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marindukenyo

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what are the significance of datum for gps tech.?
« on: December 20, 2011, 06:09:24 PM »
newb question:

i know that datum origin markers are benchmarks or reference points and there are plenty worldwide. for example, the luzon datum (philippines) is located on our island.

technically, what are the important roles of datum locations in terms of gps technology?

should i choose "luzon philippines" datum on my gps while working with various way points and tracks within my province? should i choose it for other areas in the country? what is my best bet?


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Re: what are the significance of datum for gps tech.?
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2011, 06:31:14 PM »
WGS 84 is the standard datum for GPSrs worldwide.