# Tagged Questions

The Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) geographic coordinate system uses a 2-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system to give locations on the surface of the Earth.

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### Adjusting UTM and geographic coordinate data

I have a dataset with several points in space within a given area. UTM coordinates (easting, northing in m) or geographic coordinates were recorded for a single point in the vicinity of these points. ...
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### How do I go from the WKT results of Calculate UTM Zone (Cartography) to a spatial reference object?

Calculate UTM Zone (Cartography) assigns a UTM zone to each feature within a feature class as a field value. The value returned is a 'UTM spatial reference string', which is a long string that looks ...
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### Converting Lambert Conformal Conic (LCC) to UTM

I have two numpy meshgrids (X, Y both 2D) in Lambert Conformal conic with the following information: I'd like to directly (or indirectly if not possible) project them to UTM. I have both pyproj and ...
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### ATS77 MTM 5 to NAD83 CSRS UTM 20N Coordinate Converter?

I've been looking for a simple way to check the accuracy of my transformation using a set of coordinates for a single point but have been unable to find an online tool or piece of desktop software ...
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### Conversion of 3 degree UTM zone Easting Northing to WGS-84

In Nepal we use 3 degrees width zone UTM with 3 central meridians 81 E, 84 E and 87 E and datum: Everest-1830. I am trying to convert the Everest-projected coordinates to WGS-84's Latitude and ...
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### Calculating the distance between a set of UTM coordinates [duplicate]

I would like to calculate the distance between several GPS points, these data are projected into UTM Zone 30. I am using Postgresql 9.3 but I am happy to see results with any software or website such ...
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### Measuring distances when crossing UTM zones?

I like to calculate distance between two UTM coordinates which are in different zones. Could any one point me how I can do this. I found that we can map these coordinates in to a new projection for ...
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### 50 m precision in MGRS

My requirement is to plot 50m*50m blocks on map and I was going through MGRS(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_grid_reference_system) It says Truncate, don't round Is it possible to achieve 50m ...
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### Reproject GEOTIFF tiles from UTM to Plate Caree

I need to reproject several GEOTIFF tiles(each having different height/width) in six different UTM zones from UTM to Plate Carree. Output of gdalinfo of two sample tiles is enclosed. As is clearly ...
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### How to modify or create a wider UTM zone?

am working on a project to do country-wide mapping using projected coordinate system such UTM. However, the country (Zambia) is covered by three UTM zones, namely zone 34,35 and 36.I have read ...
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### Can I use Redfearn's formula to convert between WGS84 and UTM?

I have GPS data at 1 point per second for several weeks in WGS84 latitude/longitude form. It was collected using a UBLOX GPS in 2015 in Australia (Zone 55s) Would it be correct to use Redfearn's ...
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### Difference between WGS_1984_UTM_33N and GCS_WGS_84

What is the difference between: a map that has a projected coordinate system of WGS_1984_UTM_33N, a geographic coordinate system of GCS_WGS_1984, and a datum of D_WGS_1984 a map that has no ...
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### Which UTM zone to use for a large country?

I want to reproject OpenStreetMap roads data from the current projection (WGS 84) to UTM, since I read in another GIS.SE discussion (How to get \$length in meters in QGIS?) that WGS 84 cannot be used ...
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### How to change GK-coordinates to UTM with the field calculator in QGIS?

i have a qgis project in ETRS89 (UTM) with some vectorshapes. i already transformes them from GK into UTM. but now the attribute table still show me the GK-coordinates. HOW can i change it? with the ...
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### Georeferencing raster imagery using UTM eastings and northings

I have a scanned cadastral map in raster form and UTM co-ordinates in northings and eastings for that area. Is there any way that I can directly georeference my map using E/N values without converting ...
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### UTM ED 50 transformation to WGS84

I have a set of navigation shot points (pre 1975) with coordinates that are based on a UTM ED50 zone 33 projection and I need to transform these to WGS84. My procedure has been to load the excel fine ...
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### How to calculate the shortest path to pass on 7.000 UTM points?

Anyone can give me an advice how to calculate the shortest path with a lot of UTM points? In total I have 7000 points, but it can be grouping 100 or 500. I have knowledges about Java and Python for ...
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### Erroneous location when converting from a GCS_WGS_1984 to UTM

I have a shapefile map of Belgium divided by cantons that I want to re-project in order to have units in meters and to be able to calculate distances. I know how to do it with ArcGIS Projection tool, ...
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### Error with adding map layer to QGIS?

I am working on a project on QGIS were a i have 50 geographical point i would like to put in map. The reference system is the UTM Zone 36S. I have successfully imported the coordinates but after i ...
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### convert points to same utm zone

I have lat/long and when I convert to UTM, my points are in zones 35 and 36. is it possible to "transform" or "project" (I am not sure which word is used to do this operation) the UTM coordinates from ...
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### How can I make the UTMs of different datasets uniform?

I have wind datasets for every U.S. state and want to merge them. I found out that these datasets use different UTMs. So I want to make the UTMs uniform. How can I do that? This can not simply be done ...
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### Export DXF Issue in QGIS?

I got the shapefiles in QGIS and transformed them to UTM NAD83 from WGS84, then tried to create a DXF of it so I could use it as an overlay in fieldgenius software for a topographic survey we're ...
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### Convert shapefile to LonLat (R)

Just a small disclaimer: I don't have any background in cartography, hence I might have missed the answer to my question in search just because I didn't even know the keywords to look for. So, I am ...
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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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### How to resample a DEM from GCS to UTM with respect to reprojection bounds parameter?

