conversion angle


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conversion angle

[kən′vər·zhən ‚aŋ·gəl]
(navigation)
The angle between the rhumb line and the great circle between two points. Also known as arc to chord correction; half-convergency.
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conversion angle

conversion angle
An angle between a great-circle bearing and the rhumb-line bearing of a common point measured at a common origin.
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