[gdal-dev] Issue with WKT to proj4

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri May 27 16:50:53 EDT 2011

On 11-05-27 04:42 PM, David J. Bakeman wrote:
> Is there a valid proj4 description of the following coordinate system in wkt?
> GEOGCS["WGS84_ds",
> DATUM["D_WGS_1984",
> SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137.0,298.257223563]],
> PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],
> UNIT["Second",0.00000484813681109536]]


I do not believe there is any way to make PROJ.4 use angular units other
than decimal degrees for geographic coordinate systems (+proj=latlong).

I must say, I haven't seen much need for it either.

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