EPSG:29901

Projected coordinate system

OSNI 1952 / Irish National Grid

Covered area

Center coordinates
280071.40 379804.09

Projected bounds:
188233.38 301191.90
368729.33 460249.96

WGS84 bounds:
-8.18 53.96
-5.34 55.36

Available transformations:

  • United Kingdom (UK) , accuracy 1.0 m, code 1955 (default) [7]

Selected transformation

United Kingdom (UK)

code 1955

Accuracy 1.0 m (default)
7 parameters

Method: Position Vector transformation (geog2D domain)

Remarks: Parameter values from TM75 to ETRS89 (2) (code 1953). Assumes each pair of (i) OSNI 1952 and TM75, and (ii) ETRS89 and WGS 84, can be considered the same to within the accuracy of the transformation.

Information source: OGP

Revision date: 2004-04-09

Attributes

Unit: metre

Geodetic CRS: OSNI 1952

Datum: OSNI 1952

Ellipsoid: Airy 1830

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Data source: OGP

Information source: Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

Revision date: 2001-11-06

Scope: Large and medium scale topographic mapping and engineering survey.

Remarks: Not used in Republic of Ireland. Replaced in 1975 by TM75 / Irish Grid (CRS code 29903).

Method: Position Vector transformation (geog2D domain)

Area of use: United Kingdom (UK) - Northern Ireland (Ulster) - onshore.

Coordinate system: Cartesian 2D CS. Axes: easting, northing (E,N). Orientations: east, north. UoM: m.

Definition: Well Known Text (WKT)

PROJCS["OSNI 1952 / Irish National Grid",
    GEOGCS["OSNI 1952",
        DATUM["OSNI_1952",
            SPHEROID["Airy 1830",6377563.396,299.3249646,
                AUTHORITY["EPSG","7001"]],
            TOWGS84[482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15],
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","6188"]],
        PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
        UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","4188"]],
    PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],
    PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",53.5],
    PARAMETER["central_meridian",-8],
    PARAMETER["scale_factor",1],
    PARAMETER["false_easting",200000],
    PARAMETER["false_northing",250000],
    UNIT["metre",1,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]],
    AXIS["Easting",EAST],
    AXIS["Northing",NORTH],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","29901"]]
PROJCS["OSNI 1952 / Irish National Grid",
    GEOGCS["OSNI 1952",
        DATUM["OSNI_1952",
            SPHEROID["Airy 1830",6377563.396,299.3249646,
                AUTHORITY["EPSG","7001"]],
            TOWGS84[482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15],
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","6188"]],
        PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
        UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","4188"]],
    PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],
    PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",53.5],
    PARAMETER["central_meridian",-8],
    PARAMETER["scale_factor",1],
    PARAMETER["false_easting",200000],
    PARAMETER["false_northing",250000],
    UNIT["metre",1,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]],
    AXIS["Easting",EAST],
    AXIS["Northing",NORTH],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","29901"]]

Definition: ESRI WKT

PROJCS["OSNI_1952_Irish_National_Grid",GEOGCS["GCS_OSNI 1952",DATUM["D_OSNI_1952",SPHEROID["Airy_1830",6377563.396,299.3249646]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]],PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",53.5],PARAMETER["central_meridian",-8],PARAMETER["scale_factor",1],PARAMETER["false_easting",200000],PARAMETER["false_northing",250000],UNIT["Meter",1]]

Definition: PROJ.4

+proj=tmerc +lat_0=53.5 +lon_0=-8 +k=1 +x_0=200000 +y_0=250000 +ellps=airy +towgs84=482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15 +units=m +no_defs 

Definition: JavaScript (Proj4js)

proj4.defs("EPSG:29901","+proj=tmerc +lat_0=53.5 +lon_0=-8 +k=1 +x_0=200000 +y_0=250000 +ellps=airy +towgs84=482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15 +units=m +no_defs");

Definition: OGC GML

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Definition: XML

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Definition: GeoServer

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Definition: MapServer - MAPfile

PROJECTION
	"proj=tmerc"
	"lat_0=53.5"
	"lon_0=-8"
	"k=1"
	"x_0=200000"
	"y_0=250000"
	"ellps=airy"
	"towgs84=482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15"
	"units=m"
	"no_defs"
END

Definition: MapServer - Python

wkt = '''PROJCS["OSNI 1952 / Irish National Grid",GEOGCS["OSNI 1952",DATUM["OSNI_1952",SPHEROID["Airy 1830",6377563.396,299.3249646,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7001"]],TOWGS84[482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6188"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4188"]],PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",53.5],PARAMETER["central_meridian",-8],PARAMETER["scale_factor",1],PARAMETER["false_easting",200000],PARAMETER["false_northing",250000],UNIT["metre",1,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]],AXIS["Easting",EAST],AXIS["Northing",NORTH],AUTHORITY["EPSG","29901"]]'''
m = mapObj('')
m.setWKTProjection(ref.ExportToWkt())
lyr = layerObj(m)
lyr.setWKTProjection(ref.ExportToWkt())

Definition: Mapnik

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Map srs="+proj=tmerc +lat_0=53.5 +lon_0=-8 +k=1 +x_0=200000 +y_0=250000 +ellps=airy +towgs84=482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15 +units=m +no_defs">
	<Layer srs="+proj=tmerc +lat_0=53.5 +lon_0=-8 +k=1 +x_0=200000 +y_0=250000 +ellps=airy +towgs84=482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15 +units=m +no_defs">
	</Layer>
</Map>

Definition: Mapnik - Python

proj4 = '+proj=tmerc +lat_0=53.5 +lon_0=-8 +k=1 +x_0=200000 +y_0=250000 +ellps=airy +towgs84=482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15 +units=m +no_defs'
m = Map(256,256,proj4)
lyr = Layer('Name',proj4)

Definition: SQL (PostGIS)

INSERT into spatial_ref_sys (srid, auth_name, auth_srid, proj4text, srtext) values ( 29901, 'EPSG', 29901, '+proj=tmerc +lat_0=53.5 +lon_0=-8 +k=1 +x_0=200000 +y_0=250000 +ellps=airy +towgs84=482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15 +units=m +no_defs ', 'PROJCS["OSNI 1952 / Irish National Grid",GEOGCS["OSNI 1952",DATUM["OSNI_1952",SPHEROID["Airy 1830",6377563.396,299.3249646,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7001"]],TOWGS84[482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6188"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4188"]],PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",53.5],PARAMETER["central_meridian",-8],PARAMETER["scale_factor",1],PARAMETER["false_easting",200000],PARAMETER["false_northing",250000],UNIT["metre",1,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]],AXIS["Easting",EAST],AXIS["Northing",NORTH],AUTHORITY["EPSG","29901"]]');

Definition: OGC WKT

PROJCS["OSNI 1952 / Irish National Grid",GEOGCS["OSNI 1952",DATUM["OSNI_1952",SPHEROID["Airy 1830",6377563.396,299.3249646,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7001"]],TOWGS84[482.5,-130.6,564.6,-1.042,-0.214,-0.631,8.15],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6188"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4188"]],PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",53.5],PARAMETER["central_meridian",-8],PARAMETER["scale_factor",1],PARAMETER["false_easting",200000],PARAMETER["false_northing",250000],UNIT["metre",1,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]],AXIS["Easting",EAST],AXIS["Northing",NORTH],AUTHORITY["EPSG","29901"]]

Definition: USGS

[9, 0, (0.0, 0.0, 1.0, 0.0, -8000000.0, 53030000.0, 200000.0, 250000.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), 9]