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GISObjectDistanceTo Method

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Calculate the shortest distance from the given point to this GISObject.

Namespace:  Telogis.GeoBase
Assembly:  geobase.net (in geobase.net.dll) Version: 4.98.0.0
Syntax
public abstract double DistanceTo(
	LatLon location,
	DistanceUnit units
)

Parameters

location
Type: Telogis.GeoBaseLatLon
The given point, as a LatLon.
units
Type: Telogis.GeoBaseDistanceUnit
The desired DistanceUnit of the calculated distance.

Return Value

Type: Double
Distance in given units
Remarks
This distance is calculated using an arc, as opposed to the (longer) straight-line distance. The use of an arc returns the true shortest distance, taking into account the curvature of the earth's surface.
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