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2014-09-22 23:13:38

Griner and Schmitz Incorporated, a Kansas City-based surveying equipment and service company started more than 100 years ago, is pulling up its roots on Broadway and relocating them a few blocks

2014-09-15 23:07:56

Woolpert, a national A&E, geospatial firm headquartered in Dayton, announced it has been awarded a contract with the ninth largest transit system in North America.

2014-09-10 12:21:23

DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPERALIS HOLDING Corp. (IMHC.PK) announced the purchase of 100% of the common stock of Locate 1 Plus, Inc.

2014-08-22 08:26:21

Contractors can Increase Equipment Uptime and Reduce Costs with Trimble Inspector, Trimble Inspector Pro and Trimble Asset Manager SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug.

2014-08-14 23:05:14

Drive-by Capability Delivers Massive Amounts of Data, Big Cost Savings Morgan Hill, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 In yet another innovative application

2014-08-06 16:20:54

Solutions Company to Provide Hydrographic Surveying Services RESTON, Va., Aug.

2014-08-05 16:29:28

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 294 acres of productive McLean County farmland will sell at auction Friday, Sept.

2014-07-31 23:23:31

Fenstermaker confirms the opening of its newest office location in Cambridge, Ohio, offering the full scope of its survey & mapping, engineering, environmental and advanced technology abilities

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


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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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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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