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1 Finding Places Using Longitude and Latitude TLW locate places using Longitude and Latitude

2 Recall: Grid

3 Finding Places N 41°N 40°N 39°N 38°N 37°N 109°W108°W107°W106°W105°W104°W103°W102°W Grand Junction Delta Durango Pueblo Colorado Springs Pikes Peak Mt. Elbert Boulder Denver Find 40 ° N Latitude What city is located at this latitude? What line of Longitude is closest to this city? Latitude is always written first: How would you write the coordinates correctly for the city of Boulder?

4 Practicing Map Skills 1.Which line of Latitude runs near Pikes Peak? 2.Which line of Longitude runs near Pikes Peak? 3.Write the correct location for Pikes Peak using Longitude and Latitude 4.What city is near 39°N Latitude, 108°W Longitude? 41°N 40°N 39°N 38°N 37°N 109°W108°W107°W106°W105°W104°W103°W102°W Grand Junction Delta Durango Pueblo Colorado Springs Pikes Peak Mt. Elbert Boulder Denver

5 Answers 1.39°N 2.105°W 3.39° N Latitude, 105° W Longitude 4.Delta 41°N 40°N 39°N 38°N 37°N 109°W108°W107°W106°W105°W104°W103°W102°W Grand Junction Delta Durango Pueblo Colorado Springs Pikes Peak Mt. Elbert Boulder Denver What is the coordinates of the City of Durango? 37½° N Latitude, 108° W Longitude


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