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    Re: European projections
    From: Marcel Tschudin
    Date: 2006 Apr 1, 11:17 +0300
    Here some useful links:
     
    http://www.swisstopo.ch/en/basics/geo/system/
    This page leads you to descriptions of projections used in Europe, especially in Switzerland.
     
    The following link shows you the type of maps generally used in Switzerland (national maps).
    http://www.swisstopo.ch/en/products/analog/maps/tk25
    The signs and symbols used in those maps can be downloaded from this page (pdf-file)
     
    The following link is very practical for looking up a place in Switzerland
    http://www.sanday.ch/index.asp?lg=e
    If you type an address, a coordinate (of the Swiss national map) or a geographical name it will be shown in one of the available views: road map, national map, historical map (around 1900), view from space and a relief-type road map. If you don't like one view, just select the other... The national map option corresponds with the printed version.
     
    Good luck!
     
    Marcel

     
    On 4/1/06, Royer, Doug <Doug.Royer{at}remecrds.com> wrote:

    This question is for those on the list who reside/hike in Brittan and the nations in Europe.

    What I'd like to find out from anyone who uses terrestrial projections in these countries/areas is what type projections are used there. What are the main datums used on these projections and what coordinate system is used in the norm while using a projection while traversing cross country?

    I could most likely look this up on the internet but I would really like to hear from people who use this stuff what they use.

    George lives in England and he will tell me what is used there. Anyone else on the list who lives on the continent and hikes?

    Thanks


       
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