Equator

The equator is a major line of latitude located at 0 degrees latitude. It divides Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres.

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Latitude and Longitude
Equator

What imaginary line is halfway between the north and south poles?

The Equator is the imaginary line halfway between the North and South Poles and is at zero degrees latitude. It divides the Earth into North and South Hemispheres and is equidistant from the North Pole and South Pole. The Sun appears directly above the Equator at the Autumn and Spring equinox.

The equator.


the equator.

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South America
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Which countries in South America does the equator pass through?

The equator passes through Ecuador, Colombia and Brazil. These countries have land in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere.

There are three countries in South America that the Equator passes. They are Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador.

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Equator

What four continents do not touch the equator?

Venezuela

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Equator

What is a windless period at sea?

Windless periods at sea are referred to in maritime terms as doldrums.

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Equator

Which continents does the equator pass through?

The equator passes through South America and Africa, and through Asia in Indonesia.

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Africa
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What countries in Africa does the equator pass through?

The Equator crosses/ passes through seven countries in Africa.

(listed from West to the East)

1. Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe (off the coast of mainland Africa)

2. Gabon

3. Congo - Brazzaville

4. Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)

5. Uganda

6. Kenya

7. Somalia
Gabon, Uganda, Sao Tome And Principe, Congo, Democratic Rep of Congo, Kenya, Somalia


Democratic Republic of the Congo

Gabon

Kenya

Republic of the Congo

São Tomé and Príncipe

Somalia

Uganda

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How many miles is Taiwan from the Equator?

About 1,587 miles.

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United States of America
Mapping and Cartography
Equator
United States

How many states are north of the equator?

If you mean how many of the United States of America, then the answer is all of them are north of the equator.
All 50 states in the United States are north of the equator. The state of Hawaii is closest but is still several degrees north.

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Continents

Name the continent that the equator does not pass through?

The only continent that the equator does not pass through

is North America, Australia, Europe, and Antarctica.

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Continents and Regions
Equator

What is the flat drawing of earth called?

Cartograph

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China and Chinese Territories
Equator

Is china north or south of equator?

north

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Meteorology and Weather
Equator

What part of Earth receives most heat from the sun?

year-round is the Equator
Death Valley, California.
it is mostly the tropics they receive the most heat from the sun

central America receives most heat from the sun.
The middle of the earth near the equator gets the most heat from the sun.
the central region
equator

depending on the time of year in summer in the northern hemisphere it falls on a line parallel to the equator that falls on the middle of Florida during spring and fall the equator receive the most direct sunlight during northern hmispheres winter the most direct sunlight falls around the southern most point of Brazil in a line parallel to the equator that totally surrounds the earth it is better than pizza with peporoni 2
along the equator because it's closer to the sun.
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The tropical Zone
All the areas which lie at EQUATOR receive the most direct sunlight.
the side were the sun is pointed to on earth
the torrid zone of the earth which lies between the tropic of cancer and the tropic of Capricorn receives the more amount of heat than other climatic zones of the world. Places that fall on the equator ,receive the most amount of heat.The equator falls in the torrid zone and runs exactly half way from the north pole and the south pole
The equator.
Near the equator.

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Hawaiian islands is north or south of the equator?

north

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Equator

How does latitude distances from the equator compare?

Every degree of latitude, whether north or south, is comparable to roughly

111 km (69.1 miles) from the equator.

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Is Russia near the equator?

no

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The hot regions near the equator?

  • sahara

    desert

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Continents
Equator

How many continents does the equator cross what are those continents in order of largest to smallest?

The equator crosses through 3 continents. Asia is the largest continent, followed by Africa and South America.

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Hemispheres
Latitude and Longitude
Equator

What is the imaginary line that divides the Earth into Northern and Southern Hemispheres?

Equator

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Equator

What measures east or west of the equator?

The equator circles the earth in the east/west direction, so there's no such thing

as 'east' or 'west' of it.

The are measured in degrees Celsius. I am a professor at West Virginia University and I would love to teach other children about geography, because that is what I teach.

Latitude is never more than 90 degrees. The equator is zero, 90 degrees north

of the equator puts you at the north pole, and 90 degrees south of it puts you

at the south pole.

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How fast is a person standing on the equator moving?

1,034 mph

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Equator

How far above or below the equator can the Sun appear to move?

23 degrees, 26 minutes, 16 seconds

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Tropic of Cancer
Equator

Is the Tropic of Cancer north or south of the Equator?

north

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Continents
Equator

What continents does the equator cross?

South America Africa

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What are the coordinates where the prime meridian and equator meet?

Zero latitude / Zero longitude.

That point is in the Gulf of Guinea, off the coast of Africa,

about 380 miles south of Accra, Ghana.

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Taigas

Is a taiga usually found near the equator?

No. Taigas are generally in northern parts of the temperate zones, closer to the Arctic than the equator. Russia, Canada and Scandinavia are the most common areas where you will find taiga.

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