[gdal-dev] getting a new gcs.csv

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Nov 9 12:13:11 EST 2010

Andrea Peri 2007 wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to use the ogr2ogr.exe compiled with VC++ .
> running ogr2ogr it give me this message:
> ERROR 4: Unable to open EPSG support file gcs.csv
> so I retrieve a gcs.csv file from FWTools2.4.7 and copy it in the same 
> folder of ogr2ogr.
> after this copy.
> The new message from ogr2ogr is this:
> "error 6: epsg pcs/gcs code 3003 not found in EPSG support files. Is 
> this a valid EPSG"
> I check to the www.epsg.org that EPSG:3003 is a valid epsg coordinate 
> system.
> So I think perhaps the  gcs.csv file of fwtool is old.
> There is available a new version of gcs.csv ?


The latest gcs.csv and pcs.csv can be found at:


They should work fine with older GDAL's.

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