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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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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Transform local polar coordinates to UTM

I have some field points disposed like the diagram below: In this diagram, I know: 1) Point A UTM coordinates 2) Distance between A and B 3) Distance between B and C 4) AB azimuth 5) BC ...
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openlayer 3 add TMS layer in UTM projection

I have a TMS layer in UTM zone 39. It worked in openlayer 2.10 but not working in openlayer 3. This is the way I added the layer in openlayer2 var options = { maxExtent: new ...
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Understanding UTM coordinate syntax in Zambia?

I have some geo data from a collaborator with coordinates that look like this: Grid UTM X UTM Y 30C10 696033 8967310 25C05 690997 8962938 25C05 690688 8962268 sometimes lower case ...
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Conversion from WGS84 to UTM NAD83

If all my data is in UTM NAD83 Zone 10 and I get new data in GCS WGS 1984 do I have to reproject the WGS data to UTM NAD83 Zone 10 for it to align correctly or can I just bring it into an mxd that is ...
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Getting latitude and longitude in decimal degrees from DEM-raster in UTM

I have a digital elevation model (details: ~4300 cols x 3600 rows, cell size 10 m x 10 m, tiff format, projection: WGS1984 UTM, false_easting: 500000, false_northing:0). I would like to have 2 ...
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Are perpendicular lines still perpendicular after converting from UTM zone 15 to 16 (or between two neighboring zones)?

I want to convert a square polygon that is close to the edge of UTM zones 15N and 16N. The polygon's coordinates are in UTM 16N, but it is spatially positioned in the UTM15 area. My question is that ...
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Strange coordinates for San Francisco: 5979762, 2085921 from Shapefile

I have a Shapefile (.shp, .dbf, .shx, .prj) that's supposed to represent street data for San Francisco, which I'm writing a parser for. The problem is, when I parse the bounding box according to the ...
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Projections for a region spanning multiple UTM zones

I have a problem which is sort of similar to the one here: Dealing with data that spreads across UTM Zones? Essentially I am looking for a projection for this region: ...
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Finding the origin in .laz file with LAStools

I obtained a .laz file, which I used lasinfo and las2txt to view the records. Scale Factor X Y Z: 0.00100000000000 0.00100000000000 0.00100000000000 Offset X Y Z: ...
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Converting GeoTiff to UTM in QGIS is slow?

I am trying to convert a Geotiff from WGS84 to UTM17. In QGIS, there seems to be a super easy way to do this: First, I input my tiff by clicking add raster layer. This works successfully, as I can ...
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UTM to Latitude/Longitude

I've coded up Karney's transformations from UTM to latitude/longitude coordinates. My work however requires me to know if this conversion is in geocentric or geodetic latitude. I have not been able to ...
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Pseudo code to correct Geographic points for UTM Easting distortion on Web Mercator Projection

I have chosen to use a Web Mercator projection system for: Use of Tiling system for low memory usage Accessing only one site/area at a time Reuse of Google Tiles - for many sites In some cases I ...
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Does ETRS89 and UTM use the same zone (longitude and latitude)?

I'm building an app for the european country Denmark exclusively and I need to retrieve some geospatial data from a (geo)server. I'm currently trying to determine whether UTM and ETRS89 uses the same ...
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convert REGCAN95 coordinates to OpenStreetMap coordinates (WGS84-Form in lat/long)

I have some coordinates in datum REGCAN95, and I want to know how to convert them to something usable in OpenStreetMap. I have found that REGCAN95 uses the EPSG codes as follows: 4082 REGCAN95 for ...
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Using Go To X,Y dialog box with UTM coordinates in ArcMap?

Someone gave me x,y coordinate numbers in Meters, and I put them in the Go To X,Y tool of ArcMap, but ArcMap displayed them in the wrong place. I checked the bottom on the right corner and that says ...
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How do I reassign a point's XY value in ArcMap 9.3?`

I have a rectangle polygon I drew on a map and then added points to it's corner and midpoint. I drew the shape (representing a forest sample plot) where I thought it was best located based on 70 year ...
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Converting shapefile CRS from WGS to UTM in QGIS

I want to calculate point distance but the result is null, and apparently it is because the point and the raster file have different CRS. The raster is UTM, and the point is WGS84 I follow the ...
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How to know what is the correct ESPG code for clipping Landsat imagery?

This is somewhat related to a previous question of mine. My goal here is to clip Landsat imagery to a rectangle that I've defined by four points of latitude and longitude in WGS84. To do this, I've ...
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Apparent offset in UTM coordinates for locations in China

A fellow student has some (old) CAD data from China they would like to import into ArcGIS. The CAD maps have coordinate axes, but we're not sure what the coordinate system is. The student believes ...
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Converting LIDAR based measurement to UTM coordinate?

I have lidar based measurement with azimuth elevation and range, I would like to convert this data to UTM coordinate. I know the position of the lidar in UTM coordinate system, so I developed the ...
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Figuring out how to work with state plane coordinate system

I am working with a physical map and we are currently learning about different coordinate systems and how they can be applied. I am really stuck on State Plane Coordinate systems. I have been ...
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What is the Origin of WGS84 UTM 18N?

