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    Re: great circle vs. ellipsoidal geodesic
    From: Paul Hirose
    Date: 2002 Sep 23, 20:56 -0700

    I wrote:
    >
    > ways. Great circle distances and initial courses came from HO 229.
    > I've also tabulated the errors of those figures with respect to
    > geodetic distance and direction on the WGS84 ellipsoid. (Computed by
    > the National Geodetic Survey's FORWARD program.) My great circle
    
    Oops, the correct name of the program is INVERSE.
    
    http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/TOOLS/Inv_Fwd/Inv_Fwd.html
    
    
    

       
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