Difference between WGS84 and EPSG:4326?

  • What is the difference between WGS84 and EPSG 4326?

    It seems like for a given dataset it might be both WGS84 and EPSG:4326.

  • underdark

    underdark Correct answer

    10 years ago

    4326 is just the EPSG identifier of WGS84.

    WGS84 comprises a standard coordinate frame for the Earth, a datum/reference ellipsoid for raw altitude data, and a gravitational equipotential surface (the geoid) that defines the nominal sea level. [WP]

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