EPSG Geodetic Parameter Dataset
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EPSG:4326
EPSG Geodetic Parameter Registry
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Geodetic CRS (Geographic 2D)
Name WGS 84 VALID
Identifier
urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4326
EPSG::4326
Scope Horizontal component of 3D system. Used by the GPS satellite navigation system and for NATO military geodetic surveying.
Remarks
Area Description World.
Derived From Base CRS Name WGS 84
Base CRS Type geographic 3D
Conversion Name geographic3D to geographic2D
Operation Method Geographic3D to 2D conversion
Is the operation reversible? Yes
Geodetic Datum World Geodetic System 1984    —    Alias(es): [WGS 84]
Prime Meridian Greenwich
degree
Ellipsoid WGS 84    —    Alias(es): [WGS84]
Semi-Major Axis (a) 6378137 metre
Inverse flattening 298.257223563 unity
Coordinate Axes Order Axis Name Abbrev. Unit of Measure Orientation
1 Geodetic latitude Lat degree (supplier to define representation) north
2 Geodetic longitude Lon degree (supplier to define representation) east