[Gdal-dev] Assign projection to a tif image

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Mar 20 01:40:05 EDT 2007

Huajun Zhang wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there any method to define a projection to a image rather than 
> reproject the image with gdalwarp?

Huajun Zhang,

A projection can be attached to an image in the process of translating
it if the existing projection is wrong or if the input image lacks one

For instance,

gdal_translate -a_srs '+proj=utm +zone=11 +datum=WGS84' in.tif out.tif

Is this the sort of operation you had in mind?

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