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Geographic 2D CRS used in Europe - ETRS89

ETRS89 is a geographic 2D CRS last revised on December 8, 2019 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; Gibralt (...more, see 'area of use' for details). ETRS89 uses the European Terrestrial Reference System 1989 as its datum. ETRS89 is a CRS for Horizontal component of 3D system. It was defined by information from EPSG. See 3D CRS for original information source.. The distinction in usage between ETRF89 and ETRS89 is confused: although in principle conceptually different in practice both are used as synonyms.

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Geographic 2D CRS Details
Name:ETRS89
Code:4258
CRS Type:geographic 2D
Area Of Use: Europe - ETRS89Open
Datum: European Terrestrial Reference System 1989Open
Coordinate System:Ellipsoidal 2D CS. Axes: latitude, longitude. Orientations: north, east. UoM: degree
Base Geographic CRS:ETRS89 Open in New Tab
Projection:geographic3D to geographic2DOpen in New Tab