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Creating fishnet based on DMS Coordinates

I am trying to create a random sampling map of an ocean area. To do this, I would like to create cells that are 1' x 1' in size (one minute by one minute in DMS). My map is using WGS 1984 Web Mercator ...
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Getting one point with coordinates for polygon in QGIS

I drew a polygon and after that, I extracted the vertices to eventually get the coordinates of the area. As shown in the screen capture I've got my y/latitude and x/longitude but I would like to get ...
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Convering latitude and longitude of starting point of line from Lambert to DMS in QGIS

I know how to convert Lambert to DMS latitude for points in a shapefile, i.e.: y(transform($geometry, 'EPSG:31370', 'EPSG:4326')) It works fine. I want to make a similar transformation for points ...
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Converting grid corners from UTM to degrees, minutes, and second in QGIS

I have a shapefile of a 10km grid that is in UTM projection but I would like to convert all coordinates to Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds. The attribute table has corners (Top, Bottom, left, and right)....
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Conversion between DMS Formats in QGIS

A point vector layer was added to QGIS, after exporting the layer to .xlsx the coordinates in wkt format were attached to the table. In QGis I added additional columns x and y, to assign a coordinates ...
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Converting DMS to coordinates with +/- signs

I am looking to convert Degrees/Minutes/Seconds coordinate data into decimals for plotting. However, I am unfamiliar with the science behind the +/- signs given by the longitudinal coordinates. I have ...
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How to convert large DMS coordinates into an acceptable format in GIS

I am trying to add points to a GIS map from a dataset. However, the lat/long coordinates are in the form of six digit DMS degrees. All I would need to do is separate the coordinates into a Degree, ...
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Modifying SpreadsheetLayers Plugin

I'm trying to make a small change in this QGIS plugin (https://github.com/camptocamp/QGIS-SpreadSheetLayers), but I did not succeed. I have an ods spreadsheet in which the coordinates can come in ...
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Conversion of coordinates into degrees, minutes and seconds to decimal degrees

Within the framework of manual marker input (Adding GeoJSON properties when creating marker in Leaflet), I would like to propose the conversion of coordinates in degrees, minutes, and seconds to ...
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Creating points in QGIS from DMS coordinate CSV - partial loss of data

I am inserting a csv with a list of coordinates (tab separated below) y x 8 47 7.000 -82 57 32.000 8 47 7.000 -82 57 32.000 8 47 7.000 -82 57 32.000 51 28 0.000 7 32 60.000 -35 7 0.000 138 ...
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Imported DMS points from CSV to a point layer. Do I need to convert DMS points to Decimal Degrees to use metric distance units for Buffer?

DMS - Degrees Minutes Seconds Buffer tool only shows degrees as the distance unit (not meter or kilometer) Do I need to convert DMS points to Decimal Degrees to use metric distance units for Buffer? ...
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Name of coordinates format

There's also a degree, minutes, and seconds format, and one with a decimal number, but what is the name of this format? What is the name of the GPS format of this lat/long: 35-39-24.720N / 110-26-06....
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Convert coordinate to DMS in QGIS

I'm trying to convert coordinates to DMS, I try to use field calculator, but I still have no result. I also try this script: (CASE WHEN $x < 0 THEN '-' ELSE '' END) || floor (abs($x)) || '°' ...
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Calculating Center (GPS Point) and Radius (km) of n GPS points

I'm new to GPS and position mapping but i have a background in programing and some of the math related to it. I've been tasked with writing a small golang program that takes n GPS points (DMS) and ...
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0.5° × 0.5° to meters

This paper https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231017300936 mentions using a 0.5° × 0.5° resolution grid, and I've tried googling to find out what that means in meters but I come ...
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Trustworthy of decimal place of converted DD from DMS?

I want -122d 54m 8.41s W (DMS) to be converted as decimal (DD). I tried two different available online converters to do the calculation. Surprisingly outputs are different. It looks like they match up ...
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Converting Degrees Minutes Seconds to Decimal Degrees for coordinates?

I have a list of coordinates I'm trying to put into a csv and then convert to points in ArcMap. I tried converting them to decimal degrees because at first they appear to be in DMS. When I plotted the ...
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How would I have an improper DMS value input return a message to the user in a Python 3 function? [closed]

My question is about input functions in python 3 specifically for a latitude conversion function from dms to dd. I'm new to python3 and having some trouble understanding how I would allow a user to ...
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Using formatting option 'aligned' in 'to_dms' function in QGIS 3.4.2

Using formatting option 'aligned' in the expression: to_dms(x(transform($geometry,'EPSG:32632','EPSG:4230')), 'x', 2, 'aligned') not only is the alignment of degrees, minutes, seconds as expected, ...
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Using to_dms function in CRS conversion expression in QGIS

I need to create in a point layer attribute table new fields with the points coordinates converted in different geographic CRS through an expression like: x(transform($geometry, 'EPSG:xxxxx', 'EPSG:...
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Listing all exact Degrees, Minutes, Seconds for an entire area

Does a database or dataset exist that lists all exact Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds (rounded to nearest decimal) for the continent of South America? What I am seeking is a list of DMS's that covers ...
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Convert easting and northing to degrees north and west

I need to convert: Easting 2451890.770 Northing 7438891.286 The location is in Dumfries, New Brunswick. I’m assuming it’s UTM from other search results I’ve seen. I have NO idea what to do To ...
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Converting degrees to X,Y coordinates with OpenLayers? [duplicate]

I have been tasked to center an openlayer map using the coordinates from an input. My problem is that the coordinates are given in the degrees form. For instance : 16° 58' 22" N 60° 17' 35" E For ...
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Converting Degree Minute Second Coordinates to Degrees of latitude / longitude?

