Bearing (direction of travel; true course) along a rhumb line (loxodrome) between two points.

Usage

bearingRhumb(p1, p2)

Value

A direction (bearing) in degrees

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

Author

Chris Veness and Robert Hijmans, based on formulae by Ed Williams