EPSG:6277

Geodetic datum

OSGB 1936

Attributes

Ellipsoid: Airy 1830

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Degree from Greenwich: 0

Data source: OGP

Information source: Ordnance Survey of Great Britain

Revision date: 2011-03-14

Scope: Topographic mapping.

Remarks: The average accuracy of OSTN02 compared to the old triangulation network (down to 3rd order) is 0.1m.

Area of use: United Kingdom (UK) - Great Britain - England and Wales onshore, Scotland onshore and Western Isles nearshore; Isle of Man onshore.

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Definition: OGP XML

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