2

I have seen one Website, which contains the coordinate and other information. I found that coordinates is in a different format, I can't convert to decimal format.

The Website is : Check here Information

In this site, the last column contains the coordinates, which need to convert into decimal format.

After click on the Mountain name, I can get the decimal format, but I don't want to click 5000 times.

For Example.

Curent format is :

568'830 / 89'080

TO

45.95258N 7.03665O

I want to convert this coordinate format to decimal geolocation format anyhow. It should be online or offline.

7

The coordinates seem to be are in "Swiss grid" coordinate System. EPSG:21781

enter image description here

-> Copy paste the table to a Text file (it will be tab-separated CSV), remove the ' between the numbers. Replace the / between the coordinates with a tab (\t) and import into QGIS with the corresponding fields for X and Y and EPSG:21781 as CRS. From here you can convert the data to any CRS you wish.


How did I find out:

  1. Which area are the coordinates supposed to cover? (=> Switzerland)
  2. Search Google for official or common coordinate systems used in that region (here: q=koordinatensystem+schweiz")
  3. Trial and Error (This time the first try was a hit!)
  • @Sagar Vaghela : once you found the system and created the point cloud like Rovo did, a simple transformation (Save as, in QGIS) from EPSG:21781 to EPSG:4326 (lat/long WGS84 coordinate system) should give you the data in the right coordinate system you are looking for. – gisnside Aug 18 '17 at 13:41
  • Thanks for the understanding. I also found one website which useful to convert this format. Conversion of Swiss coordinate – Sagar Vaghela Aug 20 '17 at 8:51

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.