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what is the lines of latitude and longitude

  • 7th grade -

    Lines of latitude measure distance north and south of the equator. Lines of latitude measure distance east and west of the Prime Meridian.

    Study these sites carefully.

    http://www.nationalatlas.gov/articles/mapping/a_latlong.html

    http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/imageg.htm

  • 7th grade -

    Lines of latitude are imaginary lines running from West to east of the equator.

    Lines of longitude run from the north and south of the earth.they are called meridians.

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    Lines of latitude are measured in degree.

    Lines of longitude are also measured in degree.

    Note:these are similarities.

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