[Proj] How to get .prj file from Shapefile

Eric Miller EMiller at dfg.ca.gov
Thu Sep 8 10:19:58 EST 2011

Yes, but the trick is you have to know the coordinate system for the data.  The prj file is just a text file.  I think Frank's OGR tool might be able to help.

Eric G. Miller
Staff Programmer
CA Dept. of Fish & Game

>>> On 9/8/2011 at 7:38 AM, Mustafa646 <noorcs22 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I received a shapefile (.shp, .shx and .db files) but .prj file is missing.
> Can i read/create .prj file from this shapefile ?
> Any way or some software to create .prj file ?
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