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Appropriate datatype for Latitude and Longitude in SQL Server

I need to store Latitude and Longitude data in SQL Server.  
The data comes from Google in the following format: xxx.xxxxxx.

I was thinking of using DECIMAL(9,6).
Is this accurate enough for subsequent distance and other calculations?

Craig Johnston, Jul 14, 2011
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PLease try to create a user-defined type for your own need
Tarriq Ferrose Khan, Aug 26, 2011

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