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Which lines measure distance east and west of the prime meridian?

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Longitude measures the distance east and west of the prime meridian.
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What measures distance east and west of the Prime Meridian?

The Prime Meridian -- and its opposite, the International Date Line -- are lines of Longitude called meridians. There are 360 whole-numbered meridians on earth, divided into 1

What lines measure distance east and west of the prime meridian on a globe or map?

The lines of longitude measure degrees east and west of the prime meridian, but they don't directly measure distance. The lines of longitude all converge at both poles, and ar

What is measurement of distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian?

The Prime Meridian is defined as zero degrees of longitude. The distance in miles between degrees of longitude depends on thelatitude; one degree of longitude equals the cosi