[Proj] gaus-kruger projection

Oliver Eichler oliver.eichler at dspsolutions.de
Thu Feb 5 05:49:34 EST 2009

On Donnerstag 05 Februar 2009 11:31:43 Pieter Bosch wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone know if proj4's  command prompt app can do gaus-kruger
> projection and if so what is the parameters to use. How would the
> following statement have to change to be in Gaus-kruger.
> +proj=tmerc +ellps=WGS84 +lon_0=12 +x_0=500000
> I've seen a pj_gauss.C file  but I cant see any abbreviation in the
> projection list that identifies GAUSS-Kruger. Please help

"+proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 +lon_0=12 +k=1 +x_0=4500000 +y_0=0 +ellps=bessel 
+datum=potsdam +units=m +no_defs "

This is what I use for Gauss/Kruger with Potsdam datum

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