Sunday, March 13, 2011
lines of longitude
Lines of longitude
The longitude of a location is a measure of the angle that its meridian
longitude.JPG What is depicted in the diagram above?
Lines of longitude measure how far east or west a place is.
Lines of longitude measure distance east or west of the prime meridian.
The heavy lines are the lines of longitude and latitude on the map.
Explain the difference between latitude and longitude and show them on a map
Measurement of Longitude lines.
The ones that go up and down are longitude lines. (click for image) The ones
of latitude and the vertical (pink) lines represent lines of longitude.
painted on earth we would see and cross over red lines of longitude as
On the globe every 15° line
Latitude and Longitude Lines
We could then draw the lines of longitude for every angle between 0° E and
All other lines of longitude are
They are called the lines of longitude. The line of longitude lying on 0° is
The intersection of two imaginary lines, longitude and latitude,
Lines of longitude (Image) Imaginary lines that run from pole to pole are
the knowledge of the length of one degree along a line of longitude
All other lines of longitude are sinusoidal curves.
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