Caliper Mapping and Transportation Glossary

DEFINITION

What is latitude?

In geography, latitude is the distance on the earth’s surface, north or south of the Equator, expressed in angular measurements from -90° (at the South Pole) to +90° at the North Pole and 0° at the Equator.

GIS Software

Maptitude Mapping Software gives you all of the tools, maps, and data you need to analyze and understand how geography affects you and your business. Maptitude includes tools for locating your data using latitude and logitude coordinates, address, postal code, and more.

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What is a Viewshed? Viewshed map created with Maptitude map software

Shaded areas in the map indicate areas outside the viewshed of a proposed tower. The tower will not be visible in these shaded areas.