EPSG:4230

ED50

Available transformations
to EPSG:4326

Selected transformation

Method: Position Vector transformation (geog2D domain)

Remarks: Approximation to better than 0.5m of CT adopted in June 2003 (see ED50 to WGS 84 (35), code 1052). Recommended for Germany North Sea petroleum purposes. Acceptable to Landesbergamt for Lower Saxony and Bundesanstalt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie.

Information source: OGP

Revision date: 2020-03-14

Center coordinates
6.11 54.76

WGS84 bounds:
3.34 53.6
8.88 55.92

Germany - offshore North Sea.
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Definition: OGC Well Known Text

GEOGCS["ED50",
    DATUM["European_Datum_1950",
        SPHEROID["International 1924",6378388,297],
        TOWGS84[-157.89,-17.16,-78.41,2.118,2.697,-1.434,-5.38]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
    UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","4230"]]

Definition: OGC Well Known Text 2 (2019)

BOUNDCRS[
    SOURCECRS[
        GEOGCRS["ED50",
            DATUM["European Datum 1950",
                ELLIPSOID["International 1924",6378388,297,
                    LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]]],
            PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
                ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            CS[ellipsoidal,2],
                AXIS["geodetic latitude (Lat)",north,
                    ORDER[1],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
                AXIS["geodetic longitude (Lon)",east,
                    ORDER[2],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            USAGE[
                SCOPE["Geodesy."],
                AREA["Europe - west: Andorra; Cyprus; Denmark - onshore and offshore; Faroe Islands - onshore; France - offshore; Germany - offshore North Sea; Gibraltar; Greece - offshore; Israel - offshore; Italy including San Marino and Vatican City State; Ireland offshore; Malta; Netherlands - offshore; North Sea; Norway including Svalbard - onshore and offshore; Portugal - mainland - offshore; Spain - onshore; Turkey - onshore and offshore; United Kingdom UKCS offshore east of 6°W including Channel Islands (Guernsey and Jersey). Egypt - Western Desert; Iraq - onshore; Jordan."],
                BBOX[25.71,-16.1,84.73,48.61]],
            ID["EPSG",4230]]],
    TARGETCRS[
        GEOGCRS["WGS 84",
            ENSEMBLE["World Geodetic System 1984 ensemble",
                MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (Transit)"],
                MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G730)"],
                MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G873)"],
                MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G1150)"],
                MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G1674)"],
                MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G1762)"],
                MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G2139)"],
                ELLIPSOID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,
                    LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],
                ENSEMBLEACCURACY[2.0]],
            PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
                ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            CS[ellipsoidal,2],
                AXIS["geodetic latitude (Lat)",north,
                    ORDER[1],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
                AXIS["geodetic longitude (Lon)",east,
                    ORDER[2],
                    ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
            USAGE[
                SCOPE["Horizontal component of 3D system."],
                AREA["World."],
                BBOX[-90,-180,90,180]],
            ID["EPSG",4326]]],
    ABRIDGEDTRANSFORMATION["Transformation from unknown to WGS84",
        METHOD["Position Vector transformation (geog2D domain)",
            ID["EPSG",9606]],
        PARAMETER["X-axis translation",-157.89,
            ID["EPSG",8605]],
        PARAMETER["Y-axis translation",-17.16,
            ID["EPSG",8606]],
        PARAMETER["Z-axis translation",-78.41,
            ID["EPSG",8607]],
        PARAMETER["X-axis rotation",2.118,
            ID["EPSG",8608]],
        PARAMETER["Y-axis rotation",2.697,
            ID["EPSG",8609]],
        PARAMETER["Z-axis rotation",-1.434,
            ID["EPSG",8610]],
        PARAMETER["Scale difference",0.99999462,
            ID["EPSG",8611]]]]

Definition: ESRI Well Known Text

GEOGCS["GCS_European_1950",
    DATUM["D_European_1950",
        SPHEROID["International_1924",6378388.0,297.0]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],
    UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]]

Definition: PROJ.4

+proj=longlat +ellps=intl +towgs84=-157.89,-17.16,-78.41,2.118,2.697,-1.434,-5.38 +no_defs +type=crs

Definition: JavaScript (Proj4js)

proj4.defs("EPSG:4230","+proj=longlat +ellps=intl +towgs84=-157.89,-17.16,-78.41,2.118,2.697,-1.434,-5.38 +no_defs +type=crs");

