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  • Augustin-Louis Cauchy [r]: (1789 – 1857) prominent French mathematician, one of the pioneers of rigor in mathematics and complex analysis. [e]
  • Christiaan Huygens [r]: (14 April 1629 - 8 June 1695) an internationally renowned Dutch mathematician, physicist and astronomer. [e]
  • Geographic Information System [r]: Combined database and mapping system for the capture, storage, and manipulation of geographic data. [e]
  • Global Navigation Satellite System [r]: A system which allows small electronic devices to determine their location (Longitude, Latitude, and Altitude) as well as time with an accuracy of up to a few centimetres using time signals transmitted along a line of sight by radio from satellites. [e]
  • Latitude [r]: Location north or south of the equator, measured in degrees from the equator, which is 0. [e]
  • Meridian (geography) [r]: Imaginary arc on the Earth's surface from the North Pole to the South Pole that connects all locations running along it with a given longitude. [e]
  • Mile [r]: A non-SI unit of length, equal to 1.609 kilometres, and equivalent to 5,280 feet. [e]
  • New Zealand [r]: Country in the South Pacific; constitutional monarchy and a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. [e]
  • Spherical polar coordinates [r]: Angular coordinates on a sphere: longitude angle φ, colatitude angle θ [e]
  • Wristwatch [r]: Timepiece designed to be worn around the wrist. [e]