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## Conversion of UTM Coordinates to Spherical Coordinates

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Little GUI allows you convert UTM coordinates to spherical coordinates.

Updated 05 Sep 2006

0. Syntax:[long,lonm,lons,latg,latm,lats,Direction] = UTMIP(instruccion)

1. With this little routine, you can get the transformation or the conversion of UTM coordinates to spherical coordinates, you can choose different ellipsoids to execute the conversion.

2. Inputs:
x, y, utm zone, and hemisphere.

3. Outputs:
Latitude, Longitude and the reference of the Longitude.

4. Notes:
It's only necessary to run the function.
I designed the window in order to display in a screen of 1024 x 768.
This is the "inverse problem" of Spherical coordinates to UTM coordinates. You can also see the routine:
Conversion of Spherical Coordinates to UTM Coordinates, on Matlab Central -File Exchange, ID File: 8043.

5. Referents:
Page of Gabriel Ortiz.

Author: Gabriel Ruiz Martinez, Civil Engineer .
If you'll detect any mistake or bug, may you communicate me?
%September 2006
%v1.2.
%Modifications:
I added the lines 305 and 308.

### Cite As

Gar (2020). Conversion of UTM Coordinates to Spherical Coordinates (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/8188-conversion-of-utm-coordinates-to-spherical-coordinates), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

### Comments and Ratings (5)

Christian

Beware, this code does not use the correct UTM zones A,B,Y and Z around the poles!

Riccardo

you should add, that deg2dms is needed...

John Scotts

Sang-Ho Yun

I just found a discrepancy between UTM and UTMIP. I tried the following pair.

Lat: 56d 16' 35.46" N
Lon: 3d 23' 46.82" E

UTM Zone: 31
UTM coord: 6237064.70 N, 524543.14 E

It looks like the UTM seems working correctly, but UTMIP produced opposite sign for longitute coordinate. For this test, I used "International 1909" datum. Please let me know if I am missing something here. Thank you!

Daniel LÓPEZ SÁNCHEZ