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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Circles and Projection in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 and when I run topology on my feature class (which is in NAD 83 Lambert_Conformal_Conic) there were no overlaps. Once I project it into any projection I get overlapping polygons ...
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OpenLayers 3: projection for Yandex.Maps

I need 3 layers: OSM, Google and Yandex. My view, OSM and Google layer in EPSG:3857 projection, but Yandex layer seems to be in EPSG:3395, so it was displayed not correctly. I've defined the new ...
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orthogonal projection of a point onto linestring in PostGIS

I am trying to find the orthogonal projection of a Point (in 4326 SRID) onto a LineString (in 4326). The picture shows the objective. I have tried to use ST_Distance function, but in this case the ...
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How to divide line into three equal parts?

I have a problem with line division. I'm writing a program in JS/C++ generating KML files. I was trying to divide a line using my own function (which is correct on cartesian space): var part1Lon ...
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Need to match the Coordinate system on vector and raster datasets

I have a google satellite image that I am using as my basemap. The problem is that the shp files that I got from some source are projected in WGS 1984 UTM, Zone 42 North, Meter, but its GCS is '...
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Equal area world QGIS

when I use ArcGIS I normally use CRS: Cylindrical Equal Area (World) WKID: 54034 In QGIS I cannot find the same projection. When I re-project my file in ArcGIS and open it in QGIS it says I am using ...
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Error in using projection system with 1 standard parallel instead of using two?

I have to define a new projection system in ArcGIS but to define the system I am having the parameters for Lambert Conformal Conic Projection with 1 standard parallel instead of 2 standard parallel. I ...
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Is it possible to use DGPS device to take longitude, latitude and elevation values in local geodetic system (i.e. Indian Geodetic System)?

I want to survey a land in India using Indian Geodetic System (GCS Everest India Nepal ESRI: 37203 or EPSG : 24378). Can I define my own projection system in DGPS, so that it can take values in this ...
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Datum shift issue between OSGB1936 and WGS84

I have to work between OSGB1936 and WGS84 and BOTH of these data sets started out life as OSBG1936 BounaryLine data. I thought I was just at the end of a full revision of my master mapping until I ...
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How to calculate the area of a polygon in a WGS84 Shapefile in QGIS?

I am using QGIS 2.12.3 Lyon and I want to calculate the area of my polygon in m2. For that I used the tool provided by QGIS, but the result is not as it should be. I got from QGIS 50 ha, while I got ...
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Pacific-wide Projection for distance?

I have a data set of ~3500 points located across the Pacific Ocean, and am looking to measure the distance from each point to it's nearest coastline to identify the "host" country. I had originally ...
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Create points with planar location data

Slightly confused. I need to add 3 point features to an already created map project (state plane projection). The description given to me about the location of the points is the planar location, so no ...
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PTV_Mercator correctly recalculated to WGS84 EPGS:4326 but not correct on map

I have recalculated PTV_Mercator (PTV Spherical Mercator EPSG:505456) coordinates to WGS84 EPGS:4326 coordinates in Excel. And when checking them on Google Maps they show up correct. But after ...
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What's the accuracy of Web Mercator EPSG:3857?

Are there any references on the accuracy or (min/max/avg) error of Web Mercator when it comes to e.g. distance calculations? For the sake of completeness, I haven't found any reference to the ...
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Why do my XY cordinates not make sense / show up in ArcGIS 9.3?

In the Add XY Data menu I selected to add a table containing UTME and UTMN coordinates. I selected a WGS84 projection b/c that's what the GPS device that meade the readings was set to use. However, my ...
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Issue on project CRS loading a georeferenced image

I have a georeferenced image in EPSG 26714. When I load it in Qgis 2.14 the project CRS is set to 4326. I asked for the layer properties and the CRS registered is 26714. When I open the same file in ...
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Projection issue with WMTS in QGIS?

I'm trying to connect to this WMTS in QGIS, but I'm having issues that I think are projection related. I use the Add WMS/WMTS dialog and enter this url: http://www.vernoncounty.org/arcgis/rest/...
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Given WGS84 bounding box, is there service that returns most accurate projection to use?

I'd like to find a service to convert lat/lon in WGS84 to an arbitrary coordinate system in metric that will be the most accurate for my bounding box. Does something like this exist? For instance, ...
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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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Distance measure of ST_ClusterWithin

I use SRID 4326(WGS 84). So what is the measure of distance in ST_ClusterWithin . m, km, degree ? I ask it because in documentation it only says: geometry[] ST_ClusterWithin(geometry set g, float8 ...
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How to use latitude/longitude with projection in R [duplicate]

I am using the SABS dataset: http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/sdds/sabs/ In particular, let's say I am using the "SABS_1314_High" layer. (This provides the school attendance boundaries for many US school ...
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Problem in adding geojson to WMSTile layer

I have problem with adding my geojson file to WmsTile (I see this layer). Here is my code with sample of geojson :
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How to deal with different projections in PostGIS spatial analysis?

I am doing something wrong, but try as I may, I can never seem to grasp all aspects of how to project layers in GIS. I am working with two files: 1) The USGS maintains a list of locations with ...
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My point shape file having missing spatial reference information

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2. I got a shape file with points representing spot elevations in my study area. This file has been provided by a third party institution. The coordinate system is missing ...
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OL3 How to reproject vector layer on fly (ol 3.14)

I have a map in OL 3.14 with a WMTS in a specific epsg. I add a WMS layer in an other projection and it's ok, OL reproject right. But with a vector Layer (geoJson, in the same projection as WMS), ...
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Calculating Geometry in ArcGIS without a Projected Coordinate System

For my project, I want to calculate the geometry of individual polygons in my layer to find area and perimeter, however it is greyed out when I try to use this tool. Beforehand, I set the data frame ...
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How does ArcGIS project-on-the-fly in an Export Data task, to a different datum and custom projection?

