[gdal-dev] Re: gdalinfo: corner coords in other projection

Luiz Motta motta.luiz at gmail.com
Thu May 26 07:27:08 EDT 2011

About executable utility, if you are the QGIS's user, has the plugin
Image Boundary for QGIS, it make the grid of a set imagens.

You can run this plugin with yours images(UTM), and, all bound box of
images are put in the grid layer(polygon ) in  the Geographic/WGS84.

Luiz Motta

2011/5/26 Jukka Rahkonen <jukka.rahkonen at mmmtike.fi>:
> Lefman, Jonathan ERDC-TEC-VA <Jonathan.Lefman <at> usace.army.mil> writes:
>> Hi all,
>> Is there an executable utility that takes the corner coordinates from a gtiff
>> and translates them into another projection system?  For example, I have a
>> gtiff in UTM and I want to translate the coordinates of the bounding box (or
>> corners) into WGS84.  Or is there a way to do this non-programmatically using
>> a combination of executable utilities?
> The programmers should stop reading now, this is a farmer's son recipe for doing
> what you want with something that already exists.
> - Use gdaltindex for sending the bounding box of your image into a shapefile
> - Use ogr2ogr with s_srs and t_srs and reproject the shapefile into the system
> you are interested in.
> - Use ogrinfo for listing the extents of the reprojected shapefile.
> -Jukka Rahkonen-
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