Calculating distance from lat/long data

David Nicolson Nicolson.David at NMNH.SI.EDU
Fri Apr 13 09:09:06 CDT 2001

There are resources on the web that do this, and many other things...

Here is a relevant section from "Martindale's The Reference Desk"
<> (which has many many links to
sites that do things like wyat you're asking about, and more):
The first one listed there seems appropriate:

They also have a compilation of a plethora of kinds of calculators available

They also have many links to language resources (dictionaries, translators,

I don't think I've even scratched the surface of all they have at their
site, but it's a start...


On Thu, 12 Apr 2001 15:03:15 -0400, Alan Prather <alan at MSU.EDU> wrote:

>Can anyone recommend simple, and preferably free, software to calculate
>geographic distance between sets of latitude and longitude coordinates?
>Alan Prather
>166 Plant Biology, Wilson Road
>Botany & Plant Pathology
>Michigan State University
>East Lansing, MI 48824-1312
>(517) 355-4695
>fax (517) 353-1926
>alan at

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