false easting definition

  • noun:
    • A value relating to distance east of a standard meridian however with a continuing put into make the figures convenient. For-instance, in UTM the value 500,000 is included with the easting from the center of each area to come back a false easting this is certainly never bad (the smallest true easting is more or less -340,000 which set-to false easting of 160,000).
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