EPSG:6055 DEPRECATED

Popular Visualisation Datum

Attributes

Ellipsoid: Popular Visualisation Sphere

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Data source: EPSG

Information source: Microsoft.

Revision date: 2008-03-13

Scope: Web mapping and visualisation.

Remarks: Not recognised by geodetic authorities.

Area of use: World.

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WGS84 bounds:
179.9 -85.0
-179.9 85.0

World.
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Definition: Well Known Text (WKT)

DATUM["Popular_Visualisation_Datum",
    SPHEROID["Popular Visualisation Sphere",6378137,0,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","7059"]],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","6055"]]

Definition: ESRI WKT

DATUM["D_WGS_1984_Major_Auxiliary_Sphere",SPHEROID["WGS_1984_Major_Auxiliary_Sphere",6378137.0,0.0]]

Definition: JSON

{
    "$schema": "https://proj.org/schemas/v0.4/projjson.schema.json",
    "type": "GeodeticReferenceFrame",
    "name": "Popular Visualisation Datum",
    "ellipsoid": {
        "name": "Popular Visualisation Sphere",
        "radius": 6378137
    },
    "scope": "Web mapping and visualisation.",
    "area": "World.",
    "bbox": {
        "south_latitude": -90,
        "west_longitude": -180,
        "north_latitude": 90,
        "east_longitude": 180
    },
    "id": {
        "authority": "EPSG",
        "code": 6055
    }
}

Definition: GeoServer

6055-datum=DATUM["Popular_Visualisation_Datum",SPHEROID["Popular Visualisation Sphere",6378137,0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7059"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6055"]]

Definition: OGC WKT

DATUM["Popular_Visualisation_Datum",SPHEROID["Popular Visualisation Sphere",6378137,0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7059"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6055"]]

Definition: OGC WKT 2 (2019)

DATUM["Popular Visualisation Datum",ELLIPSOID["Popular Visualisation Sphere",6378137,0,LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],ID["EPSG",6055]]