Unistats 2017/18 - Location longitude
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This field records the longitude reference point for the teaching location.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
All providers where Institution.Location entity exists.
The position of any point on the globe can be described by its latitude and longitude. Within this framework, any position can be determined in Britain and Northern Ireland to any level of precision that is required.
Within the KIS return, Latitude and Longitude will be returned as decimal degrees, to 6 decimal places (i.e. Latitude: 51.898517, Longitude: -2.078651).
Please note, if you are recording locations west of the Prime meridian (Greenwich Meridian), a minus sign will be required In front of your co-ordinate. Locations that are east of the Prime meridian do not require a positive sign.
Below are example websites where you can determine your latitude and longitude:
Quality rules relating to this field are displayed here.
Data type: LOCType
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