EPSG:4248

PSAD56

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Center coordinates
-68.93808015 -15.62150533

WGS84 bounds:
-81.41 -43.5
-56.47 12.25

Selected transformation

Bolivia; Chile

code 1201

Accuracy 42.0 m (default)
3 parameters

Method: Geocentric translations (geog2D domain)

Remarks: Derived at 63 stations. DMA also lists Colombia as area of applicability but PSAD56 is not used in that country.

Information source: U.S. Defense Mapping Agency TR8350.2 September 1987.

Revision date: 2014-11-19

Attributes

Unit: degree (supplier to define representation)

Geodetic CRS: PSAD56

Datum: Provisional South American Datum 1956

Ellipsoid: International 1924

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Data source: OGP

Revision date: 2011-01-25

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Definition: Well Known Text (WKT)

GEOGCS["PSAD56",
    DATUM["Provisional_South_American_Datum_1956",
        SPHEROID["International 1924",6378388,297,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","7022"]],
        TOWGS84[-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","6248"]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
    UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","4248"]]
GEOGCS["PSAD56",
    DATUM["Provisional_South_American_Datum_1956",
        SPHEROID["International 1924",6378388,297,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","7022"]],
        TOWGS84[-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","6248"]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
    UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","4248"]]

Definition: ESRI WKT

GEOGCS["PSAD56",DATUM["D_Provisional_S_American_1956",SPHEROID["International_1924",6378388,297]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]]

Definition: PROJ.4

+proj=longlat +ellps=intl +towgs84=-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0 +no_defs 

Definition: JavaScript (Proj4js)

proj4.defs("EPSG:4248","+proj=longlat +ellps=intl +towgs84=-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0 +no_defs");

Definition: OGC GML

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:GeodeticCRS xmlns:epsg="urn:x-ogp:spec:schema-xsd:EPSG:1.0:dataset" xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" gml:id="ogp-crs-4248">
   <gml:metaDataProperty>
      <epsg:CommonMetaData>
         <epsg:type>geographic 2D</epsg:type>
         <epsg:alias alias="La Canoa" code="15048" codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:naming-system:EPSG::7301">
            <epsg:remarks>Alias used within Venezuela.</epsg:remarks>
         </epsg:alias>
         <epsg:revisionDate>2011-01-25</epsg:revisionDate>
         <epsg:changes>
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2003.370" />
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2011.001" />
         </epsg:changes>
         <epsg:show>true</epsg:show>
         <epsg:isDeprecated>false</epsg:isDeprecated>
      </epsg:CommonMetaData>
   </gml:metaDataProperty>
   <gml:identifier codeSpace="OGP">urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4248</gml:identifier>
   <gml:name>PSAD56</gml:name>
   <gml:remarks>Incorporates La Canoa (CRS code 4247) and within Venezuela (but not beyond) the names La Canoa and PSAD56 are synonymous.</gml:remarks>
   <gml:domainOfValidity xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:area:EPSG::1348" />
   <gml:scope>Geodetic survey.</gml:scope>
   <gml:ellipsoidalCS xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:cs:EPSG::6422" />
   <gml:geodeticDatum xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::6248" />
</gml:GeodeticCRS>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:GeodeticCRS xmlns:epsg="urn:x-ogp:spec:schema-xsd:EPSG:1.0:dataset" xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" gml:id="ogp-crs-4248">
   <gml:metaDataProperty>
      <epsg:CommonMetaData>
         <epsg:type>geographic 2D</epsg:type>
         <epsg:alias alias="La Canoa" code="15048" codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:naming-system:EPSG::7301">
            <epsg:remarks>Alias used within Venezuela.</epsg:remarks>
         </epsg:alias>
         <epsg:revisionDate>2011-01-25</epsg:revisionDate>
         <epsg:changes>
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2003.370" />
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2011.001" />
         </epsg:changes>
         <epsg:show>true</epsg:show>
         <epsg:isDeprecated>false</epsg:isDeprecated>
      </epsg:CommonMetaData>
   </gml:metaDataProperty>
   <gml:identifier codeSpace="OGP">urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4248</gml:identifier>
   <gml:name>PSAD56</gml:name>
   <gml:remarks>Incorporates La Canoa (CRS code 4247) and within Venezuela (but not beyond) the names La Canoa and PSAD56 are synonymous.</gml:remarks>
   <gml:domainOfValidity xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:area:EPSG::1348" />
   <gml:scope>Geodetic survey.</gml:scope>
   <gml:ellipsoidalCS xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:cs:EPSG::6422" />
   <gml:geodeticDatum xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::6248" />
</gml:GeodeticCRS>

