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OAS datatype Detail for LATITUDE

datatypes_id:590
Codeset:WOD
Code:30
Term:LATITUDE
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Definition:1) angular distance north or south from the equator of the earth measured through 90 degrees. 2) Depth-independent variable that measures distance and direction from equator.
Citation:1) Websters New Collegiate Dictionary, 1970. 2) World Ocean Database 2005 Documentation, NOAA/NESDIS/NODC Internal Report 18.
Deprecated:false
Metadata version:0
Keydate:2007-04-19 20:45:07.912241+00
Editdate:2007-04-19 20:45:07.934145+00