Timz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6465 posts, RR: 8 Reply 1, posted (8 years 10 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1920 times:
"GCM uses gnomonic projection for calculation itself"?
Dunno what this means. It calculates the geodesic distance, probably using Vincenty's formulas or something similar. It uses the wrong spheroid, so it can be off by a fraction of a kilometer, but the formulas are probably correct.