EPSG:4267

NAD27

Available transformations
to EPSG:4326

Selected transformation

Method: NTv2

Grid Files: NA27SCRS.GSB

Remarks: Parameter file is from NAD27 to NAD83(CSRS)v2 (1) (code 9239) assuming that NAD83(CSRS)v2 is equivalent to WGS 84 within the accuracy of the transformation. Also distributed as QUE27-98.gsb.

Information source: OGP

Revision date: 2021-09-10

Attributes

Unit: degree (supplier to define representation)

Geodetic CRS: NAD27

Datum: North American Datum 1927

Ellipsoid: Clarke 1866

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Data source: EPSG

Revision date: 2019-09-17

Scope: Geodesy.

Remarks: Note: this CRS includes longitudes which are POSITIVE EAST. Replaced by NAD27(76) (code 4608) in Ontario, CGQ77 (code 4609) in Quebec, Mexican Datum of 1993 (code 4483) in Mexico, NAD83 (code 4269) in Canada (excl. Ontario & Quebec) & USA.

Area of use: North and central America: Antigua and Barbuda - onshore. Bahamas - onshore plus offshore over internal continental shelf only. Belize - onshore. British Virgin Islands - onshore. Canada onshore - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon - plus offshore east coast. Cuba - onshore and offshore. El Salvador - onshore. Guatemala - onshore. Honduras - onshore. Panama - onshore. Puerto Rico - onshore. Mexico - onshore plus offshore east coast. Nicaragua - onshore. United States (USA) onshore and offshore - Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming - plus offshore . US Virgin Islands - onshore.

Coordinate system: Ellipsoidal 2D CS. Axes: latitude, longitude. Orientations: north, east. UoM: degree

Center coordinates
-68.48 53.8

WGS84 bounds:
-79.85 44.99
-57.1 62.62

Canada - Quebec.
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Definition: OGC Well Known Text

GEOGCS["NAD27",
    DATUM["North_American_Datum_1927",
        SPHEROID["Clarke 1866",6378206.4,294.978698213898],
        EXTENSION["PROJ4_GRIDS","NA27SCRS.GSB"]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
    UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","4267"]]

Definition: OGC Well Known Text 2 (2019)

BOUNDCRS[
    SOURCECRS[
        GEOGCRS["NAD27",
            DATUM["North American Datum 1927",
                ELLIPSOID["Clarke 1866",6378206.4,294.978698213898,
                    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["North and central America: Antigua and Barbuda - onshore. Bahamas - onshore plus offshore over internal continental shelf only. Belize - onshore. British Virgin Islands - onshore. Canada onshore - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon - plus offshore east coast. Cuba - onshore and offshore. El Salvador - onshore. Guatemala - onshore. Honduras - onshore. Panama - onshore. Puerto Rico - onshore. Mexico - onshore plus offshore east coast. Nicaragua - onshore. United States (USA) onshore and offshore - Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming - plus offshore . US Virgin Islands - onshore."],
                BBOX[7.15,167.65,83.17,-47.74]],
            ID["EPSG",4267]]],
    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["NAD27 to WGS 84 (34)",
        METHOD["NTv2",
            ID["EPSG",9615]],
        PARAMETERFILE["Latitude and longitude difference file","NA27SCRS.GSB"],
        USAGE[
            SCOPE["(null/copy) Approximation for medium and low accuracy applications assuming equality between plate-fixed static and earth-fixed dynamic CRSs, ignoring static/dynamic CRS differences."],
            AREA["Canada - Quebec."],
            BBOX[44.99,-79.85,62.62,-57.1]],
        ID["EPSG",1692],
        REMARK["Parameter file is from NAD27 to NAD83(CSRS)v2 (1) (code 9239) assuming that NAD83(CSRS)v2 is equivalent to WGS 84 within the accuracy of the transformation. Also distributed as QUE27-98.gsb."]]]

Definition: ESRI Well Known Text

GEOGCS["GCS_North_American_1927",
    DATUM["D_North_American_1927",
        SPHEROID["Clarke_1866",6378206.4,294.978698213898],
        EXTENSION["PROJ4_GRIDS","NA27SCRS.GSB"]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],
    UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]]

Definition: PROJ.4

+proj=longlat +ellps=clrk66 +nadgrids=NA27SCRS.GSB +no_defs +type=crs

Definition: JavaScript (Proj4js)

proj4.defs("EPSG:4267","+proj=longlat +ellps=clrk66 +nadgrids=NA27SCRS.GSB +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": "NAD27",
        "datum": {
            "type": "GeodeticReferenceFrame",
            "name": "North American Datum 1927",
            "ellipsoid": {
                "name": "Clarke 1866",
                "semi_major_axis": 6378206.4,
                "semi_minor_axis": 6356583.8
            }
        },
        "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": 4267
        }
    },
    "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": "NAD27 to WGS 84 (34)",
        "method": {
            "name": "NTv2",
            "id": {
                "authority": "EPSG",
                "code": 9615
            }
        },
        "parameters": [
            {
                "name": "Latitude and longitude difference file",
                "value": "NA27SCRS.GSB",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8656
                }
            }
        ],
        "id": {
            "authority": "EPSG",
            "code": 1692
        }
    }
}

Definition: GeoServer

4267=GEOGCS["NAD27",DATUM["North_American_Datum_1927",SPHEROID["Clarke 1866",6378206.4,294.978698213898],EXTENSION["PROJ4_GRIDS","NA27SCRS.GSB"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4267"]]

Definition: MapServer - MAPfile

PROJECTION
	"proj=longlat"
	"ellps=clrk66"
	"nadgrids=NA27SCRS.GSB"
	"no_defs"
	"type=crs"
END

Definition: Mapnik

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Map srs="+proj=longlat +ellps=clrk66 +nadgrids=NA27SCRS.GSB +no_defs +type=crs">
	<Layer srs="+proj=longlat +ellps=clrk66 +nadgrids=NA27SCRS.GSB +no_defs +type=crs">
	</Layer>
</Map>

Definition: SQL (PostGIS)

INSERT into spatial_ref_sys (srid, auth_name, auth_srid, proj4text, srtext) values ( 4267, 'EPSG', 4267, '+proj=longlat +ellps=clrk66 +nadgrids=NA27SCRS.GSB +no_defs +type=crs', 'GEOGCS["NAD27",DATUM["North_American_Datum_1927",SPHEROID["Clarke 1866",6378206.4,294.978698213898],EXTENSION["PROJ4_GRIDS","NA27SCRS.GSB"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4267"]]');