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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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Calculate the coordinate of a point inside a bounding box of a UTM zone map given the bounds, cartesian distance and ellipsoid mesurements

I am relatively new to the GIS domain. I recently purchased a 3D model of a city that is mapped to UTM zone 40N, and was provided the coordinates of the 4 corners of the bounding box in Lat Long. In ...
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Get UTM regions overlapping with a geojson polygon

how can I get the list of UTM grids overlapping with a geojson polygon in web mercator? I am trying to download data off of Sentinel, and I am seeing if I can go directly from an input polygon to ...
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Interpolating values in UTM grid [closed]

I've got a 10x10 km UTM grid (vector file), which I want to use for showing the distribution and abundance of a bird species. For each cell, I've got a value for the survey effort (number of days, ...
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Simple coordinate transformation using gdal library C++

I'd like to convert a coordinate from EPSG:5179 to EPSG:32652 and vice versa. I've built gdal library and linked to my VS project, but I have no clue how to do it. I've looked through the website but ...
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Transforming Cassini coordinates to UTM

Why is it that when I transform certain Cassini coordinates to UTM, they give negative UTM coordinates, which should not be the case. Note that the equator passes through this particular area of ...
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Create UTM NetCDF to be opened in ArcGIS Pro

I successfully created a NetCDF file in C++ and opened it in ArcGIS Pro using a coordinate system with longitude and latitude, the resulting .nc file looks like this: dimensions: longitude = 601 ; ...
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Map orientation along parallels

I'm trying to make a precision topology map in QGIS 3.14 where my map's corners are defined by geographic coords: this means it should have the same range of degrees on top as on the bottom, and same ...
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Garmin FIT Coodinate System

I am trying to decode a .FIT file from a Garmin Instinct GPS Watch. Sourced from the file Lctns.fit. However, I am unsure how to interpret the entries values as coordinates. Given this entry: # Output ...
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Difference between UTM CRS with 6 digits and 8 digits

In my area in Germany we use the CRS with the EPSG:25832 code. These are UTM 32N coordinates with a false easting of 500,000. Thus, it is a 6 digit coordinate system. I read this means that the middle ...
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Entering UTM Map Coordinates when georeferencing is not working

I'm trying to enter UTM map coordinates from a scanned image (grid), and I'm entering the coordinates correctly X/Y, but when I click to process the georeferencing - the image does not overlay where ...
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Converting from Local Coordinate to lat/long and vice verse gives out different results

I am trying to convert a set of local co ordinates into lat/long and vice versa and I have the code for it taken from this site itself , the issue is When I do these conversions they are not resulting ...
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WGS84 Lon/Lat to UTM in R [closed]

I know this question was asked several times and I searched plenty of past answers and tried plenty of variations but I couldn't transform my coordinates correctly. My coordinates (stored in a .csv) ...
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Convert lat/lng to x/y pixel 2D PNG image

I have a 2D PNG map which I know the corners of my image and I also have the image size all as below: image size: 600x600 pixel top-right coordinate: (35.74706129,52.08012633) => (lat,long) ...
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Convert UTM zone into EPSG code

I have the UTM code 36S and want to convert it to EPSG. Somebody told me that if the UTM code contains 'S', then the first three digits of the EPSG code are 327, and if the UTM code is 'N' then use ...
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Nearest neighbor distance for Arctic area that spans 2-3 UTM zones

Using QGIS3.10, I have tried Distance Matrix and NNJoin (distance results 0 - 10.32 for both, likely in degrees). I have 93 points of 2 types in one shapefile. I have the same distance issue if the ...
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I only have UTM coordinates (Excel) that I have to convert into shapefile? Add x,y data doesn't work!

I have an Excel file that has UTM easting, northing coordinates. I don't have lat/long. I guess adding x,y data is only for latitude and longitude? Whenever I tried, it's appearing in different ...
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Reprojecting data from EPSG:3857 into Peru UTM Zone 17

I am trying to reproject EPSG:3857 Spherical Mercator OpenStreetMap Data to the local Peruvian UTM Zone 17. How do I find out which transformation method is suitable for +-1m accuracy? I have SAFE ...
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Method to determine of coordinates in GeoJSON feature are Lat/Lng or UTM?

