gdalsrsinfo

Lists info about a given SRS in number of formats (WKT, PROJ.4, etc.)

Synopsis

Usage: gdalsrsinfo [--single-line] [-V] [-e][-o <out_type>] <srs_def>

Description

The gdalsrsinfo utility reports information about a given SRS from one of the following:

  • The filename of a dataset supported by GDAL/OGR which contains SRS information

  • Any of the usual GDAL/OGR forms (complete WKT, PROJ.4, EPSG:n or a file containing the SRS)

--single-line

Print WKT on single line

-V

Validate SRS

-e

Search for EPSG number(s) corresponding to SRS

-o <out_type>

Output types:

  • default: proj4 and wkt (default option)

  • all: all options available

  • wkt_all: all wkt options available

  • PROJJSON: PROJJSON string (GDAL >= 3.1 and PROJ >= 6.2)

  • proj4: PROJ.4 string

  • wkt1: OGC WKT format (full)

  • wkt_simple: OGC WKT 1 (simplified)

  • wkt_noct: OGC WKT 1 (without OGC CT params)

  • wkt_esri: ESRI WKT format

  • wkt: Latest WKT version supported, currently wkt2_2018

  • wkt2: Latest WKT2 version supported, currently wkt2_2018

  • wkt2_2015: OGC WKT2:2015

  • wkt2_2018: OGC WKT2:2018

  • mapinfo: Mapinfo style CoordSys format

  • xml: XML format (GML based)

<srs_def>

may be the filename of a dataset supported by GDAL/OGR from which to extract SRS information OR any of the usual GDAL/OGR forms (complete WKT, PROJ.4, EPSG:n or a file containing the SRS)

Example

$  gdalsrsinfo   "EPSG:4326"

PROJ.4 : '+proj=longlat +datum=WGS84 +no_defs '

OGC WKT :
GEOGCS["WGS 84",
    DATUM["WGS_1984",
        SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","7030"]],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","6326"]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
    UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]]
$ gdalsrsinfo -o proj4 osr/data/lcc_esri.prj
'+proj=lcc +lat_1=34.33333333333334 +lat_2=36.16666666666666 +lat_0=33.75 +lon_0=-79 +x_0=609601.22 +y_0=0 +datum=NAD83 +units=m +no_defs '
\endverbatim
$ gdalsrsinfo -o proj4 landsat.tif
PROJ.4 : '+proj=utm +zone=19 +south +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs '
$ gdalsrsinfo  -o wkt "EPSG:32722"

PROJCRS["WGS 84 / UTM zone 22S",
    BASEGEOGCRS["WGS 84",
        DATUM["World Geodetic System 1984",
            ELLIPSOID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,
                LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]]],
        PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
            ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]]],
    CONVERSION["UTM zone 22S",
        METHOD["Transverse Mercator",
            ID["EPSG",9807]],
        PARAMETER["Latitude of natural origin",0,
            ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],
            ID["EPSG",8801]],
        PARAMETER["Longitude of natural origin",-51,
            ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],
            ID["EPSG",8802]],
        PARAMETER["Scale factor at natural origin",0.9996,
            SCALEUNIT["unity",1],
            ID["EPSG",8805]],
        PARAMETER["False easting",500000,
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1],
            ID["EPSG",8806]],
        PARAMETER["False northing",10000000,
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1],
            ID["EPSG",8807]]],
    CS[Cartesian,2],
        AXIS["(E)",east,
            ORDER[1],
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],
        AXIS["(N)",north,
            ORDER[2],
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],
    USAGE[
        SCOPE["unknown"],
        AREA["World - S hemisphere - 54°W to 48°W - by country"],
        BBOX[-80,-54,0,-48]],
    ID["EPSG",32722]]
$ gdalsrsinfo -o wkt_all "EPSG:4322"
OGC WKT 1:
GEOGCS["WGS 72",
    DATUM["World_Geodetic_System_1972",
        SPHEROID["WGS 72",6378135,298.26,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","7043"]],
        TOWGS84[0,0,4.5,0,0,0.554,0.2263],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","6322"]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
    UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
    AXIS["Latitude",NORTH],
    AXIS["Longitude",EAST],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","4322"]]

