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Latitude and Longitude
Latitude and Longitude is one way of expressing absolute location. Houston, TX - They are imaginary lines that circle the globe.
Latitude! 0° 23.5 °N 23.5 °S Remember LAT, lay FLAT.
Latitude! Also known as “parallels” …because they run parallel to each other.
Latitude! Equator - 0° Divides the Earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres.
Longitude! Go up and down, from North Pole to South Pole.
Longitude! Also known as “meridians” … like the Prime Meridian.
Longitude! Divides the Earth into Eastern and Western hemispheres. Prime Meridian - 0°
How do we use latitude and longitude to find a place?
Practice… What continent is at 60°N and 120°W?
Practice… What continent is at 30°S and 150°E?
33° N, 45 ° E 37° N, 105° W 18° S, 127° E
Produced by satellites that enable you to see patterns on Earth’s surface and identify patterns shown on maps.
Finding Your Way in the World
How Do I Study Geography?
Latitude and Longitude
Give me a description of HEI and how you use it everyday!
Using Maps and Globes.
Latitude and Longitude. What is Latitude? Lines of latitude are imaginary lines that run completely around the globe full circles start at the equator.
A. Globe - A scale model of the Earth. 1. Globe vocabulary.
Finding locations on the Earth. Latitude (parallels) imaginary lines drawn around the earth parallel to the equator definition – the distance north or.
Latitude and Longitude. Relative Location Relative location is the proximity of a location in relation to another point of interest. It is about where.
Map and Globe Terms.
Longitude and Latitude Dividing the Globe The Earth zThe earth is a SPHERE. zThe earth’s diameter at the equator is Km. zThe globe can be divided.
Distance measure in degrees- from 0 o to 90 o North or South of the equator Equator- primary reference point Lines are called parallels- form complete.
Using Latitude and Longitude. Relative location: describing the location of a place in relation to another place. Absolute location: exact location.
Miss Lynch 6th Grade Social Studies
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