# Latitude & Longitude by a008Ty

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```									Latitude & Longitude
Location
   There are two ways to find location
in geography:
Relative Location – the
location of one place in
relation to another

Absolute Location – the exact
position of a place on the
earth’s surface
Grid System
Latitude – Lines that circle the
earth parallel to the Equator
and measure the distance
north or south of the Equator
in degrees

Lat. – Fat, belt=Equator
Grid System
Longitude – Lines that
circle the earth from Pole
to Pole. Measure
distances east or west of
the Prime Meridian.

Long Longitude – Each line is as
long as the others
Grid System
Together, Latitude and Longitude form a grid system

   EVERY place on
earth has an
absolute
location and can
be found using
Latitude and
Longitude.
Using Latitude & Longitude
   Just like a graph in
math, first find your   Prime Meridian
Axis. (0°, 0°)

Equator
Finding Latitude
   Move North or South on the Prime Meridian
(0°) until you reach the correct line of latitude.

Example: 30° N
Finding Longitude
   After you’ve found the line of latitude, move
east or west until you reach the line of
longitude

Example: 30°N, 90°E
Results!

China!
   You’ve now reached your final destination.
What country is located at 30°N, 90°E?
Practice
   What country is located at the
following coordinates:   60°N, 60°E

Russia!
Practice
   What sea is located at the following
coordinates:      60°N, 60°W

Practice

Fiji

   Which Island Nation is found at the
following coordinates:    19°S, 175°E
Practice      Which City is located at the
following coordinates:

15°N, 91°W

Guatemala City
1.   Country - 35°N, 31°E    Cyprus
2.   Country - 2°N, 104°E      Singapore
3.   Mountain Range – 23.5°N, Sierra Madre Occidental
105°W
4.   Sea - 20°N, 39°E            Red Sea
5.   Peninsula - 67°N, 35°E   Kola Peninsula
6.   Lake - 53°N,109°E             Lake Baikal
7.   Mountain - 43°S, 171°E   Mt. Cook
8.   City – 44.4°N, 103.5°W

Sturgis, SD
Reverse L & L
   Please tell me the Latitude and
Longitude of the following places:

1.Australia
2.Saudi Arabia