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A group that maintains a freely available database with standard codes for coordinate systems, datums, spheroids, units and the like

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How to check for PostGIS Function Support Matrix for new custom EPSG imported from EPSG site

I need a support for CRS that was not available in PostGIS 2.5 so I looked up into the EPSG site they had simple easy straight forward insert query to add EPSG so I did that now how do I check or know ...
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Is height conversion between ellipsoids necessary?

I have measurement data that uses X/Y in different zones of JGD2011 and an ellipsoid height above GRS1980 (but it also includes a geoid height as well). My task is to transform this data to "WGS84 LLA"...
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Getting Projection Code (EPSG) from Coordinates and known location

I have Coordinates (x=3381438.573, y=5794542.432) and a location (somewhere south of Berlin). Is there a way to find out the Projection code this data was defined with? A website would be nice.
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Map in QGIS is displayed tilted? [closed]

CRS is wgs 84 epsg:4326 Still the map and the data on screen is showing tilted.
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Getting EPSG code in pyproj with version==2.1.3?

I'm using pyproj in python and I want to get epsg code based on an existing Proj class. An example in version=1.9.6: from pyproj import Proj CGCS2000metre = Proj(init='EPSG:4544') print(CGCS2000metre....
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pyproj EPSG:4326 converts degrees to radians

Case My input is a point given as x, y and an SRS name which specifies how to interpret the numbers. My goal is to convert these into lon, lat in degrees. I convert this by using this piece of code:...
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Same EPSG code for different objects

I started recently working in a project where I need to start using EPSG codes to identify coordinate systems and their elements. I saw that a single EPSG code can identify multiple objects. I am ...
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Import the EPSG:7775 projection without PROJ.4 to QGIS?

I wanted to define the EPSG:7775 projection in QGIS but it has no field for PROJ.4. Everywhere I've seen that you can import a projection with PROJ.4. How do I import this? I am trying to do this (...
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Create Memory layer in pyQGIS with projected coordinates

I am trying to make a memory layer in QGIS using python and then generate a grid base on calculations in meters. When I run the script, a banner comes and says the CRS is not defined. Then when I look ...
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Why does QGIS save EPSG:4326 as long, lat? [duplicate]

Why does QGIS save EPSG:4326 with coordinates in the longitude, latitude format? Isn't the correct standardized format latitude, longitude?
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EPSG:4326 being saved as CRS:84

I am trying to save a GeoJSON file in QGIS as EPSG:4326, but it keeps being saved as CRS84. EPSG:4326 and CRS84 are the same except CRS84 saves coordinates as long, lat - and EPSG:4326 saves them as ...
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Layer renders twice with EPSG:5514 in WMTS OpenLayers

I am trying to create a WMTS layer in OpenLayers with the following properties: Url: http://geoportal.cuzk.cz/WMTS_ORTOFOTO/WMTService.aspx Matrix set: jtsk:epsg:5514 Projection: EPSG:5514 I am ...
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Check if custom CRS already exists, find EPSG

I created a "custom" CRS with specifications I got from someone who needs the data in that specific system. It worked well and I now have a *.prj file, so basically a WKT-representation of that CRS. ...
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Convert EPSG:2263 LiDAR data to EPSG:4326 to use with FSX

I have LiDAR (las) input files in EPSG:2263 (NAD83, NY state plane, feet_US) aquired from https://gis.ny.gov/elevation/ and want to convert those file to EPSG:4326 (WGS84) for use in MS Flight ...
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Defining coordinate system for finding distance in meters [duplicate]

What should I do to find the distance between two very far points? p1 = "POINT(6.2 61.1)" p2 = "POINT(6.1 61.0)" select ST_Distance( ST_Transform(ST_GeomFromWKT('$p1'), 'EPSG:4326', '$epsg'), ...
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Get proj4 parameters from EPSG in C++

I have the EPSG number of the projection and I want to use proj4 to get the projection descriptive string (like +proj=lcc +lat_1=49 +lat_2=44 +lat_0=46.5 +lon_0=3 +x_0=700000 +y_0=6600000 +ellps=GRS80 ...
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Name of a custom Goode homolosine projection

What is the specific name of this homolosine projection? I see that America is closer to Europe/Africa than in the typical homolosine.
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Can ArcMap open shapefiles made by QGIS?

