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The Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) geographic coordinate system uses a 2-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system to give locations on the surface of the Earth.

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Convert rworldMap to UTM

I would like to use the worldMap from rworldMap, but need this in UTM projection rather than long/lat. I first clip the map to my area of interest. How do I then convert this to UTM projection? My ...
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Reprojecting a raster from long/lat to UTM take 2

This thread Reprojecting raster from lat/lon to UTM in R? was of no help to me. I have the following raster which I first need to create in lat/long in order to crop it to rworldmap. However, I then ...
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Decoding an unconventional coordinate system

I've been trying to collect bus location data. However, the GPS coordinates the website gives me are very strange. For example, 'Lat': 3582409.5140834446, 'Long': -10725363.693190178, ... ...
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Knowledge Check - Military Grid Reference System (MGRS)

I was hoping to sense check what I'm seeing as I don't understand! What I'm trying to do My ultimate objective is to create shapefiles to represent the Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) to a ...
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Add UTM and decimal degree fields to a point file

I have a point layer with CRS = EPSG:3978-NAD83/Canada Atlas Lambert and projection Canada Lambert Conformal Conic. I used the field calculator and $x, $y to add "coordinates" which I take ...
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Can't make sense of (UTM?) boundaries coordinates from Statistics Canada

I downloaded a GML file of cities boundaries from Statistics Canada, but I can't make sense of them. For example, when looking at the boundaries for a city north of Toronto (Markham), the first ...
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The WGS Coordinates (lat,long) of the shapefile (ETRS89 UTM 33 N) are swapped?

i am relative new to the whole gis world. To display some statistics in Leaflet on my website i choosed to use some district zones provided by the regional government (Berlin / Germany) as Shapefile (...
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Changing the naming of a coordinate system in QGIS

For compatibility reasons with a different software I need to change the naming of a CRS in QGIS (ETRS89 / UTM zone 32N). After georeferencing a file in QGIS I would like the CRS to show up in the ...
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6 digit UTM to DD [closed]

I've done some searching online but I can't find an answer to my question, hence posting here. I have a spreadsheet of UTM coordinates (I think they're UTM) and I need to convert them into DD. All I ...
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Calculating point intersection from Azimuth and UTM coordinates

I have a control board point(CB) that I need to calculate the position of. I took the azimuth and the elevation of that point relative of two other known points(of which are known Easting, Northing ...
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QGIS converting my coordinates erroneously

I have a set of data in CSV format where the first, second and third columns are Point #,Coord of X and Coord of Y respectively (in UTM Zone 51N). Then I added a delimited text layer in QGIS 3.16.5 ...
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Wrong UTM zone settings in GPS receiver

I recently made a survey with an rtk GPS in an area within the UTM zone 32 N. Alas, the instrument was set to work on zone 33 N. When I load the points on a map applying the zone 32 projection (EPSG ...
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Confusion on Northing and Easting values in UK

From what I understand about UTM Northing and Easting values.. In the Northern Hemisphere, Northing is the number of metres from the equator. Easting is based on the Central Meridian (CM) of the zone ...
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Getting specific block from UTM CRS, not the zone

from pyproj import CRS, Proj import utm lat = 10.269558 lon = 25.234 coordsUtm = utm.from_latlon(lat,lon) crs = CRS.from_dict({'proj': 'utm', 'zone': coordsUtm[2], 'south': False}) I want, ...
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Converting State Plane (Nevada) to UTM

I've received a database of drill hole locations in SPCS but I only use UTM. How can I convert a CSV spreadsheet from State Plane Coordinate System, Nevada East NAD27 TO UTM? Here's a video of the ...
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Creating final map that displays data in UTM projected coordinate system

How do I create a final map that displays the data in a UTM projected coordinate system in a QGIS project with 4 data layers all having a geographic coordinate system?
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Archaeology. Local coordinate system (total station) to UTM coordinate [closed]

