Welcome to the NavList Message Boards.


A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding

Compose Your Message

Add Images & Files
    Re: latitude and longitude with Yeoman Chart Plotter
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2002 Jul 12, 11:41 -0500

    On Fri, 12 Jul 2002 22:51:51 +1000, Glendon wrote:
    >charts! But I do know enough about them to say that I don't think you can
    >reference a chart to a rectangular grid system with only two points , three
    >or more are called for...I think. Mathematics tells me so??
    Sure you can. Each point has two coordinates (Lat and Lon). The Yeoman
    knows the chart is Mercator. That is more than enough. Giving it three
    points makes the problem overdetermined.
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                                                        J36 Gjo/a
    "I'll tell you, being in prison isn't, isn't all that, uh, that it's cracked up to be." RM Nixon

    Browse Files

    Drop Files


    What is NavList?

    Join NavList

    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site