AUTOCAD MAP 3D - What is a Global Coordinate Zone?




What is a Global Coordinate Zone?


A method that converts the spherical coordinates of the Earth representing latitude and longitude into an AutoCAD Map 3D drawings Cartesian coordinate system, and accounts for the curvature of the surface of the Earth with a projection. A coordinate system is usually defined by a projection, an ellipsoid definition, a datum definition, one or more standard parallels, and a central meridian.