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Solutions of Inverse Geodetic Problem in Navigational Applications
1 Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland
ABSTRACT: Solutions of such navigational problems as an orthodromic navigation (courses, distances and intermediate points), maximum latitude and a composite navigation with limited latitude as well as, for comparison, a loxodromic navigation (courses, distances) without any simplifications for a sphere, by an application of solutions of the inverse geodetic problem are presented. An exemplary rigorous, rapid, non-iterative solution of the inverse geodetic problem according to Sodano, for any length of geodesic, is attached.
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Sodano E.M. 1965. General non-iterative solution of the in¬verse and direct geodetic problems. Bulletin Géodésique 75: 69-89.
Sodano E.M. 1967. Supplement to inverse solution of long geodesics. Bulletin Géodésique 85: 233-236.
Citation note:
Lenart A.S.: Solutions of Inverse Geodetic Problem in Navigational Applications. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 7, No. 2, doi:10.12716/1001.07.02.13, pp. 253-257, 2013

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