[Proj] ERROR 6: No translation for Lambert Conformal Conic to PROJ.4 format is known.

Hermann Peifer peifer at gmx.eu
Wed Apr 1 11:19:34 EST 2009

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Hermann Peifer wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is this simply yet another unsupported projection, or could something 
>> else be wrong?
> ...
>>      PROJECTION["Lambert Conformal Conic"],
> Hermann,
> What is the source of this WKT?  Oracle?  GeoTools?  The PROJECTION keyword
> does not match my expectations nor the specification on which WKT is
> based which I believe included an example of LCC.  The keyword should be
> Lambert_Conformal_Conic_1SP or Lambert_Conformal_Conic_2SP.

We receive shapefile deliveries from a network of several hundred data 
providers across more than 30 European countries. I do not know what 
kind of shapefile-generating systems they use at home. I will ask the 
French provider of this particular shapefile. More news soon.


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