[GRASS-user] EPSG 3035

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Wed Mar 25 12:24:34 EDT 2009

On 25/03/09 16:57, Laura Poggio wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am starting to use GRASS and I am trying to set up a location with the 
> LAEA ETRS89 projection (EPSG 3035).
> First I set up the location using the EPSG code and the I tried to 
> import a geotiff with the same projection (created with gdal_translate). 
> However I got the error "Projection of dataset does not appear to match 
> current location".
> Then I set up the location using the georeferenced file itself, I tried 
> to import the same file and I got the same error.
> I can manage to import the file using the -o option and over-riding 
> projection check, but I would like to understand and possible solve the 
> problem.

Your file might be georeferenced, but does not contain the information 
about the system it is georeferenced in. In that case, grass will always 
complain that it cannot guarantee a match.

If you are sure that it is referenced in 3035, then you have to use the 
-o option.


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