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Noun Concept
Categories: Geodesy, Vertical position, Vertical datums, Gravimetry
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geoid  geoid determination  geoid height  geoid undulation  geoidal undulation
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The geoid is the shape that the ocean surface would take under the influence of the gravity of Earth, including gravitational attraction and Earth's rotation, if other influences such as winds and tides were absent. Wikipedia
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The geoid is the shape that the ocean surface would take under the influence of the gravity of Earth, including gravitational attraction and Earth's rotation, if other influences such as winds and tides were absent. Wikipedia
Irregular surface approximating the mean sea level Wikidata
The shape that the surface of the oceans of the Earth would take under the influence of the Earth's gravity and rotation alone, extending also through the continents, disregarding other factors such as winds and tides; that is, a surface of constant gravitational potential at zero elevation. Wiktionary
Surface of constant gravitational potential at zero elevation. Wiktionary (translation)
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