Updated:March 2004

Great Circle Distance between CAIRNS and DARWIN

Origin:

Place Name: CAIRNS
Latitude:-16.922º
Longitude:145.776º

Distance is approximately 1679 km

This distance calculator computes the great circle distance between points. It is based on spherical trigonometry, and assumes that one minute of arc is one nautical mile, and one nautical mile is 1.852 km. Indicatively, Cocky Calculations are accurate to:

  • a few 10s of metres over short (approx. 10 km) lines
  • a few 100 metres over a few 100 km, and
  • a few kilometres over 1000s of kilometres.

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Destination:

Place Name: DARWIN
Latitude:-12.462º
Longitude:130.842º
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