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Definition of a Loxodrome

A Loxodrome is a line on the earths surface making a constant angle with the Meridian, the construction of which requires knowledge of the earth's dimensions, thereby forming the basis for Meridian Astronomy.

This includes all observations made for the purposes of time determination, and most of the positional observations made visually - both of fundamental importance to astronomers

Wandlebury Earthwork in Outline