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Longitude and Latitude. Map of the World The Equator and Prime Meridian.

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1 Longitude and Latitude

2 Map of the World

3 The Equator and Prime Meridian

4 The Prime Meridian runs north and south.

5 It also separates the Eastern and Western Hemispheres. The Western Hemisphere is west of the Prime Meridian. The Eastern Hemisphere is east of the Prime Meridian.

6 Longitude measures how far east or west a location is from the Prime Meridian.

7 Florida is located at 80 degrees west of the Prime Meridian.

8 Japan is located at 140 degrees east of the Prime Meridian.

9 What ocean is located at 40 degrees west?

10 The Equator runs east and west.

11 The Northern Hemisphere is north of the Equator. The Southern Hemisphere is south of the Equator.

12 Latitude measures how far north or south a location is from the Equator.

13 Mexico is located at 20 degrees north of the Equator.

14 Antarctica is located at 80 degrees south of the Equator.

15 What state in the United States is located near 60 degrees north?

16 How can I find a location using longitude and latitude?

17 Start with directions: 60 N, 160 W

18 Which continent is located at 20 S, 20 E

19 Which ocean is located at 0, 80 E

20 Which ocean is located at 40 S, 140 W

21 Which continent is located at 50 N, 100 W

22 World Map

23 Which state is located at 32 N, 100 W

24 What is the latitude for star in the Gulf of Mexico?

25 What is the latitude and longitude for star in Louisiana?


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