geodetic position

geodetic position

[¦jē·ə¦ded·ik pə′zish·ən]
(geodesy)
A point on the earth, the coordinates of which have been determined by triangulation from an initial station, whose location has been established as a result of astronomical observations, the coordinates depending upon the reference spheroid used.
A point on the earth, defined in terms of geodetic latitude and longitude.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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