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grid reference

n
(Physical Geography) a method of locating a point on a map or plan by a number referring to the lines of a grid drawn upon the map or plan and to subdivisions of the space between the lines
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grid reference

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There is a 10-figure grid reference as to where James was found.
Small grid reference discs are already in place on many of the stiles and gates on Snowdon.
It is a genuine offer, comprising of legal land ownership that fully complies with the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 - specifically the requirement to define any land to be sold by using the Ordnance Survey grid reference system.
Mr Masters said he would want a review of existing "second man" procedures when checking grid references.
When it comes to traditional paper map-reading, men claimed to be better than women although results showed that both sexes had fairly equal skills with 62 per cent of women being able to correctly decipher four-figure grid references compared to 68 per cent of men.
Going to K2 - not the world's second-tallest mountain, but an unknown part of a city with a map grid reference of K2.
The unique system, which could render grid reference maps obsolete, is known as position Imaging Technology.
GE Aviation successfully completed initial flight testing of its Electro-Optical Grid Reference System (EOGRS) for aerial refueling applications in late June.
Dated 2nd March 2015 Bryn Roberts, Legal services Manager, P O Box 503, Town Hall, Middlesbrough, TS1 9FX Schedule Adopted footpath: The un-named footpath which starts at grid reference NZ 49871 /18746 at a point behind No.
Simply sends us your grid reference (eg 8A) by post to Spot the Ball, ncjmedia, Groat Market, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1ED, or email ec.
Most farmers know their own postcodes, but very few can think of their grid reference numbers - especially if asked in a rush or when they're under pressure.
The 33-year-old Essex woman froze on Tryfan but Ogwen Valley mountain rescue team sent a grid reference message to her phone to locate her.