EPSG:6322

World Geodetic System 1972

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WGS84 bounds:
179.9 -85.0
-179.9 85.0

Attributes

Ellipsoid: WGS 72

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Degree from Greenwich: 0

Data source: OGP

Information source: NIMA http://earth-info.nima.mil/

Revision date: 2006-08-24

Scope: Satellite navigation.

Remarks: Used by GPS before 1987. For Transit satellite positioning see also WGS 72BE.

Area of use: World.

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Definition: OGP XML

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</gml:GeodeticDatum>
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