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File:Geocentric vs geodetic latitude with elevation.svg


English: Shows how corrections have to be made for height (altitude) when converting from geodetic to geocentric coordinates. Point H is a point on the surface of a spheroid. This point has a geodetic latitude (α) and a geocentric latitude (β). Point H' is a point sharing the same geodetic latitude as point H, but is at a higher altitude and has a different geocentric latitude (γ).
Date 16 February 2008
Source Own work
Author SharkD
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