I have created many EPSG shapefiles in QGIS and would like to import them into ArcMap for analyzing. Can ArcMap open shapefiles made using QGIS?
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How can I determine the original spatial reference system of GML coordinates when I have their WGS84 equivalent but no EPSG?

I am querying out spatial information from a SQL database that stores locations that users input on a map as GML snippets. See below for an example: <gml:Point xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/...
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GeoTools CRS.findTransform suddenly failing

I have a body of users using an Eclipse RCP-based Java desktop app (32-bit JRE1.7, Windows 7) that uses GeoTools for world/screen projection handling. This morning the app has started failing for ...
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Converting between coordinate systems but retain visual shape? [closed]

We have some data that is stored in GeoJSON format (using EPSG:4326), but now we want to display the data in the mapbox-gl-js, which only supports EPSG:3857 for display (support for other projections ...
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Understanding proj4, epsg and esri *.prj in depth? [closed]

Where can I find a good resource that teaches me 1) about the difference between proj4, EPSG and ESRI *.prj? (Why do several coordinate system definitions exist? When should I use which? How are they ...
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Create a valid shapefile with phpmyadmin/Shapefile lib

I'm trying to create a shapefile with the PhpMyAdmin\ShapeFile library. I followed the example in the Github project repository, but I would like to create a shapefile within polygon elements, not ...
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osm2pgsql import OSM data in EPSG:27700

I am trying to use osm2pgsql on Windows to import OSM data to a PostGIS database. I want to pass the EPSG:27700 via the --proj option as follows: osm2pgsql --proj 27700 <other options not shown>...
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WFS how to consume with different coordinate system? [duplicate]

I have a WFS in EPSG:4167. My map view has EPSG:3857. How to make the WFS work on a map view with different coordinates? I used this to define my coordinate system from wfs: import { register } ...
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Convert coordinates with Proj4Leaflet from EPSG:25832 to leaflet 3857

I have a wmts server, and try to add this tiles to leaflet with proj4leaflet. My code is here //this one is fine var main = L.tileLayer( 'http://****&zoom={z}&x={x}&y={y}',...
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Formulation of CRS (EPSG2438 to EPSG4326) conversion in Excel

I have about 14000 points with coordinates EPSG2438 and want to convert the coordinates into WGS84 (EPSG4326). I want to know that is there a way to make Excel formula to convert these coordinates. In ...
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QGIS EPSG value differs from ArcGIS and spatialreference.org

Background: I have both QGIS 3.4.1 and ArcGIS Desktop 10.6.1 installed on the same laptop, Windows 10. I have a polygon shapefile that is projected to Lambert Conformal Conic. Arc states that the ...
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From ESRI:103300 to EPSG:4326 in SQL Server

This question is more or less a sequel to Performance of joining tables on a geometry column with SQL Server As explained in the above link, I have a shapefile that I upload to my SQL Server DB using ...
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Which coordinate system is the best for a distances from whole USA?

I have about 100 cities all over the USA and want to calculate some distances. According to that I want use one coordinate projection and need to know which one is the best so I can get the most ...
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Get a list of all supported EPSG code from OGR

I need get a a list of all supported EPSG code from OGR/GDAL. I need this becaouse i'm developing a C++ application map, and I need this information to put it in a user form. I read the OGR ...
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Where can I lookup the units associated with an EPSG code?

I'm trying to find a source of information with the default units (meters, ft, ftUS) associated with an EPSG code. I'm currently using spatialreference.org and fetching URLs like this: http://...
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GeoTools MapFrame statusbar set reference system list empty

I'm using geotools.version = 20.0. After debugging the set reference system functionality, the following is executed but the codes list is empty: CRSAuthorityFactory fac =ReferencingFactoryFinder....
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For what ist the epsg-file in the “share/proj” subfolder of the QGIS - installation used for?

In the "share/proj" subfolder of the QGIS-installation there is an epsg-file with definitions of the epsg-codes like this: # DHDN / 3-degree Gauss-Kruger zone 3 <31467> +proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 +...
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Integrating NTv2-transformation in QGIS?

