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What are lines of Longitude and Latitude Lines ?
Equator
Prime Meridian
Longitude-Longitude
Latitude-Latitude
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
An imaginary line passing through the center of the globe Nor…
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
Parallel Distance north or south of the equator
Equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Prime Meridian
An imaginary line passing through the center of the globe Nor…
13 terms
Latitude & Longitude
Latitude
The Equator
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
a measurement of distance in degrees north and south of the e…
the longest of all lines of latitude lines, divides the earth…
Positions on latitude lines above the equator are called "nor…
Positions on latitude lines below the equator are called "sou…
Latitude
a measurement of distance in degrees north and south of the e…
The Equator
the longest of all lines of latitude lines, divides the earth…
12 terms
Latitude and Longitude
Grid Lines
Latitude
Latitude 2
Parallels
System of imaginary lines called meridians and parallels that…
Distance measured in degrees north or south of the equator
Measures 0 degrees to 90 degrees.
Another name for latitude.
Grid Lines
System of imaginary lines called meridians and parallels that…
Latitude
Distance measured in degrees north or south of the equator
6 terms
Latitude, Longitude, Prime Meridian, Equator, Great Circle and Rhumb Line
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Equator
The angular distance measured north or south from the Equator…
The angular distance measured east or west from the Prime Mer…
An imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to the South…
An imaginary line on the Earth's surface equidistant from the…
Latitude
The angular distance measured north or south from the Equator…
Longitude
The angular distance measured east or west from the Prime Mer…
10 terms
Equator, Prime Meridian, Longitude Lines, Latitude Lines, North, West, South, East, Hemisphere, North Pole, South Pole
Equator
Prime Meridian
Longitude
Latitude
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
An imaginary line passing through the center of the globe Nor…
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
Distance north or south of the equator
Equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Prime Meridian
An imaginary line passing through the center of the globe Nor…
13 terms
Latitude & Longitude
Latitude
The Equator
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
a measurement of distance in degrees north and south of the e…
the longest of all lines of latitude lines, divides the earth…
Positions on latitude lines above the equator are called "nor…
Positions on latitude lines below the equator are called "sou…
Latitude
a measurement of distance in degrees north and south of the e…
The Equator
the longest of all lines of latitude lines, divides the earth…
7 terms
Longitude and Latitude
Longitude
Longitude
Longitude
Longitude
Lines that run verticaly
Measrured in East and West Distance from prime meridian
Eastern and western hemespheres
360 total ... 180 E/W
Longitude
Lines that run verticaly
Longitude
Measrured in East and West Distance from prime meridian
8 terms
Latitude and longitude
Degree
Cardinal directions
Northern hemisphere
Western Hemisphere
It is a way to measure latitude and longitude
North... East... West... South ... A thing that shows the four or more ty…
The north part of the equator
The west part of the prime meridian
Degree
It is a way to measure latitude and longitude
Cardinal directions
North... East... West... South ... A thing that shows the four or more ty…
12 terms
Longitude and Latitude
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
Lines of ___________ run east and west but measure distances…
Lines of ______________ run north and south but measure dista…
The ____________ is a major line of latitude measured at 0° l…
The _________________ is a major line of longitude measured a…
Latitude
Lines of ___________ run east and west but measure distances…
Longitude
Lines of ______________ run north and south but measure dista…
12 terms
Geography/Map skills
Globe
Equator
Prime Meridian
Hemisphere
Round model of earth
Imaginary line around the middle of earth, halfway between th…
Line of longitude marked 0 other lines of longitude are measu…
Half of a sphere or globe
Globe
Round model of earth
Equator
Imaginary line around the middle of earth, halfway between th…
8 terms
Longitude and Latitude
latitude
longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
Distance east or west on the earth's surface, measured in deg…
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
0 degrees longitude
latitude
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
longitude
Distance east or west on the earth's surface, measured in deg…
7 terms
Latitude-Longitude
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Meridians
distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
The line of longitude at 0 degrees that separates the eastern…
another name for lines of longitude
Latitude
distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
Longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
14 terms
Latitude and Longitude Quiz
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
equator
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator. R…
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
An imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Gr…
an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
