[Mapserver-users] UTM Conversion

Gerry Creager gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Sat May 15 11:55:07 EDT 2004

Using PROJ allows conversion from UTM to decimal degrees in the 
projection of data onto the map.  This tool, from the US National 
Geodetic Survey can help the math conversions.



J. Ridolfi wrote:
> Dear Support staff,
> My question is simple eventhough the answer my be very complex..  Is 
> there any way o function that converts a coordinate form UTM to 
> Degrees?..  or even sexadecimals would be o use..  Or could you point me 
> to any website with info on formulas used for this conversion?? Íve seen 
> 2 or 3 sites, but they are so complex I couldnt even beleive that could 
> be the formula for this "seemingly" easy conversion task.. Well, thatnks 
> in advance.
> Best Regards,
> J. Ridolfi
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