[mapserver-users] GPS to GIS
peter at nexus.dk
Thu Aug 7 05:35:15 EDT 2008
Thanks for your input. It's been a great help. The fact that I'm now
aware of the translation - from WGS84 to UTM Zone 32 - has narrowed the
Benoît Andrieu skrev:
> Hi Peter,
> What do you mean with 'GIS' coordinates ?
> For me, GIS means Geographic Information System and is a very common
> Looking at your 'GIS' coordinates I would say that your GIS coordinate
> system is a UTM 32 coordinate system.
> And in your case, you could use cs2cs
> (http://proj.maptools.org/man_cs2cs.html) in order to make the
> cs2cs.exe +proj=latlong +datum=WGS84 +to +proj=utm +zone=32
> +datum=WGS84 -r
> input : 54.9808N 8.86707E
> output : 491492.61 6092662.95 0.00
> The results are not exactly accurate with yours but they are close
> enough to me (by what ? 600 meters ? ^^).
> I hope it will help.
> Benoît Andrieu
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter Falk" <peter at nexus.dk>
> To: <mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org>
> Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2008 9:20 AM
> Subject: [mapserver-users] GPS to GIS
>> Hi David,
>> Yes I know i was a bit vague. What I need is a simple function, that
>> can turn a point in GPS - a lattitude and a logitude value - into a
>> point in GIS.
>> I.e. I got these coordinate:
>> GPS: N: 54.9809 E: 8.86707
>> that applies to
>> GIS: X: 491055.41 Y: 6092507.928
>> What I need is the correlation between the two.
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