ISO 19162:2015 Geographic information - Well known text representation of coordinate reference systems

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Full name ISO 19162:2015, Geographic information - Well known text representation of coordinate reference systems
Version Edition 1
Amendments None
Corrigenda None
Published by ISO/TC 211
Languages English
Online overview https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#!iso:std:63094:en
Type of standard ISO International Standard
Application level
Application ISO 19162 defines the structure and content of a text string implementation of the abstract model for coordinate reference systems as described in ISO 19111:2007 Geographic information - Spatial referencing by coordinates. Well Known Text (WKT) is commonly used in database implementations to store and transport geographic data.
Implementation benefits WKT offers a compact machine- and human-readable representation of geometric objects. This standard extends earlier WKT to allow for the description of coordinate operations.

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