(PHP) PHP Miles to Latitude and Miles to Longitude Converter

There are tons of functions out there to calculate the distance between two points, but what if you know one point and want to calculate the latitude (“vertical”) or longitude (“horizontal”) equivalent of a fixed distance, in miles? An example application would be in generating a minimum & maximum latitude and longitude bounding box around an area to limit the results of a database query that uses distance from a fixed point.

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  • Posted by on January 1st, 1970
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