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Definition of Georef

Georef Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
(*) A worldwide position reference system that may be applied to any map or chart graduated in latitude and longitude regardless of projection. It is a method of expressing latitude and longitude in a form suitable for rapid reporting and plotting. (This term is derived from the words “The World Geographic Reference System.”)
  
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DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
geographic reference; world geographic reference system
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
NATO Acronyms
Geographic Reference
Georef Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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The GeoRef database is a bibliographic database of scientific literature in the geosciences, including geology. Coverage ranges from 1669 to the present for North American literature, and 1933 to the present for the rest of the world. It currently contains more than 2.8 million references. It is widely considered one of the preeminent literature databases for those studying the earth sciences.

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Georef (World Geographic Reference System) is a grid-based method of specifying locations on the surface of the Earth. Georef is essentially based on the geographic system of latitude and longitude, but using a simpler and more flexible notation. Georef was used primarily for air navigation, particularly in military or inter-service applications, but it is rarely seen today. However, Georef can be used with any map or chart that has latitude and longitude printed on it.

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