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I'm getting the folllowing Error when trying to re-project a raster from NAD_1983_Albers to GCS_North_American_1983. I used the proj4 defenition from going to Properties in QGIS of the layer whose CRS I want to match and copied the CRS def I found in the Coordinate Reference System Selector.

gdalwarp -t_srs +proj=longlat +ellps=GRS80 +tow gs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +no_defs RipBuf100_09.tif RipBuf100WGS_09.tif ERROR 4: `+ellps=GRS80' does not exist in the file system, and is not recognised as a supported dataset name.

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Using the EPSG works:

gdalwarp -t_srs EPSG:4269 RipBuf100_09.tif RipB uf100WGS_09.tif

Creating output file that is 55104P x 24192L. Processing input file RipBuf100_09.tif. Using internal nodata values (e.g. -2.14748e+009) for image RipBuf100_09.tif. Copying nodata values from source RipBuf100_09.tif to destination RipBuf100WGS_0 9.tif. 0...10...20...30...40...50...60...70...80...90...100 - done.

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shot in the dark, but maybe use the EPSG instead of the actual CRS label

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Put the proj4 string between quotes. Now the string gets split at parsing and GDAL thinks that the +ellps is a name of the source file.

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    Depending on the operating system, single quote' or double quote " might be successful. – AndreJ Feb 5 '16 at 6:55

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