I'll have to georeference (with a dgps) an archaeological site plan (2.7 km²) that's been done using local coordinate system (total station) The actual GIS project in local coordinates contains a lot ...
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Finding central meridian of UTM zone

How do I find out (calculate somehow) the central meridian for a UTM zone for which I know the zone number?
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Detecting polygon shape with PostGIS

I've got a polygon table with a UTM 10x10 km grid in a PostgreSQL/PostGIS database and I need to identify those cells that are not a regular square (i.e. changes in UTM numbers): Following the ...
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Converting pointcloud data in UTM in txt to LAS

I have text file with point cloud data in UTM format, say sample=[632535.222, 4858488.332, 150.555] I am currently using laspy, the parsing from txt is ready, and I plan to generate a new las file ...
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Area calculation in PostGIS

I'm using PostgreSQL 14.1 with PostGIS 3.1. I've got a UTM 10x10 km grid malla, set in EPSG 25830, that covers all Spanish territories: I have run the following code (just to check that everything is ...
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Determining if a GeoTIFF's projection is in spherical or cartesian coordinates

I have received GeoTIFF that may be projected into a UTM or cartesian coordinate system or may be in a spherical (lat/lon) coordinate system. Is there a reliable way to automatically determine which ...
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Creating fishnet across different UTM zones of USA

I am trying to create fishnet across the USA. In the end, I want to calculate summary statistics for the vegetation in each grid, as well as get the distance between the each cell's centroid and the ...
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Converting UTM to Lat Long with pythons utm

From another answer on this stackexchange I found the utm pypi package, which seems awesome. I seem to however get a wrong result for: utm.to_latlon(246000, 9860000, 37, 'S') It is possible though ...
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How to convert Latitude Longitude to UTM - conflicting UTM Zone codes

Just as in this question, I download a sentinel tif file: from pystac_client import Client catalog = Client.open("https://earth-search.aws.element84.com/v0") mysearch = catalog.search(...
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Location extends to another UTM coordinate zone

I was working on a project that's located in an area in my state. In that area, it cuts between UTM coordinate system zones 31 and 32. What problems will I encounter in representing the map, and how ...
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How to determine the UTM zone in a world file

According to this page the UTM zone is ambiguous. If so, how come when I load it in some GIS software it seems to know where the image is located on Earth? How do I determine the UTM zone in a world ...
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Reprojecting OSM vector Data in UTM32N EPSG:32632

Unfortunately my QGIS doesn't really want me to change the Projection of the OSM Vector data. I downloaded processed Vector OSM Data which was in the (normal) Mercator Projection. I put the layers in ...
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Why points were not imported from Excel file into QGIS? [closed]

I have a data of multiple x and y coordinates in UTM format saved in an Excel CSV file format then added it as a delimited text layer in QGIS. I set the geometry definition as "point coordinates&...
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UTM grid layer in Garmin GPS

I would like to ask if someone could point me in the right direction. I need a UTM grid (1x1km) layer in Garmin handheld GPS, so the UTM grid would show on top of the map. The grid layer should be on/...
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projectraster in R cannot complete transformation

I have a few .tif rasters (ELEV and POP) projected in long/lat, but I would like the CRS and extent to be the same as a shapefile I have (STUDYAREA), for example, my study area lies mostly in UTM16 so ...
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What is this UK coordinate system?

I received a dataset of Merseyside area (corresponding to the metropolitan area of Liverpool, United Kingdom, broadly defined) where the location coordinates are totally a mystery to me, and ...
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Entering UTM coordinates with decimals using ArcGIS Pro

I have UTM coordinates containing decimals (e.g. 884305.145mN). I need to create a polygon using the Absolute X,Y,Z feature in ArcGIS Pro. But ArcGIS Pro doesn't seem to allow decimals in UTM degrees. ...
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Importance of WGS84 realization for centimeter-level accurate UTM transformation

I am working with a high-end GNSS receiver connected to an RTK correction data service. I need to measure the position of a ground point with centimeter-level (2-5cm) accuracy. The GNSS receiver ...
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UTM to WGS84 in QGIS 3.18 circle not round [duplicate]

