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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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Kernel density estimation across multiple UTM zones

I'm trying to compare the spatial distribution between two groups of fishing locations (for each of several different years) in the Bering Sea (lat's ~53 to 65N, long's ~ -178 to -158W. My preliminary ...
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Correcting the shift of MapInfo data in QGIS 2.6 (and earlier too)

I often receive multiple .mif or .tab files and view them alongside shapefile layers in QGIS 2.6.1. Dragging one of the .mif files from a Windows Explorer window into a QGIS window will display the ...
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polygon will not project correctly into project

I have a project that one shapefile( I believe created in arcgis) layer mysteriously quit projecting correctly. I am using Q 2.6.1 On the fly is enabled, coord system set at EPSG:4326 - WGS 84, when ...
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Using a Local Datum Plane (LDP) scale factor within ArcMap?

I have a CADD drawing that uses a Local Datum Plane (LDP) scale factor of 0.99991199. When I add the drawing to ArcMap without taking into account the scale factor, the drawing appears to the east of ...
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How do I get UTM projected areas from a shape file created in QGIS?

I create a polygon (or point or line) .shp file in QGIS and it is automatically saved as WGS (as I understand, correct me if I'm wrong). That is fine by me despite being a bit inconvenient. Then I ...
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Show a kml (which uses longitude and latitude EPSG:4326) in “google/OSM” projection (EPSG:3857) in open street map

I am showing a kml layer, over OSM. The points in the kml are latitude/longitude (EPSG:4326). I don't have to convert any points or anything, it all just works. Great! Now, the client also wants 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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How can I get a web-hosted kmz file to project correctly when added as a layer to an arcgis online map?

I have a kmz file hosted on dropbox that I would like to display in a map through arcgis online. The kmz file was generated from an esri grid raster. I have tried altering the raster projection prior ...
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Working with AIG Raster format in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I downloaded a specific layer which has the format "AIG" as you can see in the screenshot. It has no projection so I applied "Define Projection" on it. I searched for the projection and found the ...
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Projection problems when importing .kml from Google Earth to QGIS

I want to open several points that I exported from Google Earth as a .kml in QGIS for further use. I can import the data and the points are displayed but something must be wrong with the projection as ...
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I can't get my OpenLayers radar overlay to display correctly

I've tried to overlay a radar image on my map so that I can show the current radar for the United states. However, whenever I load the map, I can't seem to get the projection to look correct. Here's ...
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Is there a formula for calculating 2D map distance from 3D information?

Using ThinkGeo, I have a Lat/Lon coordinate, and a distance of .1 miles. The .1 miles represents the radius of a circle and I'm trying to draw this radius around the lat/lon coordinate. The map units ...
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What coordinate system is this netCDF raster?

I obtained a netCDF raster file, but I couldn't get any metadata to get the name of the coordinate system the raster has been built on. The raster itself doesn't have any coordinate system embedded. I ...
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Overlaying two shapefiles and projecting one of them from Geographic to Projected Coordinate System? [duplicate]

I am trying to project a shapefile which is in Geographic Coordinate System i.e. Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 to a Projected coordinate system i.e. Map Grid of Australia Zone 55 using GDA 94 ...
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I am looking for a direct long. to X lat to Y map of earth

Occasionally I like to drop raw coordinate data into excel and do a scatterplot. It comes out quite a bit like cylindrical projection but not quite. The distortion near the poles is a bit more ...
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Transformation parameters for Everest datum to WGS84

I have a shapefile with the following projection information: ...
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Is there a way to expose Spherical Mercator Lat Lon in Google Map API?

The map tiles in the Google Maps are in Spherical Mercator projection (srid 900913), but in the API the methods report coordinates in Lat/Lon WGS84, e.g. map.getCenter(). Is there a way to return the ...
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Openlayers 3 circles from geojson not working with layer tile source different from TileWMS

I am working with openlayers 3 with a layer from mapbox or openstreetmap and I need to draw some circles on it. I am able to print the circles with a view with a projection EPSG:4326, but then I have ...
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How to update projection of layers in Geoserver using gsconfig

Im using following code to find projection of layer from geoserver.catalog import Catalog cat=Catalog("http:// localhost:8080/geoserver/rest") myResource = cat.get_resources(store='storeName', ...
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Which equal-area projection to use for UK?

I have a bunch of UK polygons that are saved in my PostGIS database as WGS84 projection. I would like to calculate the area of these polygons using st_area. According to this answer I can save these ...
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Coordinates freeze when I give a projection

I have recently begun to use arcmap and needed some guidance on a problem that I am facing. I have a district shape file with 200 districts with geographic coordinate system: GCS_WGS_1984. I need to ...
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Equatorial Scale

I have seen Equatorial Scale written along with the RF on the World Map in many Atlases, for eg., "Equatorial Scale 1:95 000 000". What does this Equatorial Scale mean and what is the significance of ...
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Openlayers 3 WMS Projection

I am working with both EPSG:4326 and EPSG:4230 in OpenLayers 3 and I am using my WMS service which only supports EPSG:4326 maps. What I need to do is show a map in EPSG:4326 and transform it to ...
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Why is the Google Maps circle shape not matching to the distance calculated with PostgreSQL?

I am running a PostgreSQL 9.1 Database with PostGIS 1.5 extension. Several coordinates are stored in there with type GEOMETRY (SRID 4326). I'm building a web-application with Google Maps Javascript ...
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Parameters of Normal vs. Transversal cylindrical projections

I need to parameterize a cylinder that cuts the ellipsoid. One time in normal case   (eg. like Mercator) and one time in transversal case (eg. like Transversal mercator). So, in normal case the cut ...
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Unknown Coordinate System Cadastral?

I have point data from a proprietary source that came in a coordinate system I do not recognize. Here is an example: Lat: 35205357 Long: -11.15933 It looks like a combination of UTMs and ...