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I See No Ships (Posted on 2005-01-23) Difficulty: 3 of 5
You are standing on a beach looking out into the ocean. Assuming your view is unobstructed, how far can you see?

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Solution rule of thumb....easy to calculate Comment 15 of 15 |

A small practical i.e. (approximated) contribution (metric):


D=3.6*SQRT(H)

Distance in km, Height in m

e.g. from a tower of 100m you see about 36 km

Height of yourv eyes"

Want to add  1.7 m?   Will not change too much.



  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2015-07-30 02:27:10
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