South African geodetic foot


South African geodetic foot
(S.A.G. ft)
   a unit of distance used for surveying and geodetic measurement throughout southern Africa. The S.A.G. foot is slightly shorter than the standard British or American foot; it equals 30.479 726 54 centimeters or 0.999 991 898 49 foot.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • S.A.G. foot —    the South African geodetic foot …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • S.A.G. ft —    see South African geodetic foot …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …   Universalium

  • Plessey — The Plessey Company plc was a British based international electronics, defence and telecommunications company. It originated in 1917, growing and diversifying into electronics. It expanded after the second world war by acquisition of companies… …   Wikipedia

  • Coastal management — This article is about coastal management aimed to prevent erosion and flooding. For broader management issues, see Integrated coastal zone management. Oosterscheldekering sea wall, the Netherlands. In some jurisdictions the terms sea defense and… …   Wikipedia

  • map — mappable, adj. mapper, n. /map/, n., v., mapped, mapping. n. 1. a representation, usually on a flat surface, as of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships… …   Universalium

  • Map — /map/, n. Walter, c1140 1209?, Welsh ecclesiastic, poet, and satirist. Also, Mapes /mayps, may peez/. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an… …   Universalium

  • MAP — See modified American plan. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an area of the Earth or of any celestial body. Globes are maps represented on… …   Universalium

  • Alabama — This article is about the U.S. state of Alabama. For the river, see Alabama River. For other uses, see Alabama (disambiguation). State of Alabama …   Wikipedia

  • Arkansas — This article is about the U.S. state of Arkansas. For the river, see Arkansas River. For other uses, see Arkansas (disambiguation). State of Arkansas …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.