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

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Why is MapServer adding horizontal artifacts when projecting EPSG:4326 data to EPSG:3857?

We're running MapServer with a map that has just one layer, political boundaries from a SHP file. This layer is using a basic EPSG:4326 projection, and the map itself is using EPSG:3857. The ...
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Why does On-the-fly reprojection not line up Google layers in UTM?

My UTM shapefile lines up with Google layers if the project CRS is set to WGS84 mercator projection (including default 3857 and Google). But if I set the project CRS to UTM Zone11, they are slightly ...
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How can I improve my Georeferencing results?

Background This is my second question related to georeferencing naked raster maps in order to re-visualize them on different coordinate systems and in conjunction with other data layers. The previous ...
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Reprojection from WGS to Slovenian Gauss Kruger in QGIS

I have gpx file (track) in WGS84 (EPSG: 4326) coordinate system from Garmin GPSMAP 62 which is right projected in BaseCamp and MapSource. When I save track as *.GPX and import it to QGIS and use ...
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QGIS: On the fly projection from WGS84, 19 N, to Web Mercator. Do I need to define a new CRS with transformation parameters?

Workin in QGIS, I have a shapefile called "protected areas" of Dominican Republic, that was digitized from topomaps 50k. Shapefile is projected to WGS84, 19N zone. My problem is that when I load ...
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What can go wrong in UTM to WGS1984 conversion (shifted data)

I try to convert .shp files to OSM data with shp2osm and ogr2osm but the output data is shifted. Semi-Cross-Posting Warning: I have already asked a questions on the OSM help site, but this questions ...
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How to convert NAD 27 to WebMercator in using the ESRI Silverlight API? (C#)

I am working with the ESRI Silverlight API. I found THIS post in the ESRI forums and THIS OTHER which show how to convert between WGS84 geographic coordinates and WebMercator coordinates. I want to do ...
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Bug in gdalwarp's simple nearest neighbor? Or more likely I need some help

I'm trying to understand how to use the GDAL utilities a little better. I think I've defined something incorrectly or I've found a bug in gdalwarp. My bet is that I've defined something incorrectly, ...
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What is the SRS code for Lambert Conformal Conic projection and GCS Everest Definition 1962?

I have a shapefile with Geographic Coordinate System is "GCS_Everest Definition 1962" and the Projected Coordinate System is "Lambert_Conformal_Conic". I want to add this shapefile in Geoserver. But I ...
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Geoserver WFS GetFeature returns no features when reprojecting PostGIS layer

I may be misunderstanding the GeoServer documents, but when accessing a GeoServer 2.2 WFS 1.1 layer, should I be able to reproject to an arbitrary SRS via the SRSNAME parameter? I'm generating a ...
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Crashing trying to warp map files

I have been trying to warp ECW and Ozfx3 map formats to GeoTiff format. I have navigated to Raster>Projections>Warp(reproject) I have then selected the file to warp the output that I want and ...
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NAD83 and NAD83 State Plane

I'm struggling with a projection question. I have some data in California State Plane and am trying to align a NED with NAD83. I thought these would just natively align, but they don't seem to ...
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Requesting map tiles from a wms server in epsg:900913 fails

I'm trying to figure out how to query a WMS server by using latitude/longitude coordinates. The reason is I'm trying to create an iPhone application and overlay custom tiles with data from the WMS ...
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How to convert NAV4 coordinate system to WGS84?

I would like to know whether it is possible to convert the coordinates given in a NAV4 coordinates system into WGS84. I could not find out what NAV4 is and if it is actually a standardized CRS. Here ...
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What is the difference between EPSG:900913 and EPSG:3857?

I'm using the QGIS google layers plugin to digitize a parcel as a shapefile. Later I want to import it to PostGIS. I know that google maps use a special 'google mercator' projection. What is the ...
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Raster incorrectly reprojected to OSGB(27700)

Ubuntu 12.04, QGIS 1.8.0, GDAL/OGR 1.7.3, GEOS 3.2.2 Open a Spatialite db with OS Mastermap poly layer (EPSG:27700); Add OpenLayers Plugin (1.0) from QGIS offical repository; Add a Google Satellite ...
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How to reproject aqua modis images / ocean color?

I am working with aqua modis, ocean color, L2 - SST image but in order to do I must reproject it. I use the gdal_translate to convert the format of the image but reprojection is becoming very ...
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resampling errors

I have to reproject my images, but it contains some resampling errors. Any one has any idea on significance of resampling error. Are they neglectable? Is there any good documentation to refer to? I'll ...
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How to reproject all geometries in a PostGIS table?

I created a spatial table with SRID:4326. Now I want to change total projection to SRID:32644 into a new table. The old table should remain unchanged.
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Why the georeferencing in UTM does not work with the QGIS georeferencer?

First time here, sorry if this looks simple. I use QGIS on Windows 7. I georeferenced a toposheet with geographic references to UTM. When I superimpose a UTM raster, the toposheet is near the origin ...
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Proj4s.js Library Transformation Accuracy Documentation

I am using proj4s.js for transforming between coordinate systems for a GIS web application. Is there any documentation out there on transformations accuracy provided by the library?
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How to reproject a raster file in QGIS with datum transformation?

I want to reproject a tiff raster file from projection A (ETRS89/UTM Zone 32) to projection B (DHDN/Gauss-Kruger zone 2). The two projections have a different datum so I have to use a datum ...
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How to reproject a raster in QGIS?

I am a history teacher and I like to make my own maps (I can never find exactly what I want). I am using QGIS 1.8 and Natural Earth data. I want to reproject their cross-blended hypso rasters into ...
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Why is my PostGIS transformation not working?

