[OSM-dev] Mercator projection used by mapnik/osm2pgsql

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Wed Sep 12 12:31:39 BST 2007

On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 08:46:39AM +0200, Raphael Jacquot wrote:
> Jon Burgess wrote:
> > Or you can import the data in 4326 latlong format and reproject it to
> > the Mapnik/Google mercator projection using the SRID:900913 (which the
> > osm2pgsql code will add.)
> care to share the definition of that for people that need it to create 
> extra layers ?

Note that a quick Google turns up several things, among them:


Which has documentation on the proj4 and WKT text. (The WKT is only
compatible with GeoServer, afaik.)

Christopher Schmidt

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