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343  Planar Coordinate Data (R)

       

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Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards 
‡a Planar coordinate encoding method (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡b Planar distance units (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡c Abscissa resolution (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡d Ordinate resolution (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡e Distance resolution (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡f Bearing resolution (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡g Bearing units (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡h Bearing reference direction (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡i Bearing reference meridian (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable




Definition

Information about the coordinate system developed on a planar surface. Include enough information to allow the user of a geospatial data set to identify the quantities of distances, or distances and angles. These define the position of a point on a reference plane onto which the surface of the Earth has been projected. Use with the Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata available at the Federal Geographic Data Committee web site ( http://www.fgdc.gov/standards/standards_publications/).

Punctuation. Enter a period at the end of field 343 unless another mark of punctuation is present. Use a semicolon (;) to separate each subfield.

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Subfields

 
‡a Planar coordinate encoding method   The means used to represent horizontal positions.
343     Distance and bearing.
‡b Planar distance units   The unit of measure used for distances.
343     ‡b International feet.
‡c Abscissa resolution   The (nominal) minimum distance between the x or column values of two adjacent points, expressed in planar distance units of measure.
343     Coordinate pair; ‡b meters; ‡c 22; ‡d 22.
‡d Ordinate resolution   The (nominal) minimum distance between the y or row values of two adjacent points, expressed in planar distance units of measure.
343     Coordinate pair; ‡c 0.01; ‡d 0.01; ‡b U.S. feet.
‡e Distance resolution   The minimum distance measurable between two points, expressed in planar distance units of measure.
343     Coordinate pair; ‡e 30.0; ‡f 0.0001; ‡g Degrees, minutes and decimal seconds; ‡h North; ‡b U.S. feet.
‡f Bearing resolution   The minimum angle measurable between two points, expressed in bearing units of measure.
343     Coordinate pair; ‡e 30.0; ‡f 0.0001; ‡g Degrees, minutes and decimal seconds; ‡h North; ‡b U.S. feet.
‡g Bearing units   The units of measure used for angles.
343     Coordinate pair; ‡e 30.0; ‡f 0.0001; ‡g Degrees, minutes and decimal seconds; ‡h North; ‡b U.S. feet.
‡h Bearing reference direction   A direction from which the bearing is measured.
343     Coordinate pair; ‡e 30.0; ‡f 0.0001; ‡g Degrees, minutes and decimal seconds; ‡h North; ‡b U.S. feet.
‡i Bearing reference meridian   An axis from which the bearing is measured.
343     ‡i Magnetic.

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