# Tagged Questions

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

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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 (GDA_94)...
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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 Dictionary<...
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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 points)...
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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 198727....
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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 ...
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### How do I figure out the length of polyline features in a feature class with a WGS 1984 coordinate system?

I'm trying to figure out lengths of polyline features in a feature class with a WGS 1984 coordinate system. Here's code to list lengths: >>> import arcpy >>> inFc = r"C:\Users\e1b8\...
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### Converting from flat earth to WGS84 with python

I'm looking to move from basic 2d Cartesian coordinate system into WGS84. I know my starting coordinates, however all intermediate points are x/y/z points. of an origin 0,0,0 . Mathlab has a ...
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### Autocad DXF to Qgis and exporting to KML for viewing in Google Maps

/ Background: I have a DWG trace made in AutoCad using Gauss-Kruger coordinate system ( a CRS used in Slovenia ). I'm using AutoDesk Map 3D to transform the coordinate system to WGS84.PseudoMercator ...
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### Inputting Longitude and Latitude in CSV from Geotagged, Photo Coordinates (WGS 84)

I am trying to take Geotagged picture coordinates and put them into a CSV file to display in QGIS as point values. Using Picasa, I can see that the picture coordinates are in the correct locations on ...
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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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### Projection Transformation from ETRS89 LAEA to WGS1984

I am having difficulties to transform a Shapefile in ArcGIS 10 from ETRS 1989 LAEA to WGS 1984 N33. I have 2 files: a) in WGS1984 N33, with a grid of 10x10km, b) in ETRS 1989 LAEA, with small ...
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### Measuring different values in latlong Geotiff whether OTFR enabled or not

I'm using a GeoTiff file in QGis that has no projection per-se (it uses lat-long coordinates) and WGS84 datum. Further it has an x pixel size of 2.40475e-07 degrees and a y pixel size of -1.99028e-07.....
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### How to choose a projection for area measurement on building to continental scales?

I have many geographical objects described as polylines, polygons, multipolygons. All objects are in WGS84. Object could be: a building, stadium, park, street, highway, city, state, even country and ...
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### Converting a geocentric latitude to a geodetic latitude [duplicate]

I'm working with a 3D model of the earth (WGS84). The input to my problem is a geocentric lat-long. Is there an efficient way to convert this to a geodetic lat-long? My initial attempt to solve ...
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### How do I convert WGS84 to Lat, Long to Google Maps in R?

I have this coordinate which I believe it's in WGS84 format x=1005740.867110, y=243957.356623 I want to plot that in Google Maps which I need to convert that to Lon, Lat. I've found this script ...
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### Calculating Mercator coordinates from lat/lon

I am new to GIS but I am working on a project mapping a building using floor plans and JOSM. Using the PicLayer plugin I added the .png floor plan as a layer. I wrote a .cal file to set the scale, ...
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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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### WGS84 to OSGB, using VB script

first post from an occasional programmer... I have adapted someone else's VB code to convert lat long to OSGB for UK locations. In essence my code converts a Google API location returned from a text ...
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### Why is ST_Distance_Sphere using WGS 80?

PostgreSQL's ST_Distance_Sphere function calculates the distances on earth: float ST_Distance_Sphere(geometry pointlonlatA, geometry pointlonlatB); In its documentation, there is a peculiar note: ...
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### DotSpatial problems with reprojecting shape files

I have a shape file with this projection: PROJCS["RD_New",GEOGCS["GCS_Amersfoort",DATUM["D_Amersfoort",SPHEROID["Bessel_1841",6377397.155,299.1528128]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0....
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### PostGIS - How to calculate linestring length from WGS84 after transforming from OSGB 36

I am having problems getting lengths from multilinestrings after transforming data from EPSG:27700 - OSGB 1936 / British National Grid to EPSG:4326/ WGS 84. I'm doing this conversion to import a ...
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### WGS84 conversion to EPSG:3067

I'm trying to convert coordinates from WGS84 to EPSG:3067 with proj4js and Openlayers, but can't get the conversion right. When I run proj4('EPSG:3067',[-24.9993393, -60.184716]); it gives [-2143537....
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### Using proj to convert EPSG:2263 to WGS84

