Questions tagged [utm]

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 Raster coordinates from WGS to UTM and then translate it to XYZ [closed]

I need to extract the raster map as an XYZ file and in UTM format so I followed the following steps but it turned into all Z values are zero instead of their actual values, here are the steps: From ...
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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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How to get 3D GPS positions from geographic latitude, longitude and altitude?

I have a list of GPS measurements for a point for a period of about 2 years. They are latitude, longitude and altitude. I want to generate the time series for the east, north and up components. Do I ...
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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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Trouble with projections/inverse projections

I'm afraid this might be a very basic question but after scouring Stackexchange for a few hours and trying different things every few months I'm still out of luck. I'm trying to set a CRS / project my ...
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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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QGIS Change Grid labels and scale

I create a map in QGIS, in which I added Grids with labels and Scale. So in the map the scale is not equal to interline grids. I know it is related to projection system and location. but how do I fix ...
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Too many digits for UTM easting in QGIS [closed]

I am trying to get the x- and y-coordinate of a point layer in QGIS. So far, I have used the field calculator's function "$x" and "$y". I have read that easting coordinates should ...
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Datum transformation not working properly [closed]

I want to create a map with 20 coordinates (UTM), that I have loaded as a CSV-file into QGIS 3.12. The area is located in UTM zone 32 U (northwest of Munich). As a background I want to use an 80 cm ...
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QGIS- Output bmp files are tilted

I am new to QGIS. My goal has been to convert a .shp file to a raster, eventually to a .bmp for an input map into a separate piece of software I am using... this separate software also needs the map ...
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Using vgridshift from Python

When running the following code:- outProj = Proj("+proj=vgridshift +grids=dvr90.gtx") I am getting the following error: pyproj.exceptions.CRSError: Input is not a CRS: +proj=vgridshift +...
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Geometry geografic transformation with OGR, OSR - UTM to Degree

I am trying make a geotransformation from UTM coordinates to decimal degree coordinates, but i have only zeros as result... I must be missing something, i already take a lock on other users codes but ...
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Determining CRS from given point coordinate set

I have a set of coordinates (X, Y) and I do not know which coordinate system they are actually in. They are definitely in a projected coordinate system since they are not in decimal degrees. However, ...
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Having problem with PROJ string for custom Coordinate System

I was looking for an exhaustive reference on instructions supported by PROJ string, but couldn't find anything yet. Only this page in PROJ library docs - I guess that's all there is. I have quite a ...
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Why does the same UTM northing give different values when converted to latitude?

I'm converting two coordinates from UTM to latitude/longitude. The coordinates are: Easting: 657787 Northing: 7795664 and Easting: 658144 Northing: 7795664 Both from zone 23S (EPSG:31998) or 23K (...
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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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