# Where in the world is …? Unit 1 Lesson 2.

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Where in the world is …? Unit 1 Lesson 2

In the index, there are 2 types of entry Nigeria 51 B4
Page Most of Congo, Bit of Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Kenya, Uganda. All of Kigali, Tanzania, Zambia, Burundi, Malawi D4

Try these If Nigeria is B4 What is Zambia? Where is Sudan MOSTLY?
A B C D Try these If Nigeria is B4 What is Zambia? Where is Sudan MOSTLY? Egypt mostly? Name 2 countries in A5 5 4 3 2

What about places? In Nigeria, is Abuja
In the index for page 51 it would be Abuja 50 B N 7 11E B4 tells you which square The remaining pieces of information tell you exactly where in B4 it is 9 10N tells you the latitude 7 11E tells you the longitude

Latitude

Longitude

Lines Longitude lines run north and south.
Latitude lines run east and west. The lines measure distances in degrees. Latitude Longitude

Where is 0 degree? Equator The equator is 0 degree latitude.
It is an imaginary belt that runs halfway point between the North Pole and the South Pole. Equator

P R I M E D A N Where is 0 degree? The prime meridian is 0 degrees longitude. This imaginary line runs through the United Kingdom, France, Spain, western Africa, and Antarctica.

Just to be awkward …. While for graphs, the coordinates is
along the corridor and up the stairs For maps it is the other way round y steps (x, y) x steps __0 E _0N _0N _0 E

Like this It is on the 400N And it is on 1400E It is written as

Starting on the LHS of the page …
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 (1) 40N 80W, (2)20S 60W, (3)80N 40W,(4)40S 20W, (5)20N 20E, (6)20S 20E, (7) 60N 40E, (8)40N 100E, 20N 120E, 20S 140E Starting on the LHS of the page …

But what if the place is not on a line?
What you have been measuring is degrees Each degrees (believe it or not) has 60 minutes in it To get exact locations, you simply guess!! Lets look at one

Your atlas says Paris is 48 52N 2 20E Not bad. And I didn’t cheat!
Paris is between 400 and 500 N I would guess about 48 0 N between 00 and 100 E Say 20 E Your atlas says Paris is 48 52N 2 20E Not bad. And I didn’t cheat!

Where am I thinking of? 53N 13E? 40N 34E? 41N 4W? 60N 11E? 56N 38E?
20W 10W E 20E 30E 40E E 60 N 50 N Berlin, Ankara, Madrid, Oslo, Moscow, Reyjavik, Helsinki, Monte Carlo 40 N

HOMEWORK Home work is a puzzle

Your Mission Crack the code to find out where the thieves are taking the loot. Briefing Crafty robbers broke into the Royal Geographical Society in London and stole armfuls of priceless maps. Finding them would be hopeless, except that they dropped a scrap of paper with some odd scribbles on it. At the top is a rhyme that seems to be an instruction from the thieves' boss: First letters from each place-name read. Spell out the town and come with speed.

Your Mission But the note doesn't mention any places! All you see are weird combinations of letters and numbers. Luckily, a sharp-eyed geographer peers over your shoulder and says, "Coordinates. How fascinating!" She refreshes your memory on latitude and longitude, those imaginary lines that help us locate places. The numbers, you realize, are the coordinates for cities all over the planet. (1) Find those places in an atlas or on a map. (2) As you find each place, write its name next to the coordinates. (3) Circle the first letter of each name. (4) Read the letters from top to bottom, and they should spell the name of a city. Now you know where to nab those cartographic crooks.

This means that 36052’ is nearly 370
The thieves who broke into the Royal Geographical Society left behind this code. (As a bonus clue, we’ve added the number of letters in each city’s name.) This means that 36052’ is nearly 370

Click on the page here and …..
Let’s do S E is the atlas link Click on the page here and …..

Click on the page here and …..
Oceania 36 52 S E Click on the page here and …..

New Zealand S E 8 letters – so we have a choice. Its close but which? Hint: the one your are after is usually in BOLD

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