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Longitude

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Longitude is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east-west .... geographical miles, as there are 60 minutes in a degree. ... For many of the satellites, it is assumed that the rotation rate i...

Latitude and Longitude General Information - CSGNetwork.Com

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Each longitude line is part of a great circle. There is no obvious zero degree point for longitude, as there is for latitude. Throughout history many different starting ...

Latitude and Longitude - Geolounge

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Aug 25, 2014 ... The lines running north-south are known as lines of longitude. ... There are 360 degrees of latitude and the latitude line of 0 degrees is known as the Prime Meridian ... Many mapping programs such as Google Maps use DD.

Latitude And Longitude - Facts and Map - WorldAtlas.com

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Apr 26, 2016 ... ... actually meet at the poles. At 45 degrees N or S of the equator, one degree of longitude is about 49 miles. ... There are 60 minutes in each degree. Each minute is divided into 60 ... How Many Countries are in the World?

Understanding Longitudes and Latitudes - Timeanddate.com

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Both latitudes and longitudes are measured in degrees. ... In addition to the Equator, there are four other major latitudes that are usually found on maps and .... Organizations and individuals have for many years argued about abolishing leap ...

longitude - National Geographic Society

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Nov 6, 2012 ... The meridian that runs through Greenwich, England, is internationally accepted as the line of 0 degrees longitude, or prime meridian.

Latitude and Longitude - ISTP

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Sep 17, 2004 ... Introduction to latitude and longitude, on the globe and the celestial sphere; ... Actually, these are two angles, measured in degrees, "minutes of ...

LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE - PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

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If we put both the latitude lines and the longitude lines together on the sphere, ... Well, there's 360 degrees in a circle, so if we divide 24,901.92 miles by 360 ...

FINDING LONGITUDE

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Each 15 degrees of longitude that you go towards the east, it's an hour later! ... out the longitude of the second place - if you know what the local time is there! ... and the time in Greenwich, you know by how many degrees of longitude Louberg  ...

Latitude, Longitude and Nautical Miles - coastalnavigation.com

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In theory there are an infinite number of parallels and meridians. For convenience they are ordered into scales made up of degrees ( ° ) and fractions of degrees.

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Units of Longitude and Latitude - Basic Coordinates and Seasons ...

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The primary unit in which longitude and latitude are given is degrees (°). There are 360° of longitude (180° E ↔ 180° W) and 180° of latitude (90° N ↔ 90° S).

How many degrees of longitude are there - Answers.com

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There are 180 degrees of longitude on both the east and west of the Prime Meridian. They add up to 360 degrees, however, the maximum number of degrees ...

Degrees of Longitude - Sacred Text Archive

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If the degrees of longitude are less beyond, or to the south of the equator, than .... "Assuredly there are many shipwrecks from alleged errors in reckoning which ...