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Geographic coordinates (obtaining)
of a place :
Look at a good printed
, visit your library
satellite navigator, if you have one
Look at a website built by GPS users, e.g.
Look for GPS "
Google for the city name together with "latitude", "longitude", which gives hits like
Look at a map website, e.g.
Look at a
that already uses map coordinates, e.g.
No matter where you find coordinates, always look to see if they seem reasonable.
Geographic coordinate system
External Links :
Census Gazetteer: to identify U.S. places with coordinates
Getty TGN coordinates of places all over the world
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