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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.
The unique system, which could render grid reference maps obsolete, is known as position Imaging Technology.
Another alternative is to use the national grid reference as seen on Ordnance Survey maps.
GE Aviation successfully completed initial flight testing of its Electro-Optical Grid Reference System (EOGRS) for aerial refueling applications in late June.
The works are Constructing new asphalt aprons at 2 sites at Dalchork Forest, grid reference NC 5719, 1495 and Rhelonie, grid reference NH 5344, 9781.
Description of Limitations and Conditions Position on the Footpath to Limitations and which limitations and conditions apply Conditions Grid Reference NZ 50423 / 15990 Kissing gate Grid Reference NZ 50748 / 15581 Gate Dated 22nd July 2015 Bryn Roberts, Legal Services Manager, Middlesbrough Council, Town Hall, Middlesbrough, TS1 9FX
2 metres and shown on the order plan by a bold solid line commencing at point A on the order plan at grid reference 0610 1546 and proceeding in a south south-easterly direction for 17 metres then in a south-westerly direction for 29 metres then in a south south-easterly direction for 48 metres to point B at grid reference 0611 1538 to a new line having a width of 2 metres and shown on the order plan by a bold dashed line commencing at point D at grid reference 0617 1550 and proceeding in a south-westerly direction for 62 metres with a stone surface then proceeding in a south south-easterly then southwesterly direction for 85 metres with a pasture surface to point B at grid reference 0611 1538.
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.