[GRASS-user] importing problem

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 16 09:00:10 EDT 2007

riad mazloum wrote:
> hi,
> I'm trying to import a shape file shp, but I couldn't do that.
> I tried v.in.ogr but there was some problems, even when i tried to
> create a location it was also a problem My projection information are
> as follows:
> PROJCS["PCS_Transverse_Mercator",GEOGCS["GCS_Clarke_1866",DATUM["D_Cl
> arke_1866",SPHEROID["Clarke_1866",6378206.4,294.9786982]],PRIMEM["Gre
> enwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]],PROJECTION["Transvers
> e_Mercator"],PARAMETER["False_Easting",500000],PARAMETER["False_North
> ing",0],PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",-171],PARAMETER["Scale_Factor",0
> .9996],PARAMETER["Latitude_Of_Origin",0],UNIT["Meter",1]]
> but i couldn't find the thing called Clarke_1866

maybe this thread helps:


(shot in the dark)


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