I have a dataset with a linestring containing coordinates like: 376753.328, 2042051.611 I've tried unpacking using a couple different coordinate mappings to get the GPS coordinates. I'm told the coordinates are in India and I have a projection of EPSG:3857. I'm using primarily geopandas but use QGIS too. What else is needed to figure how to translate these into a more commonly recognized coordinate mapping

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    Derek, the easiest is to ask the person who gave you the data to start with. Could you share which software you are using for the task?
    – GforGIS
    Feb 18, 2020 at 23:35
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    You only provided with so little information regarding the issue that you face. I can only say the coordinate should be in x, y because you use EPSG:3857 Feb 18, 2020 at 23:44
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    Those numbers are common for UTM, try to find what zone they are. For instance, for zone 44N, see: geographiclib.sourceforge.io/cgi-bin/… Feb 19, 2020 at 0:07
  • Thanks Gabriel, I'll start looking there. I'm using Geopandas and QGIS
    – Derek_P
    Feb 19, 2020 at 2:16
  • Your coordinate of 376753.328, 2042051.611 is typically a UTM coordinate. A ballpark long lat can be obtained by dividing by 111120 meters per degree: 3.3°E 18.4°N
    – Hans Erren
    Feb 20, 2020 at 18:47


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