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The Worldwide Reference System (WRS) is a global notation used in cataloging Landsat data. Landsat 8 and Landsat 7 follow the WRS-2, as did Landsat 5 and Landsat 4. Landsat 1, Landsat 2, and Landsat 3 followed WRS-1.
Shape files for WRS-1 and -2 (path/row boundaries) are available to download.
Maps of WRS-2 center points and scene outlines:
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The WRS-2 Path/Row to Latitude/Longitude Converter tool allows you to enter any Landsat path and row to get the nearest scene center latitude and longitude coordinates.