Latitude and Longitude

What are the lines called that run east and west on a globe?

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2014-10-03 17:58:23

Lines that run east and west is called Latitude. The opposite lines are known as longitude.

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East-West lines are called lines of latitude. North-South lines are called lines of longitude.

The lines that go east to west are longitudinal.

The lines on the globe represent longitude and latitude. The ones that appear to be going from north to south of the globe are called longitude and the lines that run from east to west are latitude.

The lines of latitude on a globe measure the distance east and west.

They are the lines of latitude, and they are also called parallels.

No, lines of longitude run north-south across the globe. Lines of latitude run east-west across the globe.

The lines of latitude are organized on a globe by circling the globe east to west.

The lines that run north to south on a globe or map are called the lines of longitude. The east/west lines are lines of latitude.

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lines from east to west are called lines of latitude.

The lines on the globe are not called "latitude", any more than the marks on a thermometer are called "temperature". The lines on the globe that mark intervals of latitude are called "parallels" of latitude.

Lines of longitude run north-south and measure east-west.

the lines that run east to west are called lines of longitude.

The lines of latitude are lines that go east and west around the globe or map ,the equater us the line in the middle that separates north and south :)

The East-West lines are called lines of Latitude . The North-South lines are Longitude.

The imaginary line that runs through Greenwich, England is called Prime Meridian. Lines of Latitude encircle the globe horizantally (with the north pole at the top) Lines of Longitude are the vertical lines (with the north pole ar the top)

lines that run east or west are called parallels

The lines on a globe that run north and south are called lines of longitude, or meridians. They measure distance east or west from the arbitrary Prime Meridian or Greenwich Meridian, established as 0ยฐ longitude.

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