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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Import Google Maps locations to ArcMap

I have a problem with importing a list of coordinates to ArcMap. I have a shape file of regions of Chile and I would like to add a list of locations with coordinates I got from Google Maps. The shape ...
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SRS in GeoServer and OpenLayers

I have a shape file with projection WGS84,when I added it to GeoServer,the Native SRS is Unknown and for Declared SRS I wrote EPSG:4326. However, the shape file became a mass if opened in Layer ...
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US Geological Survey Standard Projection?

Is there a standard or default projection on maps created by the US Geological Survey (USGS)?
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What is the level of error I should expect when using a NAD StatePlane CRS from an adjacent state?

I am adding Georgia data to my GIS database and, unlike the California data I've added, have decided to use my existing EPSG:3361 (South Carolina StatePlane) coordinate reference system for ...
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Create Archimedean spiral with geographic coordinates

I don't know if this is the right place to ask but here it his. I want to create an Archimedean spiral based in some location. Lets say I have this set of geographic coordinates (48.860770, ...
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Is there a way to expose Spherical Mercator Lat Lon in Google Map API?

The map tiles in the Google Maps are in Spherical Mercator projection (srid 900913), but in the API the methods report coordinates in Lat/Lon WGS84, e.g. map.getCenter(). Is there a way to return the ...
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Statistically comparing two sets of coordinates [closed]

I have been given a task to compare two sets of points, one set being a set of predetermined points, on the other being a set of actual points that were taken in the field. I have to compare these ...
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Problem when converting to LCC projection

I am very much so a beginner.. but here goes. I have two maps that should line up with each other, but their projections are different. I've tried to use the gdalwarp utility to match them up, but ...
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How to get the Parameters for a Lambert conformal conic projection CRS in QGIS 2.6

I am currently having some trouble adding the CRS to a vector file that I want to re project to WGS84/UTM. The shapefile is using Lambert Conformal Conic Projection; ITRF92 horizontal datum and GRS ...
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Adding geometry to QgsVectorLayer with lon/lat coordinates

I'm creating a custom Qt app that uses pyqgis for showing data on maps. I have successfully created a map canvas that shows a world map from a WMS server. Now I'd like to overlay data on this map. ...
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Which equal-area projection to use for UK?

I have a bunch of UK polygons that are saved in my PostGIS database as WGS84 projection. I would like to calculate the area of these polygons using st_area. According to this answer I can save these ...
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Openlayers2 checking coordinate system of WKT or KML file

In my Openlayers2 based project I give the possibility for users to upload their own features in KML file or with a WKT string. I only want to accept features with ESPG:4326 coordinates. Otherwise a ...
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Where are the elements of an ArcGIS SpatialReference as a string representation defined?

This seems absurd, but I cannot find any documentation on what the various elements mean in the string representation of an ArcGIS SpatialReference object. The first part is obviously the Well Known ...
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Adding * .prj file to output via Python script tool that creates fishnet?

I'm a new python user. I wanted to make a tool box like fishnet in ArcGIS 10.2. Everything, works fine. However, at output there is no .prj file, although spatial reference was defined at the tool. ...
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proj.4 definition for (obsolete) UK War Office “Italy South” grid

I'm helping a friend convert his late father's war diary coordinates to WGS84. I have a proj.4 definition that appears to work in QGIS, but if I transform a scanned map with gdalwarp, it's not even ...
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PostGIS GML round trip confusion

I've investigated the issue of coordinate order in GML and each time I think I've got it but I find my self confused once again. I think some of my confusion may be to do with PostGIS. Doing a ...
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Compensating lat/long offsets after conversions

In my application I am doing conversions between two different formats of data. First format is a simple one containing NE and SW coordinates for a given rectangular area: area = { "sw": { ...
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Points in Polygon Query but having CRS issues (QGIS)

I have two files: A csv file that has lat longs listed for points. A shapefile that contains England NHS CCG boundaries (which usually uses the British National Grid). When I 'add a delimited ...
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Why do I get unexpected coordinates after converting EPSG 102014 to EPSG 4326?

I have this Europe map (EPSG 102014) and I am trying to convert it to EPSG 4326 using geoconverter.hsr.ch After the conversion is done, I expect that coordinates are in the range of -180,180 and ...
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Unknown Coordinate System Cadastral?

I have point data from a proprietary source that came in a coordinate system I do not recognize. Here is an example: Lat: 35205357 Long: -11.15933 It looks like a combination of UTMs and ...
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How to specify a map units line wider than 100000 units

Sorry if this is a very beginner question, but I can't seem to find an answer online by searching. Is there a way to increase the size of the "map units"? I'm trying to draw lines attached to my ...
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Reprojecting between NAD27 and WGS 84 part III

I am trying to perform a reprojection for data with datum Nad27 to WGS84 datum. According to AndreJ in some previous questions in Stackexchange (CRS reprojection for instance) QGIS uses internally by ...
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CRS reprojection

I am trying to change the CRS of one shapefile that is originally in NAD27 to WGS84 in Qgis 2.6. When I proceed to make the change, I still continue to see the file in UTM coordinates... I've tried to ...
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problem changing CRS of a shapefile [duplicate]

I am trying to change the CRS of one shapefile that is originally in NAD27 to WGS84. When I proceed to make the change, I still continue to see the file in UTM coordinates... I've tried to save the ...
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Is there an EPSG code to specify WGS84 in (lon,lat) order instead of (lat,lon)?

