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post #4 of Old 04-12-2004
GordMay
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figuring distance from Lat/lon

By definition, 1 minute of longitude at the equator is equal to 1 nautical mile.

For a chart - goto “The Earth according to WGS 84"
http://home.online.no/~sigurdhu/Grid_1deg.htm

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Gord
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