Gravity-related height


Unit: foot

Data source: EPSG

Information source: ISO 19111 "Geographical information - Spatial referencing by coordinates".

Revision date: 2016-02-15

Orientation: up

Abbreviation: H

Axis order: 1..

Remarks: Used in a 1D vertical coordinate system.

Coordinate system: Vertical CS. Axis: height (H). Orientation: up. UoM: ft.

Description: Height influenced by the Earth's gravity field. In particular, orthometric height or normal height which are both approximations of the distance of a point above sea level. Positive upwards.

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