[R] Geographic distance between lat-long points in R?

Eik Vettorazzi E.Vettorazzi at uke.uni-hamburg.de
Mon Apr 11 18:33:05 CEST 2011

Hi Scott,
have a look at the 'earth.dist'-function in the package 'fossil'.


Am 11.04.2011 17:37, schrieb Scott Chamberlain:
> Dear R, 
> I have a bunch of geographic locations specified by lat-long coordinates. What's an easy way to calculate geographic distance between any two points? OR, perhaps there is a function for calculating a distance matrix for K sites? 
> Sincerely, 
> Scott Chamberlain
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