- Latitude and Longitude,
a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.
- Coordinate Systems, Longitude,
- Can you explain pitch, roll, and yaw to me? Are there other systems
for measuring an object's position in space?
- Maximum Difference, Longitude and Latitude
- Find the maximum longitude and latitude difference between two points
on Earth 1000 kilometers apart.
- Latitude and Longitude of
a Point Halfway between Two Points
- I would like to know how to determine the latitude and longitude
of a point halfway between New York and Los Angeles.
- Finding Points on the Earth
- Find the point that has latitude and longitude five miles north of
a given point, and the other three points to the south, east, and west.
- Deriving the Haversine Formula
- I need to write a program module to calculate distances given longitude
and latitude data, trying to find an object within a mile's radius of its
- Longitude and Latitude to
- Using longitude and latitude to determine distance in rectangular
- Distance Between Two Points
on the Earth
- My latitude and longitude are in the form 40.266934, -74.204930
respectively, with negatives for South and West. How do I calculate
the distance between them?
- Distance Calculation
- If I have the co-ordinates of two places in Degrees Latitude and
Longitude, how do I calculate the distance in nautical miles?
- Determining Distance between
- I need an equation to use in an application for a car dealership.
- Using Longitude and Latitude to
- I've been looking for the equation for finding the distance between
two cities, given their latitudes and longitudes.
- Distance using Latitude and Longitude
- Is there a simple formula for calculating distance using known
latitude and longitude?
- How Far Do the Birds Fly?
- How to calculate the survey distance a racing pigeon flies
from point A to point B, where A is the release point and B is
the home loft of a returning bird?
- Latitude and Longitude, GPS
- What is the equation to convert latitude/longitude/altitude (LLA)
data into earth-centered/earth-fixed (ECEF) data?
- Walking Around the World
- Given a starting point on the earth and a direction, if a man travels
a certain distance in a straight line, where will he end up and in which
direction will he be facing?
- Bearing Between Two Points
- Is there an easy way to calculate the "heading" (relative to North=0)
between two coordinates?
- Finding Distance Using the Earth's
- How do I find the shortest distance between two points on the earth
using degrees of latitude and longitude?
- Bearing Calculation
- Given two cities at geographic coordinates (xA,yA) and (xB,yB), is
there a formula to calculate the bearing from city A to city B?