As of Version 7.0, has been superseded by FromDMS.

converts a coordinate in degree-minute-second format to degrees.

converts from degrees-minutes format to degrees.


  • To use , you first need to load the Geodesy Package using .
  • The coordinates are adjusted to stay between -180 and 180 degrees.
  • Note that the sign of degrees is enforced on minutes and seconds; so means 34 degrees, 3 minutes, and 2 seconds W (or S), as does .