Zone 51 http://spatialreference.org/ref/epsg/28351/) to WGS84 using GeoDjango. I've narrowed that down to a problem ...
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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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Getting shapefile in right projection using ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I have an older map that I didn't create. I'm just trying to get everything to line up on it, and having a hard time. The data frame is in NAD_1927_UTM_Zone_12N, as are the point shapefiles (derived ...
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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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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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Generating Map Tiles for MGRS Grid Graticule?

I'm possibly a bit out of my league here, but ready to get my hands dirty. I want to generate map tiles for a MGRS grid graticule similar to http://tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox/map/afghanistan-mgrs. I ...
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Convert Gauss-Kruger to UTM

How to covert Gauss-Kruger coordinates to UTM coordinates with GeoTools java library? As I have figured out the location (zone, country) is important. I need the calculation for Slovenia.
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Reprojection from WGS to Slovenian Gauss Kruger in QGIS

I have gpx file (track) in WGS84 (EPSG: 4326) coordinate system from Garmin GPSMAP 62 which is right projected in BaseCamp and MapSource. When I save track as *.GPX and import it to QGIS and use ...
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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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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 ...