## How do you write a 6 digit grid?

6-Digit Grid References

- Steps to Finding a 6-Digit Grid Reference.
- Step 1: Identify the grid that contains the feature.
- Step 2: Identify the 4-digit grid reference.
- Step 3: Divide each side of the grid into 10 equal parts.
- Step 4: Read the corresponding easting and northing.
- Step 5: Easting before Northing.

## What is a six digit grid reference?

6-Figure Grid Reference. A 6-figure grid reference contains 6 numbers which gives us an even more precise location inside the box given by the 4-figure number. Inside each box, imagine 10 tick marks along the eastings and 10 tick marks along the northings. These marks are generally not provided on maps.

**How do you get a six figure grid reference on Google Maps?**

Google Maps

- Click “Grid Reference Tools” and choose “Get Grid Reference from Map”. By clicking on the desired location, the 6-figure Grid reference will be shown.
- Click “Location Search Tools” and enter a place name (this does not work with post codes). The map will centre on the place name, if found.

### How many meters is a 6 digit grid?

6 digits – 234064 – locates a point with a precision of 100-meters (a soccer field size area).

### How do you write coordinates on a grid?

Ordered pairs are written in parentheses (x-coordinate, y-coordinate). The origin is located at (0,0). Note that coordinates are often written with no space after the comma. The location of (2,5) is shown on the coordinate grid below.

**Can I use OS coordinates on Google Maps?**

You can find coordinates on Google Maps to give you the exact positioning (the latitude and longitude) of any location. It’s easy to find coordinates on Google Maps on your phone or computer, and you can copy and paste your coordinates to share a precise location with others.

#### How accurate is a six figure grid?

What is the accuracy of a 6 figure grid reference? A 6 figure grid reference will cover an area of 100m by 100m, i.e. 10,000 square meters, an area bigger than Wembley football pitch.

#### How close does a 6 digit coordinate get you?

The confusion comes in when soldiers try to use a map to get a 10-digit grid coordinate, which equates to a 1 meter precision. A 1:50,000 scale map is only accurate to 50m 90% of the time so a 6 digit (100m precision) or an 8 digit (10m precision) are more appropriate.