How can I search for GPS coordinates? If I type 48.00890 106.44699 in the search field I see a place in Mongolia but the place is in USA, Montana near Glasgow. (N 48.00890 W 106.44699). If I find the place myself on the map and look to "show mouse latitude/longitude" field, I see the correct data I used for searching.

How do I have to type the coordinates correct so that OSM can find the correct place?

asked 16 Nov '13, 15:29

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by the way: that is not related to "GPS".

(16 Nov '13, 15:40) aseerel4c26 ♦

type in 48.00890,-106.4469 . You are west of the reference meridian - so it needs to be negative.

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answered 16 Nov '13, 15:39

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Note.. For South of the Equator the Latitude is Negative.

(16 Nov '13, 16:02) andy mackey
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