[gdal-dev] Re: Ogr2ogr -flip_coordinates

Jukka Rahkonen jukka.rahkonen at mmmtike.fi
Thu Nov 3 16:21:11 EDT 2011

Rahkonen Jukka <Jukka.Rahkonen <at> mmmtike.fi> writes:

> Even Rouault wrote:
> >> EPSG:3067 and
> >> 25835 are just the same ETRS89 / UTM zone 35N but the latter is officially
> >> Northing-Easting.
> > Hum, GDAL (as reported by "gdalsrsinfo EPSG:25835") sees both as Easting-
> > Northing ordered. What is your reference for EPSG:25835 being ordered as
> > Northing-Easting ?
> Right, EPSG:25835 is Easting-Northing. I was naturally meaning either
EPSG:3047 or EPSG:5048 which are
> both Northing-Easting and presenting ETRS89 / UTM zone 35N. Very enjoyable.

I already thought that I could get a valid shapefile with ogr2ogr by replacing
EPSG:3067 with EPSG:3047 everywhere in the XML document. However, ogr2ogr was
creating a similar flipped shapefile. Is this a gdal bug?  EPSG:3047 is
definitely Northing-Easting
Gdal 1.8.1 does not know EPSG:5048 yet.


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