# Earth Science

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. 6200 / 90 = ?

posted by Ms. Sue
2. 68.88888889 miles

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

posted by Layala

posted by dbh

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