EPSG:6055 DEPRECATED

Popular Visualisation Datum

Attributes

Ellipsoid: Popular Visualisation Sphere

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Data source: OGP

Information source: Microsoft.

Revision date: 2008-03-13

Scope: Used by certain popular Web mapping and visualisation applications.

Remarks: Not recognised by geodetic authorities.

Area of use: World.

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WGS84 bounds:
179.9 -85.0
-179.9 85.0

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Definition: OGP XML

<div class="syntax"><pre><span class="cp">&lt;?xml version=&quot;1.0&quot; encoding=&quot;UTF-8&quot;?&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:GeodeticDatum</span> <span class="na">xmlns:epsg=</span><span class="s">&quot;urn:x-ogp:spec:schema-xsd:EPSG:1.0:dataset&quot;</span> <span class="na">xmlns:gml=</span><span class="s">&quot;http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2&quot;</span> <span class="na">xmlns:xlink=</span><span class="s">&quot;http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink&quot;</span> <span class="na">gml:id=</span><span class="s">&quot;epsg-datum-6055&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:metaDataProperty&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;epsg:CommonMetaData&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;epsg:type&gt;</span>geodetic<span class="nt">&lt;/epsg:type&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;epsg:informationSource&gt;</span>Microsoft.<span class="nt">&lt;/epsg:informationSource&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;epsg:revisionDate&gt;</span>2008-03-13<span class="nt">&lt;/epsg:revisionDate&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;epsg:changes&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;epsg:changeID</span> <span class="na">xlink:href=</span><span class="s">&quot;urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2008.114&quot;</span> <span class="nt">/&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;/epsg:changes&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;epsg:isDeprecated&gt;</span>true<span class="nt">&lt;/epsg:isDeprecated&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;/epsg:CommonMetaData&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;/gml:metaDataProperty&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:identifier</span> <span class="na">codeSpace=</span><span class="s">&quot;OGP&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span>urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::6055<span class="nt">&lt;/gml:identifier&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:name&gt;</span>Popular Visualisation Datum<span class="nt">&lt;/gml:name&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:remarks&gt;</span>Not recognised by geodetic authorities.<span class="nt">&lt;/gml:remarks&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:domainOfValidity</span> <span class="na">xlink:href=</span><span class="s">&quot;urn:ogc:def:area:EPSG::1262&quot;</span> <span class="nt">/&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:scope&gt;</span>Used by certain popular Web mapping and visualisation applications.<span class="nt">&lt;/gml:scope&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:anchorDefinition&gt;</span>Not specified in the classical sense of defining a geodetic datum.<span class="nt">&lt;/gml:anchorDefinition&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:primeMeridian</span> <span class="na">xlink:href=</span><span class="s">&quot;urn:ogc:def:meridian:EPSG::8901&quot;</span> <span class="nt">/&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:ellipsoid</span> <span class="na">xlink:href=</span><span class="s">&quot;urn:ogc:def:ellipsoid:EPSG::7059&quot;</span> <span class="nt">/&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;/gml:GeodeticDatum&gt;</span> </pre></div>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:GeodeticDatum 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="epsg-datum-6055">
   <gml:metaDataProperty>
      <epsg:CommonMetaData>
         <epsg:type>geodetic</epsg:type>
         <epsg:informationSource>Microsoft.</epsg:informationSource>
         <epsg:revisionDate>2008-03-13</epsg:revisionDate>
         <epsg:changes>
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2008.114" />
         </epsg:changes>
         <epsg:isDeprecated>true</epsg:isDeprecated>
      </epsg:CommonMetaData>
   </gml:metaDataProperty>
   <gml:identifier codeSpace="OGP">urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::6055</gml:identifier>
   <gml:name>Popular Visualisation Datum</gml:name>
   <gml:remarks>Not recognised by geodetic authorities.</gml:remarks>
   <gml:domainOfValidity xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:area:EPSG::1262" />
   <gml:scope>Used by certain popular Web mapping and visualisation applications.</gml:scope>
   <gml:anchorDefinition>Not specified in the classical sense of defining a geodetic datum.</gml:anchorDefinition>
   <gml:primeMeridian xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:meridian:EPSG::8901" />
   <gml:ellipsoid xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:ellipsoid:EPSG::7059" />
</gml:GeodeticDatum>