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

meridian cross section
Meridian cross section

Note

Ellipsoid of rotation
Unit of latitude
Quantity Value

Did you know? If instead of the geodetic latitude a different latitude is given or desired then it can be converted using .

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Link Author(s)Title Year Type Pages
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PDF: open accessKawase KA General Formula for Calculating Meridian Arc Length and its Application to Coordinate Conversion in the Gauss-Krüger Projection2011BasR13
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PDF: open accessKorth WKoordinatensysteme – Geodätische Grundlagen2009Educ37
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access for HTW-users ONLYDorrer EFrom Elliptic Arc Length to Gauss-Krüger Coordinates by Analytical Continuation2003BasR9
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PDF: restricted accessShaofeng B, Menz JTwo New Solutions for an Inverse Problem on the Length of the Meridian Arc2000BasR4
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PDF: open accessRapp RGeometric Geodesy Part II1993Educ225
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PDF: open accessRapp RGeometric Geodesy Part I1991Educ189
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