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Is latitude the up and down lines on a map?Or the side to side lines?

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    Wouldn't it depend on how you hung your map? If N is up, then latitudes are the lines parallel to the equator..horizontal.

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    Latitudes are the west-to-east lines.

    One way to remember the difference is that longitude goes the long way -- up and down.

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    Thanks!

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    You're welcome.

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