grid coordinate system


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grid coordinate system

A plane-rectangular coordinate system usually based on, and mathematically adjusted to, a map projection where geographic positions (latitudes and longitudes) can be readily transformed into plane coordinates, and the computations relating to them can be performed by the ordinary method of plane surveying. See also universal transverse Mercator's grid. See grid (iii).
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The GIS grid coordinate system will build a GPS map for workforce to speedily hunt a department asset and carry on functions with superior competency which is essential at crisis condition.
The Daleville Water and Sewer Board lately sanctioned a contract for the Alabama Rural Water Association to build the city s first GIS grid coordinate system figuring $17,552.