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View Resource The Degree Confluence Project

The goal of the Degree Confluence Project is to have an organized sampling of the world by visiting each of the latitude and longitude integer degree intersections in the world and take pictures at each location. Started by Alex Jarrett in February of 1996, there are currently 12,542 photographs taken by different people in 87 countries, along with narratives describing the adventures it took to...
View Resource Degrees, Minutes, Seconds, and Decimal Degrees Latitude/ Longitude Conversions

The Federal Communications Commission, which is charged with regulating interstate and international communications, maintains the Degrees, Minutes, Seconds, and Decimal Degrees Latitude/ Longitude Conversions Web site. Users of the tool are able to easily convert latitude and longitude between decimal degrees, as well as degrees, minutes, and seconds, by typing in either of the known to get the...
View Resource National Geodetic Survey

"NOAA's National Geodetic Survey (NGS) defines and manages a national coordinate system. This network, the National Spatial Reference System, provides the foundation for transportation and communication; mapping and charting; and a multitude of scientific and engineering applications." The NGS Web site contains several helpful resources for researchers and professionals including a monthly...
View Resource Graphical Locater Home Page

Daniel Goodman of the Montana State University Environmental Statistics Group designed the Graphical Locator Home Web site as an aid for acquiring and refining location data and related measures. Visitors will find several helpful geographical resources including a township-range-section converter, UTM converter, and a degrees-minutes-seconds converter. Although the tools do not necessarily cover...