I have a set of Degree Minute Second (DMS) formatted latitude/longitude; my question is how can I convert these DMS value to decimal degrees?
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DMS vs Numeric format for latitude and longitude [closed]

Is DMS format still widely used in industries these days? It seems to be way less suitable to operate comparing degrees with floating point.
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DMS coordinates precision

I'm trying to convert Lat/Lon coordinate to decimal and vice-versa. Now using https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1140189/converting-latitude-and-longitude-to-decimal-values. When I convert 16° 17′ ...
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ArcGIS Field Calculator reformat Lat Long values [duplicate]

I have a table which is filled with point values that have been exported from an external source. Unfortunately the Lat Long values are formatted strangely and this is preventing me from simply ...
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Exporting degrees with decimal minutes in QGIS [duplicate]

I've been asked to export some coordinates (from WGS84 zone 31N to WGS84) in degrees with decimal minutes. I've been manipulating an output СІМ in LibreOffice Сalc for some while & it seems ...
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Convert location at seconds to DMS/Decimal

I have latitude/longitude represented as amount of seconds: 45'11"35 = 45*60*60 + 11*60 + 35 = 9720695 How can I convert back from something like 9720695 to DMS/Decimal?
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Display coordinates of points in DMS format in print composer

In QGIS 2.14.2 I have a series of polylines of which I want the start and endpoint to be labeled with its coordinates in WGS84 (EPSG 4326) like this: 51*15'23.40"N, 5*17'56.58"E I thought I figured a ...
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KML file showing wrong co-ordinates on Google Earth

This is little snippet from the kml file now the co-ordinates are for some where in UK with Lat- 51.45 and Long - 0.0386 but when I plot this kml file on Google Earth it shows all the points in middle ...
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Figuring out format of GPS coordinates and choosing projection

I have a list of GPS coordinates (they should be near the coast of Guinea) and I am not sure what format they are in. After I figure out the format they are in, I want to better understand the process ...
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NBI Coordinate Data Missing place-holding zeroes for DMS format

When working with National Bridge Inventory (NBI) coordinates I have found what appears to be an error in the raw data provided. I couldn't find any other mention of this specific error when ...
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Calculating Degrees Minutes Seconds (DMS) to nearest tenth of second in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there a simple way to calculate coordinates in DMS to the nearest tenth second? I need DD MM SS.s (not DD MM SS.sss). By default, ArcMap calculates out to 3 decimal places. I just need it ...
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Cannot convert dms to dd in Excel 2007 using VBA code

I am trying to convert the data in an Excel sheet from dms (degree-minute-second) to dd (decimal degree) format using the vba script available here. Here is sample data: 53° 0' 39.31" 6° 44' 50....
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What is the format expected by QGIS for Latitude/Longitude in DMS?

I have been struggling with a CSV file I need to import into QGIS 2.2.0 (on Windows 7). The coordinates are in this format: LATITUDE LONGITUDE 424605 861204 395222 861206 303051 861219 32155 ...
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How to convert a CSV from DMS to WGS84 in QGIS?

I would like to automatically convert from a Degree - minute - second system to WGS84 EPSG:32632. I have a CSV with these kind of values: LATITUDINE LONGITUDINE 46°01’24,7” 11°13’47,5” 45°42’07,5” ...
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Canvas Units to Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

I am using the WGS 84/UTM coordinate sysytem. When I go to > Project Properties / General / Canvas Units to Degrees, Minutes, Seconds my coordinates are wrong. I am using QGIS 2.0.1
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How to convert Geometry type column to degree Minutes Second in SQL Server 2008 R2

I have shape column of type geometry and I want to convert X and Y coordinates into Degree Minutes Second format using SQL query and i am using sql server 2008 R2. Currently I got Lat and long using ...
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How do you convert to degrees and minutes from 8/9-digit lat/lon DMS code? [duplicate]

I'm trying to map the national bridge inventory, but the coordinates are stored in this 9-digit code for longitude (and 8-digits for latitude) EXAMPLE: Longitude is 81°5.8' Code is 081054800 Page 9 ...
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Field Calculate Degree Minute Second in Different Format?

I have a field that is in degree minutes seconds, populated from ET Geowizards COGO Inverse tool. It populates the values as 90-12-28.15 where 90 is the degree, 12 is the minutes and 28.15 is the ...
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Getting latitude/longitude in Degree Minute Second (DMS) using QGIS Field Calculator

I have come up with the following expression to convert 5.1234 to 5°7'24.24" toint($x) || '° ' || toint((($x) - toint ($x))*60) || '`' || substr((tostring(((($x) - toint($x))*60) - toint((($x) - ...
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Converting from DMS to DD using Python in Field Calculator?

I need to convert lat/long that is expressed as degrees, minutes, and seconds in the data into decimal degrees. For example, in the data, they are listed as N335042.06 in the Latitude column, and ...
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