Terms starting with C

CONTROL POINT LIST

One type of map registration sub-object (Regist) that contains a paired list of map coordinates and cell coordinates.

CONTROL STATION

Point on the ground whose position (horizontal or vertical) is known and can be used as a base for additional survey work.

COORDINATES

Linear and (or) angular quantities that designate the position of a point in relation to a given reference frame.

Coordinates, Origin of: Points in a system of coordinates which serves as a zero point in computing the system's elements or in prescribing its use.

CULTURE

Features constructed by man that are under, on, or above the ground which are delineated on a map. These include roads, trails, buildings, canals, sewer systems, and boundary lines. In a broad sense, the term also applies to all names, other identification, and legends on a map.