I'm looking for projection functions to convert coordinates in 4326 to coordinates in 4258 and viceversa. Any suggestions?

  • If you have proj.4, what is the problem you need solved?
    – BradHards
    Jun 20, 2016 at 9:34

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For proj.4 those two mean exactly the same and conversion from one system to another changes only the EPSG code. If you work with geodetic problems which require accurate ellipsoid model you will need some other tools.

# ETRS89
<4258> +proj=longlat +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +no_defs  <>

# WGS 84
<4326> +proj=longlat +datum=WGS84 +no_defs  <>

The difference is rather small as written in the documentation of another conversion tool


Please note that the GRS80 and WGS84 are considered to be the same. Actually, there is a very small difference in the flattening which results in the semi-minor axis, b, being different by 0.0001 meters. There is no known application for which this difference is significant.


I solved by using conversion functions from proj4js.js

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