triangulation station

noun

a point used in triangulation as a basis for making maps. Triangulation stations are marked in a number of ways, such as by a tapering stone pillar on a hilltopAlso called (informal): trig point, (Austral. and NZ) trig

Nearby words

  1. triangular matrix,
  2. triangular muscle,
  3. triangular trade,
  4. triangulate,
  5. triangulation,
  6. triangulum,
  7. triangulum australe,
  8. triannual,
  9. trianta,
  10. triapsidal

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