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    Re: Meridional Distances
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2002 Sep 18, 11:15 +1000

    Got nothing against calculators, or GPS for that matter, but like to know
    that if necessary can work out rhumb, traverse and a round of sights with
    nothing more than a pencil and some tables - call it Plan C   (to be
    fair, in that case would probably draw lines on the chart for rhumb and
    traverse - still the simplest way to get an accurate enough estimation).
    Dan Allen wrote:
    > On Tuesday, September 17, 2002, at 05:09 PM, Peter Fogg wrote:
    > > I'm glad Dan thinks the Williams formula is pretty straightforward.
    > I should have said, straightforward for programming a computer or
    > calculator.  It is a bit much to remember off the top of one's head...
    > ;-)
    > Dan

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