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Military grid reference system (MGRS) is the geocoordinate standard used by NATO militaries for locating points on the earth.

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Editing dynamic text in ArcGIS Pro to get 100k Grid zone labels?

While making maps with MGRS I need to have a label in each corner of the map frame with the 100k grid square labels. So far i have updated them manually, but after i've started using ArcGIS Pro i ...
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Import MGRS vector (old projection) to QGIS

I have large Excel tables of MGRS coordinates. These data were recorded from grid references based on maps created in India 1960 projection. Is there any way to import these into QGIS to a) visualise ...
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MGRS Grid Lines? [duplicate]

I am very new to this. My current version of QGIS is 3.4.2-Madeira. I am trying to make a 7,500 scale map displaying MGRS gridlines. The Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) is the geocoordinate ...
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Mapbox drawing with snap to grid

I'm using Mapbox for a web project and would like to have a drawing tool for closed polygons where the drawn line is always snapped to a grid. Specifically, I'm using a 100m global grid (MGRS) and ...
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Error during MGRS conversion for large latitudes

I'm using Nasa's Worldwind java API to convert MGRS strings to lat/lon. However, when my latitude is greater than 85 degrees or less than -85 degrees I get an error. java.lang....
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Create an UTM/MGRS graticule/fishnet in Python

Following Creating square grid polygon shapefile with Python?, I'd like to create an UTM or MGRS graticule in python. In the mentioned question the given answer gives me a way to generate a grid but I ...
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Programmatically extract edge points from many polygons?

Objective: Extract the four Latitude, Longitude points which correspond to the corner edges of each polygon in the Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) shapefile. How can this be done in QGIS? In ...
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Range of easting value for each MGRS zone(UTM zone)

From MGRS grid reference which also can be found from https://www.maptools.com/tutorials/100km_square_id , the minimum column id for the first zone is 'A' and it's given when easting is smaller than ...
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Offline MGRS Nearby [closed]

Is there anyone of us here experienced to use the Mgrs Nearby http://www.nearby.org.uk/google/Gridlines_mgrs.kml.pl in googleEarth Pro? It is a helpful .kml specially to navigators because it ...
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Update MGRS coordinates in Attribute table

How can I update MGRS coordinates in the attribute table of a point feature, when the position of points has been added without using a tool that creates a new feature? I am not using a special ...
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Add MGRS custom Coordinate Reference System to QGIS

I am looking for a way to add MGRS custom Coordinate Reference System to QGIS. How do I get the Proj.4 cartographic parameters for Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) to add via Settings >> Custom ...
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MGRS grid in QGIS

I'm trying to generate a Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) grid on QGIS (with polygons in scale of 100m), such a grid will be similar to when importing a grid made of shapefiles (such as http://...
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Military Grid Reference System Grid as Shapefile/FeatureClass

Is it possible to create a Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) Grid for a complete grid zone at a given precision level, for example 10km, as a Shapefile/FeatureClass with ArcGIS 10.4?
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How to convert from lat-lon to UTM with gdaltransform?

I would like to transform the following coordinates 31.96212 -103.004715 to UTM with gdaltransform. I put coordinates into file coordinates.txt and ran gdaltransform -s_srs epsg:4326 -t_srs epsg:...
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Cannot find NATO UTM location in Sentinel-2

Regard coordinates 31.96212, -103.004715 UTM converters give it's UTM coordinates are 13/R/FR. Example converter is here: http://www.rcn.montana.edu/resources/converter.aspx But there are many of ...
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What are properties of tile geometry of Sentinel data?

I have downloaded sample tile from http://sentinel-s2-l1c.s3-website.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/#tiles/10/S/DG/2015/12/7/0/ and found tileInfo.json file with the following information "...
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Where is UTM origin?

It is said, that The 6° wide UTM zones, numbered 1–60. But where is the origin? Zone 1 is from longitude [-3..+3], [0..6], [-180..-174]? Where is it said?
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military grid refrence system geocode reverse

I have lat/long and I get geocode like 34TCK9320739642 from mgrs geocode reverse in arcmap how can convert that to address (country.city.state)
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Displaying MGRS grid when area crosses 2 UTM Zones in ArcGIS Desktop?

I need to map an area that crosses 2 UTM zones with ArcGIS for Desktop. After having defined the Data Frame projection according one of the two UTM zones involved, I have noticed that the MGRS labels ...
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MGRS(Military Grid Reference System) reverse geocode in ArcMap? [closed]

How can we reverse geocode MGRS (military grid reference system) strings in ArcMap? MGRS strings use alphanumeric notation to identify a location on the earth. For example, I have 34TCK9320739642. ...
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Finding Sentinel tile for specific Long/Lat coordinate

I'm building a tool that downloads images from "Sentinel-2 on AWS" I have a trouble translating Long/Lat coordinates to a specific Sentinel tile. I know that Sentinel 2 uses MGRS and I tried to ...
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Finding adjacent MGRS blocks/grids?

