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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Explaining difference in area calculated using Web Mercator (auxiliary sphere) and UTM? [duplicate]

I am working in India at a place in Singhbhum district of Jharkhand State, and the area lies in Longitude-85°29’18.611” latitiude-22°10’50.923” (coordinate of one pillar) using ArcGIS 10.1 for ...
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Aligning data from PostgreSQL and ArcGIS Desktop in QGIS? [on hold]

I am pretty new to ArcGIS and QGIS. I have loaded some geometry data in QGIS from my postgres database, then I have also loaded the same data in ArcGIS. Then from ArcGIS i have created a shapefile ...
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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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Adding UTM to dijit measurement location in JAVA API

2 coordinate systems are shown when using dijit measurement by default. is it possible to add UTM to the Dropdownlist ? Here is the code : var measurement = new Measurement({ map: map }, ...
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How to format the labels of a UTM Grid in a map Layout/Print Composer

I am doing a map in for a small area (1.5km by 1.5km on UTM zone 14N). I want to know if it is possible (and how to do it) to format the labels of a UTM grid. This is exactly what I want to show a) ...
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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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Most efficient way to use UTM in leaflet

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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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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Leaflet setView with non lat/long CRS

Is it possible to use setView when using an alternative CRS? var map = L.map('map',{crs: L.CRS.EPSG26915}).setView([4970081,477018], 13); // Returns: Uncaught TypeError: Cannot call method ...
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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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How to export/reproject GEOTIFF with UTM latitude band from ENVI

I'm trying to export GEOTIFFs from ENVI 5.1 SP1 to an app (GIS Pro on an iPad) that seems to require that the zone represent the latitude band and not the hemisphere (e.g. 30U, not 30N). Is there ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to convert UTM coordinates into Decimal Degree coordinates?

I work on QGis 2.0.1 - Dufour on Macintosh OS X Mavericks. I have UTM coordinates (XXXX and YYYYY) in a table (with one column of X and an other one of Y). I need this coordinates in Decimal Degree. ...
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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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How to generate a shapefile with UTM Grid precision level 100 m [duplicate]

Does anybody know, if I can download from somewhere UTM Grid for zones 33 to 35 and U belt (for Poland) in shpfile or different format I can convert to shp. I need precision level 100 m. Is it ...
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UTM Grid as a Layer with Leaflet

How can I display a UTM Grid as a layer with Leaflet? Search a way to embed a OpenStreetMap map with Leaflet in a website. Particularity. I want to display a UTM Grid as a Layer. In addition, lower ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Want to convert Lat/Long to UTM

I want to convert Lat/Long to UTM. When I search on net I am getting completely different formulas. e.g. Lat/Long, 21.0909,79.067635 How to convert it to UTM? Thanks
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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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Meridian convergence. True north, magnetic north and grid north

I'm having difficulty wrapping my mind around meridian convergence, the horizontal angular distance between true north and grid north. Say I want to determine if a feature lies to the east or west ...
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Get “approximate” lat/long coordinate for UTM grid zone

I have data assigned with a UTM grid zone designators, such as 10S for example. Now I need an approximate latitude/longitude pair, preferably the center point of the given grid zone. Can you give me ...
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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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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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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 ...