I am wondering what's the correct way to integrate a NTv2-transformation in QGIS. I have successfully integrated a NTv2-transformation in QGIS but I am not sure if it's done the way it's meant to be. ...
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Why do 2 EPSG Codes exist for the same coordinate system?

I sometimes need to publish data in Gauss-Kruger zone 3 and was wondering why there are now the following EPSG Codes which define this CRS. 31467 - DHDN / 3-degree Gauss-Kruger zone 3 31463 - DHDN / ...
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ProjNet. Coordinate reference system transformation deviation

I have a project with C# that contains a CEFSharp viewer showing a webpage with a map that I've created.I'm trying to add a marker in the map sending the parameters from C# to a function in the ...
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Identify EPSG in SQL Server

I have been trying to load a shapefile available at https://www.elections.on.ca/en/voting-in-ontario/electoral-district-shapefiles/open-use-data-product-licence-agreement/download-shapefiles.html to ...
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ERROR 6: EPSG PCS/GCS code 102027 not found in EPSG support files

I am trying to insert spatial data from GeoJSON to PostgreSQL database and before it I am to reproject geom from EPSG:4326 to EPSG:102027. When working on Windows there were no problems with CRS, but ...
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How to Update the EPSG Database of Gdal on Ubuntu?

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 Server, with GDAL 2.1.3, released 2017/20/01. I need to project a Raster to EPSG:7755 which was added way back in 2016. When I use this EPSG code with gdalwarp, I get the ...
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EPSG conversion and image rotation in folium

I'm using Python's folium library (which uses Leaflet) to display images over a map. However, my original data uses EPSG:3035 and folium uses EPSG:4326 (WGS84). There is a rotation when converting ...
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Reprojecting trouble: shapes saved in one EPSG load as another EPSG in QGIS and are 200m off?

I'm in a mixed working environment with some ESRI licenses and several people working with QGIS. For a project, we created data and received data in EPSG 31468 (Gauß-Krüger Zone 4). We now need to ...
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EPSG Geodetic Parameter Registry - SW supporting transformation EPSGs

The page www.epsg-registry.org contains EPSG codes for different transformations (i.e. EPSG:1173, EPSG:1244 etc.). Do you know about some GIS SW (online or desktop), which supports converting ...
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Exporting shapefile layer to KML and CRS specification in QGIS

I've been trying to learn the ins and outs of QGIS for several years now. I am somewhat familiar with the software but certainly not an expert. I have recently downloaded a section of the Canadian ...
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How does PostGIS project from 4978 to 4326?

I have data in EPSG 4978 (3D Cartesian XYZ using WGS84) and just for kicks, I tried projecting it to 4326 (lon, lat 2D using WGS84). I expected an error but lo and behold, I got a point back. Here's ...
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Importing Shapefile into PostGIS and EPSG of created table is different from Shapefile?

I'm trying to import a Shapefile into PostGIS using the ogr2ogr, but it seems that the OGR is not automatically getting the EPSG from Shapefile. My Shapefile has EPSG 4618, but the table created by ...
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Incorrect distances/area using Python and Shapely

I have a PostGIS table holding cadastral (property) data stored in SRID 3857 (Web Mercator). In Python I want to calculate the length of polygon lines and the area in metres and sq metres respectively....
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POSGAR CRS With Reversed X and Y coordinates

I've been working in the Argentine CRS of POSGAR (Specifically POSGAR 94/Argentina 2 EPSG:22182) frequently and have noticed on a number of occasions that coordinates are provided to me with the X ...
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Geopandas Proj4 reproject to global equal area projection

I have a geoDataFrame with crs {'init': 'epsg:4326'} The data has a global extent and my goal is to calculate the area (in m2) per feature. Therefore I want to reproject the geoDataFrame using the ...
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PostGIS: EPSG 3857 magic number?

When I'm using PostGIS for transforming coordinates from WGS 84 (EPSG 4326) to Web Mercator (EPSG 3857) the result for POINT(-180 0) is POINT(-20037508.3427892 -7.08115455161362e-010) and for POINT(...

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