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What does UTM stand for?

UTM stands for Universal Transverse Mercator (cartography; also seen as UTMS)

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To meet the requirements of the Search and Rescue merit badge, Scouts must complete a series of nine requirements relating to SAR fundamentals such as: * The process and safety methods of working around specialized teams such as aircraft, canine, and aquatic rescue teams * Identifying differences between search and rescue environments, such as coastal, wilderness, rural, and urban landscapes * Determining when Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) and latitude and longitude (Lat/Lon) should be used As an active SAR volunteer and former associate director of program (once responsible for backcountry operations) at Philmont Scout Ranch, one of the BSA's four high-adventure bases, Doug Palmer fully understands the importance of learning these skills.
The Santiam Pass Winter Recreation Map, drawn at a scale of two inches to the mile, is marked off in Universal Transverse Mercator 1,000-meter grids.
The operator will be able to print the "Desired Effects" and " Rationale" fields plus the ASL with latitude-longitude grid coordinates instead of Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM).
The surveyor can convert the geographic coordinates to Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) and then establish a survey control point (SCP).