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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EPSG code as dynamic text in ArcGIS

Is it possible to get ArcGIS to show the EPSG code for a coordinate system as dynamic text? The default text is quite verbose (see below), and I think just showing the "Coordinate System" is probably ...
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Writing shapefile with projection defined crashes fiona

I've just started trying to use Fiona to write out shapefiles. I found the example code below, which seems to work fine from shapely.geometry import mapping, Polygon import fiona # Here's an example ...
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ArcGIS Server WMS URL Syntax Incorrect

Having a strange issue consuming WMS services hosted on ArcGIS Server 10.3. When the service is cached in ESRI's compact format, the request fails with HTTP 400. In exploded format, it works ...
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Are there different EPSG codes for 6 digit, 7 digit and 8 digit UTM Zone32 coordinate systems (CRS)?

I get data sent to me in various flavours of EPSG:25832. Unfortunately, everyone thinks that their own EPSG:25832 is the correct one. Some send data with the 32 at the front, others with just a 2, and ...
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Can you create a CRS of superseded NSW Datum

I want to use a superseded projection (NSW integrated survey datum - referred to as ISG) because my main client utilises it. The projection is based on AGD66. We regularly receive survey files in this ...
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If I were flying over a flat world at constant elevation, taking aerial photos, how would I patch them into a mosaic?

Restating the question: If I were flying over a 2 dimensional world, at a constant altitude, how would I patch those images together? I'm using some tools right now that assume I'm doing a panorama ...
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Converting from an x-y coordinate system to latitude/longitude

I'm building an indoor wifi-based tracking system that can calculate the position of a device in meters relative to the sensors distributed throughout the building. So far I've gotten to the point ...
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How to convert 6 digit latitude & 7 digit longitude to degrees

Sorry, but I'm a bit new to the whole GIS world, and though I am making great headway drawing polygons and such in Bing Maps, I am currently stuck. In our SQL spatial data, I came across MULTIPOLYGON ...
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Transforming coordinates between wgs84 and UTM ED50 31N, what am I missing?

My problem is I must tranform a point cloud from wgs84 (geographic) to UTM (projected) ED50 for zone 31North. Easy, isn't it? Well, first surprise is I have several free webs who offer me this ...
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CRS not embedded by maptools in R

I'm using the maptools package in R to merge some data to a shapefile. When I open the original input shapefile in QGIS, QGIS automatically picks up on the CRS. When I open the output shapefile from ...
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) data coordinate system

I am trying to import the National Bridge Inventory Lat/Long data into ArcGIS. But when I do it with WGS 1984 Geographic coordinate system, they don't match with the base maps. I don't where I am ...
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Obtaining ECEF Velocities from givens of LLA coordinates, heading, and speed

If you are given positional data in lat/long/altitude (LLA) along with a heading and speed, how do you go about computing the Earth Centered Earth Fixed (ECEF) components of velocity? Additionally, ...
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Erroneous location when converting from a GCS_WGS_1984 to UTM

I have a shapefile map of Belgium divided by cantons that I want to re-project in order to have units in meters and to be able to calculate distances. I know how to do it with ArcGIS Projection tool, ...
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Polygon Shifting in WGS 84

I'm troubleshooting some discrepancies between intersection results in State Plane and WGS 84. The intersect was ran when both the polygons and points were same PCS ...
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Re-projecting point data using ArcMap

I've created a point data layer in QGIS using a .png image as a template. Of course the .png had no projection, and when creating the new shapefile I chose the WGS_84 coordinate system. Now, I need ...
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Which projection should be chosen to model transmission lines across the USA?

I am looking at different options for high voltage power lines in the US. These power lines cross several states. Since in the end the distance is of importance, is the USA Contiguous Equidistant ...
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Modify CRS to match boundaries of shapefile

I have boundary data in WGS'84 lat/long and data in a custom generated CRS. The data in the generated CRS appears to be offset by a particular vector compared to WGS'84. I want to attempt to match the ...
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Coordinate system ID ArcGIS

I have satellite image files with metadata generated from ArcGIS: Raster Download Information Coordinate system ID WGS84: 4326 Top edge WGS84: 35.0003681085064 Degree Bottom edge WGS84: ...
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Which function for creating a POINT in PostGIS?

