Lat/Lon/Alt

Latitude, Longitude and Altitude

Summary

Latitude, Altitude and Longitude - Greg Reed's PPT presentation

Primary Candidates for Consideration

NOTE: Due to proprietary restrictions, most ISO documents will be available only in hard copy during the workshop.

  1. ISO 6709:1983 Standard representation of latitude, longitude and altitude for geographic point locations - http://www.iso.org/iso/iso_catalogue/catalogue_tc/catalogue_detail.htm?csnumber=13152 . Describes a variable-length format for the representation of latitude, longitude and altitude for use in data interchange. Allows the use of normal sexagesimal notations involving degrees, minutes and seconds as well as various combinations of sexagesimal and decimal notations. Uses numeric characters 0 to 9, graphic characters plus (+), minus (-), full stop (.) and comma (,).

Additional Resources

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References

  1. ISO 6709 in Wikipedia

 

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