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9.1 Categories and properties of projections Chapter 8 has shown that it is useful to express the 3D positions of points near the earth’s surface in terms of latitude, longitude and height above an ellipsoid of defined shape. This system gives a precise and straightforward definition of any point’s location, in terms of parameters (east, north and up1) which are

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