EPSG:20438

Ain el Abd / UTM zone 38N

Selected transformation

Method: Geocentric translations (geog2D domain)

Remarks: Derived at 9 stations. Accuracy 10m in each axis.

Information source: U.S. Defense Mapping Agency TR8350.2 revision of August 1993.

Revision date: 2020-03-14

Attributes

Unit: metre

Geodetic CRS: Ain el Abd

Datum: Ain el Abd 1970

Ellipsoid: International 1924

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Data source: EPSG

Revision date: 2018-08-29

Scope: Engineering survey, topographic mapping.

Remarks: Known in Kuwait as "KOC UTM". Used by KOC for engineering but not explorartion (see KOC Lambert, CRS code 24600). In Saudi Arabia, replaced by MTRF-2000 / UTM zone 38N (CRS code 8838).

Area of use: Kuwait - west of 48°E. Saudi Arabia - between of 42°E and 48°E.

Coordinate system: Cartesian 2D CS. Axes: easting, northing (E,N). Orientations: east, north. UoM: m.

Center coordinates
509200.88 2683556.75

Projected bounds:
-625516.41 1809854.32
1645150.83 3608504.98

WGS84 bounds:
34.51 16.37
55.67 32.16

Saudi Arabia - onshore.
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Definition: OGC Well Known Text

PROJCS["Ain el Abd / UTM zone 38N",
    GEOGCS["Ain el Abd",
        DATUM["Ain_el_Abd_1970",
            SPHEROID["International 1924",6378388,297],
            TOWGS84[-143,-236,7,0,0,0,0]],
        PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
        UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","4204"]],
    PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],
    PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",0],
    PARAMETER["central_meridian",45],
    PARAMETER["scale_factor",0.9996],
    PARAMETER["false_easting",500000],
    PARAMETER["false_northing",0],
    UNIT["metre",1,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]],
    AXIS["Easting",EAST],
    AXIS["Northing",NORTH],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","20438"]]

Definition: OGC Well Known Text 2 (2019)

PROJCRS["Ain el Abd / UTM zone 38N",
    BASEGEOGCRS["Ain el Abd",
        DATUM["Ain el Abd 1970",
            ELLIPSOID["International 1924",6378388,297,
                LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]]],
        PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
            ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
        ID["EPSG",4204]],
    CONVERSION["UTM zone 38N",
        METHOD["Transverse Mercator",
            ID["EPSG",9807]],
        PARAMETER["Latitude of natural origin",0,
            ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],
            ID["EPSG",8801]],
        PARAMETER["Longitude of natural origin",45,
            ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],
            ID["EPSG",8802]],
        PARAMETER["Scale factor at natural origin",0.9996,
            SCALEUNIT["unity",1],
            ID["EPSG",8805]],
        PARAMETER["False easting",500000,
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1],
            ID["EPSG",8806]],
        PARAMETER["False northing",0,
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1],
            ID["EPSG",8807]]],
    CS[Cartesian,2],
        AXIS["(E)",east,
            ORDER[1],
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],
        AXIS["(N)",north,
            ORDER[2],
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],
    USAGE[
        SCOPE["Engineering survey, topographic mapping."],
        AREA["Kuwait - west of 48°E. Saudi Arabia - between of 42°E and 48°E."],
        BBOX[16.37,42,31.15,48.01]],
    ID["EPSG",20438]]

Definition: ESRI Well Known Text

PROJCS["Ain_el_Abd_UTM_Zone_38N",
    GEOGCS["GCS_Ain_el_Abd_1970",
        DATUM["D_Ain_el_Abd_1970",
            SPHEROID["International_1924",6378388.0,297.0]],
        PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],
        UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]],
    PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],
    PARAMETER["False_Easting",500000.0],
    PARAMETER["False_Northing",0.0],
    PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",45.0],
    PARAMETER["Scale_Factor",0.9996],
    PARAMETER["Latitude_Of_Origin",0.0],
    UNIT["Meter",1.0]]

