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Categories > topics > map coordinate systems
PREFERRED TERM
map coordinate systems  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • coordinate systems
  • geographic coordinate systems
  • grid coordinate systems
  • horizontal datums
  • map projections
  • vertical datums
SCOPE NOTE
  • Systems using sets of numbers combined with geometric nets or grids to specific positions on a map or globe.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/map%20coordinate%20systems
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