graticule

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graticule

Graduated transparent scale engraved or photographed, placed in the front focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument for direct observation of the apparent image size or position in the field of view. Example: the focusing screen of a focimeter. Syn. reticule.
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A geographic coordinate system is a two-dimensional grid that models the three-dimensional curvature of the surface of the earth.
Georeferencing a project area map to a standard geographic coordinate system permits new GIS data obtained in-house, or from other agencies, e.

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