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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Length difference between Google Earth and ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have drawn a complex path with multiple vertices in Google Earth (GE) Pro and its measurement property is shown as being 2,460 nm. It is located East of Australia. If i import this KML into ArcGIS ...
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How can I project geojson borders on the google earth tiles in leaflet?

I started working with leaflet and google earth tiles. I want to add borders on my map so I tried to use the countries geoJson Data as a layer on the map. The problem is that the json borders ...
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Unknown coordinates in Shapefile, projecting doesn't give expected results

I'm reading a Shape file (four files actually, .dbf, .prj, .shp and .shx) containing polygons representing certain areas in my neighborhood. For this I use C# and a library called DotSpatial. I can ...
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Converting map to use space oblique mercator projection using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a map document in ArcMap which I want to convert to using Space oblique mercator projection, but I am not sure if ArcMap supports it. Any hints on how to achieve this?
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Retrieve Extent of Map in specific projection [duplicate]

Geoserver WMS Layer and WFS Layers that I display with OpenLayers. MaxExtent of the map is hard-coded. map = new OpenLayers.Map({ div : "map", projection : 'EPSG:31466', units : "m", ...
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Problems with lat long projection

I have a .xls spreadsheet with about 60,000 rows. Most of them have Latitude and Longitude. I simply want to display these as points in Arc10. I've tried making a .dbf in arccatalog and creating a ...
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Equal area projections with different area results in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcGIS, I have to calculate areas of huge polygons all over the Pacific Oceans betwwen 20N and 30S. I have been trying different Equal-areas projections (Cylindrical and sinusoidal for example) ...
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WGS 84 - NAD 83 with a twist

I have a dataset of GPS field point collected received in WGS 84 but displayed in NAD 83 UTM. I used a field point to inform a total station for a reference starting point, so all my total station ...
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How to re-project shapefile to be compatible with Openlayers satellite imagery

The goal: Visualize a map using google's satellite (and projection) using my collected points. Right now I have a shapefile of my collected points from surveying. I created it by adding my csv file. ...
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Resampling methodology when projecting a raster

When projecting an SRTM raster with "Project Raster" tool in ArcGIS10.2, what is the best resampling methodology, bilinear ot cubic convolution?
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Combining UTM zones into one solid map

I have an area, example 4000m x 4000m. So, 4x4km. The origin can be placed anywhere, maybe in center, maybe on the top-left, nevermind. Now, I want to fill this area with some stuff from OSM. I read ...
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Reprojection error

I have a lidar file (file.las) with the following spatial reference: Spatial Reference: PROJCS["NAD83 / UTM zone 11N", GEOGCS["NAD83", DATUM["North_American_Datum_1983", ...
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Getting shapefile in right projection using ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I have an older map that I didn't create. I'm just trying to get everything to line up on it, and having a hard time. The data frame is in NAD_1927_UTM_Zone_12N, as are the point shapefiles (derived ...
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ArcGIS 10.2.2 Does “Batch Project” work for different input datum?

I have two vector data sets - one is in NAD27 and the other is in WGS84. Normally I reproject one at a time. But can I just use 'batch project' to reproject both of them to NAD83 at once? I was not ...
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Using ArcMap, how may I convert a shapefile to use decimal degrees?

I have a shapefile that currently uses meters as the measure for its coordinate system, but the map framework I wish to use expects decimal degrees. I'd like to reproject my shapefile to use decimal ...
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How does ArcGIS calculate distance of 2 points in custom projection?

I used a software called WRF to export (lat,lon) and want to draw them in ArcGIS. but in this software, all the coordinates are caculated under this settings: the earth is as a sphere which the radius ...
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gdalwarp for warping a Space View Perspective or Orthographic tiff

i need to warp an image with a Space View Perspective or Orthographic project. What is the parameter for the gdalwarp -s_srs "+proj=???? +ellps=WGS84 +datum=WGS84" -t_srs EPSG:4258 in.tiff out.tiff ? ...
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Is it possible to redefine a projection in QGIS?

Is it possible to redefine a projection in QGis? It seems like the shape files offered by Agiv (a Flemish agency) differ slightly from the definition that QGis has of EPSG:31370. I'm NOT looking to ...
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OSGEO/GDAL and Rotated Pole Grids

I have a netCDF containing a raster in a rotated pole grid. I have a script for converting the desired information to GeoTiff, however it requires projection information in the form of WKT string. ...
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Which projections emphasise the Northern Hemisphere, other than Mercator?

I'm working on a project where I have data points in the UK, US, France/Italy, Hong Kong and Japan. I want to show a world map with mini charts at each of these locations. For this project, it makes ...
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Generating Map Tiles for MGRS Grid Graticule?

I'm possibly a bit out of my league here, but ready to get my hands dirty. I want to generate map tiles for a MGRS grid graticule similar to http://tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox/map/afghanistan-mgrs. I ...
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Problem with projection of Slovenian Shapefile in QGIS

I hope someone can help me for this: I'm doing my masters thesis in Slovenia (in the field of wildlife management), for this I got a Shapefile of slovenian data by the University. As a main layer, I ...
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Transformation data austria - slovenia

can anyone please help with fitting together these 2 shape-files? many many thanx https://www.dropbox.com/s/saa9yp7ecg1qxh1/Grenzen.rar
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How to georectify a fictive earth to a projection-less version

I have a picture of a fictive earth-like world. Now I would like to draw the outlines and then georectify this to a projection-less version. I really need the map unrectified. Because I want to ...
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Warping images with unknown projection

I have tried to used gdalwarp to project set of images(from hdf4 files to tif) before merging them using gdal_merge. But then the merge output has spaces/blanks. They're not merge properly, and I ...
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Project house on WGS84

I have imported a DXF file of my house in QGIS. I also included an openstreetmap layer in WGS84 which also displays my house as a square. Naturally, my house from the DXF file is placed in the ocean ...
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Why my Shapefile is not loaded into OpenLayers?

