[Proj] Knowing projection from bounding box values.

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Sep 20 09:44:30 EST 2011

On 11-09-20 06:45 AM, Mustafa646 wrote:
> If bounding box values are given, then can we determin the projection ?
> let say i have following bounding box values:
> Bounding Box (Min X, Max X) = 161691.814, 161835.595
> Bounding Box (Min Y, Max Y) = 6581562.789, 6581647.802
> then, what will be the projection file or EPSG code ?


No, knowing a bounding box does not help determine the EPSG code.  At best
it might make it possible to eliminate some.  For instance the above is
clearly not a geographic (lat/long) coordinate system based on degrees.

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