Definition: XML

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:GeographicCRS gml:id="ogrcrs120776" xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2">
  <gml:srsName>PSAD56</gml:srsName>
  <gml:srsID>
    <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::">4248</gml:name>
  </gml:srsID>
  <gml:usesEllipsoidalCS>
    <gml:EllipsoidalCS gml:id="ogrcrs120777">
      <gml:csName>ellipsoidal</gml:csName>
      <gml:csID>
        <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:cs:EPSG::">6402</gml:name>
      </gml:csID>
      <gml:usesAxis>
        <gml:CoordinateSystemAxis gml:id="ogrcrs120778" gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">
          <gml:name>Geodetic latitude</gml:name>
          <gml:axisID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:axis:EPSG::">9901</gml:name>
          </gml:axisID>
          <gml:axisAbbrev>Lat</gml:axisAbbrev>
          <gml:axisDirection>north</gml:axisDirection>
        </gml:CoordinateSystemAxis>
      </gml:usesAxis>
      <gml:usesAxis>
        <gml:CoordinateSystemAxis gml:id="ogrcrs120779" gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">
          <gml:name>Geodetic longitude</gml:name>
          <gml:axisID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:axis:EPSG::">9902</gml:name>
          </gml:axisID>
          <gml:axisAbbrev>Lon</gml:axisAbbrev>
          <gml:axisDirection>east</gml:axisDirection>
        </gml:CoordinateSystemAxis>
      </gml:usesAxis>
    </gml:EllipsoidalCS>
  </gml:usesEllipsoidalCS>
  <gml:usesGeodeticDatum>
    <gml:GeodeticDatum gml:id="ogrcrs120780">
      <gml:datumName>Provisional_South_American_Datum_1956</gml:datumName>
      <gml:datumID>
        <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::">6248</gml:name>
      </gml:datumID>
      <gml:usesPrimeMeridian>
        <gml:PrimeMeridian gml:id="ogrcrs120781">
          <gml:meridianName>Greenwich</gml:meridianName>
          <gml:meridianID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:meridian:EPSG::">8901</gml:name>
          </gml:meridianID>
          <gml:greenwichLongitude>
            <gml:angle gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">0</gml:angle>
          </gml:greenwichLongitude>
        </gml:PrimeMeridian>
      </gml:usesPrimeMeridian>
      <gml:usesEllipsoid>
        <gml:Ellipsoid gml:id="ogrcrs120782">
          <gml:ellipsoidName>International 1924</gml:ellipsoidName>
          <gml:ellipsoidID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:ellipsoid:EPSG::">7022</gml:name>
          </gml:ellipsoidID>
          <gml:semiMajorAxis gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9001">6378388</gml:semiMajorAxis>
          <gml:secondDefiningParameter>
            <gml:inverseFlattening gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9201">297</gml:inverseFlattening>
          </gml:secondDefiningParameter>
        </gml:Ellipsoid>
      </gml:usesEllipsoid>
    </gml:GeodeticDatum>
  </gml:usesGeodeticDatum>
</gml:GeographicCRS>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:GeographicCRS gml:id="ogrcrs120776" xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2">
  <gml:srsName>PSAD56</gml:srsName>
  <gml:srsID>
    <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::">4248</gml:name>
  </gml:srsID>
  <gml:usesEllipsoidalCS>
    <gml:EllipsoidalCS gml:id="ogrcrs120777">
      <gml:csName>ellipsoidal</gml:csName>
      <gml:csID>
        <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:cs:EPSG::">6402</gml:name>
      </gml:csID>
      <gml:usesAxis>
        <gml:CoordinateSystemAxis gml:id="ogrcrs120778" gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">
          <gml:name>Geodetic latitude</gml:name>
          <gml:axisID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:axis:EPSG::">9901</gml:name>
          </gml:axisID>
          <gml:axisAbbrev>Lat</gml:axisAbbrev>
          <gml:axisDirection>north</gml:axisDirection>
        </gml:CoordinateSystemAxis>
      </gml:usesAxis>
      <gml:usesAxis>
        <gml:CoordinateSystemAxis gml:id="ogrcrs120779" gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">
          <gml:name>Geodetic longitude</gml:name>
          <gml:axisID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:axis:EPSG::">9902</gml:name>
          </gml:axisID>
          <gml:axisAbbrev>Lon</gml:axisAbbrev>
          <gml:axisDirection>east</gml:axisDirection>
        </gml:CoordinateSystemAxis>
      </gml:usesAxis>
    </gml:EllipsoidalCS>
  </gml:usesEllipsoidalCS>
  <gml:usesGeodeticDatum>
    <gml:GeodeticDatum gml:id="ogrcrs120780">
      <gml:datumName>Provisional_South_American_Datum_1956</gml:datumName>
      <gml:datumID>
        <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::">6248</gml:name>
      </gml:datumID>
      <gml:usesPrimeMeridian>
        <gml:PrimeMeridian gml:id="ogrcrs120781">
          <gml:meridianName>Greenwich</gml:meridianName>
          <gml:meridianID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:meridian:EPSG::">8901</gml:name>
          </gml:meridianID>
          <gml:greenwichLongitude>
            <gml:angle gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">0</gml:angle>
          </gml:greenwichLongitude>
        </gml:PrimeMeridian>
      </gml:usesPrimeMeridian>
      <gml:usesEllipsoid>
        <gml:Ellipsoid gml:id="ogrcrs120782">
          <gml:ellipsoidName>International 1924</gml:ellipsoidName>
          <gml:ellipsoidID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:ellipsoid:EPSG::">7022</gml:name>
          </gml:ellipsoidID>
          <gml:semiMajorAxis gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9001">6378388</gml:semiMajorAxis>
          <gml:secondDefiningParameter>
            <gml:inverseFlattening gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9201">297</gml:inverseFlattening>
          </gml:secondDefiningParameter>
        </gml:Ellipsoid>
      </gml:usesEllipsoid>
    </gml:GeodeticDatum>
  </gml:usesGeodeticDatum>
</gml:GeographicCRS>

