[Proj] Google Mercator Projection

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Mon Oct 15 18:20:19 EDT 2007


Craig Bruce wrote:
> I am having a problem converting coordinate values from WGS84 Geographic to
> the Mercator projection that Google Maps uses. 

There was a fair bit of talk about this at the FOSS4G conference, I only 
caught bits of it. This may help:


There was talk of a new EPSG code for the google Mercator projection:



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