Latitude
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator. R…
Longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
14 terms
Suarez' Longitude and Latitude
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
International Dateline
Lines of ___________ run east and west but measure distances…
Lines of ______________ run north and south but measure dista…
The ____________ is a major line of latitude measured at 0° l…
The _________________ is a major line of longitude measured a…
Latitude
Lines of ___________ run east and west but measure distances…
Longitude
Lines of ______________ run north and south but measure dista…
11 terms
Latitude and Longitude
Latitude
Parallels of Latitude
Longitude
Meridians of Longitude
The distance north or south of the equator
Imaginary lines running east and west
Distance East or West of the Prime Meridian
Imaginary lines running north and south
Latitude
The distance north or south of the equator
Parallels of Latitude
Imaginary lines running east and west
14 terms
Weather test- longitude
measurement of distance in degrees in…
Longitude means
The prime meridian divides the earth
The prime meridian passes through
longitude
length
in two half
Greenwich England
measurement of distance in degrees in…
longitude
Longitude means
length
10 terms
Geography of the Western Hemisphere Vocabulary 1-10
longitude lines
latitude lines
longitude
latitude
imaginary lines drawn from north to south on a map or globe
imaginary lines drawn from east to west on a map or globe
north to south
east to west
longitude lines
imaginary lines drawn from north to south on a map or globe
latitude lines
imaginary lines drawn from east to west on a map or globe
9 terms
Patrick's geography study cards: latitude, longitude
longitude
prime meridian
longitude lines
International Date Line
a measurement of degree that are east and west of the prime m…
separates the earth into eastern and western hemispheres ... and…
not parallel... give direction east and west of the prime meridian
is on the opposite side of the prime meridian... and is at the 1…
longitude
a measurement of degree that are east and west of the prime m…
prime meridian
separates the earth into eastern and western hemispheres ... and…
9 terms
Latitude & Longitude
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
The International Date Line
Eastern Hemisphere
Positions on latitude lines above the equator are called "nor…
Positions on latitude lines below the equator are called "sou…
On the opposite side of earth from the prime meridian. It is…
Longitude lines to the right of the prime meridian give locat…
Northern Hemisphere
Positions on latitude lines above the equator are called "nor…
Southern Hemisphere
Positions on latitude lines below the equator are called "sou…
9 terms
Latitude & Longitude
Lines of Latitude may also be called
Parallels of Latitude run
Parallels of Latitude measure distance
Equator
Parallels
East to West
North to South
Parallel located at 0 degrees latitude
Lines of Latitude may also be called
Parallels
Parallels of Latitude run
East to West
8 terms
Latitude and Longitude
Eastern Hemisphere
The Equator
Latitude
Longitude
Longitude lines to the right of the prime meridian give locat…
The longest of all lines of latitude lines, divides the earth…
These lines measure distances north and south of the equator.
These lines measure distances east and west of the prime meri…
Eastern Hemisphere
Longitude lines to the right of the prime meridian give locat…
The Equator
The longest of all lines of latitude lines, divides the earth…
9 terms
Geography
Latitude
Parallels
Longitude
Meridians
East-west lines parallel to the Equator used to measure dista…
Another name for lines of latitude
North-south lines used to measure distance in degrees east or…
Another name for lines of longitude, think Prime Meridian
Latitude
East-west lines parallel to the Equator used to measure dista…
Parallels
Another name for lines of latitude
7 terms
Longitude and Latitude Kelley
Prime Meridian
equator
The International Dateline
Latitude
Located in Greenwich, England at 0 degrees north. it separate…
Located at 0 degrees, divides the northern and southern hemis…
On the opposite side of the prime meridian. It is 180 degrees.
a measurement of distance in degrees north and south of the e…
Prime Meridian
Located in Greenwich, England at 0 degrees north. it separate…
equator
Located at 0 degrees, divides the northern and southern hemis…
8 terms
LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE
Equator
Prime Meridian
Latitude
Longitude
Divides the world in Northern and Southern Hemispheres; locat…
Divides the world into Eastern and Western Hemispheres; locat…
Measures distances in degrees north and south of the Equator
Measures distances in degrees east and west of the Prime Meri…
Equator
Divides the world in Northern and Southern Hemispheres; locat…
Prime Meridian
Divides the world into Eastern and Western Hemispheres; locat…
8 terms
Longitude and Latitude
Equator
Prime meridian
Latitude
Longitude
Divided the world into northern and southern hemispheres
Divided the world into eastern and western hemispheres
Measure distances in degrees north and south of the equator
Measure distances in degrees east and west of the prime merid…
Equator
Divided the world into northern and southern hemispheres
Prime meridian
Divided the world into eastern and western hemispheres
8 terms
Latitude & Longitude
Latitude
The Equator
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
These lines measure distances north and south of the equator.
