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Geographic 3D CRS used in Europe - ETRS89

ETRS89 is a geographic 3D CRS last revised on December 9, 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 Geodetic survey. It was defined by information from Norwegian Geodetic Institute geodetic publication 1990:1. Also at EuroGeographics, http://crs.bkg.bund.de/crs-eu/. 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 3D CRS Details
Name:ETRS89
Code:4937
CRS Type:geographic 3D
Area Of Use: Europe - ETRS89Open
Datum: European Terrestrial Reference System 1989Open
Coordinate System:Ellipsoidal 3D CS. Axes: latitude, longitude, ellipsoidal height. Orientations: north, east, up. UoM: degree, degree, metre.
Base Geographic CRS:ETRS89 Open in New Tab
Projection:geocentric to geographic3DOpen in New Tab