[OSM-dev] Mercator projection

Schuyler Erle schuyler at nocat.net
Sat Jan 13 02:14:55 GMT 2007


On Sat, 2007-01-13 at 03:07 +0100, Kristian Thy wrote:
> Would it be correct to assume the Mercator projection being used for OSM
> is epsg:54004?

There isn't a standard EPSG global Mercator projection, but 54004 is a
vendor extension code (Cubewerx?) that has gained some currency. Some
OSGeo users have been promoting 41001 as well.

SDE





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