EPSG:6055 DEPRECATED

Popular Visualisation Datum

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WGS84 bounds:
179.9 -85.0
-179.9 85.0

Attributes

Ellipsoid: Popular Visualisation Sphere

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Degree from Greenwich: 0

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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Definition: OGP XML

<?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>
<?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>