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					                         Plotting the Apollo Landing Sites
Directions: Use the chart below to plot the landing sites of the Apollo missions.
       1. Start at the 0o point on the Moon map and move north or south to find the latitude.
       2. Begin again in the center at 0o and move east or west to find the longitude.
       3. Put the letter of the Apollo mission on the spot where the latitude and longitude meet.
          The Apollo 11 landing site is shown on the Moon map to help you begin.

             Mission         Latitude         Longitude              Area                  Date
       A     Apollo 11        1o north         24o east        Sea of Tranquility        July 1969
       B     Apollo 12       3o south          23o west         Ocean of Storms       November 1969
       C     Apollo 14       4o south          18o west           Fra Mauro            January 1971
       D     Apollo 15       26o north          4o east        Hadley-Apennine           July 1971
       E     Apollo 16       9o south          16o east            Descartes            April 1972
       F     Apollo 17       20o north         30o east         Taulus-Littrow        December 1972
STUDY OF A TOPOGRAPHIC MAP                           Name _______________________


1. What is the name of this quadrangle map? ____________________________________

2. Which direction is north on this map? ____________________________

3. How did you know the answer to question 2? _________________________________

4. What is the magnetic declination in degrees on this map? _______________________

5. What is the latitude along the top edge of the map? _________________________

6. What is the latitude along the bottom edge of the map? __________________________

7. How many minutes of latitude are represented on this map? ______________________

8. What is the longitude along the right edge of the map? ____________________________

9. What is the longitude along the left edge of the map? ____________________________

10. How many minutes of longitude are represented on this map? ________________________

11. What is the latitude and longitude of the intersection of Saticoy and the street two blocks west of

Mason? ____________________________________

12. What is the approximate latitude and longitude of the CSUN Science Building? __________

13. One thousand feet on this map is represented by how many inches? _________________

14. One mile on this map is represented by how many inches? ___________________

15. How far is it between Etiwanda and Zelzah Avenues? _____________________

16. How far is it between Nordhoff and Plummer Streets? ________________________

17. How far is it on city streets from the comer of Etiwanda and Nordhoff to the northeast comer of Orcutt

Park? _________________How far is it in straight-line miles? ___________________

18. What do the solid brown lines represent? ______________________________

19. What is the main contour interval on this map? __________________________

20. What is the elevation at the comer of Reseda and Saticoy? ___________________________

21. What is the approximate elevation of the CSUN Science Building? ____________________

				
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