[Mapnik-users] [OSM-talk] Projection for processed_p.shp?

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Thu Dec 17 23:32:10 CET 2009


Hi,

Alexrk wrote:
>> The projection is spherical mercator (900913), you can download a .PRJ 
>> file from the menu on
>>
>> http://spatialreference.org/ref/sr-org/6627/
> 
> I've tried it in ArcMap - doesn't fit with a regular Mercator .prj file.

Yes; "regular Mercator" is something other than "spherical Mercator".

> I don't know, what projection this file actually is :(

processed_p.shp is spherical mercator (properly EPSG:3857, formerly 
EPSG:900913, and erroneously EPSG:3857).

If you don't like it, you can use ogr2ogr to reproject the shape to 
something else.

Bye
Frederik

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