EPSG:7059 DEPRECATED

Popular Visualisation Sphere

Attributes

Unit: metre

Data source: OGP

Information source: Microsoft.

Revision date: 2008-03-14

Remarks: Sphere with radius equal to the semi-major axis of the GRS80 and WGS 84 ellipsoids. Used only for Web approximate mapping and visualisation. Not recognised by geodetic authorities.

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Definition: OGP XML

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:Ellipsoid 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-ellipsoid-7059">
   <gml:metaDataProperty>
      <epsg:CommonMetaData>
         <epsg:informationSource>Microsoft.</epsg:informationSource>
         <epsg:revisionDate>2008-03-14</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:ellipsoid:EPSG::7059</gml:identifier>
   <gml:name>Popular Visualisation Sphere</gml:name>
   <gml:remarks>Sphere with radius equal to the semi-major axis of the GRS80 and WGS 84 ellipsoids. Used only for Web approximate mapping and visualisation. Not recognised by geodetic authorities.</gml:remarks>
   <gml:semiMajorAxis uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9001">6378137</gml:semiMajorAxis>
   <gml:secondDefiningParameter>
      <gml:SecondDefiningParameter>
         <gml:isSphere>true</gml:isSphere>
      </gml:SecondDefiningParameter>
   </gml:secondDefiningParameter>
</gml:Ellipsoid>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:Ellipsoid 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-ellipsoid-7059">
   <gml:metaDataProperty>
      <epsg:CommonMetaData>
         <epsg:informationSource>Microsoft.</epsg:informationSource>
         <epsg:revisionDate>2008-03-14</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:ellipsoid:EPSG::7059</gml:identifier>
   <gml:name>Popular Visualisation Sphere</gml:name>
   <gml:remarks>Sphere with radius equal to the semi-major axis of the GRS80 and WGS 84 ellipsoids. Used only for Web approximate mapping and visualisation. Not recognised by geodetic authorities.</gml:remarks>
   <gml:semiMajorAxis uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9001">6378137</gml:semiMajorAxis>
   <gml:secondDefiningParameter>
      <gml:SecondDefiningParameter>
         <gml:isSphere>true</gml:isSphere>
      </gml:SecondDefiningParameter>
   </gml:secondDefiningParameter>
</gml:Ellipsoid>