[gdal-dev] Python gdal -- Class or function equivalent to `gdaltransform'

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Aug 21 22:03:52 EDT 2009

Jonathan Sawyer wrote:
> Good evening developers,
> I am very new to GDAL, so please bear with me.
> What function/class/module do I need to look at to perform coordinate 
> transformation, in Python?
> Or better yet, can anyone point me to good online docs to learn how the 
> Python bindings are used in gdal?
> FYI: I am looking for the equivalent to this command line example:
> $ gdaltransform -s_srs EPSG:4326 -t_srs EPSG:3338
> -146.673599867, 64.7163624865
> 348408.577415968 1658661.40355536 0
> Have a good weekend, and thanks for your help.


There are some pointers to sample python scripts at:


The tolatlong.py script has some example script for transforming


Good luck,
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