EPSG:7044

Everest 1830 (1962 Definition)

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Unit: metre

Data source: OGP

Revision date: 1999-10-20

Remarks: Used by Pakistan since metrication. Clarke's 1865 Indian foot-British foot ratio (0.99999566) and his 1865 British inch-metre ratio (39.369971) rounded with slight error as 1 Ind ft = 0.3047995m exactly and applied to Everest's 1830 definition of a & b.

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