Longitude (/ˈlɒndʒɨtjuːd/ or /ˈlɒndʒɨtuːd/, British also /ˈlɒŋɡɨtjuːd/), is a
geographic coordinate that specifies the ...
Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude
problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day―and had been for ...
· More about this product »
Geography. angular distance east or west on the earth's surface, measured by
the angle contained between the meridian of a particular place and some prime ...
Definition: Claudius Ptolemy, the Greek philosopher from Alexandria who lived from about 90-168 A.D., wrote a very influential Geography and used lines of latitude and longitude
to locate places on his maps. Such lines are thought to have been first applied to earth me... More »
Videos. Longitude -- In the 18th Century, John Harrison tried to make a clock that
· Longitude -- Harrison's son William is now a man. They work together trying to ...
noun lon·gi·tude \ˈlän-jə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd, British also ˈläŋ-gə-\. : distance
measured in degrees east or west from an imaginary line (called the prime
meridian) that ...
... world we know with the unknown, we propose a toast. It is for these people that
we have created Longitude, an Oakland refuge that celebrates the Adventurer.
Aug 6, 2015 ... A free world map with latitude and longitude lines. Use our convenient map to
find longitude and latitude anywhere on Earth. Worldatlas.com.
Welcome to the companion Web site to "Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude,"
originally broadcast on October 6, 1998. Based on the bestselling book ...