observed latitude

observed latitude

[əb′zərvd ′lad·ə‚tüd]
(navigation)
Latitude determined from observations which result in lines of position extending in a generally east-west direction.

observed latitude

The latitude determined from observations, which results in lines of position extending in a generally east-west direction.
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The plots of Mr Thesiger's traverse have been adjusted to his observed latitudes and to the most recent positions for Muwaiqih, Ibri, Haij, Jibail Fahud, Jabal Salakh, J Kaur and J al Akhadar.