EPSG:3005

NAD83 / BC Albers

Available transformations
to EPSG:4326

Selected transformation

Method: Geocentric translations (geog2D domain)

Remarks: Derived at 354 stations. Accuracy 2m 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: NAD83

Datum: North American Datum 1983

Ellipsoid: GRS 1980

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Data source: EPSG

Information source: Government of British Columbia Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management. http://srmwww.gov.bc.ca/gis/bceprojection.html

Revision date: 2006-07-30

Scope: Province-wide spatial data management.

Remarks: This CRS name may sometimes be used as an alias for NAD83(CSRS) / BC Albers. See CRS code 3153

Area of use: Canada - British Columbia.

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

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Definition: Well Known Text (WKT)

PROJCS["NAD83 / BC Albers",
    GEOGCS["NAD83",
        DATUM["North_American_Datum_1983",
            SPHEROID["GRS 1980",6378137,298.257222101],
            TOWGS84[0,0,0,0,0,0,0]],
        PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],
        UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","4269"]],
    PROJECTION["Albers_Conic_Equal_Area"],
    PARAMETER["latitude_of_center",45],
    PARAMETER["longitude_of_center",-126],
    PARAMETER["standard_parallel_1",50],
    PARAMETER["standard_parallel_2",58.5],
    PARAMETER["false_easting",1000000],
    PARAMETER["false_northing",0],
    UNIT["metre",1],
    AXIS["Easting",EAST],
    AXIS["Northing",NORTH],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","3005"]]

Definition: ESRI WKT

PROJCS["NAD_1983_BC_Environment_Albers",GEOGCS["GCS_North_American_1983",DATUM["D_North_American_1983",SPHEROID["GRS_1980",6378137.0,298.257222101]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]],PROJECTION["Albers"],PARAMETER["False_Easting",1000000.0],PARAMETER["False_Northing",0.0],PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",-126.0],PARAMETER["Standard_Parallel_1",50.0],PARAMETER["Standard_Parallel_2",58.5],PARAMETER["Latitude_Of_Origin",45.0],UNIT["Meter",1.0]]

Definition: PROJ.4

+proj=aea +lat_0=45 +lon_0=-126 +lat_1=50 +lat_2=58.5 +x_0=1000000 +y_0=0 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs

Definition: JavaScript (Proj4js)

proj4.defs("EPSG:3005","+proj=aea +lat_0=45 +lon_0=-126 +lat_1=50 +lat_2=58.5 +x_0=1000000 +y_0=0 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs");

Definition: JSON

{
    "$schema": "https://proj.org/schemas/v0.4/projjson.schema.json",
    "type": "ProjectedCRS",
    "name": "NAD83 / BC Albers",
    "base_crs": {
        "name": "NAD83",
        "datum": {
            "type": "GeodeticReferenceFrame",
            "name": "North American Datum 1983",
            "ellipsoid": {
                "name": "GRS 1980",
                "semi_major_axis": 6378137,
                "inverse_flattening": 298.257222101
            }
        },
        "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": 4269
        }
    },
    "conversion": {
        "name": "British Columbia Albers",
        "method": {
            "name": "Albers Equal Area",
            "id": {
                "authority": "EPSG",
                "code": 9822
            }
        },
        "parameters": [
            {
                "name": "Latitude of false origin",
                "value": 45,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8821
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Longitude of false origin",
                "value": -126,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8822
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Latitude of 1st standard parallel",
                "value": 50,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8823
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Latitude of 2nd standard parallel",
                "value": 58.5,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8824
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Easting at false origin",
                "value": 1000000,
                "unit": "metre",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8826
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Northing at false origin",
                "value": 0,
                "unit": "metre",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8827
                }
            }
        ]
    },
    "coordinate_system": {
        "subtype": "Cartesian",
        "axis": [
            {
                "name": "Easting",
                "abbreviation": "E",
                "direction": "east",
                "unit": "metre"
            },
            {
                "name": "Northing",
                "abbreviation": "N",
                "direction": "north",
                "unit": "metre"
            }
        ]
    },
    "scope": "Province-wide spatial data management.",
    "area": "Canada - British Columbia.",
    "bbox": {
        "south_latitude": 48.25,
        "west_longitude": -139.04,
        "north_latitude": 60.01,
        "east_longitude": -114.08
    },
    "id": {
        "authority": "EPSG",
        "code": 3005
    }
}

