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*Subject*: 6-1-75-6 W5M --> LOCAL GRID*From*: "Mark Chan" <chanm(at)cadvision.com>*Date*: Sun, 25 Mar 2001 21:23:22 -0700*Newsgroups*: comp.lang.idl-pvwave*Organization*: CADVision/PSINet*Xref*: news.doit.wisc.edu comp.lang.idl-pvwave:24129

GIVEN: Point A @ 6-1-75-6 W5M (Take this to be the origin. Some where in Canada). Point B @ 1-1-75-6 W5M Point C @ 16-1-75-6 W5M QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED: What is the distance between A and B? Ans: B is 5 miles east of A. What is the distance between A and C? Ans: sqrt(5^2+5^2). C is NE of A. Etc. calculation like these. QUESTION FOR IDL EXPERTS: Is there a public domain IDL routine to do the conversion between the land system above to local coordinate? Thanks in advance, Mark Chan

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