EPSG:6760

Geodetic datum

World Geodetic System 1966

Covered area

SimpleMap

WGS84 bounds:
179.9 -85.0
-179.9 85.0

Attributes

Ellipsoid: NWL 9D

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Degree from Greenwich: 0

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.

Export

Definition: OGP XML

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