EPSG Geodetic Parameter Dataset
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EPSG:2056
EPSG Geodetic Parameter Registry
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Projected CRS
Name CH1903+ / LV95 VALID
Identifier
urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::2056
EPSG::2056
Aliases Alias Naming System Remarks
LV95 EPSG abbreviation
(CH_CH1903+ / CH_PROJECTION+ - see alias remarks) EuroGeographics Identifier This EuroGeographics identifier is for a CRS similar to this but with CS axes in order north, east.
Scope Large and medium scale topographic mapping, cadastral and engineering survey.
Remarks Replaces CH1903/LV03 (code 21781).
Area Description Liechtenstein; Switzerland.
Derived From Base CRS Name CH1903+
Base CRS Type geographic 2D
Geodetic Datum CH1903+
Prime Meridian Greenwich
degree
Ellipsoid Bessel 1841
Semi-Major Axis (a) 6377397.155 metre
Inverse flattening 299.1528128 unity
Map Projection Name Swiss Oblique Mercator 1995    —    Alias(es): [LV95, Landesvermessung 1995]
Operation Method Hotine Oblique Mercator (variant B)    —    Alias(es): [Rectified Skew Orthomorphic (RSO), Oblique Mercator]
Is the operation reversible? Yes
Conversion Parameters Parameter Name Parameter Value or Parameter File Unit of Measure Sign Reversal
Latitude of projection centre
sexagesimal DMS No
Longitude of projection centre
sexagesimal DMS No
Azimuth of initial line
sexagesimal DMS No
Angle from Rectified to Skew Grid
sexagesimal DMS No
Scale factor on initial line 1 unity No
Easting at projection centre 2600000 metre No
Northing at projection centre 1200000 metre No
Coordinate Axes Order Axis Name Abbrev. Unit of Measure Orientation
1 Easting E metre east
2 Northing N metre north