The geographic coordinate system (GCS) is

**a spherical or ellipsoidal coordinate system for measuring and communicating positions directly on the Earth as latitude and longitude.**It is the simplest, oldest and most widely used of the various spatial reference systems that are in use, and forms the basis for most others.- Decimal Degrees
Decimal degrees (DD) is a notation for expressing latitude...

- Geodetic Coordinates
Geodetic coordinates are a type of curvilinear orthogonal...

- Decimal Degrees
Geocentric coordinate system,

**a three-dimensional cartesian coordinate system that models the earth as an object, and are most commonly used for modeling the orbits of satellites,**including the Global**Positioning System**and other satellite navigation systems.**Geographic coordinate system**- Simple**English****Wikipedia**, the free encyclopedia Jump to content Toggle sidebar Search Create account Log in Personal tools Create account Log in Pages for logged out editors learn more Contributions Talk Getting around Main page Simple start Simple talk New changes Show any page Help Contact us Give to**Wikipedia**People also ask

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**COORDINATE**is either of the two lines of latitude and longitude whose intersection determines the geographical point of a place. either of the two lines of latitude and longitude whose intersection determines the geographical point of a place…Sep 24, 2018 ·

**Geographic****coordinate****systems**vary from projected**coordinate****systems**in that they reference the earth as a 3D object measured in degrees rather than using a 2D projection of the earth's surface to measure it using meters or feet. However, latitude and longitude degrees do not have a standard length.**geographic****coordinates**. The quantities of latitude and longitude which define the position of a point on the surface of the Earth with respect to the reference spheroid. See also**coordinates**.**Dictionary**of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005. Want to thank TFD for its existence?