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Orcadelic 2 points ago +2 / -0

Only the people too dumb to know how longitude and latitude are calculated.

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BigRichardEnergy 1 point ago +3 / -2

Works on flat earth too dipshit. Can you explain why ship captains in the southern hemisphere still have to correct to the north when traveling east and west?

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Orcadelic 1 point ago +1 / -0

Longitude Latitude are S.P.H.E.R.I.C.A.L. COORDINATES you illiterbilly hick.

Each is SEPARATELY DERIVED from the MATHEMATICS of a SPHERE.

Not maybe,

Not sometimes,

Not just on Thursdays.

Longitude is a SPHERICAL COORDINATE.

Latitude, is a SPHERICAL COORDINATE.

Neither of them work, on A.N.Y. other G.E.O.M.E.T.R.Y.

And you're gonna wear that away from here like you wear the REST of that

guvurmint skewling that graduated you

with your legendary 6 to 8th grade comprehension,

from the 12th guvurmint gray'd. In humiliated shame.

YES you WILL.

BOTH are DERIVED from a POINT at the CENTER of a SPHERE

which is the EXACT SIZE of THE SPHERICAL PLANET.

You will NOT escape it.

You will NOT bullshit your way out.

You will LIVE with it and you will not E.V.E.R. unseat

a SINGLE VALUE in those calculations,

NOR WILL YOU ADAPT THEM TO FUNCTION on ANY GEOMETRY BUT that.

You're COMPLETELY full of shit.

You've never even LOOKED UP HOW THEY'RE CALCULATED.

http://modernsurvivalblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/definition-of-latitude-longitude.jpg

https://cdn.britannica.com/04/64904-050-D2054D06/cutaway-drawing-latitude-place-longitude-sizes-angles.jpg

https://www.sailingissues.com/vier/longitude-latitude-explained-3x.png

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spherical_coordinate_system

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BigRichardEnergy 1 point ago +1 / -0

Look at the UN logo. It's a flat earth map and divided into lat long. North is the center, south is every direction away from the center. Works perfectly on a flat earth as well. You still never explained to me why ship captains in the south correct to the north and not south when traveling east and west. That only makes sense on a flat earth. They hide the truth in plain site.

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Orcadelic 1 point ago +1 / -0

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spherical_coordinate_system#In_geography

Applications The geographic coordinate system uses the azimuth and elevation of the spherical coordinate system to express locations on Earth,

calling them respectively longitude and latitude.

Just as the two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system is useful on the plane,

a two-dimensional spherical coordinate system is useful on the surface of a sphere.

In this system, the sphere is taken as a unit sphere,

so the radius is unity and can generally be ignored. This simplification can also be very useful when dealing with objects such as rotational matrices.

Spherical coordinates are useful in analyzing systems that have some degree of symmetry about a point, such as volume integrals inside a sphere."

You're a stupid,

shit-fed monkey.

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Orcadelic 1 point ago +1 / -0

You're an innumerate, illiterate hick.

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Orcadelic 1 point ago +1 / -0

From the article: this isn't complicated. It's just that you're as stupid as a stump.

https://tinyurl.com/yzbv4p3m

https://tinyurl.com/yf9k4u22

The history of how longitude was actually derived, altering the world forever, is a 35 years-long endeavor

that changed this world, f.o.r.e.v.e.r.

Someone whose name you obviously never heard, spent 35 years, trying to gain a contest prize from the king of England at the time, of 20,000 pounds. The Brits needed an accurate way to figure out longitude.

Latitude, a SPHERICAL COORDINATE system,

had been figured out; but it was worthless without being able to tell where a ship was, East-West using another SPHERICAL COORDINATE system

that COMPLETED the TOTAL East/West, North/South SPHERICAL COORDINATES SYSTEM

the entire WORLD operates on tonight.

The king created one of the most famous contests for private persons to enter, in all modern history. John Harrison entered that contest as a very young man, improving on the clocks of his day, IMMEDIATELY.

He started with a clock using some parts made of shaped wood, which had less mass, and good lubricity characteristics compared to metal on a rolling plunging stalling ship, with varying humidity and salts present.

He named it H1.

Along the way he got half the prize but he kept improving his clocks, until he could build a standard watch-sized clock that was an extremely highly engineered piece of equipment and at the king's personal insistence, he was given the other half of the prize.

This is one of the greatest stories in all industrial history. Obviously you never heard of it. A.N.Y. of IT.

John Harrison's Clocks.

One of the GREATEST stories of human accomplishment, EVER told in the history of technology, EVER.

https://tinyurl.com/ygwa6se8

John Harrison.

The man who changed the WORLD for EVER whose name you don't even know.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Harrison

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Orcadelic 1 point ago +1 / -0

Wrong answer, monkey.