##### Longitude and Latitude
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meridians longitude lines
Absolute latitude and Longitude
Equator 0 degrees latitude
Relative A general Place/ Direction
Prime Meridian 0 degrees longitude
Do latitude lines intersect? no
Hemisphere Is half of the Earth
23 27' S Tropic of Capricorn
meridian another name for line of longitude
What are latitude lines also called? Parallels
"Parallels" Another name for "lines of latitude".
degrees used to measure distances and show locations on Earth's surface
Up-Warped Mountian The preasure pushes up the mountian.
Coordinate Number where a line of longitude and latitude intersect
latitude lines Imaginary lines that run east and west; series of imaginary lines also called parallels, that circle the Earth parallel to the Equator, used to measure a distance north or south of the Equator in degrees
Tropic of Capricorn An important Line of Lat. Northern
longitude refers to distances in degrees east or west of the PRIME MERIDIAN
Tropic of Cancer Located 23.5 degrees north of the equator
latitude show how far north or south of the equator a place is
The Tropics the area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
North hemisphere North half of the earth, north of the equator
North is UP
piko o Wākea equator
lines of longitude
90 degrees South South Pole
180 highest possible degrees for longitude
North Pole 90 degrees North latitude
Longitude & Latitude Quiz Dec. 2nd
coordinates lines of longitude and latitude intersecting , help to locate places on a map ->example: 45' north Lat. And 130' East Long. = 45' north Lat. (of equator) and 130' east Long. of (Prime Meridian)
Which lines run East to West? Latitude
plateau a high flat landform that rises steeply from the land aroud it
north and south hemisphere the equator divides what?
lines of meridian another name for longitude lines
physical maps maps that show natural features such as landforms, mountains,valleys,plains and bodys of water
Prime Meridien The meridian of 0 degrees longitude running through Greenwich, England that marks where the eastern and western hemispheres divide.
Latitude lines measure North and South of the Equator
international date line location where highest degrees is in longitude
geography the study of the people and places of Earth
International Dateline a invisible line, when you cross it, the time zone is different.
coordinate system A system of intersecting lines used to determine locations on earth's surface
specialty map a map that shows just one kind of information, such as rainfall or elevation
West is LEFT
Wēlau Hema South Pole
lines of latitude
dissipate Is too break apart
90 degrees North North Pole
Range of latitude 0 to 90
minutes 60 minutes are in 1 degree
When measuring ____, we measure angular distance East or West of the Prime Meridian. Longitude
basin a bowl-shaped landform that is lower than the surrounding land
Longitude lines measure East-West of the Prime Meridian
global grid the grid formed by crisscrossing lines of latitude and longitude on a map
Conic Projection made by projecting points and lines from a globe onto a cone
Longitude is a factor in location and time zones
What are the 7 continents? Asia, Africa, Antarctica, Australia, North America, South America, Europe
inner core The solid, inner most layer of the Earth, composed of iron and nickel under extremely high pressure and temperature