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Questions tagged [wgs84]

WGS84 is a geodetic coordinate system, the World Geodetic System 1984 (EPSG:4326).

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Shapefile conversion tool for WGS84 to TN state plane

I collect location points using a Magellan Mobile Mapper. A bit dated but that's what I got, in WGS 84 shapefile format. I typically import the shapefile into ArcMap and create soil survey maps. I ...
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Converting NAD83 (epsg:4269) to WGS84 (epsg:4326) using pyproj

I'm trying to convert US census data (NAD83) to WGS84. I know the difference between the two is quite minor, but trying to apply the transformation using pyproj does not do anything. e.g.: from ...
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How to convert WGS84 coordinates to screen pixel coordinates? [duplicate]

I have a set of points that are defined as WGS84. In ArcMap the featureclass details are: Geographic Coordinate System: GCS_WGS_1984. Datum: D_WGS_1984 Prime Meridian: Greenwich Angular Unit: Degree. ...
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Unknown coordinate system from web API

I'm trying to figure out (and eventually convert to WGS) projection system of coordinates I get from one web API service. As an example - lat, long = 71804125, 180232666 is a point in Cracow, Poland. ...
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How to use coordinates search bar in QGIS?

When using coordinates search bar in QGIS, it sends me to a completely different location. The GPS coordinates style is 37.381096, 14.561191 and the project is set to EPSG: 3857 with OpenLayers ...
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Leaflet, Are Draw Rectangle Coordinates WGS84?

I am using leaflet to develop an web interface for accessing NASA's Climate Hazards Research Group CHIRPS dataset via API (http://chg.geog.ucsb.edu/data/chirps/). In the CHIRPS documentation it ...
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How to convert from EUREF-FIN to WGS84 in geopandas

Trying to convert ETRS-TM35FIN coordinates in the EUREF-FIN projection to WGS84 in geopandas with this: x = 429300 y = 7084490 df = pd.DataFrame([[x,y]],columns=['x','y']) df['Coordinates'] = list(...
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Differences in angle measurements in Web Mercator

I am trying to measure different angles on 2D map using lat/lon coordinates taken from Google Maps, and Java library JTS. I have noticed a weird thing: my measurements are always distorted, except ...
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Unexpected values when projecting a shapefile from WGS84(DD) to UTM, and when using polygon to raster tool?

I am working with a shapefile of all the building footprints in Chicago, downloaded from Building footprints in Chicago. The goal with this dataset is to change the coordinate system to UTM Zone 16N ...
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How do I get polygon shapefiles to project correctly in WGS 84?

I have a map with three layers: "Dorset Points", point shapefile "Counties...", polygon shapefile "Kilwood Park", raster I'm trying to project all three layers onto WGS 84. The project CRS is set as ...
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If rectangle corner points have same nearest neighbor, does whole interior?

If all four corners of a spherical (but actually WGS84/elliptical) rectangle are closest to a given point p in a set S, does that necessarily mean all points inside the rectangle are also closest to p?...
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QGIS reprojection is identical to original map; Deir ez Zor / Levant Stereographic (EPSG:22780) to WGS 84/UTM zone 36N (EPSG:32636)

I have a topo map which I want to georeference into Deir ez Zor / Levant Stereographic (EPSG:22780) and then transform into WGS 84/UTM zone 36N (EPSG:32636). My goal is have as little divergence to ...
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Avoiding grids when transforming between SRS using ogr2ogr?

I'm trying to use ogr2ogr to transform from NAD27 (EPSG:4267) to WGS84 with my custom "towgs84" Bursa-Wolf parameters. However, I think the ogr2ogr uses grids which are part of the GDAL installation ...
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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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QGIS map wraparound in WGS84

I am learning QGIS. I'm working with the 'Natural_Earth_quick_start' data set from the tutorials. The WGS84 projection gives me the view I want. However, this looks like a sheet of paper, and on the ...
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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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How to add meters to EPSG:4326 coordinates? [duplicate]

I've some lat/long in EPSG:4326 coordinate system like Eiffel Tower position : ["lat" : 48.858274,"lon" : 2.2944] For automated tests I would like to get, for every points of my dataset, the x and y ...
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Translate Cartesian coordinates to WGS84, preferably in pyproj?

