[Proj] Proj4 InitString for ISG

Anthony Dunk AnthonyD at rocketmail.com
Fri Mar 14 01:21:25 EDT 2008

Hi Jonathan,

The PROJ string is this for NSW ISG Zone 56/1:

+proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 +lon_0=151 +k=0.999940 +x_0=300000 +y_0=5000000 
+a=6378160 +rf=298.25

The datum for ISG is AGD66 I believe.

I hope this helps!


--- ARMSTRONG Jonathan <Jonathan_ARMSTRONG at rta.nsw.gov.au> wrote:

> Is anybody able to provide me with the string to pass to proj4? I
> would
> like to be able to transform coordinates to and from ISG, for all
> zones
> relating to NSW, Australia (I think zone 56 is the main one). I've
> been
> able to find the WKT, for zone 56/1 at least, which is:
> PARAMETER["Latitude_Of_Origin",0.0],UNIT["Meter",1.0]]
> Problem is, I'm not sure how to convert this to a proj4 init string.
> Can anyone help please?
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