A map projection is any method of representing the surface of a sphere or other three-dimensional body on a plane

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Visualizing netCDF file with unknown projection

I'm having a tough time visualizing a netCDF file with poor metadata in ArcMap, which is probably not a surprise. I know the file to contain ozone concentrations over the United States. If I try to ...
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Displaying a map in EPSG:26915 projection in open layers 3

My GIS experience is limited to having worked on several Geospatial Humanities projects. That is to say that I still struggle significantly with the technology (and terminology) in getting to my goal. ...
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Tiled raster image to be placed in an OSM/ Leaflet.js map

I have a mapoverlay in a custom projection which I need to add as a layer to an Openstreet map within a website. Since I was not able to change the projection earlier, I decided to manipulate the ...
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Calculate Geometry function returns underestimated distances

I'm making a map of the Colorado Trail and obtained a set of waypoints taken down the entire trail. I projected the set of waypoints from WGS84 (unprojected) to NAD 83 UTM13N after adding to the data ...
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Coordinate points not lining up with a preexisting map on QGIS

I asked this question once before, but I did not receive any feedback on solving on the issue and I am still confused as to what I am doing wrong. I found a public domain map of Florida counties on ...
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Is there any Google Maps-like zoomable world map, but with an equal-area projection?

Whenever I look at Google Maps at a global or polar area, the projection hurts. Is there any web service with a zoomable world map, that uses an equal-area projection — preferably pseudorectangular ...
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Rectangle shapefiles with the same extents does not align perfectly after projection

I have a rectangle shapefile built with UTM19 coordinates using a python script, and then projected to NAD83_CSRS (EPSG:4617). I have a second rectangle shapefile built with the same method (python ...
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Openlayers Reprojection from 4326 to 3395 is wrong?

I'm using proj4js definitions downloaded directly from epsg.io webpage. When trying to reproject a small extent I get this result: ol.proj.transformExtent([-180, -90, -179, -89], 'EPSG:4326', ...
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Change the actual coordinates in a shapefile (QGIS)

I'm trying to map data for a county in Texas. The data were provided to me in a shapefile, and I've been working with it in QGIS 2.14. My problem is this: The coordinates in the shapefile I was given ...
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Problems to export raster files in R software

I'm working with R software with raster and netcdf4 packages adn netcdf files to get information from SST. I got the information and now I'd like to convert in ascii or geotiff files to work in ArcMap ...
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Background color changes when projecting a raster with ArcGIS 10.4

I'm using the Project Raster tool via arcpy: arcpy.ProjectRaster_management( in_raster = clipped_raster, out_raster = projected_clipped_raster, out_coor_system = ...
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How can i project a coordinate system for many rasters all at once? [duplicate]

help many rasters i have and should be projected in UTM coordinate system. what should i do?
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Choosing Projection for Gulf coast region of USA?

What are the most appropriate datum and projection I could use for the Gulf coast region - spanning Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida? I have to analyze block group data along the coast.
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Are perpendicular lines still perpendicular after converting from UTM zone 15 to 16 (or between two neighboring zones)?

I want to convert a square polygon that is close to the edge of UTM zones 15N and 16N. The polygon's coordinates are in UTM 16N, but it is spatially positioned in the UTM15 area. My question is that ...
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Strange Custom Projection can't be transformed

I've got a a database of feature classes that were somehow transformed into a custom projection that I don't understand, and there does not seem to be a way to get back out of. The projection data ...
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OpenLayers and custom Proj4 Projection

I am trying to map some planetary data on my webMap server using OpenLayers. I defined a proj4 projection as follow: Proj4js.defs["MYDATUM"] = "+proj=longlat +a=1740000 +b=1740000 +units=m +no_defs"; ...
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GCS_Clarke_1880 transformation to GCS_WGS_1984 in ArcGIS 10.3.1

ArcGIS 10.3.1 has no transformation for GCS_Clarke_1880 to GCS_WGS_1984. Why is this the case, what have I missed? Do we have to write a custom transformation? There are a heap of Clarke ...
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Converting from unknown coordinate system into common one using fiducial points?

I have a thousand of points that I want to project in a different coordinate system. These points were generated using an old and odd coordinate system (let's call it CS) so it's not possible to use ...
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Lambert conformal conic projection

For a Lambert conformal conic projection, when projecting the cone on the globe, two parallels are formed and the scale decreases between the two parallels and increases outside them. Why this ...
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How to check my EPSG and units in R when it is not defined in proj4string?

After reading my .shp in R using readOGR(), I tried to figure out what is my EPSG and what are my units in my projections? when I tape my.shp = readOGR(dsn=setwd(dsn = dsn, ...
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Displaying map tiles from GeoPackage

Is it possible to translate tile requests from a mapping engine wanting Google Map style tiles into tile requests from a geopackage file? If not, where can I find information about how to create a ...
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PostGIS Svg Projection on Google Map

Context I have a database with spatial data such as areas and points. Some of the areas in my db are coming from OpenStreetMaps, representing some regions. (Which are kinda small at earth's scale, ...
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Why is my imported map showing up so small in ArcMap 10.2?

I have .asc files that contains a map of a predicted species distribution I got from using MaxEnt. When I import the file with the data frame properties set to North American Albers Equal Area the ...
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How to convert latitude, longitude to EPSG 3857?

I'm looking to study the math involved to see how a given latitude and longitude in decimal degrees can be converted to epsg 3857. Can anybody point to a good reference or a possible python/c/c++/java ...
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Tilted projection in QGIS

I'm trying to add tpers projection as a custom projection in QGIS 2.10.1 In the Custom crs dialog I'm adding the proj.4 text: +proj=tpers +h=500000000 +lat_0=19 +lon_0=99 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +a=6371000 ...
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C# selecting map tiles from user defined rectangle points?

