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What does longitude mean?

They are imaginary lines running north to south from the poles onEarth, e.g. the Prime Meridian. It can also be used to locate aplace on a map. Think of the Pirate remark th (MORE)

What is a longitude?

A longitude is an angle. It is the angle, measured east or west along the. spherical surface of the Earth, between the Prime Meridian and the place . described by that longi (MORE)

What does longitude do?

It tells you how far east or west you are from an imaginary line that runs from the north pole to the south pole and that passes through Greenwich, near London, England. You g (MORE)

How do you read longitude?

Longitude lines are the vertical lines on a map or globe that converge at the poles and are widest at the equator. The numbering of the lines starts at Greenwich, England with (MORE)

What is Suriname's longitude?

Between 54 and 58 degrees W is Suriname's longitude. Specifically, the Republic of Suriname is located in northern South America. Three out of four boundaries are shared w (MORE)

Why are longitude and longitude are on the map?

For the same reason there are numbers on the front doors of houses. The system of latitude and longitude angles gives every point on Earth an 'address' of two numbers. Th (MORE)