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Datum: European Terrestrial Reference System 1989
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Geodetic Datum used in Europe - ETRS89

European Terrestrial Reference System 1989 is a geodetic datum first defined in 1989-01-01 and is suitable for use in Europe - onshore and offshore: Albania; Andorra; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Faroe Islands; Finland; France; Germany; Gibraltar; Greece; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Macedonia; Malta; Moldova; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway including Svalbard and Jan Mayen; Poland; Portugal; Romania; San Marino; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Ukraine; United Kingdom (UK) including Channel Islands and Isle of Man; Vatican City State.. European Terrestrial Reference System 1989 references the GRS 1980 ellipsoid and the Greenwich prime meridian. European Terrestrial Reference System 1989 origin is Fixed to the stable part of the Eurasian continental plate and consistent with ITRS at the epoch 1989.0. European Terrestrial Reference System 1989 is a geodetic datum for Geodetic survey. The distinction in usage between ETRF89 and ETRS89 is confused: although in principle conceptually different in practice both are used for the realisation.

European Terrestrial Reference System 1989Open
Datum Details
Datum Name:European Terrestrial Reference System 1989
Code:6258
Area Of Use: Europe - ETRS89Open
Scope:Geodetic survey.
Type:geodetic
Realization Epoch:1989-01-01
Origin:Fixed to the stable part of the Eurasian continental plate and consistent with ITRS at the epoch 1989.0.
Ellipsoid:GRS 1980Open
Prime Meridian:GreenwichOpen
Applicable CRS-s: The following CRS are based on this datum:
[ETRS89] [ETRS89] [ETRS89]