A path, also known as a Rhumb Line, which cuts a Meridian on a given surface (usually a Sphere, in which
case the loxodrome is also called a Spherical Spiral) at any constant Angle but a Right Angle. The loxodrome
is the path taken when a compass is kept pointing in a constant direction. It is *not* the shortest distance between two
points.

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