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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Records were filtered so that only accidents taking place near roundabouts were shown - and any records without a map reference were excluded.
The Department for Transport records were filtered so that only accidents taking place near roundabouts were shown - and any records without a map reference were excluded.
The records were filtered so that only accidents taking place near roundabouts were shown and any records without a map reference were excluded.
Contract notice: continuation and evolution of the support system based on the generation #hdf map reference number:
Arlyn Booth of Marengo has been collecting map-related memorabilia for 40 years -- ever since becoming map reference librarian at the Illinois State Library.
Linking Bass' journal (Organ, 1990) to the map reference reveals the location where locals claimed escaped convicts were living with them, likely the first unofficial Europeans living in the Illawarra and the start of a European-influenced landscape.
The rest of the book applies specifically to libraries, covering the history of map librarianship, core competencies required, reference sources for both software and maps, working the map reference desk, citing maps, collection development, cataloging and classification, and promoting your map collection.
The Convalescent Camp was some hours ride by train from Rouen and was known by a map reference. It was miles from anywhere and a very dismal place.
Google map reference: 193 Palmer Road, Brimfield, MA 01010, 42.117419, -72.237382
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.
If the map reference of Salala posts was marked wrongly by BCC or passed wrongly by NATO liaison officer, why the massacre continued for ninety minutes when NATO HQ was frenetically informed on hotline at multiple levels including GHQ to get the fire stopped forthwith?