Unformatted text preview: θ = 9 . 5 ◦ . We obtain the altitude h from the relation d 2 = r 2 tan 2 θ = 2 rh which is discussed in that Sample Problem, where r = 6 . 37 × 10 6 m is the radius of the earth. Therefore, h = 8 . 9 × 10 4 m....
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 Spring '08
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 Topography, Equator, relation d2

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