The longest of all lines of latitude lines, divides the earth…
Positions on latitude lines above the equator are called "nor…
Positions on latitude lines below the equator are called "sou…
Latitude
These lines measure distances north and south of the equator.
The Equator
The longest of all lines of latitude lines, divides the earth…
9 terms
W. Hem.-CH 1.1 5 Themes of Geography
geography
latitude
parallel
degree
the study of the Earth and its people
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
lines of latitude
unit of measurement in globes
geography
the study of the Earth and its people
latitude
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
6 terms
Longitude and Latitude
Latitude
Longitude
Coordinates
Equator
Measures distances north or south of the Equator. Also called…
Measures distances east or west of the Prime Meridian. Also c…
Number of degrees.
An imaginary line that runs around the center of the Earth an…
Latitude
Measures distances north or south of the Equator. Also called…
Longitude
Measures distances east or west of the Prime Meridian. Also c…
13 terms
Latitude and longitude
Latitude
Longitude
Arctic Circle
Antarctic circle
Lines that measure the distance north or south of the Equator.
Lines that measure the distance East or west of the Prime Mer…
Line of latitude at approximately 66 degrees north.
Line of latitude at approximately 66 degrees south.
Latitude
Lines that measure the distance north or south of the Equator.
Longitude
Lines that measure the distance East or west of the Prime Mer…
5 terms
Latitude and Longitude Vocabulary
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
Measures distances north or south of the equator. Also called…
Measures distances east or west of the Prime Meridian. Also c…
An imaginary line that runs around the center of the Earth an…
An imaginary line running through the center of the Earth tha…
Latitude
Measures distances north or south of the equator. Also called…
Longitude
Measures distances east or west of the Prime Meridian. Also c…
9 terms
Latitude and Longitude ELL
equator
prime meridian
latitude
longitude
The starting line of latitude or ZERO degrees.
The starting line of longitude or ZERO degrees.
Distance north or south of the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
equator
The starting line of latitude or ZERO degrees.
prime meridian
The starting line of longitude or ZERO degrees.
Latitude and Longitude Key Terms
Equator
Prime Meridian
Latitude
Longitude
divides the world in Northern and SOuthern hemispheres; locat…
divides the world into eastern and western hemispheres; locat…
Measures distances in degrees north and south of the equator
Measures distances in degrees east and west of the prime meri…
Equator
divides the world in Northern and SOuthern hemispheres; locat…
Prime Meridian
divides the world into eastern and western hemispheres; locat…
2.1 Latitude & Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
Tropic Of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
0 degrees Latitude
0 degrees Longitude
23.5 degrees North
23.5 degrees South
Equator
0 degrees Latitude
Prime Meridian
0 degrees Longitude
14 terms
Social studies longitude and latitude
Latitude lines
Equator
Degrees
Longitude
Go east to west around planet range is 0 degrees to 90 degree…
Center lines of latitude
Unit of measurement for LAT/LONG
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
Latitude lines
Go east to west around planet range is 0 degrees to 90 degree…
Equator
Center lines of latitude
12 terms
Geography
equator
prime meridian
hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
imaginary line around the middle of Earth, halfway between th…
Line of longitude marked 0 degrees. Other lines of longitude…
Half of a sphere or globe. Earth can be divided into hemisphe…
the half of the Earth north of the equator
equator
imaginary line around the middle of Earth, halfway between th…
prime meridian
Line of longitude marked 0 degrees. Other lines of longitude…
8 terms
Longitude and Longitude Test
Equator
Prime Meridian
Latitude
Longitude
Divides the world in Northern and Southern Hemispheres
Divides the world into Eastern and Western Hemispheres
Measures distance in degrees North and South of the Equator
Measures distance in degrees East and West of the Prime Merid…
Equator
Divides the world in Northern and Southern Hemispheres
Prime Meridian
Divides the world into Eastern and Western Hemispheres
12 terms
Latitude and Longitude
latitude
longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
lines that run East to West, but measure degrees North and So…
lines that run North to South, but measure degrees East or We…
0 degree line of latitude, divides earth into Northern and So…
0 degree line of longitude, divides the earth into Eastern an…
latitude
lines that run East to West, but measure degrees North and So…
longitude
lines that run North to South, but measure degrees East or We…
13 terms
Latitude or Longitude? - S15 Geography Skills
Latitude
Longitude
Longitude
Latitude
These lines are parallel
