geodetic datum


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geodetic datum

[¦jē·ə¦ded·ik ′dad·əm]
(geodesy)
A datum consisting of five quantities: the latitude and longitude of an initial point, the azimuth of a line from this point, and two constants necessary to define the terrestrial spheroid.
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