[postgis-users] suitable projection in metric system ?

Emilie Laffray emilie.laffray at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 07:26:58 PDT 2010

2010/11/5 Andreas Forø Tollefsen <andreasft at gmail.com>

> Thanks for this info.
> Could someone recommend a global metric projection as well? I need to use
> the geometry type due to some functions in postgis.

Apart from using the type geography (geodesic support), there is no global
(as in world) metric projection. You need to find projections that are
adapted to your area if you want a value in meters.

Emily Laffray
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