Definition: PROJ.4

+proj=utm +zone=38 +ellps=intl +towgs84=-143,-236,7,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs

Definition: JavaScript (Proj4js)

proj4.defs("EPSG:20438","+proj=utm +zone=38 +ellps=intl +towgs84=-143,-236,7,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs");

Definition: JSON

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    "type": "ProjectedCRS",
    "name": "Ain el Abd / UTM zone 38N",
    "base_crs": {
        "name": "Ain el Abd",
        "datum": {
            "type": "GeodeticReferenceFrame",
            "name": "Ain el Abd 1970",
            "ellipsoid": {
                "name": "International 1924",
                "semi_major_axis": 6378388,
                "inverse_flattening": 297
            }
        },
        "coordinate_system": {
            "subtype": "ellipsoidal",
            "axis": [
                {
                    "name": "Geodetic latitude",
                    "abbreviation": "Lat",
                    "direction": "north",
                    "unit": "degree"
                },
                {
                    "name": "Geodetic longitude",
                    "abbreviation": "Lon",
                    "direction": "east",
                    "unit": "degree"
                }
            ]
        },
        "id": {
            "authority": "EPSG",
            "code": 4204
        }
    },
    "conversion": {
        "name": "UTM zone 38N",
        "method": {
            "name": "Transverse Mercator",
            "id": {
                "authority": "EPSG",
                "code": 9807
            }
        },
        "parameters": [
            {
                "name": "Latitude of natural origin",
                "value": 0,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8801
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Longitude of natural origin",
                "value": 45,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8802
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Scale factor at natural origin",
                "value": 0.9996,
                "unit": "unity",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8805
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "False easting",
                "value": 500000,
                "unit": "metre",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8806
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "False northing",
                "value": 0,
                "unit": "metre",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8807
                }
            }
        ]
    },
    "coordinate_system": {
        "subtype": "Cartesian",
        "axis": [
            {
                "name": "Easting",
                "abbreviation": "E",
                "direction": "east",
                "unit": "metre"
            },
            {
                "name": "Northing",
                "abbreviation": "N",
                "direction": "north",
                "unit": "metre"
            }
        ]
    },
    "scope": "Engineering survey, topographic mapping.",
    "area": "Kuwait - west of 48°E. Saudi Arabia - between of 42°E and 48°E.",
    "bbox": {
        "south_latitude": 16.37,
        "west_longitude": 42,
        "north_latitude": 31.15,
        "east_longitude": 48.01
    },
    "id": {
        "authority": "EPSG",
        "code": 20438
    }
}

Definition: GeoServer

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Definition: MapServer - MAPfile

PROJECTION
	"proj=utm"
	"zone=38"
	"ellps=intl"
	"towgs84=-143,-236,7,0,0,0,0"
	"units=m"
	"no_defs"
	"type=crs"
END

Definition: Mapnik

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Map srs="+proj=utm +zone=38 +ellps=intl +towgs84=-143,-236,7,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs">
	<Layer srs="+proj=utm +zone=38 +ellps=intl +towgs84=-143,-236,7,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs">
	</Layer>
</Map>

Definition: SQL (PostGIS)

INSERT into spatial_ref_sys (srid, auth_name, auth_srid, proj4text, srtext) values ( 20438, 'EPSG', 20438, '+proj=utm +zone=38 +ellps=intl +towgs84=-143,-236,7,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs', 'PROJCS["Ain el Abd / UTM zone 38N",GEOGCS["Ain el Abd",DATUM["Ain_el_Abd_1970",SPHEROID["International 1924",6378388,297],TOWGS84[-143,-236,7,0,0,0,0]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4204"]],PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",0],PARAMETER["central_meridian",45],PARAMETER["scale_factor",0.9996],PARAMETER["false_easting",500000],PARAMETER["false_northing",0],UNIT["metre",1,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]],AXIS["Easting",EAST],AXIS["Northing",NORTH],AUTHORITY["EPSG","20438"]]');