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1 Latitude and Longitude Part II

2 Latitude / Longitude Worksheet 03-2L

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4 Dividing degrees How many minutes in an hour? How many seconds in a minute? Guess what a degree is divided into (in latitude / longitude)? Guess what a minute is divided into (in latitude / longitude)? 60 minutes! 60 seconds!

5 NYS Latitude / Longitude Page 3 ESRTs – RULER TIME See next page in your notes for reference

6 Latitude / Longitude ctd Page 11 of your notes packet: Add the minutes and seconds you see below

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8 Calculating Minutes

9 Latitude & Longitude – Southwestern United States Generalized Bedrock Map of New York State

10 Latitude / Longitude ctd Use page 3 of the ESRTs to complete the following table on PAGE 11 in your notes packet LocationLatitudeLongitude ’ N ’ W ’ N ’ W ’ N ’ W ’ N ’ W ’ N ’ W Riverhead Slide Mountain Oswego Watertown Buffalo Syracuse Albany Mt. Marcy Binghamton Jamestown ’ N 42 0 N ’ N ’ N ’ N ’ W ’ W ’ W ’ W ’ W

11 Homework: Lat / Long Practice

12 Latitude / Longitude Lab

13 Phone a friend at 6 am? Remember: Rotational rate = 15 0 / hour

14 Longitude / Time Zone Problems

15 Latitude / Longitude Lab – Reality Check Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time: the time in Greenwich, England from which all Longitude is calculated east & west of the Prime Meridian using 15 o / hour of difference from GMT.

16 Latitude / Longitude Lab – Reality Check 2 o driving in North Dakota vs. Texas 2 o = 2 o but meridians (lines of longitude) are farther apart the closer to the Equator you are. Since Texas is closer to the Equator than South Dakota is so you would physically travel farther in Texas driving 2 o east. *** LOOK AT THE GLOBES **

17 Latitude / Longitude Lab – Reality Check DESCRIBE how to use latitude and longitude You would measure latitude north or south of the Equator in degrees (latitude is ALWAYS listed first) then you would measure longitude east or west of the Prime Meridian in degrees Latitude and longitude give the coordinates to pinpoint any location on Earth.


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