When defining a Point in PostGIS, when do you decide to use which of the following? ST_SetSRID(ST_MakePoint(lon,lat),4326) ST_SetSRID(ST_Point(long,lat),4326) ST_SetSRID(ST_GeomFromText('POINT(lon ...
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Why do area calculations return negative values?

I have created a shapefile with some polygons and am now trying to calculate the area of these polygons. The original CRS was WGS84, I have reprojected it to WGS 84 / World Mercator so unit is metres. ...
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Different definition of EPSG:3857 in GeoTools and QGIS

I want to do some checking if my point lies in any of the polygons defined in shapefile. So, I thought that I will determine CRS from shapefile (created in QGIS), and use it for transformation (where ...
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Coordinate system doesn't contain values in the range -180 to 180 and -90 to 90

I'm creating an android version of a PC program (I've contacted the company who owns the PC program, so it's legal). The program is in the core a GPS, but is used to navigate pre-defined routes for ...
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A shapefile not projecting correctly [duplicate]

I have this polygon shapefile not showing on the same view even they have same projection. The data frame has also same projection with the other. I can zoom to layer the polygon shapefile but the ...
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Adding spatial reference to raster data using ArcGIS Pro?

New to ArcGIS Pro - I want to add a spatial reference to a raster file I have downloaded (in this case from Nearmap.com). When I click properties of the raster file through the new project TAB in ...
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How to georeference two pictures that do not have crs in QGIS

I would like to take aerial pictures of my research plots an caculate NDVI and NDWI. How do I do that in QGIS?
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Finding adjacent grid squares in MGRS/USNG

Given an MGRS grid reference, for example 4QFJ123678 (100m precision), is there a good way to obtain the adjacent squares (north, south, east and west) from that origin square? Is it better to ...
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Generate tile package with SRID 31468

I want to show feature layers from shape files with srid 31468 using ArcGIS runtime. I want to use a custom raster base map. For that reason I successfully create a .tpk file using ArcGIS desktop. ...
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How do I trick QGIS's map composer into chopping off the 000's in UTM coordinates?

In QGIS 2.8 (ubuntu), you can create a map with ticks and labels. I want the first two digits to be smaller sized, the next 3 to to be normal sized, and hide the last 3 digits. QGIS does not offer ...
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WKID matching EPSG

Is there a way to matching the code of ESRI WKID with EPSG code? I'm trying to find the coordinate system of PCS Name = CGRS_1993_LTM. Which has WKID:102319 code. But I donn't know the EPSG code.
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Trouble buffering a vector layer in QGIS with PyQGIS

I am working on a script that imports a .csv layer that has lat long coordinates, which I then want to buffer in feet. I've created a vector layer from the .csv file and tried to set the coordinate ...
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Calculate percentage of land cover within a buffer in meters, not decimal degrees

I am trying to calculated the percentage of land cover within a buffer area (3000m) around my coordinates. My output is in decimal degrees but I want it in meters or at least that I can calculate the ...
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What coordinates are expressed in 6-7 digits numbers?

I am processing XML documents containing geographic information, and even though they are coming from the same source they are using different coordinates units. The first one is a regular ...
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How to Transform Many Projections Into One With SQL Server

I know very little SQL Server, but am quite familiar with Arc and Python. The data I want to transform is point data which is in a single table [ID], [X] [Y], [COORDSYS]. There are 5 possible ...
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QGIS 2.8 Raster Layers Moved [duplicate]

I recently downloaded QGIS 2.8 and opened an existing project in it to check how it handled it and make any changes required. This project includes several raster heatmap layers. My problem is that ...
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How to project WMS layers from GCS_WGS_1984 to UTM ED50 31N using ArcMap?

I'm using a WMS service to open different layers. Specifically I'm using this link: http://w24.bcn.cat/WMSBaseGuia/request.aspx I have the following problem. When I open these layers with Arcmap, ...
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CRS, pixels, and floor diagram

I am trying to create a building diagram for use in a DevExpress map control. My goal is to display a raster image background in the control with a vector overlay that defines features of interest. ...
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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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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 ...