I am using QGIS 3.18. I have a GeoJSON file with circles in UTM CRS. I exported it to WGS84 and my circles became not round, more like an ellipse. What is the problem?
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Bearing convergence in digitizing property surveys

I'm digitizing and stitching together a number of adjacent/overlapping property surveys. The most recent ones provide clear UTM/MTM grid bearings and distances, and in some cases coordinates of ORPs, ...
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Wrong position when reprojecting layers from EPSG:32651 into EPSG:4326

I have a vector layer on my project that I digitized from a geologic map. I originally projected it on WGS 84 UTM Zone 51 North (EPSG:32651) when I was digitizing. I tried reprojecting it to WGS 84 (...
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Converting latitude/longitude to UTM using GDA2020 datum with Pyproj

I want to convert a pair of (latitude, longitude) values that represent a location in Australia to UTM values within the GDA2020 datum. I tried to do something similar to what I usually do with North ...
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Converting 7 digit coordinates to Latitude and Longitude (Ohio, USA)

I have a dataset of traffic monitoring stations in Ohio, and I am trying to locate these stations in Lat/Long. Here is an example: This station is located in Franklin county, along Interstate 71. ...
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Arcpy SpatialJoin performed in_memory not returning any rows

Background: I am writing a tool to automatically project a layer (vector or raster) in ArcGIS Pro to its appropriate UTM zone. Approach: The entire UTM zone grid is stored in a geojson string inside ...
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Creation of a polynomial function from old and new coordinate system pairs

I have data points in the old Roussilhe Stereographic coordinate system of Suriname (u,v), I have the same data points also in WGS84 UTM21N coordinates (x,y). I want to create a polynomial ...
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KMZ file in wrong coordinate system and won't transfer into correct one

I'm using a pyroclastic flow simulation model (Titan2D Mass Flow Simulation GUI) that uses UTM WGS 1984 and from what I can tell, the coordinates that I'm inputting are all correct. When I view the ...
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Converting table UTM coordinates to decimal lat-long in Attribute table using expression

I would like to formulate an equation in the attribute table calculator tool to calculate the decimal latitude and longitude values from the existing UTM NAD3 coordinates in the table. The UTM NAD83 ...
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Grid UTM coodinates in Google Earth Engine [closed]

I am trying to use GEE to make maps intended for use on trails with compasses. I have already managed to place the contour lines but I couldn't put the grids with UTM coordinates.
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QGIS custom coordinate reference system of a local site

I am creating a geo database for an archaeological excavation. We want to put data from a local system and from UTM35 in the same QGIS-project. I have Ground Control Points in both systems. I setted ...
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Mapshaper -proj resulting shapes in wrong Hemisphere

I have shapefiles that I am projecting in Mapshaper, however when I use -proj WGS84 the end-result (topoJSON) has the shapes in the Northern Hemisphere, rather than the Southern Hemisphere. On ...
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"Layer is not valid" error when importing UTM delimited text layer into QGIS

I'm trying to import a small delimited (tab separated) text into QGIS. The coordinates are in UTM format. Sample data: id N E PT-001 7237229 146872 PT-002 7237230 146897 The first column ...
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Trying to convert a shapefile that seems to be using UTM coordinates to WGS84 in QGIS [closed]

I've been trying to convert this polygon shapefile of historic Swedish parishes from UTM coords to lat/long and nothing seems to be working. I've tried defining projection, reprojecting, saving these ...
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Plotting high latitude bounding box using cartopy

I have used the sentinelhub python api to download a Sentinel-1 scene corresponding to the north coast of greenland where a bounding box defined by lon-lat is highly distorted. I have tried a few ...
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Dealing with data of regions situated in two UTM zones using GDAL

I must work with a projection, in order to execute the intended geometric operations. I'm looking for a projection that could cover an area of up to 200km X 200km. I'm aware of some local projections, ...
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