onGreatCircle

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Is a point on a given great circle?

Test if a point is on a great circle defined by two other points.

Keywords
spatial
Usage
onGreatCircle(p1, p2, p3)
Arguments
p1
Longitude/latitude of the first point definging a great circle, in degrees; 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 for the second point
p3
the point(s) to be tested if they are on the great circle or not
Value

  • logical

Aliases
  • onGreatCircle
Examples
onGreatCircle(c(0,0), c(30,30), rbind(c(-10 -11.33812), c(10,20)))
Documentation reproduced from package geosphere, version 1.2-15, License: GPL

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