The process of translating a map or spatial data from one geographic projection to another

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Points warped when exporting to shape file (position off in Qgis when imported)

I have just purchased a used Trimble GeoXH and I have done some surveys. I did the differential corrections in Trimble Pathfinder Office 4.10. I have exported the corrected and uncorrected files and ...
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Different output from running algorithm in toolbox and from script

I am unable to get the same results when running the qgis:reproject tool from QGIS processing toolbox (QGIS version 2.0.1) as when running it from a Python script (console). In this example I am ...
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No prj file output from qgis:reproject

I'm trying to reproject a vector layer using the 'qgis:reproject' algorithm in the processing/sextante module of QGIS, from Python. This kind of works, but the .prj and .qpj files created after ...
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Arctic EPSG:4326 map projection?

Does anyone know of a source for an Arctic EPSG:4326 map projection? Obviously I'm a GIS newbie, so gentle pointers in the right direction appreciated! It's a long story. I have some arctic ice ...
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Fortifying re-projected shapefile for ggplot2 in R

I have a shapefile of US county boundaries which I got from the NHGIS. I can load the file using the rgdal package and see information about it: library(rgdal) shp_1860 <- readOGR("shp", ...
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How to reproject EPSG:102218 with QGIS?

I have a raster file. ArcMap says it is in NAD_1983_USFS_R6_Albers (EPSG:102218). QGIS says it is in USER:100000 - * Generated CRS (+proj=aea +lat_1=43 +lat_2=48 +lat_0=34 +lon_0=-120 +x_0=600000 ...
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why is there a difference between using EPSG and using basic code

I have the OSgeo4w installed on my PC and I am trying to upload ITM(israel transverse mercator) landmarks to google earth. To do this I am using the cs2cs command.I noticed that i get a deviation ...
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GeoTools and PostGIS with ESPG:3857

I'm trying to use both PostGIS and GeoTools with the same ESPG:3857 projection, however, it looks like the projections in PostGIS and GeoTools differ. This is what I have in PostGIS: PROJCS["WGS 84 ...
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How do I convert longitude & latitude to a 3d (geocentric x,y,z) coordinate?

I'm interested in finding the centroid of a point cloud. I understand that to do this I need to convert latitude and longitude values to 3d coordinates, average them and then convert the resulting ...
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How can I reproject a shp file in NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_15N to something more standard

I have a public shp file data set which is in a format that doesn't contain actual latitudes and longitudes (prj file below). I'd like to load it into SQL and be able to utilize the latitude and ...
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GeoRSS reprojection

Sorry I'm newbie in ESRI API javascript, I'm trying to to change the GeoRSS projection from from 102100 to 54030. could anyone give me a hand?! please! my project script is: var map; require([ ...
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Convert file with coordinates, keep record ID

I have the following sample data: 345 -515561.05 -1166540.03 456 -515542.01 -1166548.76 999 -515519.61 -1166552.19 789 -515505.29 -1166550.25 321 -515477.05 -1166546.82 201 -515431.12 -1166534.06 197 ...
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Gauss-Krueger coordinates in Openlayers

I want to show the coordinates of my map in gauss-krüger coordinates, but nothing works. I tried another projection, displayProjection, lonLat.transform but the answers are the same. my source ...
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Does anyone know how to make new CRS to reproject some old plans?

I need to reproject some old Cadastral plans, but I can't find any appropriate CRS on web. They are in old Hungarian System (Budapest tangent plane stereographic projection) which used in late XIX ...
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Projection system differs

There is a problem . I want to define projection for a Shape file. The projection system is: "NAD_1983_StatePlane_Montana_FIPS_2500" which is refered in Qgis 1.9 as EPSG:102700 .The same projection ...
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how to project a flat image to spherical mercator EPGS:900013 to use in a Image Layer in openlayers

I have a flat 400x400 pixels image which represents an area of 400x400 kilometers. I need to draw this image as an overlay on my OpenLayers mapping system. I use OpenStreetMap/Google Maps as base ...
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Download from GPS / changing SCR / still not working

I use a GARMIN GPS; I download my points from the GPS by using GPS tool; I "try to" change projection (SCR) by changing layer property/specify SCR Still, it not working and I cannot view my layer on ...
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which is the suitable Geographical Coordinate System and Projected Coordinate System for India

I want to create a spatial data for entire India, usually I use WGS84 as GCS and UTM zones for PCS in the places in India, but when I have to create the spatial data for entire India, I get confuse ...
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Distance between latlongs varies in different projection systems?

