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VINCENTY: Stata module to calculate distances on the Earth's surface

Austin Nichols

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: vincenty 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

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 8.2
Keywords: distances; geodesic; Vincenty (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2003-10-17, Revised 2007-02-16
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install vincenty". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/v/vincenty.ado program code (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/v/vincenty.hlp help file (text/plain)

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