# Eckkoordinaten

## English translation: corner coordinates/points

 09:39 Feb 15, 2012
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Windpark permit
 German term or phrase: Eckkoordinaten "Die Eckkoordinaten (geographisches Bezugssytem WGS 84) des Gebietes..." The translator has used "corner coordinates". Perhaps "Edge coordinates", or simply coordinates would be better? I'm lost offshore in the North Sea. Can anyone throw me a lifeline?
 Gary EvansGermany Local time: 01:51
 English translation:corner coordinates/points Explanation:See discussion, and page 4 of http://www.ospar.org/documents/dbase/publications/p00547_Win... The column “Location” should be completed by providing in a clockwise order separately the decimal degrees of longitude and latitude of each corner point describing the polygon that defines the area of the wind farm.
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Bernd Runge
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Local time: 01:51
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3 +3reference (or basic) coordinates
 Richard Stephen
3corner coordinates/points
 Bernd Runge

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12 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +3
reference (or basic) coordinates

Explanation:
As used with 'Eckdaten' = basic/reference data

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Note added at 12 mins (2012-02-15 09:52:39 GMT)
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Actually you're on the right track. Simply 'coordinates' would suffice.

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Note added at 22 mins (2012-02-15 10:02:40 GMT)
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Well, 'boundary coordinates' might fit in some contexts, but 'reference coordinates' will always fit. I'd go on the safe side.

 Richard StephenUnited StatesLocal time: 17:51Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 319
 Asker: Someone just suggested 'Boundary coordinates' which also seems logical.

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corner coordinates/points

Explanation:
See discussion, and page 4 of http://www.ospar.org/documents/dbase/publications/p00547_Win...
The column “Location” should be completed by providing in a clockwise order separately the decimal degrees of longitude and latitude of each corner point describing the polygon that defines the area of the wind farm.

 Bernd RungeGermanyLocal time: 01:51Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: GermanPRO pts in category: 400
 Thanks, this is the clearest and most specific answer.
 Asker: Now this makes sense.

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