[OSGeo Africa] South African projections in FOSS GIS

Frank Sokolic sokolic at worldonline.co.za
Tue Oct 5 04:16:28 EDT 2010

Hi Gavin,

Nice, clear explanation of the Lo coordinate system in South Africa. Well done. For those interested there is also a list of the Lo17 to Lo 33 definitions in WKT format on the gvSIG website:



From: gavinjfleming at gmail.com
Sent:2010-10-04 23:23:47
To: africa at lists.osgeo.org
Subject: [OSGeo Africa] South African projections in FOSS GIS
 Hi all

I am often asked about or come across problems South African FOSS GIS users have with understanding and using local coordinate systems in software like QGIS or PostGIS. I put together this post to try and help:  



-- Gavin Flemingt: 0218620670c: 0845965680f: 0866164820PaarlSouth Africa18°59'18.8"E 33°44'40.2"S
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