Helmert's formula

Helmert's formula

[′hel·mərts ‚fȯr·myə·lə]
(geophysics)
A formula for the acceleration due to gravity in terms of the latitude and the altitude above sea level.
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Based on Helmert's formula (Hofmann-Wellenhof and Moritz, 2005):