Geodetic latitude


Unit: hemisphere degree minute

Data source: EPSG

Information source: OGP

Revision date: 2019-11-11

Orientation: north

Abbreviation: Lat

Axis order: 1..

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: HDM, HDM, m.

Description: Angle from the equatorial plane to the perpendicular to the ellipsoid through a given point, northwards usually treated as positive.

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