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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Mapping out 3D points with QGIS2threejs

I have some points I would like to map out in 3D. The points were gotten from a GPS module athat was attached to a Raspberry Pi. This is the settings I used before starting qgis2threejs: This was ...
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Repositioning DXF Imported into QGIS?

I have a polyline drawing from AutoCAD that I would like to reposition manually, if possible. During my efforts so far it has been turned into both a tab file and shape file. The main source of ...
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Changing CRS in QGIS due to pop up window: "CRS warning! Warning: Input layers have non-matching CRS. This may cause unexpected results.” [duplicate]

I'm using GIS to map the movement of animals and their speed and density in different habitat types using shape polygons. When I got to the step ;Count points in polygon' a pop up window appeared ...
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ArcGIS WGS84 Web Mercator Vs. WGS84 UTM zone 15N: Very different distance dimensions

I am working in ArgGIS 10.1 with a field (raster layer in tif format) in which I have placed two points (.shp layer). I have two versions of both layers, resulting four layers: one tif+shp set in CRS ...
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Adding Excel file with degrees to map with CRS in QGIS?

How can I add a layer with X,Y in degrees (from an excelfile) to a map with CRS? I am using QGIS 2.8.2
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Same CRS but different units of raster cells in qgis

I have two rasters with the same CRS (WGS 84/UTM 34N). One is from a LiDAR scan and the other raster is created thru interpolation of point measurements by me. I would like to change the cell size to ...
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Convert Coordinate Notation tool

I am having trouble using the CCN tool. My data is a DMS 442315 1214598 and I need to be in DD to work with my county data which I know is in the correct format. I tried adding a new field then ...
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What is a suitable map projection for the entire state of Idaho?

I am working with some sample GIS data for Idaho. The data is in geographic coordinates but I want it in projected coordinates. I am unsure how to address the issue of projection as Idaho crosses ...
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Choosing projection for routes that fall within two UTM zones? [duplicate]

I'm creating charts for routes that fall within two UTM zones; 30S and 31S. The offshore routes are in the Alboran / Balearic Sea - connecting Spain to Algeria. What projection should I use?
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Dealing with data that spreads across UTM Zones?

I have data that spreads across two UTM Zones GDA/MGA94 UTM Zone 55 and 56. I have layers such as a cadastre, roads, pipelines etc where I want to store measurements like lengths and areas in metres ...
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Projection Problem on Oracle Spatial

I would like to transform SDO_GEOMETRY from WGS84 projection to my custom projection in Oracle Database. Details for custom projection is as follows: +proj=lcc +lat_1=40.5 +lat_2=37.5 +lat_0=25 ...
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How to use Prolong Line feature with an input layer in WGS84?

I have a source point table in SRID:4326, and to make it look geographically accurate, I project my project file to SRID:2877 (State Plane CO) (layer still reports source CRS of SRID:4326). In order ...
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Identify Hawaiian coordinate system

I've come across the following coordinates: x = 600907.76 y = 2437133 It's a coordinate located in Hawaii. I thought it was UTM, but the negative x coordinate makes me think otherwise. Anyone know ...
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Same coordinate system - shapefiles don't overlap [duplicate]

I have two shapefiles and two rasters (dem), and while I put them in the same coordinate system (Greek grid), it seems that they don't overlap. But one is the boundaries of a county, and another the ...
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Overlaying WMS in custom coordinate system with other layers in openlayers 3

I have a raster in a custom coordinate system (I added the coordinate system definition to the geoserver EPSG file so that I could choose it as the native projection. Now I would like to add it to a ...
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Exact conversion of ECEF to geodetic coordinates

I came across the paper "Exact conversion of Earth-centered Earth-fixed coordinates to geodetic coordinates", which describes a series of equations which can be used to calculate a set of geodetic ...
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how to add grid coordinates in QGIS 2.12.0-Lyon in the print composer canvas?

The attached image is the municipal basmap created using QGIS. I was not able to add the grid coordinates in the print composer canvas. How do I add those coordinates?
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How to change the coordinates of Shapefiles from another GIS platform to QGIS

I have over 800 shapefiles which when paired with google maps/bing maps, the point is off by at least 1000 km. Been scratching my head to make this work by changing the default CRS. (Previously was in ...
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How to use a png image as a correctly georeferenced background in order to trace lines from it?

I have a png image which looks like this and has some lines which I need to trace (the green and red lines): The coordinate system of the map from which the image is taken is EPSG: 3034. How can I ...
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Linking Data Frames with Different Coordinate Systems

I have a problem that I am hoping might have multiple solutions. I am working with research data that was collected on an arbitrary grid, with units in m, datum point of 1000E, 1000N. The grid is ...
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Copy Feature Class to Feature Dataset

On trying to copy a feature class to a feature dataset, I get this error message (see the screen shot). Any ideas how this is happening? error copying from FeatureClass to Feature Dataset
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Geographic co-ordinate system displayed as projected

ArcGIS suite of software categorises coordinate systems as either geographic or projected. From what I understand about coordinate systems (and I may be wrong), geographic co-ordinate systems are used ...
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Extracting Multivalues to Points from NETCDF4 Raster using ArcPy seems imprecise?

I'm getting some strange results in a multivalues to points extraction from a NETCDF4 layer from the MERRA reanalysis product. In particular, it seems like the values being assigned are way off in ...
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Can I use the bounding coordinates of a coordinate system to determine the coordinate system for undefined coordinate values?

I have a table with coordinates that are undefined, but I know they could be in several different state plane zones/datums. I am thinking I can possibly use coordinate ranges to assign the coordinate ...
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Using different CRS for map and data?

