Clarke ellipsoid of 1866

Clarke ellipsoid of 1866

[′klärk ə′lip‚sȯid əv ā′tēn′sik·stē′siks]
(geodesy)
The reference ellipsoid adopted by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey of 1880 for charting North America.
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