gives a list of the latitude and longitude in degrees of a geographic position specified by pos.

LatitudeLongitude[pos, datum]
gives the latitude and longitude referring to the specified geodetic datum.


  • Latitude is in the range to ; longitude is in the range to .
  • Longitudes are taken to be positive to the east.
  • The position pos in LatitudeLongitude[pos] can be a GeoPosition, GeoGridPosition, or other position object.
  • LatitudeLongitude gives the geodetic latitude; GeodesyData gives conversions to other forms of latitude.
  • If no datum is given, LatitudeLongitude assumes positions to refer to the International Terrestrial Reference Frame 2000.

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Extract the latitude and longitude from a geodetic position:

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