[Proj] Costa Rica Norte in nad/world definition...
peifer at gmx.eu
Sat Jul 11 05:28:25 EST 2009
Carl Godkin wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 12:26 PM, Clifford J Mugnier <cjmce at lsu.edu> wrote:
>> April 2008 issue of my *Grids and Datums* column is on *Costa Rica*. It
>> can be downloaded from:
> Dr. Mugnier's paper uses False Easting = 271,820.522 as well, so I believe
> this is a bug in the PROJ.4 nad/world file.
BTW: most results from a random Internet search on 'costa rica norte 271820.522' indicate that this is the False Northing, rather than the False Easting value.
The country's Instituto Geográfico Nacional also mentions 271820.522 as the FN value, see page 3 at http://www.mopt.go.cr/ign/documentos/Lambert.pdf
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