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geodesy

Definition:
The science concerned with measuring the size and shape of the changing Earth using reference points that track elevation and sea levels. The principles of geodesy can be applied to other planetary bodies.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
Entry Terms:
  • geodetics
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/68461
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