Questions tagged [iceland]

for questions related to Iceland (ISL) a country of Northern Europe (as classified by the UN Statistics Division)

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After shapefile to GeoJSON conversion coordinates look wrong?

I have downloaded a shapefile of Iceland. Here is the source: http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=7a21f6f05b8d45848ed16298cbf96d59. I then converted the shapefile to geojson, using this tool: ...
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Scale bar for Iceland map not accurate

I'm a fairly new user to QGIS and was trying to generate a map of Iceland. However my grid scales are not matching up. The base map I'm using is Esri National Geographic which uses CRS- EPSG:3857 - ...
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What is the meaning of this linear scale of angles on this 1951 map of Iceland from the U. S. Army Map Service (AMS C762)?

On the U.S. Army Map Service (AMS C762) 1:50,000 maps made of Iceland 1948–1951, there is a scale marking at the top which shows degrees, I suspect angles. In the image below it shows 25°–29°. It ...
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How can I convert the OGC WKT for Icelandic Lambert 1900 to Proj4

how can I convert OGC WKT to Proj4 string http://spatialreference.org/ref/epsg/3052/ PROJCS["Reykjavik 1900 / Lambert 1900",GEOGCS["Reykjavik 1900",DATUM["Reykjavik_1900",SPHEROID["Danish 1876",...
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Point Coordinates Conversion with unknown system

I've been using QGis for few weeks now. Although this site always came very helpful, I can't find solution to my recent problem: I have few points, and know their coordinates in "WGS-84" and "ISN-93" ...