OGC WKT2:2015 :
BOUNDCRS[
    SOURCECRS[
        GEODCRS["WGS 72",
            DATUM["World Geodetic System 1972",
                ELLIPSOID["WGS 72",6378135,298.26,
                    LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]]],
            PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
                ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            CS[ellipsoidal,2],
                AXIS["geodetic latitude (Lat)",north,
                    ORDER[1],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
                AXIS["geodetic longitude (Lon)",east,
                    ORDER[2],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            AREA["World"],
            BBOX[-90,-180,90,180],
            ID["EPSG",4322]]],
    TARGETCRS[
        GEODCRS["WGS 84",
            DATUM["World Geodetic System 1984",
                ELLIPSOID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,
                    LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]]],
            PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
                ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            CS[ellipsoidal,2],
                AXIS["latitude",north,
                    ORDER[1],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
                AXIS["longitude",east,
                    ORDER[2],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            ID["EPSG",4326]]],
    ABRIDGEDTRANSFORMATION["WGS 72 to WGS 84 (1)",
        METHOD["Position Vector transformation (geog2D domain)",
            ID["EPSG",9606]],
        PARAMETER["X-axis translation",0,
            ID["EPSG",8605]],
        PARAMETER["Y-axis translation",0,
            ID["EPSG",8606]],
        PARAMETER["Z-axis translation",4.5,
            ID["EPSG",8607]],
        PARAMETER["X-axis rotation",0,
            ID["EPSG",8608]],
        PARAMETER["Y-axis rotation",0,
            ID["EPSG",8609]],
        PARAMETER["Z-axis rotation",0.554,
            ID["EPSG",8610]],
        PARAMETER["Scale difference",1.0000002263,
            ID["EPSG",8611]],
        AREA["World"],
        BBOX[-90,-180,90,180],
        ID["EPSG",1237]]]

OGC WKT2:2018 :
BOUNDCRS[
    SOURCECRS[
        GEOGCRS["WGS 72",
            DATUM["World Geodetic System 1972",
                ELLIPSOID["WGS 72",6378135,298.26,
                    LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]]],
            PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
                ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            CS[ellipsoidal,2],
                AXIS["geodetic latitude (Lat)",north,
                    ORDER[1],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
                AXIS["geodetic longitude (Lon)",east,
                    ORDER[2],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            USAGE[
                SCOPE["unknown"],
                AREA["World"],
                BBOX[-90,-180,90,180]],
            ID["EPSG",4322]]],
    TARGETCRS[
        GEOGCRS["WGS 84",
            DATUM["World Geodetic System 1984",
                ELLIPSOID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,
                    LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]]],
            PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
                ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            CS[ellipsoidal,2],
                AXIS["latitude",north,
                    ORDER[1],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
                AXIS["longitude",east,
                    ORDER[2],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            ID["EPSG",4326]]],
    ABRIDGEDTRANSFORMATION["WGS 72 to WGS 84 (1)",
        METHOD["Position Vector transformation (geog2D domain)",
            ID["EPSG",9606]],
        PARAMETER["X-axis translation",0,
            ID["EPSG",8605]],
        PARAMETER["Y-axis translation",0,
            ID["EPSG",8606]],
        PARAMETER["Z-axis translation",4.5,
            ID["EPSG",8607]],
        PARAMETER["X-axis rotation",0,
            ID["EPSG",8608]],
        PARAMETER["Y-axis rotation",0,
            ID["EPSG",8609]],
        PARAMETER["Z-axis rotation",0.554,
            ID["EPSG",8610]],
        PARAMETER["Scale difference",1.0000002263,
            ID["EPSG",8611]],
        USAGE[
            SCOPE["unknown"],
            AREA["World"],
            BBOX[-90,-180,90,180]],
        ID["EPSG",1237]]]

OGC WKT 1 (simple) :
GEOGCS["WGS 72",
    DATUM["World_Geodetic_System_1972",
        SPHEROID["WGS 72",6378135,298.26],
        TOWGS84[0,0,4.5,0,0,0.554,0.2263]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],
    UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]]

OGC WKT 1 (no CT) :
GEOGCS["WGS 72",
    DATUM["World_Geodetic_System_1972",
        SPHEROID["WGS 72",6378135,298.26]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],
    UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]]

ESRI WKT :
GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1972",
    DATUM["D_WGS_1972",
        SPHEROID["WGS_1972",6378135.0,298.26]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],
    UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]]