Geoid (glossary)

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The equipotential surface of the Earth’s gravity field which is perpendicular to the direction of gravity and which best fits mean sea level either locally, regionally or globally.

Sources

ISO TC211. "Geoid." In: ISO TC211 Multilingual Glossary. Version from 2020-06-02. Concept ID: 2370. Available at: https://isotc211.geolexica.org/concepts/2370/.

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