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Geographic coordinate system

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  • Geographic coordinate system — Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 3.12MB) …   Wikipedia

  • Geographic information system — GIS redirects here. For other uses, see GIS (disambiguation). A geographic information system, geographical information science, or geospatial information studies is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present… …   Wikipedia

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  • Spherical coordinate system — In mathematics, the spherical coordinate system is a coordinate system for representing geometric figures in three dimensions using three coordinates: the radial distance of a point from a fixed origin, the zenith angle from the positive z axis… …   Wikipedia

  • Equatorial coordinate system — The equatorial coordinate system is probably the most widely used celestial coordinate system, whose equatorial coordinates are: * declination (delta) * right ascension (alpha) also RA , or hour angle (H) also HA It is the most closely related to …   Wikipedia

  • Swiss coordinate system — The Swiss coordinate system (or Swiss grid) is a geographic coordinate system used in Switzerland for maps and surveying by the Swiss Federal Office of Topography (Swisstopo).The map projection used is Oblique Mercator on an 1841 Bessel ellipsoid …   Wikipedia

  • Galactic coordinate system — Artist s depiction of the Milky Way galaxy, showing the galactic longitude relative to the sun. The galactic coordinate system (GCS) is a celestial coordinate system which is centered on the Sun and is aligned with the apparent center of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Horizontal coordinate system — The horizontal coordinate system is a celestial coordinate system that uses the observer s local horizon as the fundamental plane. This conveniently divides the sky into the upper hemisphere that you can see, and the lower hemisphere that you… …   Wikipedia

  • grid coordinate system — A plane rectangular coordinate system usually based on, and mathematically adjusted to, a map projection in order that geographic positions (latitudes and longitudes) may be readily transformed into plane coordinates and the computations relating …   Military dictionary

  • grid coordinate system — A plane rectangular coordinate system usually based on, and mathematically adjusted to, a map projection where geographic positions (latitudes and longitudes) can be readily transformed into plane coordinates, and the computations relating to… …   Aviation dictionary


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