[Mapserver-users] National Atlas Datasets

Scott Ainslie dmi at webmail.co.za
Thu May 20 11:04:23 EDT 2004

> Maybe the spheroids and datum need to be specified (if they are
> different than the map region) in the PROJECTION (e.g. "ellps=wgs84"
> etc) so the latlong will transform properly (and maybe you'll need a
> TRANSFORM TRUE declaration)?
> Scott Ainslie wrote:
> >What projections do these datasets use.
> >I have tried latlong but the scale on my scasle bars are totally out.
> >The Bounding_Coordinates:
> >      West_Bounding_Coordinate: 170
> >      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -64
> >      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 72
> >      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 17
> >Perhaps my extents are wrong, do I perhaps need to multiply these by some
> >factor of 10.
> >
> >Could someone please give me an example of the projection section of the
> >file that would work with this kind of data.
> >
> >Thanks
> >Scott

If I use:
Mapserver won't draw a map but using:
Draws the map but with the scale bars way out.


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