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

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distance difference in Google Earth with exported GPX or KML compared to source shapefile

I've converted a shapefile (points) to KML with QGIS. Points in the shapefile are within 100m distance from each other. When I measure it in Google Earth, the distance changes to 80m. The same ...
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Projecting INEGI shapefiles from Mexico

I have two INEGI files from Mexico (1990 and 2010) that I want to use the same projection. The 2010 file works fine (see below) and I would like the 1990 file to match the 2010 one. The shapefiles are ...
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Holes between imagery tiles projected using gdalwarp

I am having the following issue when reprojecting imagery tiles using gdalwarp. These are 4096x4096 imagery tiles, which I'm gdalwarp'ing from WGS84 to a State Plane projection. When reprojected, ...
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Misalignement of the Corine data set after reprojection with gdalwarp, nodata not working either

I want to reproject the original corine data set with a resolution of 100x100m. I am using gdalwarp: $ gdalwarp -overwrite -s_srs EPSG:3035 -t_srs EPSG:32632 -tr 100 100 -tap -wo "SAMPLE_GRID=YES" ...
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Coordinate extraction in a different projection in MapInfo

I have a .TAB file of polyline objects in British Grid Coordinate. I need to extract the end points/nodes of each polyline and find their latitude/longitude (WGS84). Would really appreciate some ...
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QGIS to solve projection mystery in Postgresql

I downloaded some data from local agency. Per QGIS 2.2, I defined the projection to 'EPSG:3587 - NAD83(NSRS2007) / Michigan Central' in postgresql (maybe ArcMap). Data is in Postgresql 9.3. I am ...
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Why are map tiles being repeated? Using MapServer and Openlayers

Problem I have: map tiles from my layer are being repeated. Shapefile is projection 3059. I have specified 3059 is in the mapfile and also when creating map object. I know OpenLayers.Layer.WMS is ...
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Why can't I reproject from HARN State Plane Ft Intl to State Plane Ft?

I'm attempting to reproject a feature class that is: NAD_1983_HARN_StatePlane_Oregon_North_FIPS_3601_Feet_Intl to our standard, which is: NAD_1983_StatePlane_Oregon_North_FIPS_3601_Feet When I ...
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Orthographic reprojection with mapnik

I am trying to create a google earth like wep application. My problem is that I can't get to render a full view of the earth. The zoom_all() function generates the following error : RuntimeError: ...
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Raster projection fails without error

I have a raster in one coordinate system (SC State Plane NAD83 NSRS2007) and need to project it to another (SC State Plane NAD83 HARN). When I run Project Raster, it fails silently: the dialog box ...
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Geodjango transform introduces large errors

Apologies for the possibly naive question. I'm trying to understand how Geodjango (running on PostGIS) deals with coordinate transformations, and am experiencing some unusual behaviour. Let's say I ...
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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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Coordinate System (Malaysia RSO Projection) not lining up in QGIS and ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using QGIS 1.9.0 on Linux Mint; and I am new to (Q)GIS I have three layers (2xshapefiles, 1xopenlayer[Bing Maps]) that I am trying to line up located in peninsular Malaysia. Shapefile_1 is a ...
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OpenStreetMap Tile Server with Custom Projection Systems

I am trying to install the OSM tile server on a local machine with a custom projection system like epsg:3573. For the server installation I followed this tutorial ...
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Copy>Paste from meter to feet coord-sys, and coordinates don't change in ArcMap 10

My dataframe coordinate system is in UTM with linear unit Meter. If I have a Polygon shapefile in a UTM coordinate system with a linear unit of Foot_US and I am sent a shapefile in the same UTM ...
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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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How to re-project the EASE (Equal Area Scalable Earth) grid with a ~25 km cylindrical projection to WGS84 0.25 degree?

I have nc files ,here is one file https://echange-fichiers.inra.fr/get?k=LUfqiyO1Dl7az5bihnS. from the metadata ,the projection is cylindrical and the resolution is 25 km: ...
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GDAL/proj4 equirectangular projection coordinate system units assumed by OGRSpatialReference and GDALDataset::GetGeoTransform()?

How do I configure my OGRSpatialReference object to specify an equirectangular projection system http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equirectangular_projection where the affine geo-transform matrix (provided ...
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How to unproject WKT to WKT in .NET?

I have WKT in this format: GEOMETRYCOLLECTION(POLYGON((491990.250718 6212873.59755,491492.160493 6212904.94117,491265.64715 6212790.54445,491319.517251 6212550.36334,491579.624164 ...
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Conversion problem of projection of MODIS LAI from sinusoidal to geographic

I am trying to change MODIS data's (LAI) sinusoidal projection to geographic. Actually I did it. But when I reproject it by ERDAS, the output LAI raster moved about 10 km to west side of actual shape ...
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How to convert to web mercator projection using an open source tool?

I've got a KML file which I need converted to a web mercator projection. This file will go into Tilemill. What are some good open source tools to convert files to the web mercator projection?
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How do I convert to EPSG:3857 with GDAL?

