great circle route


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great circle route

The route which follows the shortest arc of a great circle between two points.
Translations
isoympyräreitti
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The Port of Adak is strategically located at the intersection of the North Pacific Great Circle Route and the Northwest Passage, Transpolar Route, and Northern Sea Route and can be used as a transshipping hub.
As a part of the Forum professional program, attendees had the option of signing up to tour the UPS Anchorage Gateway, located on the great circle route that is the shortest distance from North America to Asia.
It sits just six miles from the sea buoy marking the Great Circle Route (GCR) from Europe and the Mediterranean, offering considerable strategic advantages for ocean carriers.
fly it some Great Circle Route back to the cupboards, bare of memories?
A Guide to Planning and Cruising The Great Circle Route Around the Eastern USA, 2nd Edition G.