arc triangulation

noun

Definition of arc triangulation

: a triangulation that follows approximately the arc of a great circle on the earth's surface in order to tie in two distant control points — compare area triangulation, control sense 3c

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“Arc triangulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arc%20triangulation. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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