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Scott Merryman <scott.merryman@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: calculating latitude and longitude of nearby point |

Date |
Wed, 8 Jun 2011 15:26:12 -0500 |

There is an example of calculating the destination point given distance and bearing from start point at: http://www.movable-type.co.uk/scripts/latlong.html Scott On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 3:27 PM, Dimitriy V. Masterov <dvmaster@gmail.com> wrote: > I would like to calculate the latitude and longitude of a point that > is x miles in a given direction from a certain location. For example, > Stata HQ is at 30.55233 and -96.24564. If I were to go 1 mile north, > that point would be at approximately 30.567202 and 96.245539. Is there > a way to do this in Stata? I know there's a way to calculate geodetic > distances between two points, but this would be the inverse. I am only > interested in going up to 10 miles out and all my points are in > continental US. > > DVM * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**RE: st: calculating latitude and longitude of nearby point***From:*Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**References**:**st: calculating latitude and longitude of nearby point***From:*"Dimitriy V. Masterov" <dvmaster@gmail.com>

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