I have a WPF user control with which the user can draw a rectangle on the map canvas to define an area for downloading background imagery tiles from a web service. The tiles are in Lat long 1x1 ...
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GDAL c# API returned different WKT from gdalinfo

I've found completely different results in WKT strings while using gdalinfo utility and method from c# API GetProjectionRef(). In the first case the result was: PROJCS["WGS 84 / Pseudo-Mercator", ...
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How to avoid blurred projection after transformation of .tif files

For my Project I have a lot of shapefiles and .tif files with different projections. I aimed to store everything in a gdb and transform everything to the same coordinate System (ETRS1989 UTM 32N). The ...
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Projections for a region spanning multiple UTM zones

I have a problem which is sort of similar to the one here: Dealing with data that spreads across UTM Zones? Essentially I am looking for a projection for this region: ...
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Transforming coordinate that lies outside a grid transform (e.g. NADCON)?

As I understand it, a datum transform (e.g. urn:ogc:def:coordinateOperation:EPSG::1241) based on a grid interpolation method, e.g. NADCON, is undefined outside of the grid of points. Therefore the ...
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Is there any way to use Cesiumjs to import 3D Models using the British National Grid (OSGB36)?

I am trying to import a 3D model (.gltf) into Cesium which is in OSGB36 projection, however I know that Cesiumjs doesn't support British projection natively. I've tried changing the origin of the ...
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QGIS Merge rasters without projection edges

I have been trying with no luck to merge forest canopy rasters available through the NLCD (e.g. Grids 102 and 105) using QGIS in Mac (as well as R, and SAGA in Windows). The GeoTIFF grids import and ...
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Why am I getting two different outputs from Python and C++ using GDAL?

I am trying to gather information from a *.tif file using the GDAL libraries. When I open the *.tif file using both the Python API, and C++ API, I encouter two completely different answers. Here are ...
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Why don't latitude and longitude match with others one?

I have a latitude and longitude: 60.011887, 30.37898 When I add marker to openLayersMap I get this marker in another place. Why does this happen? here is the code: var MyMap = (function() { var ...
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Sentinel-2 projection shift

I recently observe a shift in the geographic projection of Sentinel 2 data. Please see the screenshots below for clarification (Granule T33UXP, Band 8 only). The first image was taken on 20160314, the ...
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Calculating Area for data in WGS 84 using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am using ArcGIS 10.1.1 for Desktop on my laptop. When I try to calculate the area in WGS 1984 the area is disabled. If I work in one projection, say WGS 1984, and calculate area in another ...
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Reprojecting raster from one CRS to another?

I have a .tif raster file which is based on some projected coordinate system (for example: NAD 1983 State Plane California). I would like to export this raster as a .xyz file, but also reprojecting it ...
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Shape files are not lining up [duplicate]

I have two shapefiles, with the same projection but they can not overlay. I understand that the extent is different, but i can not figure out how to change it? Here are the tow layers properties : ...
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How do I set a CRS when it isn't listed in QGIS? (Mac, not PC)

I want to work with a shapefile that is in a Coordinate System that I can't locate in QGIS for Mac. When I load this shapefile data, it shows up fine, on-the-fly has generated the CRS data most likely ...
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QGIS projection changes only when saving as PDF [duplicate]

The issue I'm facing is that when using a print composer to generate a PDF or image with a google earth / bing backdrop the projection of my layers appears to change from what is shown in ...
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How to bulk import ESRI projections into Postgis

Where can I get a file that would allow me to bulk upload all of the ESRI projections into the spatial_ref_sys table of postgis. I know that you can get insert statements on spatialreference.org; ...
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Geoserver projection recognize problem

I'm publishing shape files in geoserver through curl,my problem is that geoserver didn't recognizing the projection which is in ESRI WKT format(layer was publishing).I searched for this problem i ...
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How to obtain attributes of a point layer that falls within a polygon layer of different CRS

I have created my own vector grid polygons in QGIS 2.12.2. This creates a new layer to my project, but it's projected in a "generated projection". I want to view the attributes of points that fall ...
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Projecting a layer to another CRS changes the actual distance

I'm trying to generate a buffer around some 1,000 points. My layer is on WGS-84, so I understand I need to save the layer with a different CRS that works with meters (Israeli one - ITM). However, when ...
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Installing/defining custom projection Nepal Modified UTN in QGIS?

I need to install/define a custom projection Nepal MUTM in qgis 2.14. But I don't know how to do it? Where will I get the projection code to use during defining?
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Shift in the data between CartoDB and stamen layer, Google Maps API

I have a geojson loaded into CartoDB database. And I have a CSV file too. Names field would be common in both the GeoJSON and CSV file. I had written a logic if the place name in CSV matches the place ...
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How to generate a tiled map from a spherical mercator SVG?

I'm not a GIS person; this is really just a side task, so I probably have terminology/strategy incorrect; I would ask that you please bear with me. I have the following requirements for a Qt-based C++ ...
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GDAL to project from pixels to geo coordinates

I am using GDAL library in C++. On my dataset, I have obtained geo transform with GetGeoTransform to GT array (GCP is NULL). Than I use this values for this equation (Source): Xgeo = GT(0) + ...
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Multi Projections w/ openlayers 3

I am stuck and I need your help! My app needs to change projection and/or layer on click. I have a layerchooser class which controls the clicks (works well with alert("hellool3")) My main class is ...
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How do I create a map that is not to scale in QGIS?

I want to make a map that isn't to scale and I'm so used to being pedantic about CRS and scale that I don't know where to start. The map that I need to make is a simple guide for people to get to a ...