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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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Customizing Projected Coordinate System

My area of interest is between UTM zone 22 and 23. I'm struggling in create a custom projection, so: Can I create a custom UTM projection, would be this the minimum distortion? I did not understand ...
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Setting correct UTM zone

I am using QGIS for mapping a series of buildings, I got the UTM coordinates from Google Maps and imported them as a delimited text layer. However when I search for the UTM Zone that I need it doesn'...
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Asking user to input signed integer for UTM zone: bad idea?

I need to ask my user some informations about the data he provided to my software, or the format in which he wants to export. In particular I could have to ask which UTM zone (1 to 60, north or south)...
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Adjusting coordinates system for GeoTIFF

I have processed GeoTIFF image in UTM 43N Zone, EPSG:32643. Now, the problem is, the name of the zone is given as 'WGS_1984_UTM_zone_43N' and in ArcGIS database name is, 'WGS 1984 UTM zone 43N' due ...
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UTM to latlong in R - with proj4

I have received a shapefile with measurement points to be analyzed, but no matter how I try, I can't find how to convert to lat lon. I suppose it would be good to know the projection but when I look ...
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Converting SRTM to UTM makes pixels non-square [duplicate]

I have a SRTM originally set to EPSG 4326. I need to convert it to UTM (EPSG 31983), in order to generate viewsheds. The original version (EPSG 4326) has square pixels (0.000833333 x 0.000833333) ...
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Distance between coordinates computation speed: conversion to UTM vs Great Circle

For a program I am writing I need to calculate the distances between coordinates. Seeing as I need to perform a large number of these calculations for each coordinate (thousands) it makes sense to ...
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Why does transformation of coordinates to UTM fail with GDAL in R

I have a CSV-list of coordinates that I know are coordinates in Gauß-Krüger (Transverse Mercator) and I want to transform them to UTM in R with GDAL. I read the csv in, separated the columns, added ...
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Alternate between Web Mercator and UTM basemap in ArcGIS Javascript 4.x Map

Is it possible to use the esri/widgets/BasemapToggle with basemaps in two different projections? I'm starting out with the vector-dark gray basemap and in the toggle I'm setting the next basemap to ...
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QGIS: Placing points relative to a specific coordinate

I have some delimited-text point data that is encoded as X,Y positions relative to a given coordinate. So, for example, 1 5 represents a point 1 meter east, five meters north of the origin coordinate. ...
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Converting SHP UTM to decimal lat/long

I am trying to compare a list of lat/long to a shapefile and see which points are in or out of the polygon. I have discovered my shapefile is seemingly giving points in a UTM format. Below are some of ...
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Re-projecting map from GCS-WGS1984 to multiple UTM zone?

My study area i.e North Eastern Arabian Sea belongs UTM Q42 and Q43. How can I re-project the maps from GCS-WGS1984 to UTM in ArcGIS Desktop 10.1?
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Considerations for projecting enterprise database to a new coordinate system

I currently maintain an enterprise geodatabase where the data is projected in a state plane coordinate system. Recently the data has extended past state boundaries. The data units are in feet and ...
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Using project / layer CRS in QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 3.4.1, and I'm trying to print 61km x 61km area map of somewhere South Korea. Then I need to send this map with west / east latitude and north / south longitude info to other person, ...
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Choosing UTM to NED Conversion method?

I am having GPS and SFM (Structure for motion) trajectory in UTM coordinates. I wanted to convert the both trajectory to NED (North East Down). Method 1 In First step: I converted the data from UTM -...
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Precision Ag and UTM declination

I've written an open source Precision Agriculture application called AgOpenGPS that does everything from auto steer, to mapping, implement and section turn on/off, auto headland turns and more. It's ...
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Converting UTM coordinates to shapefile in QGIS

I have an excel sheet with UTM coordinates (Easting and Northing) for four points. I want to create a shapefile (rectangle) in QGIS, but am very new to the program and following all the guides I can't ...
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Use of linear referencing on a route that span over 3 different UTM zones

I have a long route (~2400 KM) that span 3 different UTM zones. (N - 37, 38, 39) On this route there is a sign every 1 km-approximately (km marker), these signs help in determining the exact location ...
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Get UTM Zone from GeoTIFF (geotools java)

I've loaded a GeoTiff successfully in with geotools (21-SNAPSHOT), but I'm having trouble accessing the referenced UTM zone. The code to read in the file is here: File tiffFile = new File(filePath); ...
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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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Convert easting and northing to degrees north and west

I need to convert: Easting 2451890.770 Northing 7438891.286 The location is in Dumfries, New Brunswick. I’m assuming it’s UTM from other search results I’ve seen. I have NO idea what to do To ...
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Convert XY (SRID 4326) to UTM in spatialite returns NULL

How can I convert EPSG4326 point to UTM in spatialite? SRID=4326;POINT(51.2506238 35.70442974) Executing X(TRANSFORM(Geometry, 32639)) as X always returns NULL. What's the proper way of extracting ...
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Checking small distance calculation in UTM zone 31 ETRS89

I'm afraid I've a very basic question about interpreting UTM grid values: Are the grid references in metres? I have data from the Spanish catastral map labelled as UTM Zone 31 ETRS89, and want to ...
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Detect coordinate system from dataset

I've been provided with a dataset containing some coordinates, but I don't recognise the coordinate system used. They look like standard UTM coordinates but the values don't match up with what I ...
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What does it mean to reproject a satellite image from utm (zone 13N) to wgs84?

