EPSG:6760

World Geodetic System 1966

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Ellipsoid: NWL 9D

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Data source: OGP

Information source: US DMA/NIMA/NGA

Revision date: 2007-03-25

Scope: Geodesy.

Remarks: A worldwide 5° × 5° mean free air gravity anomaly field provided the basic data for producing the WGS 66 gravimetric geoid. Replaced by WGS 72.

Area of use: World.

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-179.9 85.0

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