[postgis-users] spatial_ref_sys for Tiger files?
pramsey at refractions.net
Sun Jan 9 11:13:19 PST 2005
Almost certainly 4269 (geographic, nad83).
That won't fix your distance problem, but at least then you can do
local transforms to planar systems for analytical purposes.
On Sunday, January 9, 2005, at 10:32 AM, Lucas Burke wrote:
> Hi, does anyone know the srid I should use for Tiger files that I load
> into PostGIS? I successfully loaded the data using shp2pg with an srid
> of -1, but obviously the distance() function is returning (I think?)
> useless numbers. I searched everywhere for this srid, including trying
> to match a srtext string to the absolute lack of technical information
> on the tiger data. Thanks in advance. Lucas.
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