[gdal-dev] Re: plate-carree to google maps projection

Jayesh Chaudhary aashishcy at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 02:47:46 EST 2012

Sorry for the noise..email to the wrong mailing list and also I solved my


On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 1:51 AM, Jayesh Chaudhary <aashishcy at gmail.com>wrote:

> Friends,
> I took a NASA blue marble image (in plate-carree projection) and
> translated it to google maps projection EPSG:3857. The final image is here
> (I converted it to JPG) http://prographicstech.com/world2.jpg.
> Initial image dimension were 5400 X 2700 and final image dimensions is
> 4693 X 3798 (I did not change scale / size). When I overlayed this image on
> google maps it came out stretched. (I had put these bounds,
> -90,-180 to 90,180).
> I believe I understand the problem but I am not sure if have a good
> solution to the problem. I can certainly ask this question to google maps
> groups but I am wondering if anyone else has any specific suggestions.
> For the conversions I followed an earlier email to gdal-dev regarding the
> same matter.
> Thanks,
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