For questions about the geodetic functionality of Mathematica, including the functions FromDMS, GeoPosition, GeoDistance, GeodesyData, and FindGeoLocation.

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Calculate geo location based on distance from other locations

Given a list of entities (or GeoPositions) and their distances from a particular location, how do I find that location's ...
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How can I list all the 'countries 4000 km far from current location'?

A friend said to me on Facebook that she is 4000km away. So I want to try to guess where she is. How can I find which countries are a given distance from my current location?
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{Latitude, Longitude} to Transverse Mercator projection

I have a shapefile with the following "CoordinateSystemInformation": ...
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How to calculate the distance between UTM-projected coordinates?

My coordinates are projected using the following projection: proj= {"UTMZone32", {"GridOrigin" -> {500000, 0}, "CentralScaleFactor" -> 0.9996}}; Now I wish ...
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How to get the latitude and longitude from a picture taken by a telescope? [closed]

I don't know if there is any possibility to recover the latitude and longitude from a picture which was taken by a telescope? For example, the following picture were taken by a telescope (I don't know ...
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Correct usage of GeoPosition

My goal is to trace a ray down to the ground. I have done: ...
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How accurate is GeoDistance?

Two years ago I tried an evaluation copy of Mathematica. I reported various inaccuracies in the GeoDistance routine to which I never received any fix. Could ...
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plotting a {{Latitude,Longitude}} list on top of a GIS shapefile

I have a dataset composed of points specified in {Latitude,Longitude} format. Call it latlong for the purposes of this question. It displays properly with ...
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How to convert from and to UTM coordinates in Mathematica?

How to use the UTM coordinate system (northing, easting) in Mathematica using the built-in functions (GeoPositionENU, ...
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How do I map a Mollweide projection onto a sphere?

I have this Mollweide projection of the Earth circa 600 million years ago (http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~rcb7/370moll.jpg).(1) I want to map this onto a sphere. My results have big black splotches in ...
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How can you use and convert Gauss-Krüger-Coordinates in Mathematica?

I am given geographic data in the form of Gauss-Krüger-Coordinates and would like to calculate distances with them and convert them to longitude/latitude coordinates in another system for plotting ...
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How do I plot coordinates (latitude and longitude pairs) on a geographic map?

I'm attempting for the first time to create a map within Mathematica. In particular, I would like to take an output of points and plot them according to their lat/long values over a geographic map. I ...