Definition of Geographic point

1. Noun. A point on the surface of the Earth.

Exact synonyms: Geographical Point
Specialized synonyms: Work, Workplace, Address, Confluence, Meeting, Epicenter, Epicentre, Magnetic Pole, Pole, Port
Generic synonyms: Point

Lexicographical Neighbors of Geographic Point

geographic North Pole
geographic area
geographic choroidopathy
geographic expedition
geographic information science
geographic information system
geographic keratitis
geographic locations
geographic point (current term)
geographic region
geographic stippling of nails
geographic tongue
geographical area
geographical mile
geographical point
geographical region
geographical zone

Literary usage of Geographic point

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"The geographic point of view is also necessary to furnish a suitable basis for comparing local meteorological data. Unless the climatic conditions of the ..."

2. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"A term used in giving the location of a geographic point by grid coordinates. See also military grid; military grid reference •ystem. grid—(NATO) See ..."

3. Human Geography: An Attempt at a Positive Classification, Principles and by Jean Brunhes, Isaiah Bowman, Richard Elwood Dodge, Irville Charles Le Compte (1920)
"SCENE IN THE MCKITTRICK OIL FIELD, CALIFORNIA received less attention from the geographic point of view _ Now we must indicate clearly from what angle ..."

4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1906)
"In studying problems in nature the geographic point of view is the natural method of approach ; it is a method so full of suggestions and explanations that ..."

5. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1900)
"He adopts the idea that the pole is not necessarily the extremity of the earth's axis, but a certain geographic point, and that this point in the earth s ..."

6. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"At distances of 6-12 kin and 20 km northeast of the present geographic Point Barrow, two relict beach ridge and spit features represent the ..."

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