WGS84 is a geodetic coordinate system, the World Geodetic System 1984 (EPSG:4326).

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Where to get world-map images for use in webglearth

I am using webglearth for a 3D earth globe. I already bought MapTiler, from the same makers. Now I am struggling with finding different world-map-images with the right projection. I need either WGS ...
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KD-Tree implementation with lat/lon coordinates

I have implemented a KD-Tree that stores coordinates (latitude, longitude). I have also implemented a Nearest Neighbor search algorithm using the Haversine distance. Will I get correct results (same ...
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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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Converting a NAD27 Lambert Conformal Conic custom projection to WGS84 using QGIS

I am trying to convert some points from NAD27 Lambert Conformal Conic (custom projection) to WGS84 using QGIS 2.8.9. I am using the datum transformation parameters for El Salvador published here: ...
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Coordinate System Mismatch

I understand that coordinate system mismatches between layers is a relatively common problem. Nevertheless, exploring other posts hasn't helped me understand my issue. In short, I have a DEM raster ...
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Reprojecting: trouble converting MapInfo data to shapefiles in QGIS

I was given a dataset generated in MapInfo. I need to use these files in QGIS, so I imported the .TAB files and saved them as ESRI shapefiles. I then realised the original dataset uses a custom "user ...
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Negative coordinates for WGS84 system are invisible - ArcGIS 10.2

I have a csv file with point coordinates in GCS_WGS_1984 geographic system. I've imported it to ArcMap as a XY file however negative values for West hemisphere are not visible (but ALL records are in ...
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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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Converting from ellipsoidal heights to orthometric heights (EGSA87)

I try to conver from ellipsoidal to orthometric heights with arithmetic function. In input raster 2 i put WGS84.img from \peodata\geoid folder.The results are not right. And now i have the question. ...
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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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Guessing unknown projection in Malaysia

I have a database of northings and eastings of boundary markers of land parcels that are in a form that I cannot pin on any format. I would like to perform some conversions on them so that they can be ...
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Can I assume that ENU Coordinate are already projected?

I have an application where I need to track a vehicle position in range of max 50km. I implemented the ENU coordinate system so my future calclutaion would become easier to impelement (e.g. generating ...
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from/to ellipsode to/from cartesian conversion

i am trying to convert from/to ellipsoidal coordinates (lat,lng,alt) to/from cartesian(x,y,z) i wrote the below code to do the conversion, but given the initial values of the gpsLat and gpsLng i ...
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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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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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confused about distances on the wgs-84 ellipsoid

As far as I understand given a certain latitude the length of a degree of longitude is constant. So using any distance calculator (I use Mathematica here) this equals: (circumference of the earth) ...
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Create grid from raster with equal size squares

I have a raster of the globe with coordinate system WGS_84. I want to create a grid on that raster where every square has the same size. When I use the Create Fishnet tool the size of squares get ...
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Is WGS 84 datum, coordinate reference system, or both?

The background to this question is in Understanding difference between Coordinate System and Projection? There @mdsumner commented: WGS84 is not a cs, it's a datum. On a couple of places online ...
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Polygons across international dateline [-180..+180 longitude]

I'm trying to generate polygons for satellite orbital swaths. So far I have a method to generate two lines which represent the edge of each swath in [lat,long]. Some of the swath's cross the ...
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Why does QGIS do an unintended datum shift to WGS84 in the map canvas

I'm a new QGIS user running 2.12 Lyon. I've encountered an issue with map canvas units and an unexpected and transparent datum transformation to WGS84. I need help figuring out if I've missed ...
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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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Failed to export vector file from OGR?

I use to transform data points from UTM (WGS84) to WGS84 EPSG:4326. Basically from UTM to Geographic coordinate system both in (WGS84). I tried to do it again but an error message appears. ...
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which projection are best for large continents [closed]

which projections are best for large continents and mid-latitudes
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WRF Spherical Earth to WGS 84

Weather Research Forcasting Model assumes a spherical earth model with a radius of 6370km. I'm looking to display the data onto the WGS-84 Ellipsoid model as that is the model my system uses for its ...
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Convert WGS84 coordinates to ECEF Cartasian (XYZ) coordinates using pyproj

I need to convert WGS84 to ECEF to map some points to a 3D sphere. I've trawled through the pyproj docs, but can't find specifics on the matter. Basically I want to input the WGS84 GPS lon/lat ...
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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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Checking if two WGS84 lines intersect in JavaScript

I am trying to work out given two GeoJSON lines (WGS84), if they intersect (i.e. cross one another). Let me give some pseudocode to illustrate: // Providing Line 1 = lon1, lat1 and Line 2 = lon2, ...
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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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Find gravity normal by ECEF or GPS coordinate of point

How to find gravity normal by ECEF or GPS coordinate of point? Is it the same as normal to elipsoid? Is this ordinary way to calculate normal to ellipse? I'm not quite sure which altitude is ...
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Is a Helmert transform necessary to convert between WGS84 and NAD83?

