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Re^3: Alternatives To Geo::Distance (hack)

by lidden (Deacon)
on Oct 22, 2010 at 11:01 UTC ( #866783=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Alternatives To Geo::Distance (hack)
in thread Alternatives To Geo::Distance

The distance should go down closer to the pole. (90,10) and (90,0) are the same point.

If you start at the north pole and walk one mile to the south and then one mile to the west you are still one mile to the south of the north pole. At the equator you will get a hypotenuse.


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