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Lat-Long Notation versus Grid References #90
Written: 2000.11.27 by: Robin Tivy

Different formats for recording position on a map.

In this article, I explain all the different notations I have seen, and comment on their advantages and disadvantages. My conclusion was that lat-long notation could be the best if maps had a lat-long grid. This article does not go into details explaining how UTM Zones work, or how to use grid references, it assumes you are already familiar with previous explanations in: [ol] [li][a href=ExpPg.asp?rq=Pg&ExpId=57]Grid Reference Survival Notes[/a]How to figure out grid references from a map [li] [a href=ExpPg.asp?rq=Pg&ExpId=14]GPS Configuration for Position Co-ordinates and Map

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