# What are the names of the 3 imaginary lines of the earth?

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The Prime Meridian- Straight line, runs through Greenwhich, England, is 0 degrees longitude, splits the world into Eastern and Western Hemispheres.
The International Date Line- Much less of a Straight Line, runs through middle of the Pacific Ocean (Kind of), is where the day "switches" from one to another, but it is complicated. It's ends connect with the prime meridian, and is approximately 180 degrees in Longitude.

Equator- Straight Line running "perpendicular" to Prime Meridian. 0 degrees Latitude. Splits the world into Northern and Southern Hemispheres. A couple more: Arctic Circle circles the North Pole at 66° 33' 44" North and Antarctic Circle at the same but South.
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# What is the name of the imaginary line that divides the Earth in half?

The equator is the imaginary line that divides the Earth in half. It is a circle around the Earth at its widest point, equidistant from both poles. The bulge of the planet at the equator is cause by the Earth's rotation, as is the corresponding flattening at the poles. The Equator, Ecuador is located right on the line, which is where it gets its name from. Equator

# What is the imaginary line that divides the Earth into Northern and Southern Hemispheres?

The imaginary line is the equator , which runs east and westaround the center of the globe. The equator is the imaginary line halfway between the North andSouth Poles and is at 0Â° degrees latitude. It divides the Earthinto North and South Hemispheres. The Sun appears directly abovethe Equator at the Autumn and Spring equinox. Locations on the surface are defined by their angular distancenorth or south of the equator, which is latitude, and by theirangular distance east or west of an arbitrary north-south line (thePrime Meridian) which is longitude.

# What is the name of the imaginary line that runs around the center of earth?

The horizontal line that goes around the "waist" of the Earth isthe Equator. The vertical line that goes vertically around theEarth, through the poles, is the Prime Meridian.

# What are the imaginary lines around Earth?

There are a number of imaginary lines that go around the Earth way or another. The Equator is the imaginary line halfway between the North and South Poles and is at zero degrees latitude. It divides the Earth into North and South Hemispheres. The Sun appears directly above the Equator at the Autumn and Spring equinox. The Earth's axis passes through the centre of the Earth and is the point about which the Earth rotates. The north and south extremities of the axis are the North and South Poles. The South Pole is at 90 degrees S latitude and the North Pole is at 90 degrees N latitude. The Prime Meridian based on Greenwich, England, is at 0 degrees longitude and all other meridians are "X" degrees east or west of it. The Prime Meridian was established for navigation and is the basis on which International time is kept. The International Date line is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Prime Meridian and is the point which seperates yesterday from today. The line was drawn by international agreement, and was skillfully drawn so as not to cross any land to keep all areas of a country in the same day (and time zone). There are few bends and kinks in the International Date line to achieve this, but if it was a straight line, it would generally be at 180 degrees E or W longitude. The Prime Meridian and the International Date Line are the two lines that separate the Eastern and Western Hemispheres. The Antarctic Circle is at 66 degrees 32 minutes S latitude and marks the point on the Earth's surface where the Sun does not appear above the horizon at the southern Winter Solstice. It also marks the northernmost point of the Antarctic Frigid Zone. The Arctic Circle is at 66 degrees 32 minutes N latitude and marks the point on the Earth's surface where the Sun does not appear above the horizon at the northern Winter Solstice. It also marks the southernmost point of the Arctic Frigid Zone. The Tropic of Cancer is at approximately 23 degrees 30 minutes N latitude and marks the point on the Earth's surface where the Sun is directly overhead at the northern Summer Solstice. It also marks the northernmost point of the Tropic Zone. The Tropic of Capricorn is at approximately 23 degrees 30 minutes S latitude and marks the point on the Earth's surface where the Sun is directly overhead at the southern Summer Solstice. It also marks the southernmost point of the Tropic Zone. All other imaginary north-south lines are lines of longitude which are "X" degrees east or west of the Prime Meridian at Greenwich, England. All other imaginary east-west lines are lines of latitude which are "X" degrees north or south of the Equator. equator

# Name the imaginary lines that run around the Earth in an east-west direction?

The imaginary lines that run around the earth in an east-westdirection are lines of latitude or parallels.

# Which imaginary lines divide the earth into two hemispheres?

The longitude called the Prime Meridian divides the globe into eastern and western hemispheres. Could not the Equator enter into the equation? I thinking the equator has something to do withit. imani0906: we divide the earth into hemispheres in north,south,east and west

# What are the names of the imaginary lines that run around the earth south of the equator?

The Antarctic Circle is at 66 degrees 32 minutes S latitude and marks the point on the Earth's surface where the Sun does not appear above the horizon at the southern Winter Solstice. It also marks the northernmost point of the Antarctic Frigid Zone.. The Tropic of Capricorn is at approximately 23 degrees 30 minutes S latitude and marks the point on the Earth's surface where the Sun is directly overhead at the southern Summer Solstice. It also marks the southernmost point of the Tropic Zone.. The area between these two imaginary lines is known as the southern Temperate Zone.

