Item Type : Simple Attribute
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : HORDAT
Simple AttributeName: Horizontal Datum
Alias : HORDAT
CamelCase : horizontalDatum
Data Type : Enumeration (Show)
Definition : Horizontal reference surface or the reference coordinate system used for geodetic control in the calculation of coordinates of points on the earth.
Reference :
Definition Source : IHO S-101 Project Team
Similarity to Source : Identical
Int1 :
S4 :
Remarks : All necessary information for conversion of geographic coordinates from most of the Geodetic Datums in the above list to WGS-84 is contained in the 'User's Handbook on Datum Transformations involving WGS-84', prepared by the US Defense Mapping Agency and which is available from the IHB as IHO Publication S-60 (English and French Versions), along with an associated standard datum transformation software on floppy disk called 'MADTRAN'.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Standardize Item Name. Add definition source and similarity. Add INT1 and S-4 references. Amend remark.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-08-01
Accepted :
Amended : 2019-08-02
Successor : -
Predecessor : HORDAT