ground position


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ground position

[′grau̇nd pə‚zish·ən]
(navigation)
A position on the spherical or spheroidal earth, particularly such a position vertically below an aircraft.

ground position

The position on the earth that is vertically below the aircraft.
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Although the Instrument of Accession of Aug 26, 1947 and Joint Resolution of the two Houses of Parliament of Jul 1994 place the whole of J& K with India, the actual ground position has emerged over the last 65 years commencing with Pakistan's invasion in 1947, the conflicts of 1965, 1971 and 1999 ( Kargil), as also the proxy war launched by Pakistan since 1989.
Pakistan has so far resisted the idea of demarcation of current ground positions on both sides.
Research interests: calibration of GNSS antennas, investigation into solar storm effects to ground position, satellite movement theory.
Research interests: calibration of GNSS antennas, investigation into solar storm effect to ground position, satellite movement theory.
Too many conservatives and members of the Republican establishment hate him, resenting his independence and maverick positioning, his adamant support for campaign finance reform, his opposition to President Bush on some high visibility issues such as his ban on torture of Iraq and terrorism detainees and his middle ground position on gun control.
Kelly's middle ground position on the moral status of the embryo also supports his moderate stand on the issue of stem cell research.
Average CCA component retentions, percent oxides, and mass balances, as affected by variables "age in service," "wet or dry site," and "above or below ground position.
The acquisition of properties around the Kiaka Gold Project has provided VTR with an extensive ground position along the highly prospective Markoye Fault Corridor in an important emerging gold province.
The Nangalasso project was acquired by Taruga as part of its major ground position in Cote d'Ivoire and Mali (refer ASX announcement 30/07/2013).
ADRIENNE SAYS: Tree pruning should only be attempted when the branches can be cut off from a ground position.
There is, of course, a middle ground position that allows for a meaningful constructivist sociology, though it is different from existing versions.
These days, the work is accomplished by helicopters navigating with satellite ground position sensors and flying exact contours over the earth with radar altimeters.