Re: Great Circle mapper

From: (John Ahlstrom)
Organization: cisco Systems, Incorporated
Date:         12 Oct 96 02:35:55 
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In article <airliners.1996.1836@ohare.Chicago.COM>, kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) writes:
>In May, 1994, Terry Drinkard started a thread on Really Long Range
>Commercial Transports.  That sent me scurrying for my atlas and to
>find an equation for computing great circle distances, and was the
>genesis of a much larger project -- not just to compute distances
>along a great circle route, but to show them on a map.

I have seen (in a restaurant!) a large number of maps each of which
was centered on a major world city and any straight line form which
was a great circle.
   Does anyone know where I can buy such maps?
   Does anyone know of any PC or workstation software that generates
     such maps?


John Ahlstrom
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