# greatCircle

From geosphere v1.2-15
by Robert Hijmans

##### Great circle

Get points on a great circle as defined by the shortest distance between two specified points

- Keywords
- spatial

##### Usage

`greatCircle(p1, p2, n=360, sp=FALSE)`

##### Arguments

- p1
- longitude/latitude of point(s). Can be a vector of two numbers, a matrix of 2 columns (first one is longitude, second is latitude) or a SpatialPoints* object
- p2
- as above
- n
- The requested number of points on the Great Circle
- sp
- Logical. Return a SpatialLines object?

##### Value

- A matrix of points, or a list of such matrices (e.g., if multiple bearings are supplied)

##### References

##### Examples

`greatCircle(c(5,52), c(-120,37), n=36)`

*Documentation reproduced from package geosphere, version 1.2-15, License: GPL*

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