EPSG:7046

Bessel Namibia (GLM)

Attributes

Unit: German legal metre

Data source: OGP

Information source: Chief Directorate: Surveys and Mapping, Mowbray, South Africa.

Revision date: 2007-09-21

Remarks: The semi-major axis has the same value as the Bessel 1841 ellipsoid (code 7004) but is in different units - German Legal Metres rather than International metres - hence a different size. a = 6377483.865 International metres. Used in Namibia.

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      <epsg:CommonMetaData>
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            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2007.091" />
         </epsg:changes>
         <epsg:isDeprecated>false</epsg:isDeprecated>
      </epsg:CommonMetaData>
   </gml:metaDataProperty>
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   <gml:name>Bessel Namibia (GLM)</gml:name>
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   <gml:secondDefiningParameter>
      <gml:SecondDefiningParameter>
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      </gml:SecondDefiningParameter>
   </gml:secondDefiningParameter>
</gml:Ellipsoid>