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This is the command gcb that can be run in the OnWorks free hosting provider using one of our multiple free online workstations such as Ubuntu Online, Fedora Online, Windows online emulator or MAC OS online emulator

PROGRAM:

NAME


gcb - calculate long and short path to a location

SYNOPSIS


gcb units station1 station2

DESCRIPTION


Gcb computes long/short path distance and heading given the latitude and longitude
(degrees and minutes). You must input the lat/long of the two stations. The output will
then be relative from station1 to station2.

Input the two station lat/longs using the following format: ddd.mmHddd.mmG, lead/lagging
zeros can be left out.

d = Degrees, m = Minutes, H = Hemisphere (N or S), G = Greenwich (W or E)

Units is 'n' for Nautical, 'k' for kilometers, and 's' for Statute.

EXAMPLES


gcb n 35.19n97.27w 0s0e (Moore to Prime/Equator)

gcb n 35.19N97.27W 38.51n77.02W (Moore to Washington D.C., mixed case)

gcb n 33.56n118.24w 55.45n37.35e (L.A. to Moscow)

gcb n 35N70W 35N71W (No decimal points used, all uppercase)

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