[MS4W-Users] Incorrect LatLonBoundingBox values for ESPG:3719

Stephen Woodbridge woodbri at swoodbridge.com
Mon Mar 18 15:14:47 EST 2013

This has com up in a bunch of threads lately, both here and on mapserver 
lists. Soooo ...

When you are using a projection in a LAYER or the MAP section of the 
mapfile coordinates like BoundingBox or EXTENT must be supplied in the 
projectioned frame of reference and not in longlat.

For people that need to perform projections there is an online tool here 
that might help you with converting them:


-Steve W

On 3/18/2013 3:59 PM, James_in_Utah wrote:
> Hi,
> My mapfile has a mix of two projections.  espg:3719, and espg:4326.
> Everything seems to be working fine for the 4326 layers, but for the 3719
> layer the Getcapabilities returns an incorrect LatLonBoundingBox set of
> values, even though in the layer I put
> "wms_extent" "-112.1 41 -109 41.2"
> Here's what comes back from GetCapabilities:
> <Layer queryable="0" opaque="0" cascaded="0">
>          <Name>NAIP</Name>
>          <Title>NAIP</Title>
>          <SRS>ESPG:3719</SRS>
>          <LatLonBoundingBox minx="-115.49" miny="0.000369794" maxx="-115.49"
> maxy="0.000371598" />
>          <BoundingBox SRS="ESPG:3719"
>                      minx="-112.1" miny="41" maxx="-109" maxy="41.2" />
> </Layer>
> The incorrect LatLonBoundingBox seems to be throwing off one of my client
> apps.  Is there a directive I can put in the mapfile to fix this?
> Thanks,
> James
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