# What are the names of the imaginary lines that run around the earth north of the equator?

The Arctic Circle is at 66 degrees 32 minutes N latitude and marks the point on the Earth's surface where the Sun does not appear above the horizon at the Winter Solstice. It also marks the southernmost point of the Arctic Frigid Zone.. The Tropic of Cancer is at approximately 23 degrees 30 minutes N latitude and marks the point on the Earth's surface where the Sun is directly overhead at the Summer Solstice. It also marks the northernmost point of the Tropic Zone..

# What is the name of the imaginary line through the center of the Earth?

The Earth's axis passes through the centre of the Earth and is the point about which the Earth rotates. The north and south extremities of the axis are the North and South Poles. The South Pole is at 90 degrees S latitude and the North Pole is at 90 degrees N latitude.

# What are the functions of imaginary lines in earth?

the latitudes and longitudes are used to indicate the location and extension of a country or continent.longitudes influence the time of a place and divides the earth into various time zones whereas latitudes influence the duration of day and night and divide the earth into different time zones

# What imaginary line splits the earth into east and west hemispheres?

The Prime Meridian is the meridian (line of longitude ) at which longitude is defined to be 0Â°.. The Prime Meridian and the opposite 180th meridian (at 180Â° longitude), which the generally follows, form a International date line great circle that divides the Earth into the Eastern and Western Hemispheres.. Unlike the parallels of latitude, which are defined by the rotational axis of the Earth (the poles being 90Â° and the Equator 0Â°), the Prime Meridian is arbitrary. By international convention, the modern Prime Meridian is one passing through Greenwich , London , United Kingdom , known as the International Meridian or Greenwich Meridian. Historically, various meridians have been used, including four different ones through Greenwich.

# What is an imaginary line that circles the earth in northerly direction?

Ines of longitude circle the earth in a North - South direction. see the link I will place below for more information.

# Which imaginary line runs all the way around the earth?

The equator is the best known such imaginary line. However, latitudes (including the Arctic Circle) are also imaginary lines encircling the earth as are longitudes.

# Imaginary line around the earth?

There are several. They are called lines of longitude and latitude which help people locate where they are on the globe. There are also some other, special lines such as the Equator, the Prime Meridian, and the International Date Line.

# What imaginary line divides the Earth into South and North latitudes?

The equator is the imaginary line in the center of the Earth thatdivides the Northern and Southern hemispheres. The equator isapproximately 40,075 miles long.

# What is the imaginary line that runs through the middle of the earth?

The Equator divides the Earth by the Northern and Southern hemispheres of the Earth, while the Prime Meridian divides the Earth by the East and West Hemispheres.

# What is the imaginary line that the earth spins on?

The imaginary line between the poles of the Earth around which the Earth spins is called the "axis of rotation".

# What is the imaginary line that runs through the earth called?

The imaginary line running through thecentre of the earth is called the equator. It gets it name from the south American country where it starts is Equador.

# What are the imaginary lines around the earth?

They are the lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically). Latitude lines are also called parallels, because they form parallel circles north and south of the equator. Longitude lines are called meridians, because they divide the surface into halves and run from pole to pole.

# Imaginary line around which earth spins?

The imaginary line between the poles of the Earth around which the Earth spins is called the "axis of rotation".

# What do you call the imaginary line through earths poles?

Are you thinking og the meridians? The meridians are the lines you see on a map that conects the north and south pole and also those who determ longtitude

# What is the imaginary line that divides the Earth in half vertically?

The Prime Meridian!!!! The Prime Meridian divides the Earth in half vertically, while the Equator divides the Earth in half horizontally!!!! There's your ANSWER!!!!

# What is the imaginary line around the earth that makes it spin?

There is no such line. The imaginary line through its centre is the axis, which the Earth rotates around; the imaginary line an equal distance from the poles is the equator. Neither make it spin - that is caused by momentum from the planet's formation.

# What Names of imaginary line in globe?

-- Most of the imaginary lines on the surface are parallels of latitude, meridians of longitude, political boundaries, and shipping routes. -- The imaginary lines through the center of the globe are the axis and diameters.

# What is the Imaginary parallel lines that circle earth from east to west?

Latitude and Longitude Latitude is the lines that go from east to west , and longitude from north to south.

# What is an imaginary line that circles the earth at 23.5o N latitude?

The imaginary line that circles the earth at 23.5o N is the Tropicof Cancer. This line is parallel with the equator.

# What is the name of a imaginary line that divides the earth in half?

The imaginary line that divides earth in half is the equator. At the equator, temperatures are extremely hot. Also, latitude and longitude are imaginary lines on earth that divide earth into eastern and western hemispheres. GPS (Global Positioning System) can help you find your absolute location on earth. GPS is most often used in cars to help the driver find out where to go/where they are if they are lost.

