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What is a twip?

A twip is compact, human and machine readable, uncertainty aware geo-location format.

Derived from MGRS, it is composed of the 2-digit/1-letter polar part and the metric part, begining with a pair of letters representing an exactly located and orientated 100x100km grid square.

The polar part

Consists of a number up to 60 for the longitude zone, refering to the central meridian: Multiply it with 6, add 3 and substract 180.

precision 6 west-east and 8 south-north.

The metric part

double and half precision

Given a !!

 
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