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In geography, latitude (φ) is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north– south position of a ... Since there are many different reference ellipsoids the latitude of a feature on the...

USGS FAQs - Geospatial Data - How much distance does a degree ...

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At 38 degrees North latitude, one degree of latitude equals approximately 364,000 ft (69 miles), one minute equals 6068 ft (1.15 miles), one-second equals 101 ...

distance - Calculate longitude length in miles - Geographic ...

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Apr 12, 2015 ... 1° longitude = cosine (latitude) * length of degree (miles) at equator. So my question is how many miles is 1° longitude at longitude: ...

the latitude and longitude story ~ putting it all together

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And furthermore, the distance between two lines of latitude, from 0 degrees to 1 degree north, is also 69.2 miles - because it's also 1/360th of the circumference ...

Length Of A Degree Of Latitude And Longitude Calculator

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Jun 29, 2011 ... This script will calculate the length of one degree of both latitude and ... Lengths for both are calculated in nautical miles, statute miles, feet, and ...

How precise is one degree of longitude or latitude? - Factually

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Sep 5, 2014 ... Why are there so many digits after the decimal? ... The units digit (one decimal degree) gives a position up to 111 kilometers (60 nautical miles, ...

How big is a degree of Latitude Longitude

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Size one one degree of latitude and longitude. ... MANY WAYS TO COMPUTE COORDINATES. All About ... One degree of longitude = 111.32 km or 69.17 mi

Length of degree calculator

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Length of a Degree of Latitude and Longitude. This page allows calculation of one degree of latitude and longitude. Lengths are calculated in nautical miles, ...

How Far is 1 Degree Latitude? | 10 Degrees Latitude

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Jan 5, 2009 ... The distance varies (due to the earth's slightly ellipsoid shape) from 68.7 miles at the equator to 69.4 at the poles. This is convenient since each ...

Latitude/Longitude Distance Calculator - National Hurricane Center

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... the desired units: nautical miles (nm), statute miles (sm), or kilometers (km) and click Compute. ... MM) or degrees, minutes, and decimal seconds (DD:MM:SS.

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What is the distance between a degree of latitude and longitude?

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Degrees of latitude are parallel so the distance between each degree remains almost constant but since degrees of ... Each degree of latitude is approximately 69 miles (111 kilometers) apart. ... How Many World Capitals Can You Name?

Calculation of Distance Represented by Degrees of Latitude and ...

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Length of 1 degree of Longitude = cosine (latitude) * length of degree (miles) at ... 1° Longitude = cos (33.1519) * 69.172 mi = 57.912 miles * 5280 feet · mile<sup>-1</sup> ...

Latitude, Longitude and Nautical Miles - coastalnavigation.com

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For convenience they are ordered into scales made up of degrees ( ° ) and ... The distance between degrees of longitude is about 60 nautical miles at the ...