Geographic latitude(redirected from geodetic latitude)
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Related to geodetic latitude: astronomical latitude
|of a place), the angle included between a line perpendicular or normal to the level surface of water at rest at the place, and the plane of the equator; differing slightly from the geocentric latitude by reason of the difference between the earth's figure and a true sphere.|
See also: Geographic
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.