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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horizon

Using kilometres for d and R, and metres for h, and taking the radius of the Earth
as 6371 km, the

boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/distance.htm

How could you calculate the

www.wikihow.com/Calculate-the-Distance-to-the-Horizon

Measure your "height of eye." Measure the length between the ground and your eyes in meters or feet.

www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~aty/explain/atmos_refr/horizon.html

People often ask how far you can see, or how far it is to the apparent

www.phy6.org/stargaze/Shorizon.htm

Apr 1, 2014

science.howstuffworks.com/question198.htm

If your eyes are 8 inches (20 cm) above the water, the

www.pvv.ntnu.no/~bcd/shadowworld/info/horizon.html

The following table shows the

www.cactus2000.de/uk/unit/masshor.shtml

Jan 20, 2010

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Distance Formula to the Horizon&v=5l0WEodX00E

Oct 19, 2009 ... Overview: Thomas McAuley is Navigation Officer on the P & O ferry Pride of Hull.
He discusses the importance of mathematics for anyone ...

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Nov 24, 2013 ... Derivation of a formula to find the distance to the horizon . Elementary geometry
and algebre is used.

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www.ringbell.co.uk

This is a rough guide to determine the

www.dummies.com

Even before Columbus sailed across the Atlantic Ocean (thus “proving” the Earth
was round), mathematicians had already developed a very simple

blogs.discovermagazine.com

Jan 15, 2009