PLANE COORDINATES FOR ENGINEERING AND CADASTRAL SURVEYS

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF COORDINATE SYSTEMS AND THEIR USEFULNESS ARE PRESENTED. BRIEF MENTION IS MADE OF TWO TYPES OF COORDINATE SYSTEMS IN USE -- THE STATE PLANE COORDINATE SYSTEMS AND THE UNIVERSAL TRANSVERSE MERCATOR (UTM) SYSTEM. THE NEED FOR KEEPING DATUM DISTYANCES AND DISTANCES ON THE GROUND IN AGREEMENT -- WITHIN SMALL INHERENT DIFFERENCES -- IS STRESSED. THE PRINCIPLES OF APPLICATION ARE GIVEN FOR THE PROPOSED WORLDWIDE COORDINATE SYSTEM, WHICH COMPRISES A TRANSVERSE MERCATOR PROJECTION BY 2 DEG WIDTH ZONES. THE SYSTEM PRESENTED WOULD BE ESPECIALLY EFFECTIVE FOR ENGINEERING, CADASTRAL, AND ASSOCIATED PURPOSES, AS WELL AS FOR MAPPING LARGE AREAS AT SMALL SCALE. /AUTHOR/

  • Authors:
    • Pryor, W T
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

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  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 317-34
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203034
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 16 1974 12:00AM