Method for locating features on a map Patent #: 4289333
ApplicationNo. 06/320303 filed on 11/12/1981
US Classes:434/217, METEOROLOGY283/34, MAPS434/153Means for facilitating location of different points on map
ExaminersPrimary: Grieb, William H.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesG09B 29/00 (20060101)
G09B 29/02 (20060101)
G09B 29/04 (20060101)
AbstractA method for plotting and disseminating information on the paths of violent storms, which can be used to accurately and quickly describe the affected region in a manner easily comprehended by the residents of the region. A map is provided with a grid system consisting of intersecting, generally vertical and horizontal columns and rows, dividing the area into subregions. Each row and each column has an identifying designation, and each subregion of the map has a distinct designation including the designations for the row and the column in which it is located. A weather bulletin for an area includes reference to the designations for the subregion involved.