My requirement is that, say I'm given a MGRS grid (100mX100m), I now need the IDs of all the 8 MGRS grids around the one that was given. One way that is being suggested is as follows. Compute the ...
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Getting test data for Lat/Lng -> MGRS/USNG and UTM, and Geotrans rounding errors

I'm making an MGRS overlay plugin for leaflet. To help with this, I've been using some of the leaflet mosue coordinate plugins. But they have occasional math errors. So I want to write some unit tests ...
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Is there an algorithm to calculate MGRS grid lines?

I am looking for a utility to calculate MGRS grid lines, or at least an algorithm. I would like to draw MGRS grid lines on a google or leaflet map. Seems like most of what I find are shapefiles/...
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javascript .match to check for right coordinate format

I am using javascript .match to check and correct right coordinate format after user writes it in textbox. Working example: input: lat=57.000000, long=24.000000 code: match(/(\d{2}).(\d{4,9})/gi) ...
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ArcGis Javascript

I am trying to make map, that on mouse over displays the mgrs coordinates. Example map with lat, long: https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/3/sandbox/sandbox.html?sample=map_xycoords I know ...
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How to obtain MGRS 100Km square id for every such square on world map?

I'm trying to compile a list of MGRS 100km square identifiers for every such square (eg 4QFJ for Honolulu Hawaii); excluding the poles (85 to -85 latitudes). If possible it'd also be great to know ...
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50 m precision in MGRS

My requirement is to plot 50m*50m blocks on map and I was going through MGRS(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_grid_reference_system) It says Truncate, don't round Is it possible to achieve 50m ...
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Aggregating data in 100m*100m blocks on map

I get customer lat long from an app and my use case is I need to display number of users present in 50m*50m or 100m*100m(deployment time decision) blocks on map. Some what like below image. No zoom ...
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Finding adjacent grid squares in MGRS/USNG

Given an MGRS grid reference, for example 4QFJ123678 (100m precision), is there a good way to obtain the adjacent squares (north, south, east and west) from that origin square? Is it better to ...
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Difficulty with python package mgrs by Howard Butler

I am developing an app in python and I am trying to import Howard Butler's mgrs package. I am using setuptools to install the package. It does not find the setuptools library module. I have tried ...
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Converting MGRS Coordiantes To DD or UTM gives ERROR 999999?

I am trying to convert MGRS coordinates to something that I can add into ArcGIS 10.2 I have a DBF file with MGRS coordinates that look like this: 11UNG37756325 They are in a text field and I am ...
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convert lat long coordinates in a table to MGRS

I have an Excel table with lat and long coordinates in separate fields. Now I'd like to convert these fields into a third field with its MGRS coordinate. Any suggestions of how?
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Convert UTM northing and longitude to latitude

I am doing some work with the Military Grid Reference System (MGRS), which is based on Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM). I find that I need to convert from UTM northing and longitude (actually, ...
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Test of ORACLE DB functions converting lat-long to utm and mgrs with real data known to be correct?

I have rewritten some Delphi function to ORACLE DB functions for converting from lat-long to utm and mgrs. Anyone care to validate the output with real data they know is correct? package ...
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How to label each gridsquare in MGRS grid individually using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to be able to generate an MGRS grid of arbitrary resolution (say, 1km or 100m) and have each grid square individually labeled with its full MGRS coordinate. This was easy enough to do with the ...
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MGRS square identifier to polygon

I'm looking for a function/formula/library that basically takes a MGRS square identifier such as 4QFJ16 and returns me the coordinates of the 4 corners of this polygon in some simple form such as EPSG:...
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Generating Map Tiles for MGRS Grid Graticule?

I'm possibly a bit out of my league here, but ready to get my hands dirty. I want to generate map tiles for a MGRS grid graticule similar to http://tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox/map/afghanistan-mgrs. I ...
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MGRS in OpenLayers

I am trying to view the Military Grid Reference System coordinates in Openlayers through the MousePosition control. Is there an easy way to accomplish this just through Javascript? I am looking at the ...
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Detecting MGRS/UTM zone?

I posted a similar question as an answer on Stack Overflow, and it was recommended that I ask here instead. I am developing an open-source library for converting between coordinate systems, and I've ...