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  map of latitude longitude lines absolute relative locations explanations
Latitude (shown as a horizontal line) is the angular distance, in degrees, minutes, and seconds of a point north or south of the Equator.
Lines of latitude are often referred to as parallels.
Enter a latitude and longitude and find what's at that intersection, or (location) on the planet HERE This is a worldwide project and you can read more about.
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  Latitude and Longitude
Latitude values indicate the angular distance between the Equator and points north or south of it on the surface of the Earth.
A degree of latitude is approximately 69 miles, and a minute of latitude is approximately 1.15 miles.
At a latitude of 45 degrees, a degree of longitude is approximately 49 miles.
nationalatlas.gov /articles/mapping/a_latlong.html   (779 words)

  
 Latitude & Longitude - Look Up
Latitude and Longitude - Look Up Look-up Latitude and Longitude - USA
This table gives the latitude and longitude of various major cities in the United States.
The first column gives the latitude in degrees and minutes.
www.bcca.org /misc/qiblih/latlong_us.html   (47 words)

  
 Latitude and Longitude
To specify the latitude of some point P on the surface, draw the radius OP to that point.
The longest is the equator, whose latitude is zero, while at the poles--at latitudes 90° north and 90° south (or -90°) the circles shrink to a point.
Similarly, where on Earth latitude goes from 90° north to 90° south (or -90°), astronomers prefer the co-latitude, the angle from the polar axis,equal to 0° at the north pole, 90° on the equator, and 180° at the south pole.
www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov /stargaze/Slatlong.htm   (1819 words)

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