Difference between Parallels and Meridians?

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Both of them are imaginary lines on the Earth surface. The meridians run from the North Pole to the South Pole, and the parallels are circles that run parallel to the equator, crossing the meridians.
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Parallels of Latitude are imaginary lines running east-west around the earth marking points equal distance from the poles. Meridians of Longitude run north-south from pole to pole.
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Meridian is an imaginary circle passing through the N and S
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A meridian is an imaginary line on the Earth's surface from the North Pole to the South Pole that connects all locations with a given longitude. The position of a point on the meridian
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