EPSG Geodetic Parameter Dataset
Version: 8.5.1
Australian EPSG
EPSG Geodetic Parameter Registry
Version: 8.5.1
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Projected CRS
Name GDA94 / Australian Albers
Identifier
urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::3577
EPSG::3577
Aliases Alias Naming System Remarks
GDA94 / Aus Albers EPSG abbreviation
Life Cycle Status Is Valid? Yes
Retired? No
Deprecated? No
Scope Australia-wide geoscience and statistical mapping.
Remarks
Domain of Validity Australia - Australian Capital Territory; New South Wales; Northern Territory; Queensland; South Australia; Tasmania; Western Australia; Victoria.
Information Source Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Bureau of Rural Sciences. http://www.daff.gov.au/brs
Data Source OGP
Derived From Base CRS name GDA94
Base CRS type geographic 2D
Geodetic Datum Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 *** Alias(es): [GDA94] ***
Prime Meridian Greenwich
degree
Ellipsoid GRS 1980 *** Alias(es): [International 1979] ***
Remarks Adopted by IUGG 1979 Canberra. Inverse flattening is derived from geocentric gravitational constant GM = 3986005e8 m*m*m/s/s; dynamic form factor J2 = 108263e-8 and Earth's angular velocity = 7292115e-11 rad/s.
Shape Ellipsoid
Semi major axis (a) 6378137 metre
Inverse flattening 298.257222101 unity
Map Projection Name Australian Albers
Operation Method Albers Equal Area
Is the operation reversible? Yes
Conversion Parameters Parameter Name Parameter Value or Parameter File Unit of Measure
Latitude of false origin
degree
Longitude of false origin
degree
Latitude of 1st standard parallel
degree
Latitude of 2nd standard parallel
degree
Easting at false origin 0 metre
Northing at false origin 0 metre
Coordinate Axes Order Name Abbrev Unit of Measure Orientation
1 Easting E metre east
2 Northing N metre north