I have input data in EPSG:2263 with X and Y coordinates such as: X,Y 987043,206407 982441,212359 990907,209020 (these locations are within NYC). I need to convert these to WGS84. Using QGIS if I ...
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### Convert shapefile to WGS84 [duplicate]

I have a shapefile with shapelength and shapearea, and would like to convert to WGS84 to use with ggmap. Eventually, I would like to get plot google map of individual regions of the shapefile, and ...
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### MODIS-Sphere to WGS84 coordinate system in ArcGIS [duplicate]

I want to overlay two global raster datasets on land use which use different coordinate systems (MODIS-Sphere & WGS84) using ArcGIS Desktop. There seems to be no direct transformation option from ...
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### Projecting shapefile with unknown CRS to WGS84 using QGIS?

I've tried setting QGIS to on the fly, changing the layer settings, nothing. I'm at a lost cause. Although I am not a GIS professional. http://www.ecaidata.org/dataset/spanish-and-mexican-land-...
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### QGIS WGS84 issues

I potentially have a problem with my QGIS project, where I am attempting to digitise a relatively small map, and part of the project requires a calculation of the area of each of the parcels of land ...
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### What system do these coordinates use? (from LinkedGeoData.org)

I have extracted these coordinates from geolinkedata And I don't know what system they are using: (-15.4400797 28.131791000000003) What I know is that they correspond with these WGS84 Coordinates: (...
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### Auto-Sanitizing illegal PostGIS WGS84 (lat, lon) coordinates

I have just stumbled upon what seems to be a very curious behaviour by PostGIS. The XYZ point -117.0, 32.0, 0 in WGS84 (SRID 4326) is legal: items=> SELECT st_y(st_geomfromtext('POINT Z (-117.0 ...
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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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### How to convert Chinese Beijing 1954 coordinates to WGS84

I have a series of coordinates for locations in Sichuan Province China that I need to convert so that I can use them in Google Earth. The coordinates are "1954 Beijing coordinates system" and show up ...
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### Satellite image vertically squeezed after being georeferenced

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1. I am trying to georeference a Google Earth image in Christchurch area, New Zealand. I am using some CGPs I have got from this image (their Google Earth coordinates),...
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### Converting coordinate notation from GDA94 to WGS84 gives ERROR 999999?

I am trying to convert my data from GDA_1994 to WGS_1984 using the 'Convert Coordinate Notation' tool from ArcToolbox. I used the import XY data tool to import my csv file with x,y fields (among a ...
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### What's the formula for converting SWEREF99 to WGS84

I have a few hundred rows of data with sweref99 coordinates that I want to plot using Fusion Tables on Google Drive. What formula can I use to convert the two columns of Sweref99 x and y coordinates? ...
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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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### Convert WGS 84 cartesian 3D coordinates(x,y,z) to geographic coordinate (lat/long) [duplicate]

Do you know where can I find the formula and data needed to effectuate this conversion? Sorry I don't give enough information. I get the description file of a CORS station(http://geodesy.noaa.gov/...
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### Why QGIS Raster clipper does not work on reprojected layers?

I try to clip a hillshade raster and I get this error. The hillshade was the result of a reprojected DEM from WGS84 to WGS84UTM. When I to clip the hillshade or even the reprojected DEM, I get the ...
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### Making Fishnet that is specific size in square meters on ground?

I have a raster image in GCS WGS 1984. For sampling I want to take a grid of 500 m^2 in my area of interest and pick the centroid of this square. How do I make sure that the grid created with Fishnet ...
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### Convert WGS-84 position into lat/lng

I am using leafletjs. I have a list of "WGS-84" positions that look like: LATITUDE N45 52.1096 LONGITUDE W125 52.4665 LATITUDE N48 24.1051 LONGITUDE E174 37.3832 What is the significance of the ...
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### What causes the GPS offset/shift in China?

I've spent close to two full days trying to understand the nature of the infamous GPS shift in China. After sifting through the noise, two recurring symptoms are that: GPS coordinates (WGS-84) plot ...
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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 ...