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Geometry of the Earth Ellipsoid

Ganʹshin, Vladimir Nikolaevich

This book develops consecutively the relationships between elements of the ellipse, sphere, and spheroid needed for the solution of geodetic problems at distances up to 20000 km, both by geodetic line and by normal section. In addition, relationships are established between the lengths and azimuths of certain curves on the spheroid which are of particular interest for geodesy.

Translation from Russian of Геометрия земного эллипсоида [Geometriya Zemnogo Ellipsoida] (Moscow, 1967), by John M. Willis, Aeronautical Chart and Information Center (ACIC-TC-1473).

Scan by Charles Karney of the copy in the Ohio State University Library. The translation is a work of the U.S. Government and so is in the public domain.
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