When reprojecting a DEM (e.g., SRTM-derived 1-arc DEM) using PCI Geomatica for example, to constrain pixel size and maintain a square pixel you can either change the image extent or the number of ...
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### Angular distance between Grid and True North given Lat/Long

As part of a project that uses UTM coordinates I am trying to find a formula to compute the angle (with sign) between the grid north and the true north. I understand this is called meridian ...
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### How to match UTM squares between Excel and Shapefile?

I have an excel file with locations displayed in UTM 10kmx10km squares. I also have a shapefile with those same UTM squares and their coordinates, however I cannot seem to figure how to project the ...
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### UTM Coordinate Mapping Across Zones

I am building an application that requires me to plot UTM coordinates on a chart using CSV data. I am given two UTM coordinates for each record, although I would like the application to handle zone ...
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### Expand zone 33X

I have coordinates in DDD MM.MMM Lat N80 45.00 Long E028 55.00 I want to convert these to UTM. Using a web converter i get 35X E534389 N8965867 So far so good. But I have seen these coordinates ...
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### PostGis: Geometry from UTM text

I have plain data in a postgresql table which looks like this: ╔════╦═══════╦═════════════╦══════════════╦══════════╦═════════════════╗ ║ id ║ index ║ easting ║ northing ║ utm_zone ║ ...
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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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### Convert MGRS Coordiantes To DD or UTM

I am trying to convert MGRS coordinates to something that I can add into ArcGIS 10.2 I have a DBF file with MGRS coordinates that look like this: 11UNG37756325 They are in a text field and I am ...
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### Transforming coordinates between wgs84 and UTM ED50 31N, what am I missing?

My problem is I must tranform a point cloud from wgs84 (geographic) to UTM (projected) ED50 for zone 31North. Easy, isn't it? Well, first surprise is I have several free webs who offer me this ...
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### Best formula for calculating short distances in UTM?

I'm fairly new at calculating distances with precision, but I wanted to know what is the best formula for calculating short distances in UTM coordinates. The distances that I'am calculating are all ...
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### Mercator vs. Web Mercator for Large Scale Topographic Maps

I have 8 terabytes of imagery that is in either lon/lat or UTM projection that I will be using for the basis of large scale topographic maps. I have been studying the differences between Mercator and ...
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### Which EPSG for UTM with 8 digits in QGIS

I have a UTM datasets with 8 digits, so the first digits are 32 (for UTM Zone 32N), but which EPSG should I use to get the data at the right spot in QGIS in a 6 digits system. If I want to transfer ...
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### Mine Grid to UTM

I have been given spatial data (lidar) that was collected in mine grid feet in ASCII format. I am using arc to process but need to define a projection does anyone know how to do this or any other ...
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### How to work with UTM and multiple zones

I'm totally a newbie with geo tools. I'm using Sharpmap as I'm working with C#. I have a map where I can put an item on a UTM Location with E,N Zone and number. So the item appears on the desired ...
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### Difference between ETRS89 / ETRS-TM32 and ETRS89 / UTM zone 32N

In QGIS I can choose among other things between "ETRS89 / ETRS-TM32" and "ETRS89 / UTM zone 32N". In my test project both projections displayed the layers at the very same place. So, where is the ...
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### Geographic -> UTM Raster Rectification

I'm trying to use an image overlay in KML / Google Earth as the basis for adding extra info and returning this to Google Earth. In my utility app I can specify a rectangle to give me the north-south-...
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### How to display distance in meters (km) and not in Decimal Degrees in QGIS 2.4?

I am a GIS beginner, and I have a question about how to get the distance between two points in meters instead of decimal degree. In QGIS 2.4 I have a project with two point layers (in WGS84). From ...
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### QGIS UTM zones - TIN interpolation plugin

I am trying to add a Z-variable to a vector in order to eventually calculate the volume or the zone using TIN. I was told I first need to set my UTM in order for my Z-variable to be recognized in ...
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### Updating and exporting XY positions in UTM and WGS84 to spreadsheet using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

On a daily basis I'm editing the geographic positions of various points of a shapefile (corner_XY.shp) by dragging them on my map. When this editing task is done I'm updating the points coordinates in ...
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### Batch Geocode Postcodes/Addresses in UTM

My work has a database of previous jobs (within housing plots) which are meant to have been georefernced with UTM coordinates, but this has not been completed for a number of years. New jobs can use ...
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### Using UTM in leaflet efficiently?

Our server is using UTM internally. We then send a large number of UTM Coordinates to display them in a custom made leaflet layer. First we transform (unproject) them into "normal" geographical ...
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### What UTM like coordinate system is this?

I have this set of coordinates: 4622580.00000, 503749.00000 They should roughly correlate with 51°01'39.4"N 13°44'44.2"E in Dresden, Germany. At first I thought they might be UTM, but that puts me ...
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### 6 degree to 3 degree Transverse Mercator transformation

I am looking to plot coordinates that were given to me but I am having some issues projections. I currently have my data projected to NAD83 MTM 1, but the coordinates that were given to me are based ...
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### Can't find correct coordinate system: UTM83 Zone 15 forcing input in meters; need it to be read in feet

Forgive me, I'm a CAD person, and am very new to GIS. I've searched google and this site extensively for an answer, with no luck. My problem is that I was given a large number of sistered Raster ...