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A Great Set Of Historical Documents Outlining The Adoption Of The Mgrs Grid System


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#1 Colin

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Posted 19 September 2019 - 1010 AM

https://www.maptools.com/mgrs_history

 

Also gives the average errors caused by map projection and types of projections and mapping system used pre-WWII

 


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Posted 19 September 2019 - 1039 AM

That is the postwar decision. The WW II wartime grid used by the British and Americans in Europe was based upon the Modified British System, which used the Cassini projection rather than Mercator. IIRC, all USAMS maps in the Pacific also used a Cassini projection.

 

http://www.echodelta...ng-overview.php


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