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    Re: Formula for dis. between two points on the Globe
    From: Bruce Bowler
    Date: 1996 Oct 21, 10:35 EDT

    Vincent Rouwhorst <106016.1607{at}XXX.XXX> writes:
    >Hello,
    >
    >Is there somebody that hase the Formula to calculate the distans
    >between two points on the globe.
    >
    >eg. 52 29.66N  and 52 32.86N
    >    005 02.45E     004 40.67E
    >
    >My GPS tells me that it is 13.6nm        CTS106
    dist = 6366.7*Arccos(sin(lata)*sin(latb)+cos(lata)*cos(latb)*cos(lonb-lona))
    Dist is in NM, 6366.7 is (180/pi)*60*1.852.  If your arccos function returns
    degrees rather than radians, adjust accordingly.
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