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You leave San Diego and local noon shows 5pm what's your longitude?

• oceanography -

it is 5pm in Greenwich England and the sun is right over you
that means the sun has traveled five hours west since noon at Greenwich.
that is (5/24)*360 degrees = 75 degrees west Longitude

• oceanography -

Maybe around the longitude of Albany, NY

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