[Taxacom] Impossible geocodes

Fred Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Fri Jan 23 14:44:41 CST 2015


On 1/23/2015 3:28 PM, Shorthouse, David wrote:

> Your inquiry prompted us @ Canadensys to re-examine what we do with
> coordinate conversion and realized that we had not accommodated the
> error you highlighted. So, we did the fixes and improved the tool:
> http://data.canadensys.net/tools/coordinates.

* it's also important to flag data *sets* that contain any of these >60 
seconds co-ordinates, because the ones with both misinterpreted decimals 
below .6 are just as much in error as the indentifiable ones are.

fred (supposed to be struggling with hodgepodge "every possible 
combination" co-ordinates from a particular online reporting site).
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> On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 6:03 PM, Geoff Read <gread at actrix.gen.nz> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Is there a site that will nicely batch test lat/longs and report
>> formatting errors?
>>
>> 67º16'86''N; 16º37'77''W
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Geoff
>> --
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>> Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
>> gread at actrix.gen.nz
>>
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