# Are latitude and longitude lines curve or straight?

They curve with the curve of the Earth.
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# Why do lines of longitude and latitude exist?

Longitude and latitude exist to add dimensionality and measurement  to the Earth, so that navigators and explorers can determine their  absolute position on the planet. With (MORE)

# What are the major lines of latitude and longitude?

The five major lines of latitude are the Arctic Circle, the Tropic of Cancer, the Equator, the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic Circle. The 2 major lines of longitude are (MORE)

# How many lines of latitude and longitude are there?

Longitude is the east-west (right/left) measurement on amap. It goes from 180 degrees west to 0 (through Greenwich, London, UK) then to 180 degrees East. 180 degrees West or (MORE)
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# Why are longitude lines on a map curved?

Because Every single line of longitude has to meet at the north and south poles
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# What is the purpose of lines of latitude and longitude?

The line latitude and longitude are there to help humans understand  the difference between the north, south, east and west.   The function of latitude is to tell us far n (MORE)

# Who uses lines of latitude and longitude?

Some of the people who regularly use latitude and longitude in their jobs are: geographers, cartographers, members of the Armed Services or military, geologists, aviators, tra (MORE)

# Why are lines of latitude and longitude important?

The lines of latitude and longitude are important because we need them to describe exactly where a point is on Earth.
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# How are latitude and longitude lines drawn?

Lines of longitude are all the same length and extend from one pole to the other. Lines of latitude are all parallel to the equator, so the closer you get to the poles, the sh (MORE)