[Beowulf] Collocation in Iceland?

Prentice Bisbal prentice.bisbal at rutgers.edu
Wed Sep 5 13:29:23 PDT 2012


On 09/05/2012 04:22 PM, Joe Landman wrote:
> On 09/05/2012 04:03 PM, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
>
>> As someone who lives in the NYC area, I've flown between NYC and London
>> (and Europe) plenty of times. Airline routes are almost always great
>> circles, and I can assure you, every time I've flown between NYC and
>> London or continental europe, I flew over Iceland.
>    From Chicago, the geodesic lies a few hundred km south of Iceland.
> Flying from NY to London should make the geodesic move further south.
> Unless I am missing something.
>
> When I've flown to the UK, we passed south of Iceland, but never over it.
>
> It would be fun to visit there some day though.

The little graphic cartoon of where the jet is on Continental flights 
might not be the most accurate depiction of our exact location. That's 
what I was working from, and I was pulling that from memory. Not sure of 
the margin of error of that display or my memory.

--
Prentice


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