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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a piecewise-UTM coordinate system?

Is there an EPSG code, WKT or a proj4 string, for a single global piecewise-UTM coordinate system such as MGRS (the NATO military grid reference system)? I suppose this would work similar to the ...
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Total number of cells on each MGRS grid level

I'm trying to figure out how MGRS grid looks like in a whole. I've already read wiki page and some articles but still didn't find the answer to my question. As I understand: level (100 × 100 km ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Plotting points using list of MGRS coordinates on spreadsheet into QGIS

I'm very much a beginner at QGIS, but need to learn something fast. I am trying to project a table of "MGRS" coordinates from an excel spreadsheet into QGIS. I need a quick and easy way to ...
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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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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?