Name | Swiss Oblique Cylindrical |
Alias | Swiss Oblique Mercator |
EPSG Code | 9814 |
GeoTIFF Code | CT_SwissObliqueCylindrical (5) |
OGC WKT Name | Swiss_Oblique_Cylindrical |
Supported By | EPSG, GeoTIFF, OGC WKT |
Name | EPSG # | GeoTIFF ID | OGC WKT | Units | Notes |
---|---|---|---|---|---|
Latitude of projection center | 1 | CenterLat | latitude_of_origin | Angular | |
Longitude of projection center | 2 | CenterLong | central_meridian | Angular | |
False Easting | 6 | FalseEasting | false_easting | Linear | |
False Northing | 7 | FalseNorthing | false_northing | Linear | |
In MapInfo this is projection 25, and is called Swiss Oblique Mercator.
If this is mapped onto Hotine Oblique Mercator, it isn't obvious to me what the settings for Azimuth, Angle from rectified grid, and scale at center should be ... likely 90, 90 and 1.0.
Detailed information is available from:
ftp://ftp.swisstopo.ch/pub/data/geo/refsyse.pdf
PROJCS["CH1903+ / LV95", GEOGCS["CH1903+", DATUM["CH1903", SPHEROID["Bessel 1841",6377397.155,299.1528128], TOWGS84[674.374,15.056,405.346,0,0,0,0]], PRIMEM["Greenwich",0], UNIT["degree",0.01745329251994328]], PROJECTION["Hotine_Oblique_Mercator"], PARAMETER["latitude_of_center",46.95240555555556], PARAMETER["longitude_of_center",7.439583333333333], PARAMETER["azimuth",90], PARAMETER["rectified_grid_angle",90], PARAMETER["scale_factor",1], PARAMETER["false_easting",2600000], PARAMETER["false_northing",1200000], UNIT["metre",1]]The corresponding ESRI WKT definition follows. Nnote no rectified_grid_angle is provided and the alternate name for the projection.
PROJCS["CH1903+_LV95", GEOGCS["GCS_CH1903+", DATUM["D_CH1903+", SPHEROID["Bessel_1841",6377397.155,299.1528128]], PRIMEM["Greenwich",0], UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]], PROJECTION["Hotine_Oblique_Mercator_Azimuth_Center"], PARAMETER["False_Easting",2600000], PARAMETER["False_Northing",1200000], PARAMETER["Scale_Factor",1], PARAMETER["Azimuth",90], PARAMETER["Longitude_Of_Center",7.439583333333333], PARAMETER["Latitude_Of_Center",46.95240555555556], UNIT["Meter",1]]