Definition: GeoServer

4248=GEOGCS["PSAD56",DATUM["Provisional_South_American_Datum_1956",SPHEROID["International 1924",6378388,297,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7022"]],TOWGS84[-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6248"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4248"]]

Definition: MapServer - MAPfile

PROJECTION
	"proj=longlat"
	"ellps=intl"
	"towgs84=-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0"
	"no_defs"
END

Definition: MapServer - Python

wkt = '''GEOGCS["PSAD56",DATUM["Provisional_South_American_Datum_1956",SPHEROID["International 1924",6378388,297,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7022"]],TOWGS84[-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6248"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4248"]]'''
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=longlat +ellps=intl +towgs84=-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0 +no_defs">
	<Layer srs="+proj=longlat +ellps=intl +towgs84=-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0 +no_defs">
	</Layer>
</Map>

Definition: Mapnik - Python

proj4 = '+proj=longlat +ellps=intl +towgs84=-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0 +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 ( 4248, 'EPSG', 4248, '+proj=longlat +ellps=intl +towgs84=-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0 +no_defs ', 'GEOGCS["PSAD56",DATUM["Provisional_South_American_Datum_1956",SPHEROID["International 1924",6378388,297,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7022"]],TOWGS84[-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6248"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4248"]]');

Definition: OGC WKT

GEOGCS["PSAD56",DATUM["Provisional_South_American_Datum_1956",SPHEROID["International 1924",6378388,297,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7022"]],TOWGS84[-288,175,-376,0,0,0,0],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6248"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4248"]]