Daily Archives: August 31, 2008

State Plane Coordinate System

The State Plane Coordinate System (SPCS) was developed in the 1930s by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey to provide a common reference system for surveyors and mappers. The goal was to design a conformal mapping system for the country … Continue reading

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