In which direction is the prime merdian from the united states?
The primer meridian goes through London England. It is east from the United States.
The prime meridian is the earth's zero of longitude.
north and south
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That's the "Prime Meridian".
Mexico is west of the Prime Meridian (0° of Longitude).
Europe, Africa and Antarctica.
That's the "Prime Meridian".
The North and South Poles
Antarctica, Africa and Europe
The Prime Meridian is made up of all the points with zero longitude and every latitude.
The global grid helps me see where the prime merdian is
Canada's Prime Minister office is similar to the office of President in the United States.
equator , prime merdian
The United States does not have a Prime Minister, they have a President. The current President of the United States is Barack Obama and he is 49 years old.
Any country in the western hemisphere i.e. Scotland, Wales Ireland although are considered west of the Prime meridian as is Canada and Iceland.
The Prime Meridian does not pass through any part of the United States. North America or South America.
The United States has no prime minister. We have a President.
As Prime Minister he is the Head of the Country similar to a President of the United States.
The Prime Meridian is not like the others. It's a meridian of longitude, whereas the other two are both parallels of latitude.
You're on the right track, but don't get hung up on 'lines'. Longitude is the angle from the Prime Meridian east or west to the place of interest.
There has never been a Prime Minister in (the United States of) America. We only have presidents and our first was George Washington. America does not have Prime Ministers. However, the first President of the United States was George Washington. George Washington.
the equator run all the way around the earth.
What is the capitol of the country that borders the ivory coast and through which the prime merdian passes?
-- Bamako, Mali -- Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso -- Accra, Ghana
The United States does not have a Prime Minister. Its system of government is different from that of countries that do have Prime Ministers. The US Constitution provides for a president, not a prime minister. The US president is both the head of state and the head of government. In some countries those two roles are separate.
A Prime minister is the ruler of Canada. In the United States you have the President, here in Canada it is a Prime minister.
The president is Barack Hussein Obama, and there is no prime minister of the United States.
A meridian is a constant longitude circle passing at a given place. The meridian in Greenwich is also called the Prime Meridian which is set at zero longitude.
I think you want to know which country Churchill represented and was allies with the United States. He was the Prime Minister of England.
The United States of America does not have a prime minister. The president is the head of government. During World War I. Woodrow Wilson was the president of the United States of America throughout World War I.
Australia did not have a Prime Minister until Federation in 1901 when all the states of Australia united.
The westernmost longitude is 180W or -180, which is the Antimeridian. The Antimeridian is also known as the 180th Merdian because it 180 degrees from the Prime Merdian by crossing either the eastern or western hemispheres. In other words. this means the Antimeridian is both 180E (+180) and 180W (-180). It is used as the basis for the International Date Line (IDL).
The U.S. does not have the position of Prime Minister. In 1939, Franklin D. Roosevelt was the President of the United States.
Yes, Prime Minister Tojo was in favor of attacking the United States.
The United States is a presidential republic, and does not have a Prime Minister. The President performs most of the functions that the positions have in common.
The Prime Minister of Canada has more power than the president of United States.
The United States has never had a prime minister. Instead, we have a president. Our first president was George Washington.
He stands in if the Prime Minister is overseas or indisposed - much the same as the Vice President in the United States.
The United States of America does not have a prime minister. The president takes the role of being the head of the government, which is the equivalent position for countries that have a prime minister.
The Prime Meridian touches both the north and south poles, but to be very technical about it, it doesn't 'pass through' either of them. The poles are the ends of the Prime Meridian. So when it reaches each pole, it stops there, and doesn't 'pass through'.
Nevil Maskelyne, was a British astronomer from 1765 to 1811. He put forth the concept of using the distance to the moon as a way to measure longitude. His calculations were made at the Greenwich Observatory. As a result, Greenwich was adopted as the Prime Meridian in 1884.
They're both imaginary lines on the surface of the Earth. Each is the zero reference of one of the orthogonal geographic coordinates in the common spherical coordinate system.
There is not a Prime Minister in the United States. The head of state and head of government in the United States is the US president. Currently, this is Barack Obama. The executive branch of the US is elected separately from the legislative branch, although they are related by their political parties. It is possible to have a President whose party does not hold a majority in Congress. Americas' Prime Minister Each country in North… Read More
In the United States, the highest grade of beef is USDA Prime.
The current President (as of July 2012) is Barack Obama. The US doesn't have a prime minister.
Are you referring to the United States? Some countries in Europe have similar forms of democracy to the United States, that being a presidential system, but the United States is slightly different. In some European countries, the Prime Minister has more power than the recognized head of state (such as the monarch of President). But the United States is a full presidential system, and therefore has no Prime Minister. The United States is also a… Read More
In the United States, the leader is called the President. Currently (February 2012), the President of the United States is Barack Obama. Other countries have a prime minister, and some still have a king or a queen.
No he was the president of the United States, Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War 2.