# Earth Science

posted by Krissy

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?

1. Ms. Sue

6200 / 90 = ?

2. Chloe

68.88888889 miles

3. Layala

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

4. dbh

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