EPSG:59

Geodetic longitude

Attributes

Unit: grad

Data source: OGP

Information source: OGP

Revision date: 2000-03-07

Orientation: east

Abbreviation: Lon

Axis order: 2..

Remarks: Used in geographic 2D and geographic 3D coordinate reference systems.

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

Description: Angle from the prime meridian plane to the meridian plane passing through the given point, eastwards usually treated as positive.

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Definition: OGP XML

<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::9105&quot;</span> <span class="na">gml:id=</span><span class="s">&quot;iogp-axis-59&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::9902&quot;</span> <span class="nt">/&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:identifier</span> <span class="na">codeSpace=</span><span class="s">&quot;IOGP&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span>urn:ogc:def:axis:EPSG::59<span class="nt">&lt;/gml:identifier&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:axisAbbrev&gt;</span>Lon<span class="nt">&lt;/gml:axisAbbrev&gt;</span> <span class="nt">&lt;gml:axisDirection</span> <span class="na">codeSpace=</span><span class="s">&quot;IOGP&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span>east<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::9105" gml:id="iogp-axis-59">
      <gml:descriptionReference xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:axis-name:EPSG::9902" />
      <gml:identifier codeSpace="IOGP">urn:ogc:def:axis:EPSG::59</gml:identifier>
      <gml:axisAbbrev>Lon</gml:axisAbbrev>
      <gml:axisDirection codeSpace="IOGP">east</gml:axisDirection>
    </gml:CoordinateSystemAxis>