I'm trying to understand some legacy code that processes landsat satellite images. Source images are in UTM and they are reprojected to WGS84. I'm a GIS noob but I understand that WGS84 is a datum for ...
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Improving reprojection accuracy

Main question: how can I improve the accuracy of my reprojection? I am combining my dataset to a previous one, and I have chosen a different CRS: the previous one is in WGS 84 (EPSG:4326) and mine is ...
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Range of easting value for each MGRS zone(UTM zone)

From MGRS grid reference which also can be found from https://www.maptools.com/tutorials/100km_square_id , the minimum column id for the first zone is 'A' and it's given when easting is smaller than ...
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How can I change projection of a co-ordinate?

I want to convert a known co-ordinate which is in UTM projection to transverse mercator projection. I know the central meridian, scale factor, false easting, false northing value. Can someone give me ...
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How to transfer UTM coordinates to Euclidean coordinate system?

I get the coordinates of objects in the UTM format: "coordinates": [ [ 4631430.35, 396976.54 ], [ ...
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Scaling issue in liblas / cloudcompare

I'm facing problems exporting a pointcloud in geo-coordinates in my software. I'm using liblas to export the point data. I have GeoData to display but upon loading it I subtract an offset to keepo ...
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Converting UTM coordinates to ArcGIS Desktop?

I have an Excel spreadsheet with UTM coordinates and I want to get them plotted in ArcGIS. There are lots of them, so doing one by one would take too long. I have brought them in using a CSV file, ...
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Coordinate System with two UTM Zones

I searching for a solution to calculate a coordinate system over two UTM zones. So i can create a grid that fits both zones.
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Reference meridian of longitude in UTM conversion

I'm not a GIS professional. I'm trying to write a code to convert from lat/long to UTM coordinates using this truncated method given in Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Transforming Lat/long data to UTM --2 different UTMS

I am trying to transform Lat/Long data from Italy (UTM 32 and 33) to UTM. I am struggling a bit with this. The code I am trying to use is one I found in a previous post, I tried to modify it to solve ...
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How to convert UTM to gpx in QGIS

I have a problem to convert UTM datasets in to a .gpx file. The dataset (800 sets) is like this:Name Number (Zone East North for UTM) Adam-Riese-Strasse 40 (32U 5550307,25 475061, 14). After importing ...
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Looping Projection in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I've got a global DEM raster dataset in WGS84 and need to project this to all WGS84 UTM Zones. So after that I should have 120 raster, one in each Zone. Is there a possibility to automate this ...
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Offline MGRS Nearby [closed]

Is there anyone of us here experienced to use the Mgrs Nearby http://www.nearby.org.uk/google/Gridlines_mgrs.kml.pl in googleEarth Pro? It is a helpful .kml specially to navigators because it ...
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Error in projection or just a graphical error?

I've got a worldwide SRTM grid in WGS84 and want to reproject it to UTM coordinates. If I do so in parts of the world are strange tiles of the map (especially in Eurasia), which are not part of the ...
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Creating USA Vector Grid at 1KM intervals using QGIS?

I am attempting to create a grid in 1km intervals to cover the contiguous United States in order to interpolate various underlying data layers associated with non-uniformly shaped geometries to the ...
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Different origins of UTM projection

I have latitudes and longitudes from a GPS unit which uses WGS84, and would like to project those to some kind of plane. I'm totally new to this, but after a lot of reading it sounds like UTM is a ...
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Load XYZ point data with UTM coordinates with included zone attribute in x-values?

Given a XYZ file with following structure for elevation values (3rd column), x-coordinate (1st column) and y-coordinate (2nd column) for UTM zone 32 N (EPSG:25832): 32496000.00 5764000.00 121.26 ...
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Split planet.osm into multiple files based on UTM grid

Starting with the full OSM Planet data, I'm trying to create smaller, individual osm/pbf files, or eventually Spatia/SQLite or GeoJSON files, that are split on each UTM grid zone. I'm using osmfilter ...
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Auto-select suitable UTM Zone based on Grid Intersection

I was wondering if the following approach a) would be considered valid and b) someone already did this in python. I have a python script where users can choose an area of analysis (anywhere on the ...
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Converting geotiff from geographic coordinates to UTM_WGS84 using Python?

Does anyone know how to quickly convert a number of geotiff images with geographic coordinate systems (GCS_WGS84) to UTM_WGS84? Preferably using python. I tried gdalwarp below but it failed: The ...
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How to make projected geometry and update it to postgresql?

I have an excel file containing some unprojected geographical coordinate values such as: Time,Lat,Lon,Alt 2017:11:21:13:44:07:132,61.8984838,24.2221901,165 I wrote a java code to store the data to ...
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How Many UTM Cylinders are there?

I've been reviewing the theory behind the UTM projection and I think I've gotten a handle on the approach, including the difference between transverse secant cylinders and tangent cylinders, standard ...
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Converting LiDAR .las to .xyz with LAStools outputs incorrect projected coordinates?

I have an application that can import terrain data in an XYZ text format where X = latitude, Y = longitude and Z = elevation. I am trying to convert a LiDAR .las file to this format using las2las. ...
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Importing UTM coords into QGIS: Handle UTM Zone

I have a csv list of points with their reference in UTM (X,Y) format: 33411590,4225441;5657743,8981463; As you can see, the first two digits of the X column are the zone number. When importing these ...
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Error While Converting UTM data to Lat-Long Coordinate

I have a a dataset of Vancouver,BC where Coordinate values are projected in UTM Zone 10 . Now I can convert it using spTransform by the following piece of code and looks like the it correctly ...
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Lat/Lon to UTM conversion across multiple zones

I have a data set that represents the extents of 1:25000 map sheets over a whole state. Its stored in PostGIS in WGS84 lat/lon. Id like to retrieve the MinX, MaxX, MinY and MaxY for the bounding box ...