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Re: st: calculating latitude and longitude of nearby point

From   Scott Merryman <>
Subject   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:


On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 3:27 PM, Dimitriy V. Masterov <> 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.
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