Download presentation

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Published byJesse McNulty Modified over 5 years ago

1
EARTH AS A SPHERE 9.4 Understand and use the concept of distance on the surface of the earth to solve problems

2
Learning Outcomes Find the shortest distance between two points on the surface of the earth.

3
A B (37 o N, 54 o W) (37 o N, 126 o E)

4
A B

5
A B (37 o N, 54 o W) (37 o N, 126 o E) 180 o Answer

6
The distance between A and B = 180 o x 60 = 10 800 nautical mile

7
A B

8
A B 37 o O AOB Next 0o0o

9
AOB = 180 – (37 o x 2) = 106 o Back

10
The distance between A and B = 106 o x 60 = 6 360 nautical mile

11
Conclusion The shortest distance from one point to another on the surface of the earth is along a great circle.

Similar presentations

Presentation is loading. Please wait....

OK

Triangle Inequalities

Triangle Inequalities

© 2019 SlidePlayer.com Inc.

All rights reserved.

To make this website work, we log user data and share it with processors. To use this website, you must agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Ads by Google