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Definition Edit

Degrees-minutes-seconds (DMS) is

[t]he unit of measure for describing latitude and longitude. A degree is 1/360th of a circle. A degree is further divided into 60 minutes, and a minute is divided into 60 seconds.[1]

References Edit

  1. Wiki.GIS.com, GIS Glossary (full-text).

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