Is there an EPSG code like EPSG:4326 or EPSG:4329, but that specifies (lon,lat) order instead of (lat,lon)? I've tried exploring the websites http://spatialreference.org and ...
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Points In Attribute Table Will Not Display In Data View

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 and opening a shapefile of points. My issues is this: the points do not appear in the data view. In other words, I cannot view the points in the display where they usually ...
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Grids not originating from 2D parameter spaces

Is there any specific name for grids on sphere (or geoid, or any other manifold/surface) that do not originate from 2D parameter space? For example generating a grid on a sphere using icosahedron ...
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Copy Feature Class to Feature Dataset

I try to copy a feature class to a feature data set but i get this massage see the screen shot , what might be the issue here?
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Which parameter and Data Type to set for spatial reference in ArcGIS Python script tool?

I developed a python script for user defined grid and I want to make a tool from this script. The problem I am facing is to set up parameter for spatial reference. I used GetParameterAsText ...
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Is there a way to change the QGIS default CRS?

I'm working in a UTM projection and bringing in dxf layers from a different program. The dxf files are all in the correct UTM coordinates already, but when I bring them in I need to change the CRS to ...
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Formulae to convert WGS84 coordinates (B,L) to spherical coordinates (phi,lambda)?

How to convert WGS84 coordinates(B,L) to spherical coordinates(phi,lambda)? I Need Formulae? the thing I'm wondering seems quite simple but I've been searching through internet and library of my ...
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How to solve coordinate differences between packages

I have two maps generated by two different methods. The first, I used maps package and the function map() and symbols(). On the other hand, I used the ggmap package with the ggmap() and geom_point() ...
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Why are Lat/Lon Coordinates often displayed as Lon/Lat in data sets? [duplicate]

Why are Lat/Lon Coordinates often displayed as Lon/Lat in data sets? Thanks in advanced!
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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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Unknown Spatial Reference after Georeferencing in ArcMap

I am trying to georeference an image base on another *.tif, after rectifying i still have my Image as unknown spatial reference. Does somebody know how I can fix it?
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Why can't gdal save CRS information to GeoJSON?

gdal fails to add CRS definitions to GeoJSON files in some cases. Try this, for example, from any linux terminal that has gdal installed: # download the data wget ...
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Checking whether Spatial Reference is Projected Coordinate System using ArcPy?

I'm modifying CreateFishnet in ArcGIS 10.1 using python.. I want to ask the user to input a projected coordinate as spatial reference. How can I check if the user didn't put geographic coordinate by ...
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Precision loss when trying to select the latitude and logitude coordinates from an sde.ST_GEOMETRY using SDE.STX() and SDE.STY() functions

In an oracle 11g enterprise geodatabase I am trying the following: INSERT INTO MySTATION (STATION_ID, DB_VERSION_NU, CREATED_DT, MOD_DT, SHAPE) VALUES (1, 0, sysdate, sysdate, ...
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Is spatial reference information suceptible to be translated?

In an English application that uses ArcObjects API from ESRI, the information regards the spatial reference system is displayed in English as the API gives it. If the application is translated to ...
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How to set the Measure Tool Ellipsoid Default Behavior?

Using QGIS 2.6.0 Brighton, I want to overlay a shapefile (EPSG: 26910, Nad83 UTM10) over OpenLayers Google Satellite (EPSG: 3857, Pseudo Mercator), and reliably measure distances. Furthermore, I want ...
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Definition of the WGS 84

Hi i'm having some trouble getting the following things straight with , does this make sense? EPSG:4326 WGS84 Coordinate system: WGS84 Datum/Ellipsoid: WGS84 Projection: longlat
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How to export projected layers with relative cartesian (x,y) coordinates in ArcGIS

I've got several GIS datasets for a national park in South Africa (elevation map, water points, elephant density and such). I have access to the full ArcGIS Desktop Advanced suite, but am no GIS ...
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Misplaced Google Maps with OpenLayers plugin in QGIS?

I was using Google Maps with OpenLayers plugin in QGIS with my vector layer with projection EPSG:4326 with google map projection EPSG:3857 and "on the fly" transformation enabled. It was matching ...
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How to convert local Coordinates to lat/long Coordinates

I'm using QGIS to do some data analysis and visualization for my newspaper. I received some x,y coordinates from the City of Minneapolis that I can use to build some static graphical maps shaped like ...
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How to re-reproject coordinates that are coming from GeoServer

I have a GeoJSON as follows: ...
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Longitude and Latitude Mixed Up on Map

I am trying to map a WFS layer with data originally coming from a PostGIS table, and using a OpenLayers 3. At some point in this process, I believe the longitude and latitude coordinates are getting ...
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J2000 to WGS84 in QGIS?

How to transform Earth-Centered Inertial J2000 CRS to WGS84 CRS in QGIS? I searched J2000 in spatialreference.org, however nothing found. I don't know the proj4 string of J2000. Any advice would be ...
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Will Processing without a Spatial Reference cause Issues?

I was given a bunch of ASCII files that I needed to convert to raster and then create maps from. For some maps I had to do a simple difference calculation between two rasters (did this in ArcMap). ...
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Projection of COSMO-EU?

I have data points of COSMO-EU data stored in WGS84 coordinates. Now I try to transform them into coordinate system where the points becomming arranged to a regular grid. Does anybody knows the Proj4- ...
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ArcMap get coordinate system

How can I get current coordinate system type from opened file? I tried var coord = ESRI.ArcGIS.Geometry.esriSRProjCSType.... ???; Can you tell me, what should I do? UPD: I need to save current map ...