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2013-05-15 23:01:52

The Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Mobile Kit was recently tested by Heart Rate Watch Company chief tester John Yarington in Kyrgystan on a one week backcountry trip with surprisingly good results. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Goal Zero products have been tested extensively by Heart Rate Watch Company chief tester John Yarington in the backcountry for charging his Smartphone and GPS watches. Yarington recently returned from a backcountry skiing trip in Kyrgyzstan and had nothing but praise for...

2013-04-24 23:04:39

Velodyne will exhibit at the SPIE Defense and Security Conference, giving a live technology demonstration of real-time 3D LiDAR for security and surveillance purposes. Morgan Hill, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Velodyne Acoustics' LiDAR division will be attending the SPIE Defense and Security show in Baltimore, MD from April 30 to May 2, exhibiting its real-time 3D LiDAR scanner HDL32. The HDL32´s 32 rotating lasers allow to capture 360º views of its environment with a 40º...

2013-04-16 23:02:18

InTheHoleGolf.com adds SkyCaddie GPS Watch to its distribution of products designed to improve the experiences and performance of golfers. As part of the release, InTheHoleGolf.com has launched a sweepstakes to win a free SkyCaddie GPS Watch. Jackson Hole, WY (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 Online golf retailer, InTheHoleGolf.com is offering golfers throughout the U.S. a chance to win the new SkyCaddie GPS Watch from SkyGolf. Applicants are encouraged to sign up at...

Latest Surveying Reference Libraries

Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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