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How to convert Baltic area mapping coordinates?

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I'm stumped.  I was given a crude map of a rural area in Lithuania by a local that supposedly identifies where my ancestral family's farm is located.

At the top of the map is the following  x=6195000.00


I cannot interpret these coordinates or convert them in any way.



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this forum is for people who create videogame spaces, also called 'map', you might want to take your issue to your local civil engineering department. i doubt that someone here would be able to help you.

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If those coordinates are particular to some map, then show us the map.

Because those coordinates in world map point to middle of Siberia.

Also Lithuania <3 Good luck finding what you're looking for :)

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As irish pointed out, this isn't really the right place to ask this kind of question.

Just for fun I tried to solve this though, here goes:

Those coordinates are potentially UTM coordinates.

"y=579000.00" likely stands for the "Easting" coordinate, "x=6195000.00" for the "Northing" coordinate.

Lithuania either lies in UTM zone 34 or 35 (cf. http://www.dmap.co.uk/utmworld.htm), I'm using 34 since 35 would put those coordinates in Northern Belarus.

Using a calculator (https://www.uwgb.edu/dutchs/UsefulData/ConvertUTMNoOZ.HTM), I found out these Latitude and Longitude coordinates which work in e. g. Google Maps:

Latitude (Decimal Degrees): 55.89397
Longitude (Decimal Degrees): 22.26326

Entering them into Google Maps yields this result: https://www.google.com/maps/place/55°53'38.3"N+22°15'47.7"E/@55.7079159,22.3640882,8.75z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d55.89397!4d22.26326

Which is in Lithuania.

Now this may still be off but the closest thing I could come up with in a few minutes. If this is based on another Datum (coordinate system), e. g. a Soviet one, this might need some adjusting.

The village close to the location those coordinates point at is called "Lauko Soda", located in a parish called "Ryškėnų seniūnija" and a county called "Telšių apskritis". Maybe those names mean something to you?


There's also the possibility that the coordinates on your map only stand for the "corner" of that map, to be taken as a reference. That would explain why they're so "rounded up".

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