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Ellipsoid : Length of meridian arc

The length of a meridian arc m between the parallels of geodetic latitudes φ1 and φ2 is computed. Also the inverse problem is solved.

Meridian cross section
Meridian cross section

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Ellipsoid of rotation
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Did you know? If instead of the geodetic latitude a different latitude is given or desired then it can be converted using Computation toolLatitude dependent values .
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