[OSRS-PROJ] nad2nad command syntax
jbinpg at shaw.ca
Mon Apr 8 11:19:09 EDT 2002
** Reply to message from Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> on Mon, 08 Apr 2002 09:42:44 -0400
> Jack Bowling wrote:
> > I have installed the linux Intel binary rpms from the Proj homepage.
> > Everything installed well on my redhat 7.2 box. However, when I try
> > to perform some UTM conersions as per the man page, this is what I
> > get:
> > # nad2nad -i,83,UTM=10,-o,27,UTM=10 -
> > Rel. 4.4.0, 21 March 2000
> > <nad2nad>:
> > invalid selection
> > program abnormally terminated
> > As far as I can tell from the man page and reading the mailing list
> > archives, the syntax is correct. Could the problem be that the data
> > for the part of Canada that I am attempting to convert is not
> > compiled into the binary version?
> It looks like the nad2nad argument parsing is case sensitive, so you should
> be doing:
> % nad2nad -i,83,utm=10,-o,27,utm=10 -
> BTW, a similar effect can be had from the cs2cs command.
> % cs2cs +proj=utm +zone=10 +datum=NAD83 +to +proj=utm +zone=10 +datum=NAD27
Thanks, Frank, but the nad2nad still won't work for me. This is what *did* work, though:
[root at nonesuch nad]# cs2cs +proj=utm +zone=10 +datum=NAD83 +to +proj=utm +zone=10 +datum=NAD27 -r <<EOF
> 5945035 502567
502665.79 5944824.42 0.000
Looks like it wants Easting first :-)) I'll keep plugging away at the mysteries of nad2nad.
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