# Eastings

### Converting latitude-longitude to northing and easting in ArcGIS

1 Converting latitude-longitude to northing and easting in ArcGIS If you have data points with coordinates in latitude and longitude, then you can transform these into northing and easting, into any projected local coordinate system.

### Converting between grid eastings and northings and ...

Microsoft Word - d00659 app C.doc. 1 C Converting between grid eastings and northings and ellipsoidal latitude and longitude Converting latitude and longitude to eastings and northings To convert a position from the graticule of latitude and longitude coordinates (φ , λ) to a grid of easting ...

### Map Reading - Grid References

© W Company, Northumbria ACF: http://www.wcompany.org.uk Map Reading - Grid References 1. Eastings and Northings: REMEMBER: Look at the numbers on the grid lines.

### Using*the*National*Grid

Using*the*National*Grid* continued The*6-figure*grid*reference 7 *The*6-figure*grid*reference*is*very* useful*to*locate*a*particular*place*on*a* map. 8 *By*estimating*the*eastings*and* northings*to*one*tenth*of*the*grid* interval,*you*can*specify*a*full** 6-figure*grid*reference,*accurate*to* within*100*metres ...

### UTM Coordinates—What (little) you really need to know (and ...

Eastings always get bigger as you move to the right on your map; northings always increase as you move up. The size of a degree, minute, or second of longitude varies with the latitude, so that most of us lack any useful sense of what it feels like to hike through ten seconds of thick brush.

First cut it in half: 523 & 248 Then put in a decimal point before the last numbers: 52.3 & 24.8 The position is, therefore, 52 & 3 divisions RIGHT & 24 & 8 divisions UP (X marks the spot!) (A rhyme to remember the Eastings first & Northings second: ALONG the CORRIDOR then UP the STAIRS) X ...

### A. Drawing Types

Non-geographical oriented drawings are drawings wherein the graphical elements describe the spatial relationship of an object or planned construction without a direct relationship to specific horizontal coordinates (northings, eastings).

### Northern Hemisphere Southern Hemisphere

Military Map Reading 201 This information paper is designed to resolve the confusion between the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) and the Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) coordinates.

### CHAPTER 9 SURVEYING TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

9-2 A) SURVEYING TERMS Accuracy - The degree of conformity with a standard, or the degree of perfection attained in a measurement. Accuracy relates to the quality of a result, and is distinguished from precision, which

### PART 2: STANDARDS - SECTION B MAP COORDINATE SYSTEM

Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) coordinates (northings and eastings) are derived from a rectangular grid based on a transverse Mercator projection.