2 Run West and East but Measure North and South Latitude linesRun West and East but Measure North and South
3 Most important line of Latitude is the Equator. All lines of Latitude Measure North and South of the Equator.
4 Latitude lines are also called Parallels. The lines will never meet, intersect, or cross.
5 When locating a place Latitude always comes first. # ° North or SouthNorth Latitude measures up from the EquatorSouth Latitude measures down from the EquatorA place is North or South of the Equator
6 Run North and South but Measure West and East Longitude LinesRun North and South but Measure West and East
7 Most important line of longitude is the Prime Meridian. All lines of Longitude are measured West and East of the Prime Meridian.
8 Longitude lines are also called Meridians Lines will meet at the North and South Poles
9 When locating a place Longitude always comes second #° West or EastWest longitude measures left of the Prime MeridianEast longitude measures right of the Prime MeridianA place is West or East of the Prime Meridian
10 Together lines of latitude and longitude create the Grid System.
11 All Important Lines. Equator 0° Arctic Circle 66.5°N Antarctic Circle 66.5°STropic of Cancer 23.5°NTropic of Capricorn 23.5°SNorth Pole 90°NSouth Pole 90°SPrime Meridian 0°180th Meridian 180°