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GeoServer Cookbook by Stefano Iacovella

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Using the reprojection console

In the previous recipe, you learned that many CRS exist and data can be converted from one form to another.

In some cases, CRS, even if they are different, are really very similar. So, for general mapping purposes, you can consider them identical.

In this recipe, you'll discover a simple, yet very useful, tool that ships with GeoServer: the reprojection console. It lets you have a look at how coordinates change when you move data from an SRS to another one.

How to do it…

  1. From the GeoServer Web admin interface, select the Demos link on the left panel.
  2. From the list, select Reprojection console. A new interface is displayed.
  3. Insert EPSG:4326 in Source CRS and EPSG:4269 in Target CRS. Then, insert POINT(-98.5795 39.828175) ...

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