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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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 ...
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Exporting BNG coordinates from MapInfo (27700) without rounding

I have a TAB file in ESPG 27700 projection and MapInfo is rounding Y coordinate values upon export. It also occurs when viewing the table (although selecting the value shows its 'true' form) Upon ...
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Extent is zooming map to 0,0 in ArcGIS API for Silverlight?

When I use this code (from the example): ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Geometry.Envelope myEnvelope = new ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Geometry.Envelope(); myEnvelope.XMin = -130; myEnvelope.YMin ...
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How to convert GDA eastings/northings to WGS84 lat/long in QGIS

I'm using QGIS to map weed locations and have a mixture of data from GPS, shape files of contours, OSM all in a project with CRS WGS84 (lat, long). I am trying to add in a shape file I have been given ...
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Creating a spatial reference in arcpy from projection name

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2, Python 2.7. I want to create a spatial reference from the name of a projection, e.g. NAD_1983_BC_Environment_Albers, using the arcpy tool ...
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I get an ERROR 000622 when it checks for arcpy.DefineProjection_management

So the purpose of my code is to create a loop that copies shapefiles from a folder to my folder and change its projection 'GCS_WGS_1984'. Each shapefile starts with the year follow by the month and ...
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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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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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How to best set up QGIS for GDA 94 zone 55 (Australia)

I am looking for help on the best way to set up QGIS for GDA 94 zone 55. (i.e. all the relevant settings etc.)[1.8 in lieu of 2.0] Am working off Garmin GPS/gpx data in GDA/UTM format (I accss this ...
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Geographic Transformations using ArcPy vs. Coordinate Systems used by ArcGis online basemaps

I have three shapefiles with undefined projection, but I know which one was used (Lisboa_Hayford_Gauss_IPCC). I need to first Define Projection. It works. I then need to transform it to WGS_1984, so ...
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How to calculate distance between two points with esri.geometry?

The function http://help.arcgis.com/en/webapi/javascript/arcgis/jsapi/#namespace_geometry/esri.geometry.getLength should calculate distances between points. When I am trying to calculate distance ...
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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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Which Geographic Transformation to use for WGS_84 to D_Sphere?

I have a shapefile for world countries and I want to reproject it from GCS_WGS_1984 to Sphere_Eckert IV. However, it asks for Geographic Transformation; it says this is optional but it is required in ...
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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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How much is 1 meter in decimal degrees?

I am using FME's Tester to select objects that are bigger than 1 meter. My data are in EPSG:4326. How much is 1 meter in decimal degrees?
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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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Using PROJ.4 library to transform from local coordinate system coordinates to global coordinate system using ground control points?

I have a point cloud whose coordinates are with respect to a local coordinate system. I also have ground control points with GPS values. Can I convert these local coordinates to a global coordinate ...
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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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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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Getting units from ISpatialReference of ArcObjects?

How do I get the units (meter/feet) from an ISpatialReference object in ArcObjects?
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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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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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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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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 convert projected coordinates to lat/lon using Python?

I assume this is a basic question but I can't seem to find or recognize the solution. This site returns Point: X: -11705274.6374 Y: 4826473.6922 when you searching with the first key value of 000090 ...
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PRJ file for Stereo70 S-42 projection?

I receive lots of Romanian maps with the projection STEREO70 with Datum "S-42 for ROMANIA". I have only found the "Stereo 1970.prj" by ESRI, and when I open the maps with my GIS software the ...
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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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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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Define spatial reference of layer in ArcGis JavaScript API

I get an error "Map: Geometry (wkid: 3301) cannot be converted to spatial reference of the map (wkid: 4326)" when I want to add only graphics layer. I found that spatial reference for a map is defined ...
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methods for converting coordinate datum and format in python?

Related to an earlier Q&A of Missing grid shift files for cs2cs.exe? ... what are the various methods to convert coordinate datum and format in python? (Windows Vista, python 3.4) For example, ...
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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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Want positive Y to be downward (not upward) in OpenLayers3

I want to use OpenLayers3 simply to draw some shapes that I can inspect by panning and zooming. There would be no map backdrop since the data is not geographic in nature. The data holds the ...
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LiDAR dataset displaying 500 meters to the east of correct position

Why does my LIDAR dataset show up ~500 meters to the east of the correct position even though a spatial reference/coordinate system is provided? Some background: The LIDAR data were downloaded from ...