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2014-07-24 12:21:02

A CIDCO project could help chart Canada's northern waters RIMOUSKI, QC, July 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and Jean Laflamme, General Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Development of Ocean Mapping (CIDCO), are proud to announce that their organizations will be working together to develop a new method for underwater surveying (also known as bathymetric surveying) using floatplanes. In the coming weeks, testing under actual conditions...

2014-07-23 08:33:52

Piling Contractors Can Now Realize Increased Productivity with Trimble 3D Machine Control SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today the Trimble(®) DPS900 Piling System, a dedicated, land-based 3D machine control system for a variety of piling machine makes and models. The accuracy of the system allows piling contractors to increase operational efficiency and reduce costs for building structural foundations, retaining walls, coffer dams,...

2014-07-23 08:33:48

SITECH Intermountain Joins the First Fully Dedicated Global Distribution Network for Construction Technology Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH(®) Technology Dealer has been established in Utah as well as in several adjacent counties in Wyoming and counties in the Grand Canyon National Park and Lake Mead recreation area of northern Arizona. SITECH Intermountain joins the premier network of SITECH...

2014-07-21 16:29:14

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. PT to review its second quarter 2014 results. The call will be broadcast live on the Web at http://investor.trimble.com. Investors without Internet access may dial into the call at (800) 528-9198 (U.S.) or (702) 928-6633 (international). The pass code is 77461906. About Trimble Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in...

2014-07-21 16:27:41

BENTON, Ill., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 765 acres of southern Illinois land - most of it tillable cropland - will be offered at auction Monday, Aug. 25, with Murray Wise Associates marketing the property and managing the auction. The property will sell in 13 tracts, including one tract with a four-bedroom home. "This auction features some of the better farmland in Franklin County, and nine of the 13 tracts - including the majority of the tillable land - are...

2014-07-17 08:31:14

SITECH Central Joins the First Fully Dedicated Global Distribution Network for Construction Technology Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH(®) Technology Dealer has been established in Kansas, with the exception of Cherokee county, and northwestern Missouri. SITECH Central joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive...

2014-07-15 23:11:31

Forestry Suppliers released five tips for surveying companies to increase their productivity and stay safe on the job following an exclusive interview with Andrews Survey & Engineering. Jackson, MS (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 To increase productivity for surveying businesses, Forestry Suppliers, a leading supplier of forestry, agricultural, environmental and surveying equipment for outdoor professionals, sought advice from long-time customer Byron Andrews, Vice President, of Andrews Survey...

2014-07-15 08:20:24

Federal Aviation Administration Grants a Certificate of Authorization for the Trimble UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Mesa County in Colorado has received a Certificate of Authorization (COA) that will allow the Public Works Department to operate its Trimble® UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution throughout the county. A COA is an authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) allowing the...

2014-07-11 08:25:46

SITECH Midwest Joins the First Fully Dedicated Global Distribution Network for Construction Technology Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH(®) Technology Dealer has been established in Illinois, the counties of Lake and Porter in Indiana, the county of Cherokee in Kansas, northeastern Missouri, and the county of Ottawa in Oklahoma. SITECH Midwest joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first...

2014-07-09 08:30:17

SITECH UK and SITECH Ireland Join the First Fully Dedicated Global Distribution Network for Construction Technology Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that two SITECH(®) Technology Dealers have been established in the United Kingdom and Ireland. SITECH UK and SITECH Ireland join the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of...


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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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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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