[APG Public List] mapping and research

John Yates john at jytangledweb.org
Mon Nov 1 21:01:52 MDT 2010


On 11/1/2010 9:46 PM, DonnDevine at aol.com wrote:
> I do have a problem with "digital location" as an alternative to "GPS
> location". "Digital location," like the more descriptive "geodetic
> location," is a generic term applicable to different numerical reference
> systems for precisely designating points on the ground. Besides GPS

I don't have a problem with using "Geodetic System Coordinates" or just
"Geodetic Coordinates" as the generic family classification. Probably
a better scientific term.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geodetic_system

Mmmm. Equations! ;-)

John

> Donn
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