Is there a @turf or any other helper method to quickly determine if coordinates in GeoJSON feature are Lat/Lng or UTM?
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Transforming CRS to UTM using Python

I am trying to transform CRS to UTM using a GeoJSON file. This is what I tried: from sentinelhub import CRS country_crs = CRS.UTM_32N country = country.to_crs(crs={'init':CRS.ogc_string(country_crs)})...
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Transform Gauss Krüger Zone 3 data into WGS 84 / UTM 33N in QGIS [duplicate]

I would like to transform this data: https://opendata.dwd.de/climate_environment/CDC/grids_germany/halfyear/precipitation/ (it is Gauss Krüger Zone 3) into WGS 84 / UTM 33N in QGIS. How do I do it? ...
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Shapefile is saved in EPSG:4326 despite being set to EPSG:32651 via geopandas

This is the code def loadPoint(): df = pd.read_csv(r'C:\Users\imper\Documents\new_GISfiles\earthquakesPH\emscPhilippines2008to2020_lonLat.csv') geometry = [Point(xy) for xy in zip(df....
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Converting Latitude and Longitude to multiple UTM zones

I have a data set of 3000 plots with coordinates in Lat/Long. It spans 13 UTM zones. I want to break it up into chunks corresponding with the 13 UTM zones, and convert the coordinates in each chunk to ...
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What would be a good way to test data in different projections have identical locations?

I have 2 sets of files for which I want to compare the coordinates of ~3000 plots I have a 38 shapefiles of surveyed plots in different regions of Northern Canada. Some of them are projected in ...
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What is the order of parameter (lat/long) in python UTM package for conversion into x, y coordinate?

Currently, I am trying to convert (lat, long) into (x, y) coordinates in Python. There are some packages like pyproj or utm to do that. For example: import utm lat = 41.8836718276551 lon = 12....
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Universal Transverse Mercator in NetCDF

I have some precipitation and temperature data for Norway as NetCDF file and I want to clip this data to a catchment using an R-Script. The problem I am facing is that when I open the NetCDF in ArcGIS ...
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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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Using QGIS to convert from WGS to UTM not working

My predicament is this. I have inherited a bunch of data in multiple projections, and I need to calculate hub distance to get distance from one grid of points to a contour layer (I have extracted ...
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Basemap in EPSG 32651 doesn't align with point layer in same CRS (red) but aligns with point layer in EPSG 4326 (yellow). What gives?

I have tried running the CSVtoPoint script in 4326 and 32651 project CRS but the results are the same. I can just use the point layer in 4326 but it is not a projection so it uses degrees instead of ...
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Difference of Assign projection, Reproject Layer, and Define layer projection in QGIS?

I have a point layer and a polygon layer that are all in UTM51N projection but do not align. Just want to know when should I use Assign, Reproject, or Define. Experimented with a polygon in EPSG:4326 ...
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Google satellite from WGS84/Pseudo-Mercator to UTM

I’ve a project that I want to make it in my UTM zone, I converted all layers and it’s fine, the problem when I’m trying to convert google satellite to UTM zone, it took the project to another place in ...
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Map Graticule in UTM projections (openlayers)

I'd like to know if there is a way to display the Graticule labels on a different projection like UTM. Visit this link and search for EPSG: "31982" (UTM 22s SIRGAS2000) projection to understand the ...
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Maximo Spatial: Convert UTM to lat/long with Python 2.7.0 (using only the standard Python library) [closed]

Maximo Spatial is a work order management system in which I can write scripts in Python 2.7.0. I want to write a Python 2.7.0 script in Maximo that will convert UTM coordinates to latitude/longitude ...
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Layer disappears when changing from CRS in degrees to CRS in meters in QGIS

The problem I have tens of thousands of small polygons for which I want to create buffer/doughnuts for, but I don’t get the units right. I want meters and not degrees, and changing to (what I think ...
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Import CSV of UTM points to QGIS [closed]

I am having an extremely difficult time importing my CSV file, with UTM points, to QGIS. I am a very basic QGIS user, and the online information so far hasn't helped me figure out this problem. ...
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Custom PROJ CRS for shifted, rotated, and skewed axes?

