Geodetic longitude


Unit: hemisphere degree

Data source: EPSG

Information source: OGP

Revision date: 2019-11-11

Orientation: east

Abbreviation: Long

Axis order: 2..

Remarks: Used in geographic 2D and geographic 3D coordinate reference systems.

Coordinate system: Ellipsoidal 3D CS. Axes: latitude, longitude, ellipsoidal height. Orientations: north, east, up. UoM: Hdeg, Hdeg, m.

Description: Angle from the prime meridian plane to the meridian plane passing through the given point, eastwards usually treated as positive.

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