map reference


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map reference

- The numbers and letters you use to find a location on a map.
See also related terms for location.

map reference

A means of identifying a point on the surface of the Earth by relating it to information appearing on a map, generally the graticule or grid.
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The provision of a map reference service usually found in the central library necessitates the services of a specialist map librarian knowledgeable about the making, appropriate selection and provision of maps and ancillary materials.
Between 9:46 and 9:55 am, the RCC was able to coach the person on the vessel in an SMS text exchange to provide a map reference which placed the vessel approximately 190 nautical miles north northeast of Christmas Island or approximately 25 nautical miles south of the Indonesian coast of West Java," he added.
His book includes a foreword by The Story of Wales presenter and BBC newsreader Huw Edwards and an introduction by Susan Fielding, Historic Buildings Investigator at the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, as well as a map and an index of the chapels, including their Ordnance Survey map reference.
New Street, says that for pounds 60, participants will get a certificate to hang above their throne, as well as the exact location and map reference of its sister seat.
The e-planting returns system consists of a searchable map, which locates a field by the place name, map reference or DFIS number.
He says that the first crash, at OS map reference 095060, was just above Holme village and involved a pre-war twin engine plane, probably a Bristol.
SOUTH of St Peter's is a home as well as a map reference.
Now she is getting older, she is upset that her birth certificate does not give a map reference because she is so proud of being born at sea.
Being previously a sergeant in the Royal Signals, the task in hand was of necessary importance, mainly to visit map reference desert locations to recover, identify, and register the dead of WW2, whom we then reburied at Alamein.
Parents then either receive a text on their child's whereabouts, are given an Ordnance Survey map reference point for the internet or are told over the phone on a 24-7 location line.
Callers will be asked to give their name, address and telephone number, then they will be asked for the map reference.
A Global Positioning System, or even a systematic method to locate submissions according to a paper map reference system, would allow the spatial filter to be calculated as a series of overlapping circles that do not depend on political boundaries.