I am using a PostGIS query to find the intersection of two streets, and then transform the results into lat/lon. The street database's current SRID is 6856, a projection I added to PostGIS myself; and ...
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Taking a 'custom' map and transforming its x/y co-ordinates to 'real' long/lat co-ordinates?

I was wondering if someone could help me out with a little project I'm working on. I'll try to describe what I'm trying to achieve - if it doesn't make sense, please let me know. I have in front of ...
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Change Which FeatureClass a RelationshipClass Points at

When you use ArcGIS' Project tool it creates a new featureclass. This is awesome, unless the featureclass you projected had been related to twenty-some tables. All of those relationships still point ...
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Help converting projection/coordinates to Google Earth

I'm trying to program a GPS style tracker for a simulation game but I'm having a hard time figuring out how to transform the game's coordinates into Google Earth's. The game's world is flat and has ...
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Coordinate systems conversion

I have the following task. This is my sample data. WGS84 datum (longitude/latitude): -123.75 36.59788913307022 -118.125 40.97989806962013 Spherical Mercator (meters): -13775786.985667605 ...
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How to reproject a raster in QGIS? [closed]

I wanted to reproject raster file from UTM to decimal degree in QGIS version 1.7.1 or 1.8.0.. I could reproject one raster file before in QGIS Version 1.8.0. I have tried again, but now we cannot ...
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How to reproject a vector layer in QGIS?

I have some shape file which is in UTM. I wanted them to convert to Decimal Degrees in QGIS. Thanks.
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gdalwarp to EPSG 3857 of a Bing tile

I'm quite new to GDAL and to the remote sensing world so sorry in advance if I say something silly :-) What I would like to do is to assign from scratch the EPSG 3857 System Of Reference to a Bing ...
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MapInfo - WFS service with multiple SRS codes?

I've posted to the mapinfo forum (https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/mapinfo-l/HfA2zna9Rao) but hoping for better response here. Will someone share an example configuration or ...
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Overlaying layers with different projections on Android

Hello, I'm trying to show a map on Android. I'm using two map providers and am having trouble when converting geo point(lat/lon) to point in my viewport(x/y in pixels). 1) the first map provider used ...
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Possible to do a datum shift using dotSpatial?

I was hoping to be able to use Reproject.ReprojectPoints to achieve a datum shift between lat/lon values in NAD27 and NAD83. I'm able to correctly reproject from NAD27 lat/lon to NAD27 UTM and from ...
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How to convert projection

I got sample shape files with the following *prj file content: ...
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Mapping x, y pixel coordinates to latitude and longitudes on the WGS84 datum

Apologies in advance for the long question, I am fairly confused at this point and I figure if I show my thought process any flaws early on in the piece can be more easily pointed out. I have a grid ...
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How to reproject an EVF?

I have an .evf file and it is not opening in QGIS. How can we reproject the vector layer (specifically if we want to convert it from lat/lon to UTM projection)?
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Python script to convert Lat Long to ITM (Irish Transverse Mercator)

I am currently working on a python script that converts Lat Long (WGS84) to ITM. The formulas used are based on a paper published by OSGB (Appendix B): ...
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Is there any way to reproject multiple layers in QGIS?

I'd like to be able to consolidate not only the layers of a QGIS project (using QConsolidate) but also the projections used by each layer. On-the-fly projection reduces performance in QGIS, and this ...
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how to reproject the coordinate system from WGS84 to UTM with ProjNET

I'm new to ProjNET and NetTopologySuite, I get some points with Lon/Lat in WGS84, and the distance between two points is not with the unit of meter, so I want to reproject the coordinate system from ...
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How to Convert Long/Lat from Excel into shapefile? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I convert an excel file with x, y columns to a shapefile? Possible duplicate, How can I convert an excel file with x, y columns to a shapefile? How do I ...
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Projecting sp objects in R

I have a number of shapefiles in different CRSs (mostly WGS84 lat/lon) that I'd like to transform into a common projectly (likely Albers Equal Area Conic, but I may ask for help on choosing in another ...
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Getting Latitude & longitude of a Mollweide projection

I am very new to geotools and map-projections and after researching a hole day I still don't know where to start. I have a map with a size of X,Y Pixels and it is in Mollweide projection. How can I ...
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How do I request an output from a WMS service in a non-standard projection?

I want to use a map service which is available in WMS format. The server is Mapserver, and the spatialreference of the map service is 4326. I wish to use it in a slippy map (web based Javascript ...
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How to convert the file with projections in meters to Lat-Long in QGIS ar Erdas Imagine?

I have file in Lambert Conformal comic formate for the data of Australia, Its cordinates are in meters. I want to convert it into the Lat-Long system. Which Projection, Spheroid and Datum I should be ...
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How do I reproject a arbitrary coordinate system grid to OSGB

I have a polygon grid of a certain shape that has some data associated with it. Unfortunately its not properly projected, being in what seems to be an arbitrary scale and coordinate system (it was ...
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Defining datum for Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area and converting to geographic coordinates

I posted this question to a specialised mailing list for spatial data analysis using R here but didn't recieve a response. I am working with shapefiles and rasters in R, and I am unsure if I am ...
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Custom Geographic Transformation on QGIS

Is there a way to create a custom geographic transformation with specifics parameters in QGIS like in ArcGIS? Okay, I want to tranform SAD69 system into WGS84. Well, I'm in doubt because in ArcGIS ...
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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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GeoToolKit conversion from lat/long to UTM

What is the proper way to convert lat/longs to a UTM coordinate system using the Java geotoolkit API? I have not worked with GIS software before, so maybe what I am trying to do is not directly ...