Gall Stereographic

Name Gall Stereograpic
Alias Gall
EPSG Code -
GeoTIFF Code -
OGC WKT Name Gall_Stereographic
Supported By OGC WKT (unofficial), PROJ.4, Mapinfo

Projection Parameters

Name EPSG # GeoTIFF ID OGC WKT Units Notes
Central Meridian central_meridian Angular
False Easting false_easting Linear
False Northing false_northing Linear


This is classified as a cylindrical, but neither equal area nor conformal. Note that a form of Cylindrical Equal Area is known as Gall Orthographic.

PROJ.4 Organization

  +proj=gall +lon_0=Central Meridian
             +x_0=False Easting
             +y_0=False Northing