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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. If instead of the geodetic latitude a different latitude is given or desired then it can be converted using Computation toolLatitude dependent values.

Meridian cross section
Meridian cross section

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Ellipsoid of rotation
Unit of latitude Guide
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In the library

Link Author(s) Title lightbulb Year Type Pages
open access Korth WKoordinatensysteme – Geodätische Grundlagen2009Educ 37
open access Rapp RGeometric Geodesy Part II1993Educ 225
open access Rapp RGeometric Geodesy Part I1991Educ 189
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