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Calculation of small distances

Richter, C. F. (1943) Calculation of small distances. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 33 (4). pp. 243-250. ISSN 0037-1106. doi:10.1785/BSSA0330040243.

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Tables are presented which facilitate the calculation of small distances between points on the earth's surface whose latitudes and longitudes are given, for mean latitudes from 30° to 40°. The error does not exceed one-tenth of a kilometer in 500 kilometers, and may be reduced by applying specified corrections.

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Additional Information:Copyright © 1943, by the Seismological Society of America. Manuscript received for publication January 20, 1943. Mr. John M. Nordquist has assisted by verifying and extending some of the numerical examples and formulas, and also with the computation of tables based on formula (6).
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