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 attempt to add a map layer i get this nottification:

Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:/Users/Athinodoros/.qgis2/python/plugins\openlayers_plugin\weblayers\weblayer.py", line 97, in addLayer self._addLayerCallback(self) File "C:/Users/Athinodoros/.qgis2/python/plugins\openlayers_plugin\openlayers_plugin.py", line 135, in addLayer self.setMapCrs(coordRefSys) File "C:/Users/Athinodoros/.qgis2/python/plugins\openlayers_plugin\openlayers_plugin.py", line 176, in setMapCrs extMap = coordTrans.transform(extMap, QgsCoordinateTransform.ForwardTransform) QgsCsException: μετατροπή ορθής κατεύθυνσης of (-0.285536, -21511.495948) PROJ.4: +proj=utm +zone=36 +south +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs +to +proj=merc +a=6378137 +b=6378137 +lat_ts=0.0 +lon_0=0.0 +x_0=0.0 +y_0=0 +k=1.0 +units=m +nadgrids=@null +wktext +no_defs Error: latitude or longitude exceeded limits

Python Έκδοση: 2.7.4 (default, Apr 6 2013, 19:54:46) [MSC v.1500 32 bit (Intel)]

Έκδοση Qgis: 2.4.0-Chugiak Chugiak, 8fdd08a

Python διαδρομή: ['C:/PROGRA~2/QGISCH~1/apps/qgis/./python/plugins\processing', 'C:/PROGRA~2/QGISCH~1/apps/qgis/./python', u'C:/Users/Athinodoros/.qgis2/python', u'C:/Users/Athinodoros/.qgis2/python/plugins', 'C:/PROGRA~2/QGISCH~1/apps/qgis/./python/plugins', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\bin\python27.zip', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\DLLs', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\plat-win', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\lib-tk', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\bin', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\GDAL-1.11.0-py2.7-win32.egg', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\PIL', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\jinja2-2.7.2-py2.7.egg', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\markupsafe-0.23-py2.7-win32.egg', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\python_dateutil-2.2-py2.7.egg', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\pytz-2014.2-py2.7.egg', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\win32', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\win32\lib', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\Pythonwin', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\Shapely-1.2.18-py2.7-win32.egg', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\six-1.6.1-py2.7.egg', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\Python27\lib\site-packages\wx-2.8-msw-unicode', 'C:\PROGRA~2\QGISCH~1\apps\qgis\python\plugins\fTools\tools']

I am not too familiar with the program but can anyone advice on what might the problem be?


You get the error from the openlayers plugin. It expects the project CRS to be in EPSG:3857. Layer CRS can be different.

Furthermore, I wonder that you have a greek locale, but requesting UTM 36S.

UTM 36S is for the Southern hemisphere, and 36N for the Northern. Don't mess up with the subdivisions A to Z, they are not used in the GIS world.

Subdivision 36S is in Turkey and Cyprus, but you should work with UTM 36N for that part of the world.

Apart from that, your coordinates -0.285536, -21511.495948 don't look like valid UTM coordinates. UTM coordinates should always be positive.

  • Thanks for your answer Andre. I will look up for it and check how it goes. The coordinates i have are for Cyprus. It is a project that deals with the location in which some endemic mouflons (endagered speices) where found dead. I need to do a map of this. Thanks again – Athin Mar 12 '15 at 13:43

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