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Does the Bing API contain a distance to coast service from an address? All we need to do is calculate the distance to a major coastline (Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico).

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If you have a geocoded address near the coast you can route (therefore calculate distance) from a location to the *coast (a know location, address, point)

*Find location by point

**you will need a Bing Maps API Key.

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will this handle the gulf? – Morgan Herlocker Mar 23 '11 at 15:29 - Gulf if geocoded but your expecting coast to coast - your not going to get it. – Mapperz Mar 23 '11 at 16:31
Bing Maps EXPLORE has an app 'Distance Calculator' - straight line distance is an example – Mapperz Mar 23 '11 at 16:38

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