nature of the "Modified British
System", built on the basis of perfectly-defined map
projections, allows the development of data-processing software
intended to (re)localize points or targets whose coordinates were
established in this system.
"coordinates translator" which you can discover
here allows the conversion from "British Modified
System" coordinates, for example LZ1/vX962494,
towards more "conventional" geographical coordinates
(Latitude/Longitude) quite easy to use in digital atlases,
as for the
Mapquest web site.
imprecision, evaluated on the basis of a series of "gauged"
points, varies from 5 to 30 arc-seconds, depending on the
map projection used (this corresponds to and imprecision varying
from 150 to 1000 meters on the field). The mathematic
formulas used for the conversions are the "Lambert conic
near conformal => Latitude / Longitude" and "Cassini-Soldner
=> Latitude / Longitude" described in the guide
produced by the EPSG.
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