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Using the UTM grid system to record historic sites

Wilford P Cole

Using the UTM grid system to record historic sites

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service, [Division of State Plans and Grants], For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites -- United States,
  • Grids (Cartography)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 42

    Statementby Wilford P. Cole
    SeriesPreservation planning series, HCRS publication -- no. 40
    ContributionsUnited States. Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service. Division of State Plans and Grants
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14918471M

    I am using a framework called GeodeticUTMConverter to convert from decimal style coordinates to UTM. However the framework only provides the Northing, Easing, Grid Zone and Hemisphere, but not the grid zone letter. If I have the following: northing = easting = gridZone = 10 hemisphere = kUTMHemisphereNorthern. Special scales are available for this task, but a 3x5 card works well and can be properly marked using the scale bar on the map. Insure that you read values and record them to meters. The UTM grid does not necessarily run north-south (as defined by latitude-longitude) and may be crooked, depending on the map projection used. MGRS vs UTM.   Hi, I have recently been compiling maps of Iraq on a UTM grid scale, so have been using the UTM grid projection system. However, what projection systemReviews: 2.


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Using the UTM grid system to record historic sites by Wilford P Cole Download PDF EPUB FB2

National Register Bulletin #28 Using the UTM Grid System to Record Historic Sites Page Figures, Graphs, Charts, etc. (page numbers refer to the page in the paper bulletin) Page 26 - Figure 1. UTM Coordinate Counter Page 27 - Figure 2. UTM Zones in the contiguous USA, Figure 3.

A UTM zone Page 28 - Figure 4. Using the UTM grid system to record historic sites. (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wilford P Cole; United States.

Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service. Division of State Plans. Cite this Record. Using the UTM Grid System To Record Historic Sites, Advance Edition. Cole.

(tDAR id: ). Cite this Record. Using the UTM Grid System To Record History Sites. Wilford P. Cole. Preservation Planning Series,1. Washington, DC: Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service. Using the UTM Grid System to Record Historic Sites (NRB 28) - Please e-mail us for a copy.

GIS Map Guidance; Guidelines for Local Surveys: A Basis for Preservation Planning Part 1 (NRB 24) Guidelines for Local Surveys: A Basis for Preservation Planning Part 2 (NRB 24) NRB refers to a numbering system that is no longer in use.

In addition, there is a UTM Grid tool forscale maps in the last page of the book. Will recommend it to anyone who is into orienteering and land navigation, and also those in the search and rescue field as a refreshing reading (the book is only 50 pages long and easy to carry in a backpack or car glove compartment)/5(70).

The UTM coordinate system works seamlessly with US Army Ranger pacing beads. The UTM coordinate system's 1,meter grid arrangement is optimized for seamless use with the US Army Ranger pacing system's meter and 1,meter beads, unlike the angular-based grid of the LAT/LON coordinate system.

A UTM Corner Ruler consists of two scales at right angles to each other. UTM Corner Rulers will typically provide an additional digit of precision beyond a UTM Grid Overlay. On ascale map you will be able to determine a position to within a 10m square.

The trade off is that the Corner Ruler is somewhat harder to use. Using the UTM grid system to record historic sites. (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Wilford P Cole; National Register of Historic Places.; United States.

National Park Service. Interagency Resources Division. National Register Bulletin #28 Using the UTM Grid System to Record Historic Sites Page Figure Method V, steps A and B, example 1. Example 1 Find the UTM reference for the NE corner of Jackson, LA USGS quadrangle ( minute). Geographic.

National Register Bulletin #28 Using the UTM Grid System to Record Historic Sites Page Figure 9. Securing map to drafting table.

Cite this Record. Using the UTM Grid System to Record Historic Sites. Wilford P. Cole. Washington, DC: Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service. (tDAR id: ). The Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) is a system for assigning coordinates to locations on the surface of the the traditional method of latitude and longitude, it is a horizontal position representation, which means it ignores altitude and treats the earth as a perfect r, it differs from global latitude/longitude in that it divides earth into 60 zones and projects.

Maps overlayed with the UTM grid provides (1) an easy reference for estimating and or measuring distance and 2) the north-south lines of the grid provide a convenient reference for the compass.

You can use the UTM coordinate system for any references that you would like to. Cite this Record. Using the UTM Grid System To Record Historic Sites.

Wilford P. Cole. (tDAR id: ). This is exactly what the UTM system does. Each of these swaths is called a UTM zone and is six degrees of longitude wide. The first zone begins at the International Date Line (°, using the geographic coordinate system).

The zones are numbered from west to east, so zone 2 begins at °W and extends to °W. Because of its simplicity, UTM is quickly becoming the principal grid system for hikers, hunters and Search and Rescue (SAR) teams nationally.

A navigation grid is a reference system developed by cartographers that can be used to plot a geographic position on a map.

The Universal Transverse Mercator Grid The National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) (formerly the Defense Mapping Agency) adopted a special grid for military use throughout the world called the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) grid.

In this grid, the world is divided into 60 north-south zones, each covering a strip 6° wide in longitude. Flipgrid is social learning for PreK to PhD learners and beyond.

Join educators and learners across countries as they experience the magic of student voice. When learners reflect upon, discuss and showcase what they are learning, making, reading, solving, experiencing, playing. The UTM coordinate system is a universally used plane coordinate system (except for polar regions).

UTM zones are "flattened" using the Transverse Mercator projection, and a rectangular grid network of straight horizontal and vertical lines is superimposed on each zone. Although meridians inside the zone and on zone boundaries converge towards.

The UTM Grid - Military Grid Reference System Two systems are marked on National Topographic System (NTS) maps for identifying points with reference to the rectangular grid: Civilian UTM Grid Reference System and Military Grid Reference System described below.