This is my website for test: http://www.cv.nctu.edu.tw/tonywang/shapefile-js-openlayers/ol_simple.html I want to put my Shapefile in OpenLayers. I found an example at ...
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Reprojecting a CSV file using ogr2ogr?

I am trying to convert a CSV with fields in one projection system (EPSG:27700) to fields in another (EPSG:4326). I have made a VRT file called landfill.vrt, in the same directory as my CSV file, ...
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GCS transformation

I have a shape POSGAR 1994, I tested several reprojections and I cannot delete a displacement of about 100 meters with google earth. These are the shape data: PROJCS["POSGAR_1994_Argentina_Zone_5", ...
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ArcGIS Online & Mobile Apps Projection Support?

What is the level of projection/co-ordinate system and transformation support accross the ArcGIS Online family of apps ; ArcGIS Online Web Map Viewer (Desktop) ArcGIS Online Web Map Viewer (Mobile) ...
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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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Qgis - Projection Problem with EPSG:2272

I work in both Qgis and ArcGIS. Most of my data has been created using ArcGIS and all of my data should be in the EPSG:2272. When I add my data to Qgis, it does not recognize my projection and gives ...
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Work order: project then resample, or resample then project

I'm working with 10m DEMs in northern New York, along the Canadian border (in ArcGIS 10.2). To complete a regional elevation map (and eventually slope, flow, etc.), I need to also include a portion of ...
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Why is the 'straight line' path across continent so curved?

This is the result of mapping the straight line path from a point in US to Poland using Distance Measurement Tool. Also, planes from Asia to US would travel almost over North Pole. Why is the path ...
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Georeferencing a map image with no precise projection info

I am trying to georeference a map that has meridians and parallels etc. but no projected grid displayed. I can get the coordinates of the meridians/parallels fine, so georeferencing should not be an ...
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How to re-project graphics returned from a geoprocessing service on the fly? [duplicate]

I have a geoprocessing service returning a feature-set in WGS_84. I want to show that graphics on the map using Arcgis JS api. As I can see my geometries are not re-projected on the fly, since my ...
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help with TMS (gdal2tiles) Openlayers 3 and custom projection

I work with a local italian projection (EPSG:3003 Monte Mario Italy zone 1) and I had loaded this projection in my project for evitate to reproject all of my data. I had created the tile pyramid with ...
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OpenLayers overview shows wrong map

i have a problem. I have to implement a map with OpenLayers. As BaseLayer I use an external WMTS-Service, which has the projection EPSG:25832. I want to have an OverviewMap, but the OverviewMap ...
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QGIS (2.0.1): Field calculator for length not working - values way too high

Same problem as another thread: Field Calculator returning incorrect length and area values Trying to calculate length of a line shapefile, and field calculator is returning values that are way too ...
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How can I improve the resolution of a vector grid made in north pole stereographic projection?

I've been struggling with this for a while and wondered if someone could lend a hand. I have a map which already has sampling points from centroids in a 35x35km grid that was created in north pole ...
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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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Projection Issues with QGIS 2.6.1

I Started this yesterday and I was able to create the shapefile in QGIS but i need the projection to be in NAD 83 New Jersey State Plane (ft) Coordinate System, which I was able to change the layer ...
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cannot get ArcGIS to project a shapefile

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 (SP1). I got a shapefile with polygons representing some features of the landscape in my study area. This file has been provided by a third party institution. The coordinate ...
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QPJ files on ESRI software

We have some GIS data, which was converted from AutoCAD dwg to TAB using mapinfo, then converted to shapefiles as that's what we are required to create. Editing the data fields was done in the shape ...
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How to compute area for polygons in an EPSG:4326 shapefile?

I have a shapefile covering the whole globe, in EPSG:4326 (geodetic WGS84). I would need to compute the polygons areas in a metric such as km2. How can I do that in QGIS or with gdal/ogr and having a ...
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How to efficiently project datasets of varying coordinate systems into one coordinate system?

I am working on streamlining data processing at my organization. Currently we are using various large-scale Models that we will gradually bring into Python. The gist of our data processing is as ...
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why the graphics layer coming from the Geoprocessing service in WGS_84, is projected correctly on a Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere Basemap

I have made a Geoprocessing service, which results (features) are in wgs_84 (4326). My map's spatial reference is wgs_84 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere 102100 (projected system) Considering that the ...
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Wrong projection reference in coordinate system - How can I modify the original coordinate system?

Working in Germany, where Gauss_Kruger is very often used (as well as ETRS1989_zone 32N), and trying to find out about WKID when I realised that on my machine, the projection reference of the ...
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How are ESRI WKT projections different from OGC WKT projections?

Does anyone know the precise list of differences between esri wkt and ogc wkt projection format strings? I know there are various tools to help convert from esri wkt to ogc wkt, incl gdal utilities ...
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ArcGIS bufferzone projection

I have a point shp file of 445 points around the globe, that i need to create buffer-zone of 10 km around each point, the points shp file is in wgs1984 geographic coordinate and wgs1984 platte carre ...