Definition : Nadir

Point located in the center of the Earth, opposite the zenith. In terms of real right, it is the lowest point in the field that can be appropriated. When a lot is located in a horizontal cadastral plan, it generally includes, unless otherwise indicated, all the space below, up to the nadir.

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