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# How do you explain a grid reference?

Updated: 9/2/2023

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15y ago

A grid reference is a reference on a map. It refers to the indication of a location, as abbreviated by numbers, letters, or both.

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A grid (grid reference) is a series of squares across a map to help you where you are or where something is.

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