Definition: JSON

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    "$schema": "https://proj.org/schemas/v0.5/projjson.schema.json",
    "type": "BoundCRS",
    "source_crs": {
        "type": "GeographicCRS",
        "name": "ED50",
        "datum": {
            "type": "GeodeticReferenceFrame",
            "name": "European Datum 1950",
            "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": 4230
        }
    },
    "target_crs": {
        "type": "GeographicCRS",
        "name": "WGS 84",
        "datum_ensemble": {
            "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 ensemble",
            "members": [
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (Transit)",
                    "id": {
                        "authority": "EPSG",
                        "code": 1166
                    }
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G730)",
                    "id": {
                        "authority": "EPSG",
                        "code": 1152
                    }
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G873)",
                    "id": {
                        "authority": "EPSG",
                        "code": 1153
                    }
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G1150)",
                    "id": {
                        "authority": "EPSG",
                        "code": 1154
                    }
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G1674)",
                    "id": {
                        "authority": "EPSG",
                        "code": 1155
                    }
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G1762)",
                    "id": {
                        "authority": "EPSG",
                        "code": 1156
                    }
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G2139)",
                    "id": {
                        "authority": "EPSG",
                        "code": 1309
                    }
                }
            ],
            "ellipsoid": {
                "name": "WGS 84",
                "semi_major_axis": 6378137,
                "inverse_flattening": 298.257223563
            },
            "accuracy": "2.0",
            "id": {
                "authority": "EPSG",
                "code": 6326
            }
        },
        "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": 4326
        }
    },
    "transformation": {
        "name": "Transformation from unknown to WGS84",
        "method": {
            "name": "Position Vector transformation (geog2D domain)",
            "id": {
                "authority": "EPSG",
                "code": 9606
            }
        },
        "parameters": [
            {
                "name": "X-axis translation",
                "value": -157.89,
                "unit": "metre",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8605
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Y-axis translation",
                "value": -17.16,
                "unit": "metre",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8606
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Z-axis translation",
                "value": -78.41,
                "unit": "metre",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8607
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "X-axis rotation",
                "value": 2.118,
                "unit": {
                    "type": "AngularUnit",
                    "name": "arc-second",
                    "conversion_factor": 4.84813681109536e-06
                },
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8608
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Y-axis rotation",
                "value": 2.697,
                "unit": {
                    "type": "AngularUnit",
                    "name": "arc-second",
                    "conversion_factor": 4.84813681109536e-06
                },
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8609
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Z-axis rotation",
                "value": -1.434,
                "unit": {
                    "type": "AngularUnit",
                    "name": "arc-second",
                    "conversion_factor": 4.84813681109536e-06
                },
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8610
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Scale difference",
                "value": -5.38,
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                    "type": "ScaleUnit",
                    "name": "parts per million",
                    "conversion_factor": 1e-06
                },
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8611
                }
            }
        ]
    }
}

Definition: GeoServer

4230=GEOGCS["ED50",DATUM["European_Datum_1950",SPHEROID["International 1924",6378388,297],TOWGS84[-157.89,-17.16,-78.41,2.118,2.697,-1.434,-5.38]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4230"]]

Definition: MapServer - MAPfile

PROJECTION
	"proj=longlat"
	"ellps=intl"
	"towgs84=-157.89,-17.16,-78.41,2.118,2.697,-1.434,-5.38"
	"no_defs"
	"type=crs"
END

Definition: Mapnik

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Map srs="+proj=longlat +ellps=intl +towgs84=-157.89,-17.16,-78.41,2.118,2.697,-1.434,-5.38 +no_defs +type=crs">
	<Layer srs="+proj=longlat +ellps=intl +towgs84=-157.89,-17.16,-78.41,2.118,2.697,-1.434,-5.38 +no_defs +type=crs">
	</Layer>
</Map>

Definition: SQL (PostGIS)

INSERT into spatial_ref_sys (srid, auth_name, auth_srid, proj4text, srtext) values ( 4230, 'EPSG', 4230, '+proj=longlat +ellps=intl +towgs84=-157.89,-17.16,-78.41,2.118,2.697,-1.434,-5.38 +no_defs +type=crs', 'GEOGCS["ED50",DATUM["European_Datum_1950",SPHEROID["International 1924",6378388,297],TOWGS84[-157.89,-17.16,-78.41,2.118,2.697,-1.434,-5.38]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4230"]]');