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geographic point

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n geographic point a point on the surface of the Earth
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Usage

In literature:

The point can at present interest no one but myself, which makes the case wholly different from geographical distribution.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)" by Charles Darwin
Nevertheless, I think they ought to be just looked at, under a geographical point of view.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
In Murchison's address to the Geographical Society, just delivered, he points out Africa as being the oldest existing land.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Upon the geographical positions of the fixed points of the survey.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King
State the advantages of the Southerners from the geographical point of view.
"A Short History of the United States" by Edward Channing
But the starting point of this geographical error is immaterial.
"Henry Hudson" by Thomas A. Janvier
My Lords, Oude, (together with the additions made to it by Sujah Dowlah,) in point of geographical extent, is about the size of England.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XI. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
For years, geographers wrangled regarding the point at which the day began.
"The Arena" by Various
A city will not grow up at a given point unless the geographic conditions are favorable.
"The Western United States" by Harold Wellman Fairbanks
Nothing to speak of, from a geographical point of view.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
The North Pole is the Geographical interrogation point of the Earth.
"This Giddy Globe" by Oliver Herford
The only other point in the botany of the Daisy that occurs to me is its geographical range.
"The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare" by Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
This is the point of view from which the labors of the Admiral are most interesting to geographers.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
In a geographical point of view.
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1" by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
His objective was to find a vantage point in the upper floor of the casino where he could observe the geographic layout of the top level.
"The Cartels Jungle" by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
I look at it from a geographical point of view.
"In Paradise" by Paul Heyse
But extended geographical knowledge does not point to any great practical issue.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
The lakes of Spain are neither large nor numerous, but some are curious from a geographical point of view.
"Spain" by Wentworth Webster
Another beautiful point from which to view the Rapids is on Terrapin Rocks, the so-called scenic and geographical centre of Niagara.
"The Niagara River" by Archer Butler Hulbert
In a geographic sense we had now arrived at a point where all meridians meet.
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
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In poetry:

Their letters will, released, shake the mapped world at some point, in the National Geographic.
(Friend, that hurt.)
It's horrible how near she was my hurt
in the old days—now she's a lawyer twirled
halfway around her finger
"Dream Song 117: Disturbed, when Henry's love returned with a hubby" by John Berryman

In news:

Proposals, which are due Oct 15, could take inspiration from nature or from each entryway 's geographical features, such as a heron or eagle at Island Crossing or an airplane or smoke signal at Smokey Point.
Traveling from point A to point B, whether those destinations are geographical, spiritual, financial, or whatever, governs our lives.
It was communicated to us that when we discuss a case with a professional colleague in a different geographical area, the local vernacular may not exactly get the point across.
Herb McCormick reports from the geographical top of the Americas, a much less heralded point of land that serves as the polar opposite, if you will, of Cape Horn.
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In science:

Properties of Gabriel graphs relevant to geographic variation research and the clustering of points in the plane.
On the Expected Maximum Degree of Gabriel and Yao Graphs
To compute a bisector separating two given points p and q we initiate wave-patterns in the medium’s sites geographically corresponding to p and q .
Hot Ice Computer
Such p2p based systems not only reduce the load on the content servers, but as has been pointed out by some recent work, they can also reduce load on the network (and enhance end-user performance) by exploiting the geographical locality of content (and careful peer selection).
Bulk content delivery using co-operating end-nodes with upload/download limits
Furthermore, he argued that the fossil record, the geographic distribution of species, the similarities in embryonic development and in structural elements even if their function differs, and the grouping of species into a hierarchy of taxonomic orders point to the common descent of all life .
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
Gould and Lloyd [242] point out that the variability of a trait in a species and its geographic range impart a level-specific component of fitness to the species as a whole, affecting its survival chances.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
Clearly, the Earth is not point-like, Kepler knew that, and geographers endanger their employment if they treat the Earth as a point mass.
Sociophysics Simulations
In epidemiology, one class of points might be the geographical coordinates of residences of cases and the other class of points might be the coordinates of the residences of controls.
Overall and Pairwise Segregation Tests Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
GeV), excellent angular resolution to exclude contributions from astrophysical point-sources (<∼ 0.1◦) and a location at low geographic latitude (preferably in the southern hemisphere) for small-zenith-angle low-threshold measurements of the GC region.
Section on Prospects for Dark Matter Detection of the White Paper on the Status and Future of Ground-Based TeV Gamma-Ray Astronomy
In epidemiology, one class of points might be the geographical coordinates of residences of cases and the other class of points might be the coordinates of the residences of controls.
Directional Clustering Tests Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
A point represented in some geographical coordinate system, which may be 2dimensional or 3-dimensional.
Working Document on Gloss Ontology
Java bu t ton . A point represented in some geographical coordinate system, which may be 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional.
Working Document on Gloss Ontology
Common structures include order where there is a natural ordering over keys; hierarchy where keys are leaves within a hierarchy (e.g. geographic hierarchy, network hierarchy); and combinations of these where keys are multi-dimensional points in a product structure.
Structure-Aware Sampling: Flexible and Accurate Summarization
L∞ (I), i.e. the process we obtain from (1.24) by letting the geographic space (i.e. the index set for the components consist of one point and putting all other coefficients d, s, r, c in (1.24) equal to 0).
Duality for spatially interacting Fleming-Viot processes with mutation and selection
The fo cus of this section is to introduce this view point; we propose that the notion of locality comes from both geographic (spatial) and temporal contexts.
Capacity of Multiple Unicast in Wireless Networks: A Polymatroidal Approach
Examples of such refraction is represented in Fig. 3. A tool of Google Earth allows us to measure the distance among two geographical points.
Teaching Waves with Google Earth
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