[talk-au] New CC-BY datasets due Monday 28 September on Government 2.0 Taskforce website

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 05:57:09 BST 2009


2009/9/30 Evan Sebire <evan at sebire.org>:
>
> I adjusted the redfearn ( http://www.icsm.gov.au/gda/gdatm/redfearn.xls )
> spreadsheet  and the values I got were 149D 08' 10''.13261 and -35D
> 18'57''.42808
> If someone wants to convert the ACT data it may be easiest to use the
> spreadsheet and then the data can be automatically feed into the cells.
>
> The Ellipsoid definition data:
> Semi major axis (a) (m) = 6378160
> Inverse flattening (1/f) = 298.25
> False easting (m) = 200000
> False northing (m) = 4510193.494
> Central Scale factor (K0) = 1.000086
> Zone width (degrees) = 6
> Longitude of the central meridian of zone 1(degrees) = 149.009146139
>
> Then use zone 1

I followed the instructions above to try and convert the first BBQ
location in the XLS file to lat/lon and it ended up in the middle of a
pond...

http://maps.google.com.au/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=-35%C2%B0+27'+26.51971%22+149%C2%B0+04'+58.61814%22&sll=-35.496456,145.81604&sspn=3.33608,7.13562&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Point+Hut+Pond&ll=-35.455388,149.081935&spn=0.00326,0.006968&t=h&z=18

Since there is a few BBQs in that park I can't figure out which one is
the one I'm looking for...

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