Latitude and longitude

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0 degrees latitude

Equator

0 degrees longitude

Prime meridian

90 degrees north latitude

North pole

90 degrees south latitude

South pole

180 degree meridian

International date line

Degrees in a circle

360 degrees

Degrees of latitude between the equator and south pole

90 degrees

Degrees of longitude between the prime meridian and the international date line east or west

180 degrees

Degrees of latitude between the north pole and the equator

90 degrees

For a more exact location latitude and longitude will also include

Minutes and seconds

Horizontal lines

Latitude

How latitude lines are measured

North or south of the equator

How longitude lins are measured

East or west of the prime meridian

Line that always comes first

Latitude

Lines of latitude are also called

Parallels

Lines of longitude are also called

Meridians

Number of minutes in one degree

60 minutes

Number of seconds in one minute

60 seconds

Runs through Greenwich, England

Prime meridian

Vertical lines

Longitude

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