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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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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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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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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Convert latitude and longitude into northings and eastings

Hi I have the following UK postcode dy8 3xt and know that the latitude and longitude is:- 54.452772 -2.156082 I also know that the Eastings, Northings for the postcode is:- 389490 283880 ...
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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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coordinate system for calculating distance at the nation scale

I want to use ArcGIS 10.1 to calculate the straight (euclidean) distances from zip codes to their nearest city centers in about 300 U.S. metropolitan areas. I have two point shpfiles: one includes the ...
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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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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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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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Transforming from WGS84 UTM30N to British National Grid (BNG)?

I am using ArcGIS 10 and trying to work in British National Grid. My shapefile is in WGS84 UTM30N. I passed the shapefile across to a colleague and we both transformed into BNG. When we compared ...
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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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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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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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Identifying Coordinate System of Shapefile when Unknown?

I have a Shapefile but its coordinate system is Unknown, and there is no *.prj file. How I can identify it now? Are there any tools that could help?
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How to Convert Property Survey Monument Marker Coordinates to State Plane?

I have a set of Connecticut monument locations (a monumented property survey using monuments designated CGS Mon. No. 1577-1580). Their coordinates appear to me to be in meters (244536.84 N, 386409.67 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Get list of coordinates for points in a layer?

I've got a layer in QGIS that is comprised of points. Its attribute table doesn't have (show) the corresponding x and y coordinates for each point. Is there a way for me to extract a list of ...
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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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How to modify or create a wider UTM zone?

am working on a project to do country-wide mapping using projected coordinate system such UTM. However, the country (Zambia) is covered by three UTM zones, namely zone 34,35 and 36.I have read ...
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Misaligning shapefiles in QGIS, OpenLayers and ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm working with a set of shapefiles and have some problems with the "align" of them in QGIS when I load Openlayers to reference some points. OLs has an straight horizontal baseline but the shapefiles ...
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OpenStreetMap (OSM) data is misregistered upon download, in just one area?

I have a satellite image over the area of Forez, France. I checked that the landmarks on the corner points coincide with the landmarks of Google Maps at the same coordinates, so the image is not ...
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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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Using lists to work with feature classes having different spatial references in ArcPy?

This is my first arcpy script attempting to use lists. Input: 4 dif Excel files, each with a dif spatial reference Output: 4 dif feature classes (in same geodatabase), each with original spatial ...
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Transform from Lambert Azimuthal “old” to ETRS89_LAEA

I'm currently struggling to convert a small .asc dataset with no defined projection. The projection that has to be first applied is Lambert Azimuthal "old" projection: In PROJ.4 +proj=laea +lat_0=48 ...
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How to project WRF data (lat/lon) onto ArcGIS maps

I have climate data generated using the WRF model, in lat/lon format (lambert conformal projection), in an Excel file. I'm looking to project / overlay this data onto a map of the UK using ArcGIS, ...
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Difference between Geographic and Projected coordinate systems?

What is the difference between a geographic coordinate system and a projected coordinate system?
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Which is correct projection in ArcGIS Server for EPSG:3857/900913?

I want to publish a mapservice in ArcGIS server, which will be overlayed on Google Maps or Bing Maps. For this, the Map Service needs to be in EPSG:3857/900913. The Google Maps projection is supposed ...
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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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Why do GRASS' NC dataset and USGS' CONUS dataset coordinates disagree?

In the course of trying to figure out a specific data extraction task, I'm trying to understand the coordinate system used by GRASS. For a while, I'd been working with elevation data near Raleigh, NC, ...
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Best projection / CRS for short-distance based analysis?

I'm having a bit of meltdown about projections and coordinate reference systems, and was hoping for a few pointers. I have 3 GIS projects, at 3 sites in Europe (the largest of which measures about ...
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R to ArcMap, erroneous change of spatial reference

I have SPOT5 imagery from Northern Sweden / Finland. Data is downloaded from SACCESS service and is provided in Sweref99 TM projection. When opened in ArcMap the data is shown in Sweref99 TM as ...
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What is coordinate system of US 1990 census tract data

I would like to set coordinate system of US 1990 census tract data using ArcGIS for Desktop. Do you know how I can do this?
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Project a set of coordinates - points from an excel into a shape file with unknown coordinate system (map-match)

I am trying to project a set of coordinates (points) from an Excel spreadsheet, on top of a shapefile (map) with an unknown coordinate system. The Excel file was created by first creating a map with ...
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Table to ellipse not working properly

I have a point shapefile with fields major_axis, minor_axis, azimuth, POINT_X and POINT_Y. There are values in those fields. I run Table To Ellipse, it goes without errors but what i get at the end is ...
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Converting coordinate system of feature layers and datasets programmatically

I am trying to convert coordinate system of featurelayer and datasets using ESRI.ArcGIS.DataManagementTools.Project . The tool works fine in ArcCatalog . I have doubts about the parameters i am ...
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ArcGIS Desktop, shapefile and EPSG code

Why a shape file with CRS WGS_1984_UTM_Zone_22N en Arcgis has a differrent prj file than the EPSG:32622:WGS 84 / UTM zone 22N WKT ? Can I replace Arcgis .prj file with EPSG:32622 WKT ...
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Distance Measure appears to be wrong in ArcGIS Desktop?

The distances in my shapefile are completely wrong. I got this shapefile online. Does anyone knows what's going on? I attached two pictures. The shapefile is projected as ...
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Setting coordinate system for image in ArcMap?

I am a beginner with ArcMap. I have a problem with setting coordinate system for my image. I am using an add-in which creates shapefiles .shp (craters, area), grids, plots and etc. However I get ...
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How to add points in degrees + decimal minutes to QGIS?

I try to add geocaches with x,y coordinates in a xls-table to qgis and convert to shp.file. Usally geocach-coordinates are like this: N 51° 29.440' E 011° 56.430' (WGS84) (in german its called ...
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What's the difference between EPSG:4326 and EPSG:36232?

I do not understand what these different EPSG's mean, even though they are both under WGS84. The way the latitude and longitude values displayed are different in both the cases when I try to change ...
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Difference between GCS_European_1950 and GCS_International_1924

In ArcGIS, there are two datums they look like same except their names; GCS_European_1950 and GCS_International_1924. Where I started to work, I found out that they are using both datums. Since they ...
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Difference between latitude and longitude

It occurred to me that latitude and longitude are not homologous in that the lines of latitude lie on parallel planes or slices through Earth, while lines of longitude are not parallel and meet at the ...
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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 ...