all bearings of a GPS track
average bearing of a GPS track
To determine the average bearing of a GPS track u: 1
1. Get the bearings of all coordinates
On the page “Bearing of 2 GPS coordinates” I explain how you can determine the bearings.
2. Convert the bearings to unit vectors
3. Take the average of the unit vector
4. convert the average unit vector back to a bearing
To convert the average unit vector back to a bearing you can use atan2.