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Q: When you are at one of the poles on earth how many miles is each degree?

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No. At the equator each degree of longitude is about 70 miles apart. As you go north or south towards the poles, they get closer and closer until they meet at the poles.

The north and south poles are each at 90 degrees north and south, respectively. These terrestrial poles are points on the earth where the earth's rotational axis meet the earth's surface. Both the north and south poles are near their magnetic poles, defined as moving points of polar magnetism.Additionally, there exists a complex notion known as the geomagnetic poles, both north and south.In the arena of extreme exploration, mountaineers defined a third geographical location: Mt Everest, as a 'pole'.

Every meridian of longitude is a semi-circle that joins the north and south poles. So the length of each one is 1/2 of the earth's polar circumference, about 12,400 miles. (rounded)

In magnet , like poles repels each other and unlike poles attract each other. North pole and South pole are dissimilar poles , so they attract each other.

If you are asking how far the Moon is from the Earth, the easy answer is about 250,000 miles or 400,000 kilometers. If you want to know how long is the orbit of the Moon (the length of its journey around the Earth each month) then the answer is roughly 1,570,000 miles or 2,528,000 kilometers.

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Each degree of latitude is 69 miles apart. The range varies because of the Earth's shape, from 68.7 at the equator to 69.4 at the poles

Each degree of latitude is approximately 69 miles (111 kilometers) apart. The range varies (due to the earth's slightly ellipsoid shape) from 68.703 miles (110.567 km) at the equator to 69.407 (111.699 km) at the poles. Also, for navigational purposes each degree is 60 nautical miles. Each minute of latitude is one nautical mile. The above answer is also correct.

No. At the equator each degree of longitude is about 70 miles apart. As you go north or south towards the poles, they get closer and closer until they meet at the poles.

The circumference of the Eath is 24,000 miles. The miles per degree figure is 24,000/360 = 66.67 miles/degree The distance between the degree of latitiude is 111km

Since the Earth is not a perfect sphere, but rather slightly "fatter" at the equator, the distance between each degree of latitude differs slightly, from 69.17073 statute miles (111.319499 km) at the equator to 68.938773 statute miles (110.9462 km) at the poles. That depends upon where you are, specifically how far north or south of the equator. The closer to the poles from the equator you go, the shorter the distance between paralles. You're asking a trick question.

The earth rotates 15 degrees per hour and each degree is about 60 nautical miles, thus the earth rotates at equator 900 nautical miles per hour.

All longitudes converge (meet, come together) at the north and south poles. So the farther from the equator you measure them, the closer together the degrees are. Along the equator, 1 degree of longitude spans about 111 kilometers (69 miles), and that shrinks to zero at the poles. Technically, 1 degree of longitude is (69 miles) times (the cosine of the latitude where you're measuring it) .

The Poles are each 90 degrees.

At the equator, the Earth's circumference is 24,901,461 miles. Divided by 360 degrees... that gives the value 69170.725

The earth's circumference, at the equator, is approx 24,000 miles. 360 degrees = 24901.5 miles so 1 deg = 24901.5/360 = 1660 miles approx.

Not necessarily - consider a horseshoe magnet for example, both N and S poles are close to each other. The N and S poles on the Earth are roughly opposite each other. Both poles wander somewhat, and the S pole is travelling NNE steadily at the moment.

The equator is the center of the earth's surface which is an equal distance from each pole. The poles are points on both sides of the earth which supposedly create the magnetic field around the earth.

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