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Datum: North American Datum 1983
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Geodetic Datum used in North America - NAD83

North American Datum 1983 is a geodetic datum first defined in 1986 and is suitable for use in North America - onshore and offshore: Canada - Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Yukon. Puerto Rico. United States (USA) - Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming. US Virgin Islands. British Virgin Islands.. North American Datum 1983 references the GRS 1980 ellipsoid and the Greenwich prime meridian. North American Datum 1983 origin is Origin at geocentre. North American Datum 1983 is a geodetic datum for Topographic mapping. Although the 1986 adjustment included connections to Greenland and Mexico, it has not been adopted there. In Canada and US, replaced NAD27.

North American Datum 1983Open
Datum Details
Datum Name:North American Datum 1983
Code:6269
Area Of Use: North America - NAD83Open
Scope:Topographic mapping.
Type:geodetic
Realization Epoch:1986
Origin:Origin at geocentre.
Ellipsoid:GRS 1980Open
Prime Meridian:GreenwichOpen
Applicable CRS-s: The following CRS are based on this datum:
[NAD83]