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Geoid-Ellipsoid Separation

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Geoid-Ellipsoid Separation - definition(s)

geoid-ellipsoid separation - [geodesy] The distance from the surface of an ellipsoid to the surface of the geoid, measured along a line perpendicular to the ellipsoid. The separation is positive if the geoid lies above the ellipsoid, negative if it lies below.


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Source: esri, 29 April 2012 09:53:45, External 

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