+Chipper3 Posted January 9, 2022 Share Posted January 9, 2022 I am setting up a multi-cache. Each stage has a message providing a Bearing and Distance and a Hint to next stage instead of the coords of the next stage. I can use several methods: Method 1 - I have an app that allows me to mark stage 1 waypoint and then mark stage 2 waypoint and the app provides a straight line distance and bearing from waypoint 1 to 2. The problem is that I find a substantial difference between Method 1 and Method 2. Method 2 - I work the site in order to get a good average waypoint coords for waypoint 1 and waypoint 2. Then I plug those values into an online navigation tool that uses the haversine algorithm. The calculator returns the Distance and Bearing. The calculator also returns a satellite picture of the two waypoints and the distance line between them. As a side note, I find the calculator's map much more accurate than just plugging the coords into Google Map. What is the best way to accomplish this? What method do you use? The online navigation calculator I am using is https://www.movable-type.co.uk/scripts/latlong.html 1 Quote Link to comment
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