Back Azimuth
2 definitions

Angle or bearing 180 degrees opposite of azimuth.

FK Reading Ease
50.7

FK Grade Level
High School
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  • The azimuth of a geodetic line at the end opposite the reference end. It differs from the forward azimuth (at the reference end) by 180° plus the amount of the convergence of meridians between the two points.

    FK Reading Ease
    55.4

    FK Grade Level
    High School
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