EPSG:117

Geocentric Z

Attributes

Unit: metre

Data source: OGP

Information source: OGP

Revision date: 2016-12-15

Orientation: Geocentre > north pole

Abbreviation: Z

Axis order: 3..

Coordinate system: Earth centred, earth fixed, righthanded 3D coordinate system, consisting of 3 orthogonal axes with X and Y axes in the equatorial plane, positive Z-axis parallel to mean earth rotation axis and pointing towards North Pole. UoM: m.

Description: Third axis of a right-handed earth centered 3D Cartesian coordinate system; the Z-axis is approximately parallel to the earth's rotation axis, positive towards the north pole.

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<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:CoordinateSystemAxis</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">uom=</span><span class="s">&quot;urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9001&quot;</span> <span class="na">gml:id=</span><span class="s">&quot;epsg-axis-117&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:descriptionReference</span> <span class="na">xlink:href=</span><span class="s">&quot;urn:ogc:def:axis-name:EPSG::9912&quot;</span> <span class="nt">/&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:axis:EPSG::117<span class="nt">&lt;/gml:identifier&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:axisAbbrev&gt;</span>Z<span class="nt">&lt;/gml:axisAbbrev&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:axisDirection</span> <span class="na">codeSpace=</span><span class="s">&quot;EPSG&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span>Geocentre <span class="ni">&amp;gt;</span> north pole<span class="nt">&lt;/gml:axisDirection&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;/gml:CoordinateSystemAxis&gt;</span> </pre></div>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:CoordinateSystemAxis xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9001" gml:id="epsg-axis-117">
         <gml:descriptionReference xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:axis-name:EPSG::9912" />
         <gml:identifier codeSpace="OGP">urn:ogc:def:axis:EPSG::117</gml:identifier>
         <gml:axisAbbrev>Z</gml:axisAbbrev>
         <gml:axisDirection codeSpace="EPSG">Geocentre &gt; north pole</gml:axisDirection>
      </gml:CoordinateSystemAxis>