I was given an unprojected coordinate in the form of lat, lon and I am using pyproj to convert to projected coordinate as such: from pyproj import Proj # New Jersey lat = 40.704895 lon = -74.094994 ...
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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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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 ...
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Coordinate system for the State of California

I need to calculate, for the whole state of California, the hectares per type of crop. To do that, I have to project my layers. Because I need to work with all of the area of California, I think I ...
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How to reproject a vector layer in QGIS?

I have some shape file which is in UTM. I wanted them to convert to Decimal Degrees in QGIS.
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Source for UTM Zone File

I'm looking for a complete, freely available file showing UTM Grid zones. Preferably not a simplified version, but one that shows the full grid zones and all 'exceptions' (e.g. in Northern Europe) - ...
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Transform from WGS84 to EPSG 3785 (google maps)

I am a Java Developer and I was given this coordinates from a database verbat_sistema_coordenadas verbatim_SRS datum verbat_longitud verbat_latitud UTM WGS84 ...
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Convert Lat/Long to UTM specifying which zone to use (Java)

I have a set of coordinates in decimal degrees spread across two UTM zones in my Java application that I want to export to use in Petrel, so they need to be in the same UTM zone. Is there a java ...
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converting UTM - Decimal Degrees with javaScript or using a web service

I am creating a wildlife survey form that has a field where users enter location. Users will be able to enter location using a map (i.e. draggable pushpin) or by manually entering lat/lng. My clients ...
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Get LatLng coordinates from SIRGAS2000 UTM 21s coords

I have a bunch of locations (36k) and they are represented using SIRGAS2000 (UTM 21s) coordinates. I need some way of converting them to traditional LatLng format so I can upload them to my database ...
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projection (WGS84, UTM) issue

I have a question about projections. I have a hillshade raster with UTM 31N projection (I reprojected this from WGS 84). I also have a satellite image that I need to georeference. For georeferencing I ...
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How do I handle heading in UTM coordinates?

In a nutshell: Given a standard (angular) GPS measurement and heading, relative geographic north. If i take my GPS coordinates and turn them into UTM coordinates, do I also have to convert my heading? ...
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Get XY coordinates in UTM from web-mercator where UTM zone is not known

How to get XY(northing/easting) coordinates in UTM where data is WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere(WKID: 3857) coordinate system and UTM zone is unknown. For e.g. India falls under multiple UTM ...
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Area units for output polygon in WGS 84 UTM Zone 32N using QGIS

I am calculating the area of my polygon and I have used WGS 84 UTM zone 32N to calculate the area (using geometry on the field calculator) of my polygon, and I obtained 745461 (without units). How ...
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Cannot generate buffers in meters (even after “save as” in NAD83 / UTM 18N) using QGIS?

I am quite new to GIS and QGIS. I have 800 points with lat/lon (some locations in Massachusetts) in a .csv file. I use AddLayer to import the CSV file and save it as NAD83 / UTM 18N projection ...
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JTS polygon intersection calc on a geoid

I am using JTS to compute intersections between polygons with WGS84 lat/lon coordinates. I am not converting coordinates to anything 2D based, just reading in POLYGON(lat lon, lat lon) and doing ...
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UTM to lat/long conversion using arc length formulae from library

Most of the descriptions I have seen for converting Lat/Long into UTM have some method of estimating ellipse arc lengths mixed into the formulas (e.g. see ...
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About geodesic or azimuth and UTM and Google Mercator projections

I need to calculate to azimuth between two points. I'm using Projnet and GeographicLib to get the azimuth. So I have a UTM projection map then I need Projnet to get Lat/Lon coordinates because ...
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Changing Dataframe Projection of .MXD to UTM Zone matching each polygon in ArcPy cursor?

I have a polygon shapefile. I used ArcPy scripts to: add a new field to the shapefile use Calculate UTM Zones on each polygon. It spits out UTM projection information into the field I've added. ...
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Plot coordinates in ArcGIS 9.3 don't make sense

I have a layer of plot features in ArcGIS 9.3 that I want the UTM coordinates for. So I used the Feature to Point tool and then added XY coordinates to each point. I then viewed the Attribute table ...
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Changing projection on each page of data driven pages

I am working with data driven pages and a raster image of the world. I have a separate polygon shapefile of all of the UTM zones (with a polygon for zones 1-60, north and south, for a total of 120 ...
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Converting UTM55 to WGS84 in ArcMap? [closed]

I've got a raster in UTM55 over Australia and I would like to convert it to WGS84. Any idea how to do it ? The problem starts when ArcMap recognize it as 'Geo-Reference' only and not as UTM55, so I ...
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Coordinate system for calculating areas of polygons accurately?

I have multiple polygons, all located offshore around the UK. I am trying to calculate the areas of these polygons in square kilometres, without splitting them by UTM zone. Is it possible to do this ...
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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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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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Converting entire map to UTM 18 if only interested in part that is in UTM 18?

I am using some polygons and rasters whose initial extents cover all of Canada or all of North America. I am interested in a small area in Ontario that is in UTM zone 18. I would like to use the UTM ...
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QGIS, indoor map with relative coordinates

i am trying to create an indoor map with relative coordinates where the bottom left hand corner of the map is (0, 0), and the CRS is UTM, so the distance between coordinates is in meters. previously ...
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Converting UTM to Lat Long inside a Game Engine(Untiy 3d)

This is my first post on Stack Exchange. I have exhausted my research through the game engine forums, so I am trying this forum since you guys seem to be the experts. I have an external device that ...