I have some TIFs in EPSG4326 the GeoTiff info looks like: GEOGCS["WGS 84", DATUM["WGS_1984", SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563, AUTHORITY["EPSG","7030"]], ...
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Wrong projection high quality shapefile for the coastline of Helsinki region (Finland)

I did some spatial interpolations in R and I need a support for those. Looking for shapefiles online the best I could find was and it looks really horrible, the same area in ggplot looks like . I ...
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Changing original source projection

I am attempting to match up 2 raster layers, both a OS survey map and some independent survey data. The map I know to be in the correct position, However the survey data shows a layer extent of (layer ...
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projection conversion from mercator to google maps format

Is this spTransform(Finland3, CRS("+proj=longlat +ellps=WGS84 +no_defs+ellps=WGS84 +towgs84=0,0,0 ")) the right way to project a shapefile with this projection coord. ref. : +proj=merc +lon_0=0 ...
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Map project a raster having separate latitude and longitude raster bands

I have a satellite image where one of the channels is a raster having the longitude values, another channel a raster containing the latitude values. What would be the best way for map projecting such ...
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Reproject WKT Polygon with Javascript

I have a polygon in WKT in EPSG:4326: polygonWKT = 'POLYGON((13.215179443359373 52.588032137196755,13.42803955078125 52.592620721000365,13.454132080078125 52.46897854656702,13.347015380859375 ...
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How to measure areas using an official CRS which is not available in QGIS?

I am very new to QGIS and doing a project on Glacial Lake Outburst & Flooding (GLOF). I am trying to find the area of a lake using images from Google Earth 7.0.3.8542. I am using the WGS84 CRS ...
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Any difference between EPSG:3003 and EPSG:102091?

I am working on QGIS 2.2.0. The PRS I am working on is Monte Mario / Italy zone 1 (EPSG:3003), with the following parameters: PROJCS["Monte Mario / Italy zone 1", GEOGCS["Monte Mario", ...
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Lat/Long to XY conversion with Geometry Service

I am attempting to make a simple map that will allow users to see a truck's GPS location on top of a tiled map service. I am having difficulty getting the graphic symbol to overlap my tiled service ...
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Fix Black Border in Python Batch Raster Conversion

I have a Raster image like this as you can see the road are not connected between 2 raster (up and down) its because the scanned raster use different projection (dgn utm 50s) than my data frame (utm ...
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Project one layer in qgis using projection CRS of another layer

I am using QGIS 1.6 and have imported a set of latitude, longitude points from a csv file as a layer. I also have another layer from a shape file. When I go to layer->properties for the second layer I ...
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Gdal doesn't recognise ArcMap 10.1 EPSG:3857

I have projected a geotiff to EPSG:3857 using ArcMap 10.1 (in Arc it is called “WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere”). The coordinate parameters look correct, so why does gdal not recognise the ...
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Changing layer extent to decimal degrees?

Using ArcMap or ArcGIS 10 ... In the photo below, you can see my extent is in meters while my projected coordinate system is in decimal degrees. How can I convert my layer extent to decimal degrees? ...
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Batch raster conversion

I want to do conversion from WCG to UTM for my 172 Raster, I can't use normal batch because I I can't re-arrange again the order of raster in Table of Content because the result are random name in ...
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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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How can I take a large netcdf and convert it to interpolated values in a different set of coordinates?

I've got a large netcdf (a small portion of the data is here) with the data in an even grid associated with an Albers Equal Area Conic projection. I've got the corresponding latitudes and longitudes ...
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How to install Proj4js.js in my localhost directory?

I'm developing a GIS website for vineyard management. I am using Openlayers with the WMTS IGN (French institute for geography) datas. It works fine. I also would like to add the possibility for the ...
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DD83 to State Plane conversion

I am having an elementary issue with a conversion I have completed successfully in the past in ArcMap10. I am trying to convert DD83 to State Plane 83 using Data Management Tools > Feature > Project. ...
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Layers with same coordinate system should align/overlap but do not?

I put 4 different layers into my ArcMap document, but only one of them will show up on the map! I should be seeing the other 3 layers as well. When I do a Zoom to layer, I can see one layer, but I ...
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Is there any tool to reproject x,y coordinates, apart from Proj4?

I have a JEE project (Java, JBoss) and I'm looking for a library that allows x,y coordinates reprojection. I know about Proj4. Do you have any other option? Is it possible to find on the net a ...
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File size inflation normal with gdalwarp?

After using gdalwarp to project and align-to-grid (via -tap) a number of rasters I noticed that the output rasters were significantly larger than the original rasters. A fairly thorough web search ...
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How to covert gridded (gnomonically projected by distance) data to lat/long data

I have a grid of data that is in a gnomonic projection, centered on a lat/long point (WGS-84). The grid has a 1km spacing. Given this I can easily obtain the x,y coordinates/distances from centre ...
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How to georeference a map - which is in projected coordinate system - using geographic lat long? [duplicate]

We have some hard copy maps which were projected in Gauss Kruger coordinate system (in the legend it has been mentioned). But, the coordinates were given in Geographic lat long (Beijing 1954). In ...
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How do I construct (or select) an appropriate local Cartesian coordinate system, for an arbitrary small area?

I'm relatively inexperienced with coordinate reference systems, so please bear with me if I'm not putting this clearly. I have existing software which works with an abstract (un-referenced) 3D ...
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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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Creating custom projections with Proj4

I'm reading into how to customise projections with Proj4 - specifically to achieve tilted projections such as the example below (from vis4.net) The Proj4 literature is pretty heavy going and having ...
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Adding Geographic Coordinate System and Projected Coordinate System layers

So I have two layers that I am adding into ArcMap. I know for a fact that when you added the first layer with Projected Coordinated System, the 2nd layer, which has a geographic coordinate system ...
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Why doesn't LeafletJS complete the conversion when re-projecting to Spherical Mercator?

When I use the Mapbox Leaflet pre-packaged Projection class SphericalMercator to project a lat/long coordinate into EPSG:3857 I have to multiply the result Leaflet provides by the earth's radius. ...
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How do I transform a raster image to one with rounded corners (cylindrical to pseudocylindrical)?

I've been working with the altimetry data from topex.ucsd.edu/WWW_html/mar_grav.html Was having difficulties extracting the data, so I wrote a simple tool to do that. Creates a bitmap form the data ...