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N vs E coordinatenEdit
Kun je me zeggen waar ik Noord en Oost coordinaten heb omgewisseld? Zover ik weet heb ik 3 straten die inderdaad ergens onder de evenaar waren beland gecorrigeerd zodat ze weer correct worden weergegeven. groet, Arjan
Never replace information from a reliable source with information from a Wikipedia.Edit
Your edit to Washington Monument replaced information from the National Geodetic Survey (the gold standard for geographical coordinates in the United States) with information you claim was imported from the English Wikipedia. Wikipedias, in any language, are unreliable sources and should never be used to replace information from a reliable source. Jc3s5h (talk) 02:35, 10 October 2018 (UTC)
Hi Abductive. It is not the number of decimals that determine the precision of coordinates; it is the interval. In other words, the higher the value, the lower the coordinates precision. So in case of Carp Hills, my precision of 0.016666666666667 is a much lower precision than your value of 0.00027777777777778. Because my precision only produces coordinates with degrees and minutes (45°23'N, 76°4'W) - more than sufficient for a large object - whereas in your case, the coordinates are 45°22'50"N, 76°4'7"W - clearly much more precise and needless too. See also WP:OPCOORD. This applies also to a lot of your edits where you change the coordinates of large geographic features to needless precision.
Furthermore, I really don't see how my coordinates value "misses the topic" (???). My value is clearly near the geographic center of the hills. Is there something specific at your coordinates? Are your coordinates sourced somewhere? If not, there is no reason to change it and I will revert. Regards, --P199 (talk) 14:05, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
- Do you have a source for your coordinates? Abductive (talk) 23:34, 6 September 2019 (UTC)