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Geocentric Latitude

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Geocentric Latitude - definition(s)

geocentric latitude - [coordinate systems] The angle between the equatorial plane and a line from a point on the surface to the center of the sphere or spheroid. On a sphere, all lines of latitude are geocentric. Latitude generally refers to geodetic latitude.

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Source: esri, 26 April 2012 07:33:03, External 

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