I have some Cartesian coordinates: x = 3862525.511 y = -109738.522 I need to translate them into WGS84 coordinates, preferably using pyproj. Is this possible, or have I misunderstood the nature of ...
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SNPP Viirs swath data reprojection to wgs84

How can I reproject this file: I downloaded from: https://ufile.io/dev4b ftp://nrt4.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/allData/5000/VNP14IMG_NRT/Recent/ I tried using gdal... but I'm not so expert, so can't ...
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Why is the length of one degree in Turf 0.9988?

Calculating the (spherical) distance along one degree of longitude at the equator in Turf returns a number less than 1 (Try it): require('@turf/turf').distance([0,0], [1, 0], { units: 'degrees' }) 0....
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GTA V coordinates transformation to WGS84 [duplicate]

I'd like to use GTA V coordinates in leaflet to show some markers on the map. How to do a transformation between the (unknown) coordinate system of GTA V to WGS84 (leaflet)? I already tried to write ...
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reprojecting .MBTILES to WGS

I have a huge ECW file that I clipped (qgis>clipper) to smaller GeoTiff and reprojected it(qgis>warp) to WGS 84 and then converted it (qgis>translate) to MBTILES but! The MBTILES file came out at ...
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What's the math behind moving from a starting point in the direction of another one?

I am working with decimal-degree coordinates for a software and lack geographic background. I want to convert the coordinates to a grid to calculate distances and then move around using standard ...
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Using OS MasterMap and Transverse Mercator projection in ArcMap?

I'm trying to use the Transverse Mercator projection in ArcMap, but cannot seem to locate it in the coordinate system list. I'm very new to GIS and ArcMap. I'm going to try to use some data from ...
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Creating a Grid in WGS 84 in Feet

I am using Using QGIS 18.16 to try and create a grid measured in feet. I am having some issues with the best way to create a accurate grid in a project projected in WGS 84. I know that it uses ...
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Projecting Lambert WGS 84 using QGIS?

I am currently preparing raster layers in QGIS to be fed into MaxEnt to run a species distribution model. I downloaded climatic variables in ascii format from I downloaded from Adaptwest (https://...
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QGIS layer stretched

I try to work out a way to assemble the layers I have got in my QGIS project so that no layer appears to be stretched. original coordinate systems: vector layer: WGS 84 UTM Zone 34N raster layer: ...
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Loading NAD83 and WGS84 layers together in QGIS?

I have downloaded parcel files for several counties in Washington State, and am attempting to overlay them on the OpenStreetMap Standard base layer (which is in WGS84 Pseudo Mercator). The majority of ...
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Convertion of Geotiff from EU-DEM EPSG:3035 - ETRS89 / ETRS-LAEA to WGS84

I have downloaded elevation data from EU-DEM My background is in software engineering and my GIS skills are limited. How can I convert the aforementioned geotiff to WGS84 format geotiff with lon/lat ...
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QGIS 3.0 is showing a point's coordinates in the original spatial reference system instead of the project's spatial reference system

I obtained GPS coordinates of a point to within a couple centimeter accuracy using RTK GPS in the NAD83 Spatial Reference System. This information is included in the QGIS layer file metadata, and the ...
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Project raster tool stays white at iteration in ModelBuilder?

