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1

Is Longitude vertical?

Yes.

2

Is Latitude horizontal?

Yes.

3

What is the Tropic of Cancer?

It is a latitude line above the Equator at 23.5 degrees North.

4

What is the Tropic of Capricorn?

It is a latitude line below the Equator at 23.5 degrees South.

5

What is the Prime Meridian?

It is a longitude line at 0 degrees.

6

What are hemispheres?

Hemispheres are half spheres and in Geography there are 2 hemispheres. The Northern Hemisphere and The Southern Hemisphere. The Equator splits the two.

7

What is the Equator.

The Equator is a line of latitude at 0 degrees.