easting

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easting

[′ē·stiŋ]
(navigation)
The distance a craft makes good to the east.

easting

i. An eastward (left to right) reading of grid values on a map. When the map is read from south to north, it is called northing.
ii. Movement toward the east.
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The numbers around the maps depict the Northings and Eastings associated with the domain.
Summary statistics of kriged ancillary data and Pearson's r between soil E[C.sub.e] and kriged ancillary data TC, Total count; CV, coefficient of variation; * P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01 Eastings Northings Elevation Potassium Uranium (m) (m) (m) (%) (ppm) N 50 50 50 50 50 Min.
I'm not sure what the reason is, but I get UTM output from Home Ranger in 7 digit eastings and 8 digit northings.
The less well known 'PostZon' file, consisting of eastings and northings, is more a tool to calculate the 'nearest' (such as restaurant to a tube station etc) and to aid (for example) courier companies in calculating their most effective routing to save fuel and time.
Having memorized just a few 2-digit eastings (eastbound route coordinates) and northings (north-bound route coordinates), the logistics convoy commanders knew exactly where to adjust their tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) simply by monitoring the military grid reference system (MGRS) output on their global positioning system (GPS) devices.
Location fixes were mapped for each individual in Excel using a simple X,Y graph with the Y axis representing Northings and the X axis Eastings. An outline of the reserve was created from location fixes of each point where there was a change in the direction of the fence.
UTM coordinates are referred to as northings and eastings. Northings reference the number of meters north of a reference point, while eastings reference the number of meters east of the same reference point.
"These are no longer the stick figures of 73 Eastings."
Using a Global Positioning System (Trimble TNL 2000), the co-pilot recorded aircraft northings (latitude) and eastings (longitude) every five minutes on straight headings or any time the flight heading changed.
The State Plane Coordinate System transforms the spherical coordinates - the latitudes and longitudes - of the stations established in the National Geodetic Survey into rectangular coordinates - eastings and northings - on a plane surface.