I've read things all over the internet which claim that NAD83 and WGS84 are effectively equivalent (with minor ellipsoid differences). However, if I do geodetic (WGS84) -> ECEF -> geodetic (NAD83) ...
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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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Can I use a polygon envelope I get from JavaTopologySuite(.NET port) in an R-tree implementation? (wgs84 to spatial)

I'm using this implementation of https://github.com/enyim/RTree. I use the .NET port of JavaTopologySuite to create some polygons and then get their bounding rectangles. IPolygon p = ...
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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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Relation between Geoidal separation and antenna altitude in GGA sentence?

I have searched about definitions and relations about geoidal separation and antenna altitude reported in GGA sentence. The more I read the more I am confused.So in a simple manner can anyone explain ...
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Triangulation of Cell Towers using MSQL Server Spatial

I need to triangulate a GSM Device by using known cell towers locations and GSM readings. All Data is in a MS SQL Server as Geometry Types. herewith an example of the data : here is also a SQL ...
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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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Converting x,y on mercator to WGS84 latitude and longitude

How do I convert a particular point on a Mercator map (points in a Mercator map svg) to WGS84 coordinates? Is it simply a direct translation of the x,y values, using a multiplier which matches the map ...
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Is re-projection needed from SRID 4326 (WGS 84) to 4269 (NAD 83)SRID

I have US census data against state boundaries stored as SRID 4269, in an MSSQL DB. The input data used for calculations against that dataset is stored as SRID 4326. As far as I can infer from the ...
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How to calculate areas for data that covers the whole of Australia [duplicate]

I have a polygon shapefile showing mining areas across all of Australia. I want to calculate the area for each of the polygons however they have been provided in a Geographic Coordinate System ...
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Transforming coordinates from WGS84 to Gauss-Krüger 5

GPS coordinates in the format of WGS84 are quite common. I need to transform them into Gauss-Krüger coordinates but I have no idea how to do that. The only things I know are that it is not easy and I ...
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GeoTools: Lambert72 to WGS84

I am trying to convert coordinates (and polygons from com.vividsolutions.jts.geom) in Lambert72 (EPSG:31370) to WGS84 (or the other way around). I'm using the org.geotools.referencing CRS and ...
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What is most accurate Spatial reference system for calculate Area entire world [duplicate]

I want to know what Spatial reference system is most accurate to calculate area? I want to use it for entire world (-180,+180,-90,+90 area in WGS84 system) I have every thing ok I only need to ...
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Transforming from EPSG:2154 to EPSG:3857 using ProjNet4GeoApi/Proj.net, C#

I don't have much experience with GIS. Here's are my projections defintion: private Dictionary<CoordinateSystemStrings, string> CoordinateSystemStringDictionary = new ...
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On python, how to generate an array of coordinates between two points

Perhaps I'm looking to a solved question, but while searching I didn't find any solution. I need to build a matrix of lat, lon values, based on two points, and a sampling rate (distance between ...
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WGS84 Lon/Lat from pixel x/y in a georeference image

I'm quite a newbie in GIS. I need to compute (without using any existing lib/tool) the longitude & latitude (WGS84) corresponding to the a pixel, inside a (georeferenced) map image. I know: ...
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Equation or approximation of short distance path on Mercator

I use osm map in my project and I want to draw shortest line between two point like this: How do they draw this path? Give me please a clue )
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What is the altitude difference between WGS84 and NAD27 Zone II?

I have a point cloud in a piece of software and have exported the point in both WGS84 and NAD27 State Plane California Zone II (in US survey feet). The WGS data looks like this, with elevation in ...
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How to export a CSV with lat lon WKT from a layer which is not in WGS84?

I want to extract a csv with lat and lon coordinates so I select -- Geometry AS_WKT but when the csv is created I see this LINESTRING (277054.55782319931 198725.03588318737,277052.43701817648 ...
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ArcGIS/ ArcPy - XY coordinates of feature class does not match calculated geometry XY

Tested on: different workstations, different Windows versions; ArcGIS Desktop 10.3, different license levels Background: I use the Google Maps DistanceMatrix to calculate drive times between two ...
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Averaging Cartesian ECEF coordinates then converting to WGS84 without latitude drift

Preface: I'm unsure if GIS or math is the correct community for this question. I have a set of 9 WGS84 latitude/longitude (degree) pairs for which I need to find the weighted average of. To prevent ...