EPSG:6623

NAD83 / Quebec Albers

Available transformations
to EPSG:4326

Selected transformation

Remarks: The gridded difference file AB_CSRS.DAC in STEP 1 will need to be renamed to AB_CSRS.gsb to run in some software suites. Formats identical, but AB file is provincial fit only.

Information source: Geodetic Control Section; Land and Forest Svc; Alberta Environment; http://www.gov.ab.ca/env/land/dos/ or email to geoff.banham@gov.ab.ca

Revision date: 2000-10-19

Attributes

Unit: metre

Geodetic CRS: NAD83

Datum: North American Datum 1983

Ellipsoid: GRS 1980

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Data source: EPSG

Information source: Direction générale de l’information géographique; Ministère des Ressources Naturelles; Quebec.

Revision date: 2013-12-06

Scope: Topographic mapping (medium and small scale).

Remarks: For applications with an accuracy of better than 2 metres, replaced by NAD83(CSRS) / Quebec Albers (CRS code 6624).

Area of use: Canada - Quebec.

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

Center coordinates
-2788356.36 2100657.26

Projected bounds:
-3442399.43 1398672.64
-2189604.3 2768806.94

WGS84 bounds:
-120.0 48.99
-109.98 60.0

Canada - Alberta.
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Definition: OGC Well Known Text

PROJCS["NAD83 / Quebec Albers",
    GEOGCS["NAD83",
        DATUM["North_American_Datum_1983",
            SPHEROID["GRS 1980",6378137,298.257222101,
                AUTHORITY["EPSG","7019"]],
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","6269"]],
        PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
        UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","4269"]],
    PROJECTION["Albers_Conic_Equal_Area"],
    PARAMETER["latitude_of_center",44],
    PARAMETER["longitude_of_center",-68.5],
    PARAMETER["standard_parallel_1",60],
    PARAMETER["standard_parallel_2",46],
    PARAMETER["false_easting",0],
    PARAMETER["false_northing",0],
    UNIT["metre",1,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]],
    AXIS["Easting",EAST],
    AXIS["Northing",NORTH],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","6623"]]

Definition: OGC Well Known Text 2 (2019)

PROJCRS["NAD83 / Quebec 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["Quebec Albers Projection",
        METHOD["Albers Equal Area",
            ID["EPSG",9822]],
        PARAMETER["Latitude of false origin",44,
            ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],
            ID["EPSG",8821]],
        PARAMETER["Longitude of false origin",-68.5,
            ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],
            ID["EPSG",8822]],
        PARAMETER["Latitude of 1st standard parallel",60,
            ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],
            ID["EPSG",8823]],
        PARAMETER["Latitude of 2nd standard parallel",46,
            ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],
            ID["EPSG",8824]],
        PARAMETER["Easting at false origin",0,
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1],
            ID["EPSG",8826]],
        PARAMETER["Northing at false origin",0,
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1],
            ID["EPSG",8827]]],
    CS[Cartesian,2],
        AXIS["easting (X)",east,
            ORDER[1],
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],
        AXIS["northing (Y)",north,
            ORDER[2],
            LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],
    USAGE[
        SCOPE["Topographic mapping (medium and small scale)."],
        AREA["Canada - Quebec."],
        BBOX[44.99,-79.85,62.62,-57.1]],
    ID["EPSG",6623]]

Definition: ESRI Well Known Text

PROJCS["NAD_1983_Quebec_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",0.0],
    PARAMETER["False_Northing",0.0],
    PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",-68.5],
    PARAMETER["Standard_Parallel_1",60.0],
    PARAMETER["Standard_Parallel_2",46.0],
    PARAMETER["Latitude_Of_Origin",44.0],
    UNIT["Meter",1.0]]

Definition: PROJ.4

+proj=aea +lat_0=44 +lon_0=-68.5 +lat_1=60 +lat_2=46 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +datum=NAD83 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs

Definition: JavaScript (Proj4js)

proj4.defs("EPSG:6623","+proj=aea +lat_0=44 +lon_0=-68.5 +lat_1=60 +lat_2=46 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +datum=NAD83 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs");

Definition: JSON

{
    "$schema": "https://proj.org/schemas/v0.5/projjson.schema.json",
    "type": "ProjectedCRS",
    "name": "NAD83 / Quebec 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": "Quebec Albers Projection",
        "method": {
            "name": "Albers Equal Area",
            "id": {
                "authority": "EPSG",
                "code": 9822
            }
        },
        "parameters": [
            {
                "name": "Latitude of false origin",
                "value": 44,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8821
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Longitude of false origin",
                "value": -68.5,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8822
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Latitude of 1st standard parallel",
                "value": 60,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8823
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Latitude of 2nd standard parallel",
                "value": 46,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8824
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Easting at false origin",
                "value": 0,
                "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": "X",
                "direction": "east",
                "unit": "metre"
            },
            {
                "name": "Northing",
                "abbreviation": "Y",
                "direction": "north",
                "unit": "metre"
            }
        ]
    },
    "scope": "Topographic mapping (medium and small scale).",
    "area": "Canada - Quebec.",
    "bbox": {
        "south_latitude": 44.99,
        "west_longitude": -79.85,
        "north_latitude": 62.62,
        "east_longitude": -57.1
    },
    "id": {
        "authority": "EPSG",
        "code": 6623
    }
}

Definition: GeoServer

6623=PROJCS["NAD83 / Quebec Albers",GEOGCS["NAD83",DATUM["North_American_Datum_1983",SPHEROID["GRS 1980",6378137,298.257222101,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7019"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6269"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4269"]],PROJECTION["Albers_Conic_Equal_Area"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_center",44],PARAMETER["longitude_of_center",-68.5],PARAMETER["standard_parallel_1",60],PARAMETER["standard_parallel_2",46],PARAMETER["false_easting",0],PARAMETER["false_northing",0],UNIT["metre",1,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]],AXIS["Easting",EAST],AXIS["Northing",NORTH],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6623"]]

Definition: MapServer - MAPfile

PROJECTION
	"proj=aea"
	"lat_0=44"
	"lon_0=-68.5"
	"lat_1=60"
	"lat_2=46"
	"x_0=0"
	"y_0=0"
	"datum=NAD83"
	"units=m"
	"no_defs"
	"type=crs"
END

Definition: Mapnik

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Map srs="+proj=aea +lat_0=44 +lon_0=-68.5 +lat_1=60 +lat_2=46 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +datum=NAD83 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs">
	<Layer srs="+proj=aea +lat_0=44 +lon_0=-68.5 +lat_1=60 +lat_2=46 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +datum=NAD83 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs">
	</Layer>
</Map>

Definition: SQL (PostGIS)

INSERT into spatial_ref_sys (srid, auth_name, auth_srid, proj4text, srtext) values ( 6623, 'EPSG', 6623, '+proj=aea +lat_0=44 +lon_0=-68.5 +lat_1=60 +lat_2=46 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +datum=NAD83 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs', 'PROJCS["NAD83 / Quebec Albers",GEOGCS["NAD83",DATUM["North_American_Datum_1983",SPHEROID["GRS 1980",6378137,298.257222101,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7019"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6269"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4269"]],PROJECTION["Albers_Conic_Equal_Area"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_center",44],PARAMETER["longitude_of_center",-68.5],PARAMETER["standard_parallel_1",60],PARAMETER["standard_parallel_2",46],PARAMETER["false_easting",0],PARAMETER["false_northing",0],UNIT["metre",1,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]],AXIS["Easting",EAST],AXIS["Northing",NORTH],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6623"]]');