I have shapefiles with correct projections. The SRS is EPSG 32735 (WGS 1984 UTM 35S) Now, I have these two coordinates from this projection system: (31.3751,-23.4388) and (31.3779,-23.4355). ...
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How to do a raster reprojection in QGIS with custom map parameter

I'd need to reproject a raster dataset in a new customized projection, but I'm fairly new at both QGIS and GDAL and I'm not exactly sure about how to proceed and what the exact syntax is. The ...
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New Zealand Projection System

I have a database with Easting and Northing points of New Zealand. The data structure is as follows Easting | Northing 2595425 | 6622565 2594585 | 6622595 2595000 | 6622085 2594500 | ...
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Issue with Buffer with projection

I am having an issue with buffer. My data is in Geographic coordinate system. I am trying to do a buffer of 600m and i am finding different results for each case, have tried thse so far: Map in web ...
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Am I correctly projecting a geometry using a WKID in ArcObjects?

I would like to take in any valid WKID for a spatial reference and then project a single geometry to it. The following code seems to be working, but (1.) can someone verify that this is the correct ...
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Mapping Geocoded addresses onto Census shapefiles in R

I have a list of addresses that I have geocoded to get the corresponding longitude and latitude. > AddressDetail <- geocode(match_address) > coordinates(AddressDetail) <- c("lon", "lat") ...
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Transforming from SRID 900913 to 4326 with PostGis

I have two Postgres tables with different SRIDs, 4326, and 900913. I want to convert the latter to 4236. I first changed the SRID using: Select UpdateGeometrySRID('table', 'geomcolumn', 4326). I ...
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Satellite Imagery for North America with options for different CRS

Ok, everyone I think this question has been asked before and maybe there is no answer yet. I need a satellite imagery layer of North America where I can change the projection. The OpenLayers plugin ...
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How to transform/convert Coordinate Reference System with Proj4 and php

Basically my question is: Can I combine the functions of proj4 with php in my server? For example, I would like to know if it is possible get data in WGS84 and transform in ETRS89. I need to get ...
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Van der Grinten IV projection. Is it possible and how?

I like the look of the Van der Grinten IV projection with it's two hemispheres and would like to use if for a map of the world. I could only find information on how to use the Van der Grinten I ...
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Shapefile projection issue - layers not lining up [closed]

See below for screenshot. The purple rectangle should line up with the green rectangle in the top right (OpenLayers Google Physical layer) and the tan points. I was sent this shp and given the ...
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Trying to convert coordinates from WGS84 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere to WGS84

I've been struggling with this for way too long now. I've got some data that was georeferenced in the WGS84 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere that should have been done just in WGS84. The Auxiliary ...
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How do you convert from GPS data in WGS84 to a GIS built in NAD27 in ArcGIS?

I have GPS data that has been recorded in Datum WGS84. The client has a GIS built in Datum NAD27. Having looked into the conversions online I would like to know how to do this rigorously with ...
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Changing the CRS of a shapefile

Im trying to convert shapefile from one CRS to another in QGIS. On the layer menu, I right click on the shapefile, save it as with other name and there I change the CRS to the desired one (WGS 84). ...
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Exporting geographic coordinates in QGis as projected (flat) coordinates

I've created some polygons with Google Earth which I'd like to convert to my flat map's coordinate system. I've loaded a few shapefiles into QGis of a county's roads, parcels, etc. The coordinate ...
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When trying to convert lon/lat (curved) coordinates to projected (flat) coordinates with ruby, the second (y axis) projected coords are inaccurate

So I have created a polygon using Google Earth pro. I've exported it into a kml file, which I can then parse using ruby's XML/HTTP-parsing Nokogiri gem into an array of WKT points (LinearRing) thats ...
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Why is there an offset between reprojection results of ArcGIS and QGIS from PSAD56 to WGS84?

