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great'-cir'cle sail"ing



Pronunciation: (grāt'sûr'kul), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/great-circle-sailing.html on line 73 [key] Navig.
sailing between two points more or less according to an arc of a great circle, in practice almost always using a series of rhumb lines of different bearings to approximate the arc, whose own bearing changes constantly unless it coincides with a meridian or the equator.

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