[GRASSLIST:7263] Re: m.cogo link broken

Paulo Marcondes paulomarcondes at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 15:26:31 EDT 2005

2005/6/21, Hamish <hamish_nospam at yahoo.com>:
> Angle to point away loses
> meaning after the distance grows big enough that the shape of the Earth
> matters.. but I guess this isn't what the module is for?

If I recall correctly from my surveying classes, the maximum distance
one could consider a flat earth is around 12 or 16 km. I mean, the
surveying validity (sp??) is a square with 12 (or 16) km sides.

Maybe a warning could be added to m/v.cogo regarding these issues.

Paulo Marcondes
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