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1

Why do we use lines of longitude and latitude on maps and globes?

It makes it easier to find locations, and they are very specific and precise. They can also be used to identify landmarks.

2

How are Lines of longitude & latitude measured

In degrees from the center of the earth (0°- aka the prime/greenwich meridian)

3

Lines of Latitude are measured ______ and ______ of _____ __________.

Lines of Latitude are measured NORTH and SOUTH of THE EQUATOR.

4

Lines of Longitude are measured ______ and ______ of _______ __________.

Lines of Longitude are measured EAST and WEST of PRIME MERIDIAN.

5

Each line of longitude and latitude has a value in ___________.

Each line of longitude and latitude has a value in DEGREES.

6

Each degree of longitude and latitude has the value of ___ _________

Each degree of longitude and latitude has the value of 60 minutes

7

1° = ____

1° = 60'

8

Latitude lines are always given AFTER/BEFORE lines of longitude

Latitude lines are always given BEFORE lines of longitude

9

Instead of saying 10.1° u would say ______

10°10' (I think)

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Ummmm luka here i dont know human, i dont think we need to know this and i dont think its right to dont study it 🥖🪱

10

What are co-ordinates?

The place where lat and long lines cross

11

If u want practice go do Activity 2 on page 3 again

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