grid north
The northerly or zero direction indicated by the grid datum of directional reference.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Grid north — is a navigational term referring to the direction northwards along the grid lines of a map projection. It is contrasted with true north (the direction of the North Pole) and magnetic north (the direction of the Magnetic North Pole). Many… …   Wikipedia

  • grid north — noun The direction northwards along the grid lines of a map projection. The grid north for a particular map is usually chosen so that it deviates very little from the true north …   Wiktionary

  • grid north — The northerly or zero direction indicated by the grid datum of directional reference. Meridian relationship to grid north …   Aviation dictionary

  • grid north — koordinatinio tinklo kryptis į šiaurę statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Kryptis į šiaurę pagal koordinatinį tinklą. atitikmenys: angl. grid north pranc. nord de la grille …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • grid north —    The direction of a north south grid line on a map. Except for the north south grid line through the point of origin of the grid, it will differ slightly from true north [25] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • grid north — /grɪd ˈnɔθ/ (say grid nawth) noun the northerly or zero direction indicated by a grid (def. 5). Compare magnetic north, true north …   Australian English dictionary

  • grid magnetic angle — The angular difference in direction between grid north and magnetic north. It is measured east or west from grid north. A grid magnetic angle is sometimes called a grivation and/or grid variation …   Aviation dictionary

  • grid magnetic angle — Angular difference in direction between grid north and magnetic north. It is measured east or west from grid north. Also called grid variation; grivation …   Military dictionary

  • grid variation — The angular difference between grid north and magnetic north. It is measured east or west from grid north and is also called a grivation or grid magnetic angle …   Aviation dictionary

  • grid magnetic angle — noun the angular difference in direction between grid north and magnetic north, measured east or west from grid north. Also, grivation, grid variation …   Australian English dictionary

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