# What is the difference between UTM and WGS 84?

## What is the difference between UTM and WGS 84?

The difference is that WGS 84 is a geographic coordinate system, and UTM is a projected coordinate system. Geographic coordinate systems are based on a spheroid and utilize angular units (degrees).

What is UTM zone of India?

WGS 84 / UTM zone 45N.

How does a UTM work?

UTM (Urchin Tracking Module) codes are snippets of text added to the end of a URL to help you track where website traffic comes from if users click a link to this URL.

### How does the UTM system work?

The UTM (Universal Transverse Mercator) coordinate system divides the world into sixty north-south zones, each 6 degrees of longitude wide. UTM zones are numbered consecutively beginning with Zone 1, which includes the westernmost point of Alaska, and progress eastward to Zone 19, which includes Maine.

How many grid zones are in India?

five
In 2013, India’s five mainland regional grids were connected created a nationwide synchronous power grid. The five power grids include Northern Region, Eastern Region, Western Region, Northeastern Region, and Southern Region grids (Figure 1).

UTM coordinate of a point is stated by writing the zone, easting and then northing values. When finding a position on a map, it is helpful to “read right up”, that is to read west to east to find the easting and then south to north to find the northing of the location.

#### Is UTM a meter?

To make UTM measurements, subdivide the 1,000-meter grid squares into tenths or hundredths. This narrows down the coordinate to a 100 meter or 10 meter square. Measurements can be made using a gridded mylar overlay, a paper scale, or a coordinate reader.

What is a difference between UTM and TM?

As opposed to TM, in UTM the cylinder is secant to the surface; it intersects the globe creating two standard meridians 180km away of the central meridian. Why couldn’t we use just a Transverse Mercator for all offshore projects?

Which is the largest railway zone in India?

Northern Railways
Northern Railways is one of nine old zones of Indian Railways and also the biggest in terms of network having 6807 kilometre route. It covers the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh and the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi and Chandigarh.