# What is the name of the imaginary line that divides earth into the Nothern and Southern hemispheres?

the equator, the imaginary line that divides the western and eastern hemispheres is called the prime meridian

# Name of imaginary line of the earth?

well there is more than one imaginary line. There is the Equator, Prime Meridan, The tropic of Capricorn, the tropic of cancer, The arctic circle, and the antarctic circle. That's all I know

# 2 What is the name of the imaginary line that divides the Earth in half horizontally?

The Equator. The great circle of the earth that is equidistant from the North Pole and South Pole. Also the hottest place on Earth.

# What do you call the imaginary line on which earth rotates?

Earth's Axis of Rotation, or Earth's Rotational Axis.\n \n \nI haven't heard of other terms.\n

# What is an imaginary line making a circle around the Earth?

You are referring to the Equator, which bisects the earth into theNorthern and Southern Hemispheres. It is located at 0 degreeslatitude. In addition, there are innumerable lines of longitude that makecomplete circles around the earth, that run north and south.

# What is the name of the imaginary line on the earth 23.5C of the equator?

The Tropic of Capricorn is at 23.5 south, while the Tropic of Cancer is 23.5 north.

# The imaginary line the encompasses the earth is called what?

There are several lines that encompass the Earth . Equator - Bisects the earth into the north and south hemispheres. It runs from east to west perpendicular to the axis of the Earth. . Lines of longitude - Longitudinal lines run from pole to pole and allow us to measure from east to west. . Lines of latitude - Latitudinal lines are parallel to the Equator and allow us to measure from north to south. . The Prime Meridian and the 180th Meridian - These two lines are where we bisect the Earth into the east and west hemispheres. The Prime Meridian is at 0Â° and 180th Meridian is at 180Â°

# What is an imaginary line that circles the Earth from North and South?

There's no particular set or system of lines that circle the globe north and south. However, the imaginary semi -circular lines that join the north and south poles are the meridians of longitude. Each of them spans half of the globe.

# What is imaginary parallel lines that run across the earth called?

One line that goes West to East (left to right) is called the Equator. Another line that goes North to South (up and down) is called the Prime Meridian

# What imaginary line divides the earth in to hemispheres?

The imaginary line that divides the earth into the northern and southern hemispheres is called Equator, the line that divides it into the eastern and western hemispheres is the prime meridian.

# Which of the imaginary line divides earth into south and north longitudes?

The equator is the demarcation between north and south latitudes . There is no such thing as north or south longitudes.

# What are imaginary lines that circle earth called?

They are the lines of latitude and longitude. Latitude goes around horizontally while longitude lines go around the earth vertically.

# What is the imaginary line that cuts trhough the center of the earth?

All 'Great Circles' cut through the centre of the Earth. All Longitudes are great circles and so is the Equator.

# What is the imaginary line on witch the earth rotates?

The earth rotates on it's axis, the imaginary line that runs from the north pole to the south pole through the center of the earth.

# Is an imaginary line from the earth to the moon a line a ray or a segment Why?

It is a segment in case you do not know what a segment is it is a line with two end points

# What is name of imaginary line that divides the earth into northern and southern hemispheres?

They are called the lines of longitude. Lines of longitude range from 0 degrees on the prime meridian to 180 degrees.

# What is the imaginary line in the middle of the earth called by western hemisphere?

it is called the equator i think i dunno the western hemisphere part confuses me

# What is the name of the imaginary line that runs through the earth from pole to pole?

An imaginary line that runs through the planetand its poles is called its axis. . Lines running across the surface would be called latitudes ifthey're horizontal or longitudes if they're vertical.

# What are the 4 imaginary lines around the earth?

All of the lines around the Earth are imaginary. Some notable onesare the Arctic and Antarctic Circles, the tropics of Cancer andCapricorn and the Equator.

# Is the equator an imaginary line around which the earth rotates?

The equator is an imaginary line which indicates where the middle of the earth is and it goes around.

# What is the name of the imaginary vertical line that circles the earth and is found at zero degrees longitude?

the Prime Meridian or Greenwich Meridian and runs through Greenwich England ________________________________ You're probably thinking of the Prime Meridian, but the Prime Meridian doesn't circle the Earth; it only covers half of the Earth. The other half of the circle is the "anti-meridian" at longitude 180 degrees. (East or west? Both, and neither.)

# Why the line on the globe are called imaginary lines of the earth?

The lines are "imaginary", because they don't really exist in nature. We created most of those lines, mathematically, and we use these lines to help us describe where we are. We draw those lines on the maps and globes to help us describe things. There's one of those "imaginary" lines that have some physical meaning; the equator.

# Which imaginary line divides Earth into east and south?

The Equator divides the Earth into North or South. The Meridian isthe other one, more specifically the one running through Greenwich,UK which divides the earth into east and west. It serves as ahelpful memory aide when learning the location of the world's landmasses and water bodies.