I want to project a bunch of rasters (WGS84) to different UTM (WGS84) coordinate systems. The coordinate system depends on a field value of a point shape. So on each raster lays a point with its ...
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Getting relative XY coordinates

EDITED I started a project with CRS WGS 84 /Pseudo Mercator and I created a shapefile including point features in different locations around the globe. I have been already working on that for a while ...
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Vector CRS change 'extents too large'

Just trying to update an old project but for some reason it was set up in EPSG:4326, WGS 84. I have no idea what base maps were originally used to create it as they are no longer on the system, and ...
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Extract lat/long from GeoTIFF with Mercator CRS

I have a GeoTIFF file and with gdalinfo command I found the following info: Size is 1200, 1400 Coordinate System is: PROJCS["unnamed", GEOGCS["WGS 84", DATUM["WGS_1984", ...
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reprojected shapefile cannot be displayed in target CRS

I have digitized two polygons in WGS84 from an orthophoto image using QGIS. I reprojected the layer which contains these polygons to EPSG: 2100 (GGRS87 / Greek Grid) either using processing toolbox or ...
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Reprojecting EPSG:3412 to EPSG:4326 using GDAL?

I want to reproject "South polar stereographic" projection to "gcs WGS 84". I have tried the solution given to Re-projecting from Polar projection to EPSG:4326? through this commands I am getting ...
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Can percent overlap of polygon layers be calculated in geographic coordinate system? [duplicate]

I have two global polygon shapefiles in WGS84, and I would like to generate spatial stats on the % area of one shapefile that is overlapping the other. I understand that geometric calculations such as ...
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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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Finding GPS coordinates of point located between 2 known meridians?

I need to solve this task. How to find GPS coordinates of a point which is 1029.96033 km from prime meridian and 747.67936 km from 25th meridian, using WGS84 standard. It is a particular task but I ...
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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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How to map using more 'accurate' DATUM than WGS84? [closed]

WGS 84 is not very accurate as it is a compromise for the whole earth. Assuming theoretically I'm surveying using very accurate IMU and very accurate GPS (in WGS 84 of course). I think I'll get a ...
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Mismatching Admin Boundaries South Asia [duplicate]

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.4. I have three boundary levels for Pakistan, with two matching and the third just slightly off so it seems like a projection issue: The red is admin1, dark gray ...
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How to convert resolution in degrees to resolution in meters?

I have a raster data with spatial reference GCS-WGS-1984 (datum D-WGS-1984). Its cell size is mentioned as (0.00045, 0.00045) in degrees. How can I convert this resolution in meters (i.e. linear unit)?...
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Tranform geometry to WGS 84

I need to transform some line and polygon geometry to WGS 84. At point it working fine, but at the line and polygone I have problems, I tried in many ways, but it does not work. In the screenshot you ...
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Transforming from NGVD29 to EGM96/WGS84?

I have this USGS reservoir elevation in NGVD29 datum and I want to transform it to WGS84 ellipsoid (SRTM 1 ArcSec DEM). How can I transform this point data (NGVD29) to EGM 96 or WGS84 ellipsoid so ...
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Generating polygon representing rough 100km circle around latitude/longitude point using Python?

Given a latitude/longitude point anywhere on earth, I would like to assemble a polygon that roughly resembles a circle with a 100km radius around that point. It doesn't have to be pin-point accurate, ...
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How Can I reproject my WGS 84 background mapping to WGS 84 / UTM zone 42N on QGIS?

I have one layer of background mapping on WGS84 / Pseudo Mercator (and another on WGS 84). My main data layer I am analysing is on WGS 84 / UTM Zone 42N. I need to get my backround mapping on Pseudo ...
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Transformation from unknown projected system to WGS84 from known data points in qgis

I have a set of points with conventional (X,Y), supposedly projected coordinates (easting and northing). These X,Y data are just values in mm, measured on a paper map from some arbitrary origin point. ...
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Complete map of Oceania (physical, from satellite,…) to use as background [duplicate]

I need to use a map to show a cartographic output based on raster elaborations. Specifically, I want to use this map as background to overlay over it some cells of my rasters layers. The type of map ...
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Converting coordinates from GCS_WGS_84 Linear_Meter to lat/long?

I have a LiDAR .laz file with points from Toulouse (France). I convert this file to a .las file using LAStools's las2las function. Then, using lasinfo on this .las file gives me some information, ...