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Datum: Adindan
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Geodetic Datum used in Africa - Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Sudan

Adindan is a geodetic datum first defined in 1958-01-01 and is suitable for use in Eritrea; Ethiopia; South Sudan; Sudan.. Adindan references the Clarke 1880 (RGS) ellipsoid and the Greenwich prime meridian. Adindan origin is Fundamental point: Station 15; Adindan. Latitude: 22°10'07.110"N, longitude: 31°29'21.608"E (of Greenwich). Adindan is a geodetic datum for Topographic mapping. It was defined by information from US Coast and Geodetic Survey via Geophysical Reasearch vol 67 #11, October 1962. The 12th parallel traverse of 1966-70 (Point 58 datum, code 6620) is connected to the Blue Nile 1958 network in western Sudan. This has given rise to misconceptions that the Blue Nile network is used in west Africa.

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Datum Details
Datum Name:Adindan
Code:6201
Area Of Use: Africa - Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan and SudanOpen
Scope:Topographic mapping.
Type:geodetic
Realization Epoch:1958-01-01
Origin:Fundamental point: Station 15; Adindan. Latitude: 22°10'07.110"N, longitude: 31°29'21.608"E (of Greenwich).
Ellipsoid:Clarke 1880 (RGS)Open
Prime Meridian:GreenwichOpen
Applicable CRS-s: The following CRS are based on this datum:
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