[FWTools] ogr2ogr projection problem
mikey.weaver at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 02:18:06 EST 2009
following on from:
I don't seem to be able to convert any ESRI shapefile to Mapinfo without the
projection being overridden to WGS84. (the -a_srs / -t_srs / -s_srs flags
appear to have little effect)
Is it possible to maintain/project into MGA94 (zone 50)?
Ok after having a bit of a poke around, it looks like (and I am happy to be
corrected) ogr2ogr uses the file "gcs.csv" to get the information for
This file does have an entry for MGA/GDA94 (?) but I have no idea why it is
changing/assuming the projection to be WGS84
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