[LEAPSECS] LEAPSECS Digest, Vol 51, Issue 22
Richard B. Langley
lang at unb.ca
Mon Feb 7 15:19:49 EST 2011
Those wishing to "bone up" on geodesy and coordinate systems,
especially those used in the U.K., may wish to read:
Quoting Ian Batten <igb at batten.eu.org>:
> On 7 Feb 2011, at 17:21, Finkleman, Dave wrote:
>> I finally get a chance to look like I might know something.
>> Neiher Gravity nor the Geoid are "standardized." Witness that maps from
>> some countries do not employ WGS-84.
> United Kingdom uses OSGB36 rather than WGS84, and a different
> Elipsoid too (Airy 1830) which is a better fit locally.
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Richard B. Langley E-mail: lang at unb.ca
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