# How do 4 figure grid references work?

## How do 4 figure grid references work?

Four-figure grid references As we already said, when giving a four-figure grid reference, always give the eastings number first and the northings number second. An easy way to remember this is to keep in mind the letters HV (High Voltage), that is horizontal reading first followed the vertical reading.

### Does a grid reference have 4 numbers?

A 4-figure grid reference contains 4 numbers. For example, you might be given the number 3422. The first two numbers are called the easting, which is the number you would look for at the bottom of the map.

What is the golden rule for 4 figure grid references?

The golden rule for reading grid references is always go along the X axis (the bottom) first and record those numbers first, then go up the side and record those numbers second.

What is 4 figure grid in geography?

In a four-figure grid reference, four-figure or four digits are used to locate something on a map. In every map there are both horizontal lines which are easting and vertical line, i.e, northing crosses each other and create a grid square.

## What is the four figure grid reference of Malgaon?

Malgaon within grid square 1520.

### What is the difference between four figure and six-figure grid references?

What is the difference between four-figure and six-figure grid references? Four-figure grid references are used to find a grid square but we can use six-figure grid references to find an exact location within a grid square. Six-figure grid references are much more accurate than four-figure grid references.

What is the difference between four and six-figure grid references?

How many figures does a grid reference have?

six-figure
Grid references comprise six-figure numbers. Like an area reference, the first two figures in a grid reference are eastings. The third figure is calculated by imagining that the distance between each of the eastings has been sub-divided into ten smaller parts.

## What is the difference between four and six figure grid references?

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