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Gauss-Kruger Projection

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Gauss-Krüger Projection - definition(s)

Gauss-Krüger projection - [map projections] A projected coordinate system that uses the transverse Mercator projection to divide the world into standard zones 6 degrees wide. Used mainly in Europe and Asia, the Gauss-Krüger coordinate system is similar to the universal transverse Mercator coordinate system. The Gauss-Krüger projection is named for the German mathematician and scientist Karl Friedrich Gauss and the German geodesist and mathematician Johann Heinrich Louis Krüger.

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Source: esri, 25 April 2012 08:11:24, External 


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