Asked in Latitude and Longitude
What are the degrees of all the lines of latitude and longitude?
August 22, 2011 12:51AM
Some maps and globes have a great number of lines printed on them. Some maps
and globes have fewer lines, and some have no lines at all. There is no official
standard set of 'lines'. Every point on Earth has a different set of latitude and
longitude coordinates, whether or not there happens to be a printed "line" on
the map that happens to go through that point.
There are as many different longitudes and latitudes as the number of different
points on Earth. How many do you think that might be ?