Name | Stereographic |
EPSG Code | |
GeoTIFF Code | CT_Stereographic (14) |
OGC WKT Name | Stereographic |
Supported By | GeoTIFF, PROJ.4, OGC WKT |
Name | EPSG # | GeoTIFF ID | OGC WKT | Units | Notes |
---|---|---|---|---|---|
Latitude of projection center | 1 | ProjCenterLat | latitude_of_origin | Angular | |
Longitude of projection center | 2 | ProjCenterLong | central_meridian | Angular | |
Scale factor at natural origin | 5 | ScaleAtNatOrigin | scale_factor | Unitless | Defaults to 1.0 when not available. |
False Easting | 6 | FalseEasting | false_easting | Linear | |
False Northing | 7 | FalseNorthing | false_northing | Linear |
The GeoTIFF formula doesn't include a scale, but I don't see why it shouldn't. Mapinfo, and GCTP seem to include a scale, so I am adding it to the official formulation even though GeoTIFF hasn't normally included it.
+proj=stere +lat_0=Latitude at projection center +lon_0=Longitude at projection center +x_0=False Easting +y_0=False Northing