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    4   latitude and longitude 4 latitude and longitude Presentation Transcript

    • Class 4 Latitude, Longitude, Special latitudes & Zones Properties of Globes
      • How do we determine specific locations on Earth?
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    • Figure 1.11
    • Figure 1.12
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      • How is it like and unlike Earth?
      • Look at lattitude and longitude lines:
      • Are they all the same length?
      • Are they spaced equidistant apart?
      • Do they meet?
      • At what angles do they meet?
      • Latitude lines are parallel
      • Latitude lines are equally spaced
      • Latitude and longitude lines meet at right angles
      • Longitude lines meet at poles
      • Same shape as earth
      • Shapes (continents and oceans) are maintained
      • Relative distances and sizes are maintained
      • Can be used to show direction