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    Re: Theoretical Question - Height of Eye from Shore
    From: Michael Daly
    Date: 2007 Nov 18, 01:35 -0500

    Greg R. wrote:
    
    > Thanks for that info - seems like I remember seeing a formula for it
    > (probably the same one) years ago when I was first learning this stuff,
    > but it's been long enough (and something that never got used in the
    > real world) that I don't remember it today.
    
    A simple version (based on a spherical Earth - reasonable for the
    distances you're likely to worry about) is at:
    
    http://en.kayakwiki.org/index.php/Horizon_distance
    
    Mike
    
    
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