[OSRS-PROJ] Prime Meridian Support in PROJ.4

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Sat Oct 5 15:29:55 EDT 2002

Clifford J Mugnier wrote:

> However, if a classical datum DOES use a Prime Meridian other than the
> Conventional International Origin (CIO) corresponding to Herstmonceaux
> Castle at Greenwich, England;

Herstmonceux Castle is in Herstmonceux, Sussex (50.9N 0.3E), which is
about 70 miles from Greenwich, London (51.5N, 0.0E).

The Royal Observatory was originally in Greenwich; it moved to
Herstmonceux shortly after WW2, but the meridian stayed put.

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