What Are the Seven Important Lines of Latitude?


The most important line of latitude for planet Earth is the Equator, which bisects Earth equidistant from both North and South poles. All other lines of latitude run parallel to the Equator. The six other important lines of latitude are the North Pole, the Arctic Circle, the Tropic of Cancer, the Tropic of Capricorn, the Antarctic Circle, and the South Pole.
Q&A Related to "What Are the Seven Important Lines of Latitude..."
equater 0' tropic of cancer 23 half degree north. artic circle66 half degree north. tropic of capricon 23 half degree south. antarctic circle 66 half degree south.
If a pilot or a ship's captain wants to specify position on a map,
north pole northern polar circle tropic of cancer equator tropic of capricorn southern polar circle south pole
0 Degree latitude (Equator) is considered to be the most important line of latitude which divides earth in to two North and South Hemispheres.
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