geographical longitude

noun

Definition of geographical longitude

: terrestrial longitude based on the meridian defined by the perpendicular to the standard spheroid at the observer's position

called also geodetic longitude

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“Geographical longitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geographical%20longitude. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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