ED50 to WGS 84 (14)


Geodetic CRS: ED50

Datum: European Datum 1950

Ellipsoid: International 1924

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Data source: EPSG

Information source: Norwegian Mapping Authority publication 1990:1 "The transformation between ED50 and WGS84 for exploration purposes in the North Sea".

Revision date: 2020-03-14

Steps of transformation: 15753 1146

Scope: Oil and gas exploration and production.

Remarks: 1990 agreement between Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Netherlands and Norway. Replaces 1981 6-nations agreement between ED50 and WGS72 or WGS72BE. Only actively used offshore Norway but see ED50 to WGS 84 (24) (code 1613) for simpler transformation.

Area of use: Denmark - North Sea; Germany - North Sea; Netherlands - offshore; Norway - North Sea south of 62°N; United Kingdom (UKCS) - North Sea south of 62°N.

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