# Earth Science

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On the surface of the earth, it is approximately 6,200 miles from the equator to the north or south pole. How many miles is it between 2 parallels 1 degree apart?

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6200 / 90 = ?

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68.88888889 miles

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It's 6200/90, since the largest internal angle of latitude is 90 degrees.

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