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Latitude

Latitude[pos]
gives the latitude in degrees of a geographic position specified by pos.
Latitude
gives the latitude referring to the specified geodetic datum.
  • Latitude returns a value in the range -90 to +90.
  • Latitude gives the geodetic latitude; GeodesyData gives conversions to other forms of latitude.
  • If no datum is given, Latitude assumes positions to refer to the International Terrestrial Reference Frame 2000.
Extract the latitude from a geodetic position:
Compute the latitude of a projected coordinate, referring to the default datum "ITRF00":
Compute the latitude of a projected coordinate, referring to "NAD83CORS96":
Extract the latitude from a geodetic position:
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Compute the latitude of a projected coordinate, referring to the default datum "ITRF00":
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Compute the latitude of a projected coordinate, referring to "NAD83CORS96":
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