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2012-10-19 19:20:05

DENVER, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: MPET; ASX: MGN) today announced that the Company's upcoming annual meeting of shareholders will be held at 10:00 a.m. Mountain Time on January 16, 2013, at The Oxford Hotel, 1600 17(th) Street, Denver, Colorado. In addition, the Company announced that the Board of Directors has fixed November 19, 2012, as the record date for the determination of the shareholders of the Company entitled to notice of and to...

2012-10-19 07:24:06

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH(®) Technology Dealer has been established to serve the Siberian Federal and Far Eastern Federal Districts of Russia. SITECH Siberia joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction technology systems available to the heavy civil construction contractor. SITECH Technology...

2012-10-19 07:24:05

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH(®) Technology Dealer has been established to serve Tunisia. SITECH NA joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction technology systems available to the heavy civil construction contractor. SITECH Technology Dealers represent Trimble(®) and Caterpillar(®) machine...

2012-10-16 07:22:18

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Buzzam Radio, a personalized, activity- and location-aware radio app developed by an Oklahoma City software startup, was launched today and is now available in the iTunes store. "Millions have become frustrated with 'old school' broadcast, and have abandoned radio entirely for services like Pandora," said Greg Starling, president and COO of Buzzam. "The problem with Internet radio services is that they omit critical elements of radio like news,...

2012-10-15 07:22:28

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) has completed the previously announced two-for-one split of its limited partner units, which will begin trading on a post-split basis today. Holders of record on Sept. 28, 2012 received one additional limited partner unit at the close of business on Oct. 12 for each unit owned on the record date. The partnership now has approximately 226.2 million units outstanding. As a result of the...

2012-10-09 07:31:56

HANNOVER, Germany, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its next generation GNSS surveying solution--the Trimble® R10. As the smallest and lightest receiver in its class, the Trimble R10 combines powerful features and groundbreaking technologies including Trimble HD-GNSS, Trimble SurePoint(TM), Trimble 360, and Trimble xFill(TM) to provide surveyors increased productivity. User-friendly features such as a quick-release adaptor and the ability to configure...

2012-10-09 07:31:54

HANNOVER, Germany, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today its latest medium-format, directly georeferenced aerial imaging system, the Trimble® DSS 500. Capable of producing full-resolution, ortho-rectified imagery in real time with In-FlightOrtho(TM) technology, the Trimble Digital Sensor System(DSS) is designed as a high-productivity, mapping-grade solution for color orthophoto and vertical mapping applications. The announcement was made today at INTERGEO...

2012-10-09 07:31:52

HANNOVER, Germany, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today a new version of its Inpho® software products for aerial photogrammetry and laser scanning data production. Inpho 5.5 includes Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) data processing and LPMaster, a new software product specifically designed for the production of Trimble Harrier aerial LiDAR and imaging data. The announcement was made today at INTERGEO 2012, the world's largest conference on geodesy,...

2012-10-09 07:29:28

HANNOVER, Germany, Oct 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the new Trimble® TX5 3D laser scanner and SCENE software. The Trimble TX5 is a highly versatile 3D laser scanning solution for surveyors, building construction and civil contractors, performing a variety of applications such as capturing existing condition information, retrofit/revamp projects, architectural redesign, clash inspections and design/as-built comparisons. The announcement...

2012-10-09 07:29:26

HANNOVER, Germany, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today new additions to its industry-leading line of construction lasers--the Spectra Precision(®) GL612 and GL622 Grade Lasers. The GL612 is a single grade laser and the GL622 is a dual grade laser. Both are rugged, automatic self-leveling lasers featuring grade capability of +/- 25 percent and can be used in a wide variety of grading, excavating and alignment applications by general and specialty...


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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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