Number distance(Location loc1, Location loc2)

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Number distance(Location loc1, Location loc2)

Post by Bushmills » 08 Nov 2014 01:24

Will calculation consider Earth a perfect sphere, or take into account equator bulging and pole flattening?

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Re: Number distance(Location loc1, Location loc2)

Post by Martin » 08 Nov 2014 10:09

Android documents it like this:
Returns the approximate distance in meters between this location and the given location. Distance is defined using the WGS84 ellipsoid.
The source contains a reference to this PDF: http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/PUBS_LIB/inverse.pdf

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