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From an EPSG Code

>>> from geoscript.proj import Projection

>>> prj = Projection('epsg:26912')
>>> prj
PROJCS["NAD83 / UTM zone 12N",
  GEOGCS["NAD83",
    DATUM["North American Datum 1983",
      SPHEROID["GRS 1980", 6378137.0, 298.257222101, AUTHORITY["EPSG","7019"]],
      TOWGS84[1.0, 1.0, -1.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0],
      AUTHORITY["EPSG","6269"]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich", 0.0, AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
    UNIT["degree", 0.017453292519943295],
    AXIS["Geodetic longitude", EAST],
    AXIS["Geodetic latitude", NORTH],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","4269"]],
  PROJECTION["Transverse Mercator", AUTHORITY["EPSG","9807"]],
  PARAMETER["central_meridian", -111.0],
  PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin", 0.0],
  PARAMETER["scale_factor", 0.9996],
  PARAMETER["false_easting", 500000.0],
  PARAMETER["false_northing", 0.0],
  UNIT["m", 1.0],
  AXIS["Easting", EAST],
  AXIS["Northing", NORTH],
  AUTHORITY["EPSG","26912"]]
>> var PROJ = require("geoscript/proj");

>> var projection = new PROJ.Projection("epsg:26912");
>> projection
<Projection EPSG:26912>
scala> import org.geoscript.projection.Projection
scala> val proj = Projection("epsg:26912")
proj: org.geoscript.projection.Projection = EPSG:26912
groovy:000> import geoscript.proj.Projection
===> [import geoscript.proj.Projection]

groovy:000> proj = new Projection("epsg:26912")
===> EPSG:26912

From Well Known Text

>>> from geoscript.proj import Projection

>>> wkt = 'GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]]'
>>> prj = Projection(wkt)
>>> prj
GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",
  DATUM["D_WGS_1984",
    SPHEROID["WGS_1984", 6378137.0, 298.257223563]],
  PRIMEM["Greenwich", 0.0],
  UNIT["degree", 0.017453292519943295],
  AXIS["Longitude", EAST],
  AXIS["Latitude", NORTH]]
>> var PROJ = require("geoscript/proj");

>> var wkt = 'GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]]';
>> var projection = new PROJ.Projection(wkt);
>> projection
<Projection EPSG:4326>
scala> import org.geoscript.projection.Projection
scala> val wkt = """GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]]"""
wkt: java.lang.String = GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]]
scala> val proj = Projection(wkt)
proj: org.geoscript.projection.Projection = GCS_WGS_1984
groovy:000> import geoscript.proj.Projection
===> [import geoscript.proj.Projection]

groovy:000> wkt = """GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]]"""
===> GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]]

groovy:000> proj = new Projection(wkt)
===> EPSG:4326