Using geographic data in the southern hemisphere
cameron at socialchange.net.au
Sat Aug 5 23:58:43 EDT 2000
Yes, we also have mapserv running in the south. And we use projections
(Trying to convert geographic->geographic causes a core dump as noted in
a previous email).
Sorry, I missed the original email so cannot answer specifics, but make
sure you have PROJECTION set in both your layers and MAP sections of
Anton Coetzee wrote:
> I'm using mapserver (3.3.010) on Southern Hemisphere shapefiles (Gauteng
> area) with no problem. I'm *not* using proj at all, so maybe that is an
> As an example, here's the extent from one of my maps:
> units dd
> extent 28.05 -26.15 28.12 -26.19
> So I can answer #1 - yes, mapserver *does* work OK with Southern Hemisphere
> Sorry I can't be of help with the other stuff.
> Anton Coetzee
> On Tue, 1 Aug 2000, Tim and Marcelle Sutton wrote:
> > The data is in the southern hemisphere (ie. north/south coordinates are
> > negative
> > numbers in decimal degrees).
> > 1) Does mapserver support southern hemispher geographic data?
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