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geographical coordinates

[¦jē·ə¦graf·ə·kəl kō′ȯrd·ən·əts]
(geography)
Spherical coordinates, designating both astronomical and geodetic coordinates, defining a point on the surface of the earth, usually latitude and longitude. Also known as terrestrial coordinates.
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Twenty one records presented some ambiguous information that was corroborated, 55 were lacking information that was supplemented (10 cases corresponding to geographical coordinates inferred from locality, 40 geographical coordinates inferred from literature, 5 localities inferred from geographical coordinates), and 18 presented some wrong information that was corrected (Appendix 1 [Supplementary Material]).
They were also introduced to the UAE map featuring Sharjah's geographical coordinates as well as to models of archeological artifacts.
On April 10, Turkey sent a note verbale to the UN Secretary-General concerning the submission of the geographical coordinates of what Turkey considers to be its own continental shelf and that of the breakaway Turkish Cypriot regime, recognised only by Ankara.
Some say it originated from a land that now sits in the geographical coordinates of Iran, others say Noah took a keg or two with him into the Ark, and - if you ask one of those jolly ol' fellows at some cozy Dublin pub - they would say it was the brainchild of a blessed man called Charlie Mopps (his name meant to rhyme with barley and hops, the main ingredients of beer).
In addition, she has the geographical coordinates of where her six children - Maddox, 12, Pax, nine, Shiloh, seven, Zahara, eight, and five-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne - with her fiance Brad Pitt were born.
The spatial information given by geographical coordinates is called explicit georeferencing and, in general, is not available in most operational databases nowadays, particularly those associated with records taken before the appearance of Global Positioning Systems (GPS), which, undoubtedly, have created a turning point in the availability of spatial information.
Scanning the labels with your phone brings up a four-screen navigational system that includes the original image, its geographical coordinates and a GIF of the location on Google Maps.
This statement is somewhat incongruous with his frequent caveats that regional and temporal variations inhibit efforts at nationwide generalization; more persuasive is his insistence that locality--meaning climate, topography, geographical coordinates, and demography but also administrative customs--is crucial to understanding diverse warichi arrangements.
Just before the player who has hidden the container - known as a 'cache'- moves on, they carefully record the exact geographical coordinates of where they've hidden it using a GPS receiver, or more commonly now, a smartphone app.
spokesperson said Friday Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has received charts and geographical coordinates on the disputed Senkaku Islands from China but noted that he has not taken any side on the issue, which is at the heart of a growing dispute between Japan and China.
Additionally, the records will be supplied with precise geographical coordinates that will allow for pinpoint location accuracy and analysis via Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

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