I followed the tutorial from http://schoolofdata.org/2013/04/27/creating-a-map-using-qgis The France map is from NaturalEarthData and tour de france data is from another source. They used different ...
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Difference between datum and ellipsoid for geodetic coordinates?

Looking at the Wikipedia page for the North American Datum, it seems to imply that the datum is completely defined by the ellipsoid, which defines the major/semi-major axes, flattening, etc. For ...
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Are ellipsoid and datum the same? [duplicate]

Are the datum and the ellipsoid the same? What is a Datum? The Earth is shaped like a flattened sphere. This shape is called an ellipsoid. A datum is a model of the earth that is used in ...
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How can I specify a spatial reference system which has a north pole different than the standard north pole?

I have a geographic spatial reference system (i.e., latitude and longitude) which has a north pole that is not the usual north pole: it's the magnetic north pole at approximately 70.30 degrees north, ...
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rendering issue when viewing polygons in mollweide projection

Arc10.3, windows I am using and etopo bathymetry raster with various polygon, line, and point layers over it. One of my polygons encompasses the north pole. This polygon automatically created a ...
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How to set Scale Factor for Lambert Conformal Conic (LCC) projection in ArcGIS Desktop?

The projection for my state according to my country's Mapping Agency is in a specific Lambert Conformal Conic (LCC) projection. They have given values for the following parameters: False Easting ...
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Can Irish points be accurately represented by British OS Grid references?

I'm currently working in a database which stores mainland British locations as their Ordinance Survey Northing/Easting values. Can points in Ireland (primarily Northern Ireland) be accurately ...
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GPS coordinates of a point between two known points

I am looking for an algorithm for finding GPS coordinate of a point on a straight line defined by say points p1 and p2 at distance r from p1. GPS coordinate of p1 and p2 are known. I searched a lot on ...
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Coordinate System Google Maps API

I am making an application in java using GMaps4JSF where the person will enter the address on the map I'll take this coordinate and consult on my postgis base regions in which region this point is ...
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How to find Coordinate System of datasets inside MDB and GDB

I have been given some ESRI personal geodatabase files (MDB) and file geodatabase files (GDB). I don't know the coordinate system(s) for these files. Is there a way to do this without using ESRI ...
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Converting coordinates in Florida, USA?

I have an point location and the information given is: Easting: 519122.06 Northing: 1290630.07 Original thought was it's UTM, but does not appear to be correct because I know the point needs to be ...
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Reading Lambert Conformal Conic NetCDF into GeoServer?

I'm working on reading in a NetCDF file into GeoServer and GeoServer has no problem reading it in as a data store, but when I go to publish the layer from the data store I get an error that states ...
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Correctly Setting Spatial Reference for Geometry Objects when Geoprocessing

I'm attempting to find the nearest distance between a set of points, and a set of polygons. I don't want to use near tables because I have to do this operation for a large number of different ...
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libLAS georeference las file and update header

I am just starting to use libLAS and I had a small issue. I have next code to generate a las file with georeferenced points: std::ofstream ofs; liblas::Header header; liblas::SpatialReference srs; ...
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using a linear solver to get a “centre of gravity” of a set of points

As a programmer, if I have a linear solver available. How can I formulate the following problem as a set of constrains / decisions / goals for the linear solver? I have a matrix of say 10*10, so 100 ...
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Lon/lat transformation

First I should clarify I don't have previous experience with the field, so I don't know the technical terminology. My question is as follows: I have two weather datasets: The first one has the ...
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Myanmar Datum 2000 information

Does anybody know where I can find the technical details for Burma's latest datum? It's called Myanmar Datum 2000 and I can't find any details online. I need the details to create a custom datum on my ...
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Adding a WKT specified coordinate system to ArcGIS?

I've got a WKT specified coordinate system, how do I add this to ArcGIS?
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Can we no longer reference an ArcMap layer to get the spatial reference?

I'm currently using ArcGIS 10.2.1. In previous custom geoprocessing tools, I've used the following code to create a feature class in-memory, and set the spatial reference using an existing layer in ...
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Latitude / Longitude Polygon from New Zealand Geodatabase or Shapefile?

I have access to ESRI Geodatabase and Shapefile: http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/Maps_and_geography/Geographic-areas/digital-boundary-files.aspx. What I need is to somehow get the polygons ...
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Redefining point shapefiles in MXD that have no projection and are located in different folders using ArcPy?

# Script to use Layers in MXD source file paths to locate and redefine projections import arcpy, glob, os, sys, arcgisscripting from arcpy import env, mapping path = os.getcwd() env.workspace = ...
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Defining Projection Lambert Conformal Conical w custom GCS

I have a shape file from Mexico´s INEGI site that doesn´t have prj file. I am having trouble defining the projection in Arc. INEGI tells me it is projected as Lambert Conformal Conical with a ITRF92 ...
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Define Projections for layers with multiple locations in MXD's

# Script to use Layers in MXD source file paths to locate and redefine projections import arcpy, glob, os, sys, arcgisscripting mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("N:\MXDs\_ThomaKL\MXD GPS ...
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Converting a .lasd (Lidar) coordinate system?

How can one change a coordinate system for a .lasd (Lidar) dataset? The file is currently in UTM_Zone_15N and I am trying to convert it to IL_East.
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Calculating Angle between two GPS Coordinates in QGIS

i'm looking to create an angle attribute inside a layer of points that has a starting coordinate and a finishing coordinate. The angle needs to be 0-360. Is there a field calculator command that I ...
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Trying to maintain spatial reference on newly created numpy array

I am trying to copy the values from raster into newly created array and then trying to save the array with same spatial reference as raster file inRas = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0) double_layer = ...