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    Re: Great circle crossing the Equator on a Mercator's Chart?
    From: Doug Faunt
    Date: 2021 Dec 23, 15:45 -0800
    I was taught to break it and do separate segments north and south.

    On Thu, Dec 23, 2021, 15:10 David Pike <NoReply_DavidPike@fer3.com> wrote:

    Have you noticed?  All the great minds writing online rejoice in giving examples of rhumb lines and great circles on a Mercator’s chart in either hemisphere, but try and find an example of great circle crossing the Equator on a Mercator’s chart.  You’ll struggle to find one, so perhaps the authors are not so clever after all.  How do you think you would draw a great circle from 40N, 40W to 40S, 40E for example?  DaveP

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