It is possible to create a custom PROJ definition for a cartesian CRS with shifted, rotated, and skewed axes? For example: Where The x-axis is formed by the line AC, the y-axis by the line AB, and ...
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Convert lat/lng to pixel in UTM image files [closed]

This is my first post on this site so please be gentle :) I have a number of large image files that map locations around the world. These image files are in UTM projection and I am looking to write a ...
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EPSG 3857 vs UTM coordinate

I am trying to understand the difference between the two coordinates system. By so far I grasp that EPSG:3857 is used for a web-based map like Google Maps, OpenStreetMap. I am getting a position (in ...
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How To parse one UTM location with a zone into another UTM location with another zone?

I'm working on an iOS app where the user can input 2 UTM locations, but the user is inputting 2 UTM locations with different UTM zones and I need to project one of them into another zone. I tried to ...
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Seeking documentation about non-iterative UTM to Lat-Long projection formulas

In Hager, John W., James F. Behensky, and Brad W. Drew. "The universal grids: Universal transverse mercator (utm) and universal polar stereographic (ups)." DMA technical manual 8358 (1989). I ...
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Project point from one UTM zone to other

I am currently working on a project where we have to figure out the position of one point based on the known position of two (user-input) points. Now the problem is that the users could provide two ...
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QGIS 3.6.1 problems with CRS

After I have created a new QGIS project, the project CRS is set automatically to WGS84 (EPSG:4326 - WGS 84 - Geographic). The layer (.shp) which I loaded to the project has already a predefined CRS (...
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GeoPandas transform latitude/longitude coordinates to UTM coordinates

I have a shapefile which I read with GeoPandas, this shapefile has lat/long coordinates and I want to transform it to UTM coordinates. I tried this: shapefile = gpd.read_file('example.shp') #CRS = ...
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Why is Sentinel-1 using geographic coordinate system and Sentinel-2 projected one?

I was wondering if there's any particular reason for Sentinel-1 to be georeferenced to WGS '84 (a geographic coordinate system), while Sentinel-2 is using UTM (a projected coordinate system). I couldn'...
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Wrong northing value: standardizing with a correction by 10 000 000 meters

I'm trying to draw points on a map and I have a problem using the projections. I have no problem getting points from longlat to UTM. But it seems that there is a problem when specifying UTM zone 15M ...
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Incorrect false northing in pyproj?

I am using version Rel. 5.2.0, September 15th, 2018 on OSX but get the same answers on other platforms with other versions. prompt> echo 3 0 | proj +proj=utm +zone=1 +ellips=wgs84 500000.00 ...
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Converting large data with lat and long into X and Y?

I have 9888562 records in dataframe and I would like to convert my lat, long to UTM x,y. according to my code, I have used pyproj package but because my data are too much it takes a long time and ...
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PostGIS: spatial analysis of point layer SRID 4326 using UTM grid

Edited, as suggested. I've got a PostgreSQL/PostGIS table 'Datos' ALTER TABLE datos ADD COLUMN geom GEOMETRY; UPDATE datos SET geom = ST_MakePoint(decimallongitude,decimallatitude); update datos ...
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Get UTM zone with GeoPandas from a shapefile

I want to know to which UTM zone belong a shapefile. With GeoPandas I can read a shapefile and know its EPSG code: import geopandas as gpd dataframe = gpd.read_file('shapefile.shp') print(dataframe....
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Convert decimal degrees to meters QGIS

I am working in QGIS 3.4.8-Madeira on MacOS 10.14. I simply want to create a buffer on a point shapefile, but the layer is not being read in UTM but in degrees. I understand this is a common question ...
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Wrong scalebar for a map of Scotland

I am working on a project that focuses on Scotland. When I use the print composer to add a scalebar the scale is wrong. It shows 50 km for a distance that is probably around 200 km. Following the ...

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