VINCENTY: Stata module to calculate distances on the Earth's surface
Abstractvincenty is used for calculating geodesic distances between a pair of points on the surface of the Earth (specified in signed decimal degrees latitude and longitude), using an accurate ellipsoidal model of the Earth. see http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/PUBS_LIB/inverse.pdf
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Bibliographic InfoSoftware component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S456815.
Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 8.2
Date of creation: 17 Oct 2003
Date of revision: 16 Feb 2007
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Postal: Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill MA 02467 USA
Web page: http://fmwww.bc.edu/EC/
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