The International Dateline is one of these
These lines measure from 0 - 180 degrees
These lines measure from 0 - 90 degrees
Latitude
These lines are parallel
Longitude
The International Dateline is one of these
10 terms
Geography Facts 5: Latitude and Longitude
parallels of latitude
equator
Arctic Circle and Tropic of Cancer
Antarctic Circle and Tropic of Capricorn
run east and west
line of latitude that divides the Northern hemisphere from th…
important lines of latitude in the NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
important lines of latitude in the SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE
parallels of latitude
run east and west
equator
line of latitude that divides the Northern hemisphere from th…
10 terms
Geography #3
Hemispheres
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridi…
Distance north or south of the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
0 degrees longitude separates east and western hemisphere
Hemispheres
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridi…
Latitude
Distance north or south of the equator
8 terms
Latitude and Longitude
latitude
longitude
meridians
parallels
Distance in degrees north or south of the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
another name for a line of longitude
Another name for lines of latitude, these lines never meet
latitude
Distance in degrees north or south of the equator
longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
12 terms
Latitude and Longitude
latitude
longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
lines that run East to West, but measure degrees North and So…
lines that run North to South, but measure degrees East or We…
0 degree line of latitude, divides earth into Northern and So…
0 degree line of longitude, divides the earth into Eastern an…
latitude
lines that run East to West, but measure degrees North and So…
longitude
lines that run North to South, but measure degrees East or We…
9 terms
Social Studies Longitude/Latitude
Equator
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Is an imaginary line around the middle of the Earth
lines that measure distance north and south of the Equator
lines that measure distance east and west
is at O degrees longitude
Equator
Is an imaginary line around the middle of the Earth
Latitude
lines that measure distance north and south of the Equator
8 terms
Map Skills
equator
prime meridian
latitude
longitude
0 degrees latitude divides Earth into the northern and southe…
0 degrees longitude divides Earth into the eastern and wester…
horizontal lines that measure distance north and south from t…
vertical lines that measure distance east and west of the Pri…
equator
0 degrees latitude divides Earth into the northern and southe…
prime meridian
0 degrees longitude divides Earth into the eastern and wester…
6 terms
The Journey West
diversity
homesteader
latitude
longitude
variety
A farmer who is given a plot of public land in return for cul…
The distance in degrees north or south of the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
diversity
variety
homesteader
A farmer who is given a plot of public land in return for cul…
10 terms
Latitude and Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
The latitude line at zero degrees.
The longitude line at zero degrees.
The northern latitude line of the tropics.
The southern longitude line of the tropics.
Equator
The latitude line at zero degrees.
Prime Meridian
The longitude line at zero degrees.
10 terms
1.1 Latitude and Longitude
latitude
parallels
equator
altitude of Polaris
measuring lines running parallel to the equator
another term for latitude lines
the main reference line of latitude (0º latitude)
equal to your latitude in the Northern Hemisphere
latitude
measuring lines running parallel to the equator
parallels
another term for latitude lines
10 terms
Latitude and Longitude Quiz 9/29
Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Eastern Hemisphere
1/2 of the globe
Equator to the North Pole
Equator to the South Pole
Prime Meridian to 180 degrees east
Hemisphere
1/2 of the globe
Northern Hemisphere
Equator to the North Pole
11 terms
Explorers
explorers
Christopher Columbus
Northwest Passage
gold, riches, spices, and land
people who searched for new things and new places
Explorer who believed Europeans could reach Asia by sailing w…
Water passage or route that explorers hoped to discover throu…
Explorers from Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, France, and…
explorers
people who searched for new things and new places
Christopher Columbus
Explorer who believed Europeans could reach Asia by sailing w…
10 terms
Latitude and Longitude
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
Imaginary lines that measure distance north or south of the E…
Imaginary lines that measure distance west or east of the Pri…
0 degrees latitude
0 degrees longitude
Latitude
Imaginary lines that measure distance north or south of the E…
Longitude
Imaginary lines that measure distance west or east of the Pri…
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