Definition: GeoServer

3005=PROJCS["NAD83 / BC Albers",GEOGCS["NAD83",DATUM["North_American_Datum_1983",SPHEROID["GRS 1980",6378137,298.257222101],TOWGS84[0,0,0,0,0,0,0]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4269"]],PROJECTION["Albers_Conic_Equal_Area"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_center",45],PARAMETER["longitude_of_center",-126],PARAMETER["standard_parallel_1",50],PARAMETER["standard_parallel_2",58.5],PARAMETER["false_easting",1000000],PARAMETER["false_northing",0],UNIT["metre",1],AXIS["Easting",EAST],AXIS["Northing",NORTH],AUTHORITY["EPSG","3005"]]

Definition: MapServer - MAPfile

PROJECTION
	"proj=aea"
	"lat_0=45"
	"lon_0=-126"
	"lat_1=50"
	"lat_2=58.5"
	"x_0=1000000"
	"y_0=0"
	"ellps=GRS80"
	"towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0"
	"units=m"
	"no_defs"
	"type=crs"
END

Definition: Mapnik

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Map srs="+proj=aea +lat_0=45 +lon_0=-126 +lat_1=50 +lat_2=58.5 +x_0=1000000 +y_0=0 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs">
	<Layer srs="+proj=aea +lat_0=45 +lon_0=-126 +lat_1=50 +lat_2=58.5 +x_0=1000000 +y_0=0 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs">
	</Layer>
</Map>

Definition: SQL (PostGIS)

INSERT into spatial_ref_sys (srid, auth_name, auth_srid, proj4text, srtext) values ( 3005, 'EPSG', 3005, '+proj=aea +lat_0=45 +lon_0=-126 +lat_1=50 +lat_2=58.5 +x_0=1000000 +y_0=0 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs', 'PROJCS["NAD83 / BC Albers",GEOGCS["NAD83",DATUM["North_American_Datum_1983",SPHEROID["GRS 1980",6378137,298.257222101],TOWGS84[0,0,0,0,0,0,0]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4269"]],PROJECTION["Albers_Conic_Equal_Area"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_center",45],PARAMETER["longitude_of_center",-126],PARAMETER["standard_parallel_1",50],PARAMETER["standard_parallel_2",58.5],PARAMETER["false_easting",1000000],PARAMETER["false_northing",0],UNIT["metre",1],AXIS["Easting",EAST],AXIS["Northing",NORTH],AUTHORITY["EPSG","3005"]]');

Definition: OGC WKT

PROJCS["NAD83 / BC Albers",GEOGCS["NAD83",DATUM["North_American_Datum_1983",SPHEROID["GRS 1980",6378137,298.257222101],TOWGS84[0,0,0,0,0,0,0]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4269"]],PROJECTION["Albers_Conic_Equal_Area"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_center",45],PARAMETER["longitude_of_center",-126],PARAMETER["standard_parallel_1",50],PARAMETER["standard_parallel_2",58.5],PARAMETER["false_easting",1000000],PARAMETER["false_northing",0],UNIT["metre",1],AXIS["Easting",EAST],AXIS["Northing",NORTH],AUTHORITY["EPSG","3005"]]

Definition: OGC WKT 2 (2019)

PROJCRS["NAD83 / BC Albers",BASEGEOGCRS["NAD83",DATUM["North American Datum 1983",ELLIPSOID["GRS 1980",6378137,298.257222101,LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],ID["EPSG",4269]],CONVERSION["British Columbia Albers",METHOD["Albers Equal Area",ID["EPSG",9822]],PARAMETER["Latitude of false origin",45,ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],ID["EPSG",8821]],PARAMETER["Longitude of false origin",-126,ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],ID["EPSG",8822]],PARAMETER["Latitude of 1st standard parallel",50,ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],ID["EPSG",8823]],PARAMETER["Latitude of 2nd standard parallel",58.5,ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],ID["EPSG",8824]],PARAMETER["Easting at false origin",1000000,LENGTHUNIT["metre",1],ID["EPSG",8826]],PARAMETER["Northing at false origin",0,LENGTHUNIT["metre",1],ID["EPSG",8827]]],CS[Cartesian,2],AXIS["(E)",east,ORDER[1],LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],AXIS["(N)",north,ORDER[2],LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],USAGE[SCOPE["Province-wide spatial data management."],AREA["Canada - British Columbia."],BBOX[48.25,-139.04,60.01,-114.08]],ID["EPSG",3005]]