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Datum: European Datum 1950
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Geodetic Datum used in Europe - ED50 by country

European Datum 1950 is a geodetic datum first defined in 1950-01-01 and is suitable for use in Europe - west: Andorra; Cyprus; Denmark - onshore and offshore; Faroe Islands - onshore; France - offshore; Germany - offshore North Sea; Gibraltar; Greece - offshore; Israel - offshore; Italy including San Marino and Vatican City State; Ireland offshore; Malta; Netherlands - offshore; North Sea; Norway including Svalbard - onshore and offshore; Portugal - mainland - offshore; Spain - onshore; Turkey - onshore and offshore; United Kingdom UKCS offshore east of 6°W including Channel Islands (Guernsey and Jersey). Egypt - Western Desert; Iraq - onshore; Jordan.. European Datum 1950 references the International 1924 ellipsoid and the Greenwich prime meridian. European Datum 1950 origin is Fundamental point: Potsdam (Helmert Tower). Latitude: 52°22'51.4456"N, longitude: 13°03'58.9283"E (of Greenwich). European Datum 1950 is a geodetic datum for Topographic mapping, geodetic survey. It was defined by information from EuroGeographics; http://crs.bkg.bund.de/crs-eu/

European Datum 1950Open
Datum Details
Datum Name:European Datum 1950
Code:6230
Area Of Use: Europe - ED50 by countryOpen
Scope:Topographic mapping, geodetic survey.
Type:geodetic
Realization Epoch:1950-01-01
Origin:Fundamental point: Potsdam (Helmert Tower). Latitude: 52°22'51.4456"N, longitude: 13°03'58.9283"E (of Greenwich).
Ellipsoid:International 1924Open
Prime Meridian:GreenwichOpen
Applicable CRS-s: The following CRS are based on this datum:
[ED50]