I did a comparison of file system PSAD 56 to WGS 84 with arcgis and qgis and the difference is 8 m, why is the difference? This is a points file (shape) and it is in UTM Zone 19S.
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Converting .kml to different projection in qgis not working

I have run into a slight problem it would seem. Yesterday I downloaded qgis in the hope that it could convert a .kml overlay of some administrative boundaries from EPSG:3857 (Google maps) to ...
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Reprojecting elevation dataset for “tilted Earth”

I would like to create maps of a "tilted Earth", such as the following example where Australia is at the North Pole: http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s379/laskaris_mods/tilted_earth.jpg I can ...
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Converting NEAR results to Meters/Kilometers?

I am having trouble figuring out how to convert the units from the results of my NEAR calculations. I want to convert them to meters or kilometers, but cannot figure out how to do so... ...
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Changing projection for field calculator

I've just succeeded in getting the area of a polygon using field calculator. The polygon was drawn on a Google hybrid aerial photo. There are no units given in the calculation and I assume the area ...
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How to reproject vector data?

I am evaluating QGIS with a view to visualize and manage geological exploration data. The information is currently stored in different local coordinate systems that I am looking to overlay with ...
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Can I use Openlayers Plugin with a different Datum/Projection?

There is probably already a post for my problem, but after long searching, I could not find a solution for my issue. I am working with QGIS und I am using the following projection/datum: MGI / ...
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Comparing features in GIS interface with Google Maps/Bing Basemaps - Which Co-ordinate system to use?

I want to compare some Geographic features in my data with Google maps in ArcGIS platform using a third party application. But I prefer the output to be in Local UTM cordinates. What is the best ...
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How can I assess the accuracy of a reprojection?

I'm reprojecting a set of measured GPS co-ordinates from WGS84 to OSGB36, using two methods: the pyproj.transform method, which uses PROJ.4, and a "homemade" method from here. The latter method is ...
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How does QGIS reproject data?

Projection systems are always troubling and I cam across and issue yesterday. I created a buffer and did a select by location using that buffer, however it was producing the wrong results. It would ...
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How do I solve Gdalwarp error 'too many points failed to transform' for remapping Geostationary to Lambert conformal?

I am trying to remap from Geostationary to Lambert conformal using gdalwarp. My input data is in netcdf, and is in geographic coordinates (degrees) and I would like to output the remapped data to ...
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Alignment/Projection issue when opening a shapefile in ArcMap that was created from DotSpatial code

I have a number of Polyline and Point features stored in a SQL Server 2012 database. I am using a website with C# and DotSpatial to create and export a shapefile of any one of these features ...
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EPSG:4326, EPSG:3857, JOSM and unprojections

It is said here that EPSG:4326 is not a projection. In my mind, a projection is a transformation of the surface of the Earth producing a flat image, notably a bitmap. We know that WGS84 (World ...
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Alignment Issue with using NAD27 data within ArcGIS Server 10

I am using ArcGIS online base map in my web application. I am trying to add some layers with Geogrphic - NAD27 projection. I am using NAD_1927_To_WGS_1984_33 for transformation, based on documentation ...
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Calculation for conversion of Lat/Lon to World Geographic Reference System (GEOREF)

Does any one have a reference to, or the actual code, to convert Lat / Lons to Georef code (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georef)? I am also interested in finding a conversion from lat/lon to MGRS. ...
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Determining the Coordinate System of shapefiles

I have 8 shapefiles which have a common coordinate system but none of them have it defined i.e. "unknown" is written when I look in the properties dialog box. However, I can see the extent which I am ...