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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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Extent incorrect after using affine and rasterio to write image

I'm using rasterio to write data to a TIFF image. The original data was extracted from a TIFF image, that was projected in UTM 17 North, or EPSG 32617. I'm writing the data to EPSG 4326, and am also ...
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Python script converts UTM to northern hemisphere fine, but I need southern hemisphere

I'll start off by saying that I do not know how to code, and I have been using this Python script to convert building models from lat-long into UTM for many years. The problem is that in all of these ...
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GDAL: Reprojecting geotiff from LATLONG to UTM

I have a file in geotiff format, with coordinates in WGS84. I would need to convert from WGS84 to UTM. When I launch the code via GDAL: gdalwarp -t_srs '+ proj = utm + zone = 37 + datum = WGS84 + ...
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How to convert long/lat LAZ to coordinate system?

I have a Canadian lidar LAZ file, and it is in long/lat based in UTM10, sourced from LidarBC (https://governmentofbc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=d06b37979b0c4709b7fcf2a1ed458e03). ...
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Finding SRIDs of UTM quadrants or define other quadrants that are not at Equator

Trying to find the SRID of each official-updated ("SIRGAS 2000" or WGS84) UTM quadrant of Brazil. I am supposing that Latitude bands can use precise local projections, so on different SRID ...
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True north/east in UTM rasters

I have rasters that are in UTM projection (of various zones, depending on the location of the raster) at 10-meter pixel spacing. The rasters are, on average, 29,000 by 21,000 pixels which covers a ...
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EPSG:3857 to UTM?

I am trying to convert coordinates from EPSG:3857 Spherical Mercator to UTM local projection. The problem is that for my use case I cannot use any web interface or library, I should implement the ...
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Transforming EPSG:4979 to given WKT (~EPSG:6654)

I am setting up a GIS to transform points defined in lon/lat/z (referenced to WGS84, or in EPSG:4979) to an input .laz/.las file coordinate system. I've handled reading the wkt from laz/las files with ...
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UTM32 vs. WGS84

I am conducting an GIS analysis for areas for Germany. While the OSM map, which I really like to use (copyright issuses etc.) is in WGS-84, all the data from offical map services in Germany come in ...
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Converting UTM Dataset using QGIS

I have a dataset with coordinates in UTM. I want to covert these coordinates using QGIS to lat long. I've tried doing it multiple times now, and the end result converted coordinates are not coming out ...
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Convert Coordinate Notation warning, empty output

I have the following UTM coordinates: ID Easting Northing UTM 1 10V 0614067 7080117 10V 614067 7080117 2 10V 0614134 7080506 10V 614134 7080506 3 10V 0614193 7080765 10V 614193 7080765 I have ...
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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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