Figure 1 is an illustration of themetre UTM rectangular grid superimposed over a UTM zone. This diagram shows how the width of the UTM zone changes as compared to constant dimensions of the UTM grid.

For the UTM grid, basic grid lines aremetres apart. For that portion of the world where the UTM grid is specified (80° south to 84° north), the UTM grid zone number is the first element of a Military Grid reference.

This number sets the zone longitude limits. Zone 32 has been widened to 9° (at the expense of zone 31) between latitudes 56° and 64° to accommodate southwest Norway. Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Downloads.

Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) Downloads. World Wide k MGRS Layer (file size MB) is a shapefile that allows you to label each ,m grid square with its two-letter designation or its UTM zone.

MGRS Grid Zone Designators (6°x 8°) (file size 1 MB) Shapefiles of the 6°x 8° zones. 10k UTM Layers (file size 81 MB)Continent-sized.

Interpolate northing coordinates on a grid to determine an exact location. Already answered. By using this service, some information may be shared with YouTube. A plastic UTM grid read can be used with a map to very accurately interpolate UTM coordinates. However, care should be taken to insure the scale of the UTM tool matches the scale of the.

The clickable regions in this image are based off Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) grid zone designations. This was done to keep the UTM 1km polyline shapefiles .shp) sizes to a minimum. The Latitude and Longitude coordinates corresponds to the lower left corner of each MGRS Grid Zone Designator (GZD).

UTM & MGRS Coordinate System History. In a friend of mine made a request to the Pentagon for information on the origin of the UTM and MGRS coordinate systems.

My friend handed off the documents he received to me in I've scanned them into pdf files and had them retyped so they would be both more readable and searchable.

Purchase a "Pocket Sized"UTM Grid Overlay Tool. The UTM grid overlays are useful to interpolate one decimal place beyond the grid interval on the map. For example on ascale USGS topo map the UTM grid lines are m apart. The overlay will show m increments. Grids like this work best for determining the coordinates of a.

Understanding and Using the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) grid with topographic maps. Overlay km, 10km and 1km UTM gridlines onto Google Earth.

The higher resolution gridlines automatically become visible as you zoom in. There is a small delay each time you change the view as the updated grid loads. The United States National Grid (USNG) is a multi-purpose location system of grid references used in the United provides a nationally consistent "language of location", optimized for local applications, in a compact, user friendly format.

It is similar in design to the national grid reference systems used in other countries. The USNG was adopted as a national standard by the Federal. DESIGN UTM divides the earth into 60 zones, each 6° wide in longitude (with the exception of a few non-standard-width zones for Svalbard and southwest Norway).; UTM is limited to the area between 84°N and 80°S.

Beyond that, Universal Polar Stereographic (UPS) coordinates are used. See section on UPS.; The X value, called the Easting, has a value of ,m at the central meridian of.

Since distortion would be too great at the poles, however, these areas are covered using another grid—the Universal Polar Stereographic (UPS) grid. If you plan to mush to the North Pole, or count penguins in Antarctica, you need to read up on the UPS grid before hitching up your sled dogs at either frozen end of the globe.

How the UTM Grid. InUSGS designated the UTM grid system as the national standard for large scale maps such as and 15 minute series topographic map sheets. Compared to latitude and longitude, it is significantly easier to use.

GPS users will find this a real advantage. All new edition USGS topographic maps have the UTM grid printed on them. The UTM grid is designed primarily for local land navigation.

Global travelers--e.g. aviators and mariners--will find it less than useful for their purposes. But for land navigation--usually limited to a relatively small area--the UTM grid is just the thing because it divides the territory into neat little squares, making pinpointing your.

I try to use qgis to create a custom topographic map for outdoor use: UTM, What these maps usually have is a 1km x 1km grid, which at the bottom is labeled with a shorthand for the corresponding UTM grid coordinate: Say the UTM easting of a vertical line isthen I'd label the line with Scale "Pocket Sized" UTM Grid Overlays Fast and easy UTM plotting These easy to use grid tools divide a 1 kilometer grid square into meter squares.

Align the tool on the map grid and read off the easting and northing values. The tools also have a compass rose along their outside edge. This makes plotting or measuring a bearing a snap/5(71).

Click on the map to get a pdf file containing this exercise. Your GPS unit reads Plot your position on the map. What would that be in m abbreviated format. Locate the following on the map Report the positions of the following symbols in m abbreviated format Click here for answers.

The UTM grid is of particular interest to anyone using a GPS receiver because most models offer UTM as a coordinate system option. UTM coordinates simply measure in meters east and north from two perpendicular reference baselines.

All USGSandtopographic maps carry a full UTM grid. On those maps, grid lines In addition to the so-called user segment made up of the GPS receivers and people who use them to measure positions, the system consists of two other components: a space segment and a control segment.

It took about $10 billion to build over 16 years. Russia maintains a similar positioning satellite system called GLONASS. If you're using Lat-Lon, you must connect the Lat-Lon tick marks; if employing UTM, the UTM tick marks must be used to create a grid, as shown in Figure 5.

Then, with that accomplished, a Lat-Lon scale or ruler or UTM corner scale [Figure 6] is necessary to plot a coordinate, depending on which grid system you're using.supplemental calculations using the position coordinates, it can be advantageous to work instead with the corresponding grid coordinates on a particular map projection.

One of the most widely used map projection and grid systems is the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) system. Many GPS receivers can directly output position information inFile Size: KB.Questions tagged [utm] Ask Question The Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) geographic coordinate system uses a 2-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system to give locations on the surface of the Earth.