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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

ncoordinate fpl chilometriche
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Meeting point 9am: Nanpantan Sports Ground, Grid reference: SK517175, nearest postcode: LE11 3TN.
"There is a 10-figure grid reference as to where James was found.
To enter, mark your chosen grid reference, fill in the coupon and send it to Spot the Ball Day Six, Evening Telegraph, Marketing Department, Corporation Street, Coventry, CV1 1FP, before Thursday, September 14.
released yesterday, but the plotting of the exact location of 712 premises against the grid references for the 1,457 cases of foot and mouth has taken longer than anticipated.
POLICE are asking 999 callers to provide map grid references - so they can find them.
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.
The effect of the Order will be to temporarily prohibit any person from proceeding along the following lengths of footpaths: - Footpath 24 Mountain Ash That part of 24 Mountain Ash from a point 700 metres east of the property (Grid Reference ST 05219992) known as Mountain Ash General Hospital, Dyffryn Road, Mountain Ash, CF45 4DE.
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.
AT EXACTLY 17.00 hours on July 16, a grid reference will be posted on the internet.
The aim of the game is to simply decide where you think the ball has been removed from, make a note of the grid reference and send it in.
The grid reference for each square is made up of the number to the left of the row where you think the ball appears and the number at the top of the column where you think the ball appears.