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.
The Great Circle route between Durango and Aspen is only 131 nm, but the surface route likely is substantially longer, possibly making this a five-or-six-hour drive.
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.
fly it some Great Circle Route back to the cupboards, bare of memories?