I need all my data in an equal area projection to for an analysis that will calculate area at the North American Scale. The projection I want is custom, it has the following settings. I will be using ...
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Unknown coordinate system produced in 1980 by Japanese company in North Philippines

I am having the same difficulty with one of the report produced in 1980 by Japanese company. The grids format also N 38,578, E 41,400. The project is 390 kilometers north of Manila. I would like to ...
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Rotating ~90° using Two-Point Equidistant projection with Proj4

I'm trying to rotate a tif raster in R using Proj4's Two-Point Equidistant projection - I think the only way to rotate spatial geometries to custom angles. But I'm finding the operation gets very ...
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Reprojecting a raster file in R

Help! I have a number of rasters from different sources with different projections. I want to reproject the rasters into a common projection (Eckert IV), somehow line the grids up, and then overlay ...
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Raster and digitized shapefile misplaced in same projection

I have georeferenced .tiff rasters with cadastral borders and corresponding digitized borders in shapefile based on that raster. All that was done in some Mapsoft software. When I insert both in QGIS ...
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Getting village map into correct place on OpenStreetMap raster background?

Can anyone tell me the steps to display my village map (as a tif/tfw pair of files) over an OSM raster layer (from the OpenLayers plugin) in QGIS? Because every time I try my village ends up in the ...
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Problem with adding GeoJSON to OpenLayers 3

I transformed (.geojson file)from EPSG 2180 to 4326 using ogr2ogr -f "GML" -lco GEOMETRY=AS_XY -t_srs EPSG:4326 test.geojson file.geojson I would like to add to map, but I received this error : ...
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Where can I download a world shapefile with 180-degree central meridian?

Does anyone know where I could download a world shapefile that has a projection with a central meridian of 180 degrees longitude? I have found the following question that provides instructions for ...
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Problem with projection in OpenLayers3

I would like to add polygon geojson in the EPSG:2178 projection. The polygon should be displayed in central Europe but I see my geojson in Asia. Where have I made a mistake? Where can I find ...
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Layers do not overlap [duplicate]

I am new to ArcGIS. I have some layers. Three of them perfectly overlap and the fourth does not. I have tried with the Projection tool and I have tried so many things and nothing. When I check the ...
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Understanding difference between Coordinate System and Projection?

Can somebody please explain what is the difference between the Coordinate system (WGS 84 for example) and a Projection (Universal Transverse Mercator for example)? What is the difference between a ...
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Formula for Nicolosi Globular Projection

What is the formula for the Nicolosi Globular projection? In other words, what is the function that maps the coordinate (φ, λ) on the sphere to the coordinate (x, y) on the plane? You can assume ...
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Converting u and v from WGS84 to NZTM2000 - Do I need to do vector conversion?

I have u and v wind component values in latitude and longitude in WGS84. I want to convert this to NZTM2000. I've converted the lat/lon in ArcView - (and will try in R) - but do I need to also do some ...
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Changing coordinate system says that geotransformation is invalid?

I am planning on using the MODIS burned area products which were produced by Maryland University. These come as either polygons or rasters. In the user guide it says A shapefile version of the ...
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Which projection is this data in?

I received a shape file for my project from an agency and was told that they always use UTM. However, the values have too many digits for being projected in UTM. min max x 32507319 ...
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WFS Filter performed before or after reprojection?

I'm trying to perform a WFS filter with a polygon in EPSG:3031, (the native projection is EPSG:4326 I think). And I'm aware that WFS/GeoServer supports reprojection on the fly. But will the features ...
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Determining printed map projection?

A friend of mine is working on a small project to map receding North Pole summer sea ice minimums by decadal averages on a wall-paper map. Unfortunately, it seems as though the map projection for ...
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Get a coordinate system from raster file

I am writing a code to loop through all the files in a folder and reproject them, using a raster as the spatial reference. I have a suspicion that there is a different way to get the coordinate system ...
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How to choose the EPSG projection?

Up until now for reprojection of my WGS84 vector (.shp) and raster files (.tif), I have been using EPSG projections based on vector/raster central point's UTM zone. But what happens if the envelope-...
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Geographic vs. projected raster cell size area

I am wondering the best way of knowing how to define the area of each raster cell in global data. Specifically, I downloaded all ~400 tiles of MODIS land cover data, mosaiced them into one, and now am ...
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Coordinates not displaying in UTM

Mac OS 10.9.5; QGIS 2.8.4-Wien; offending data here I want to calculate the centroid of a polygon in meters. However, I cannot get QGIS to display in UTM and I cannot transform/project the data to ...
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OpenLayers measurment path in 31700 projection

I have this code who works great for distance measurment on 900913 projection with 4326 display projection (bing maps + layer WMS): measureDistanceControl = new OpenLayers.Control.Measure( ...
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Getting inaccurate results converting from New York State projection to NAD83 with Python's pyproj

I've been trying to do a standard coordinate translation between New York State Long Island (ESRI:102718) and latitude/longitude (EPSG:4269)...but I keep getting the wrong lat/lng results. I don't ...
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Correcting for offset

I have a shape file with RTK measurements as a line feature, which more or less corresponds with visible features in a raster layer (shaped as lines). These measurements however are not accurate ...