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GPS2Cart

version 1.0.1.0 (12.7 KB) by Tom Ashbee
Plots GPS coordinates on a Cartesian grid

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Updated 18 Oct 2015

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Given GPS coordinates, it is often useful to be able to plot the data on a Cartesian grid. The GPS2Cart.m function takes N latitude and longitude coordinates and returns N (x,y) coordinates in the first quadrant of a Cartesian grid (i.e. all x, y>=0).
WARNING: I have been using this for coordinates separated by a few km, and I believe the program does not work well for coordinates with larger separations (e.g. the scale of continents), due to the system being non-Euclidian.

Cite As

Tom Ashbee (2021). GPS2Cart (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/51323-gps2cart), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2014b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
Acknowledgements

Inspired by: zoharby/plot_google_map

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