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Pm, equator - reports - quarter 1 - 3rd year


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Pm, equator - reports - quarter 1 - 3rd year

  1. 1. Aztec Warrior
  2. 2. Prime Meridian Equator Tropic of Cancer Tropic of Capricorn
  3. 3. • Divides the earth into the eastern and western hemisphere • it is a line of longitude which is positioned at 0 degrees
  4. 4. • Lies exactly at 0 degrees latitude • It runs through Indonesia, Ecuador, northern Brazil, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Kenya • It divides the earth into
  5. 5. • It lies at 23.5 degrees south latitude • Runs through Australia, Chile, southern Brazil and northern South Africa.
  6. 6. • It lies at 23.5 degrees south latitude • runs through Mexico, the Bahamas, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, India, and southern China
  7. 7. • The tropics are the two lines where the sun is directly overhead at noon on the two solstices - near June and December 21 • The reason for the location of the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn at 23.5° north and south respectively is due to the axial tilt of the Earth. The
  8. 8. • The area bounded by the Tropic of Cancer on the north and Tropic of Capricorn on the south is known as the "tropics." This area does not experience seasons because the sun is always high in the sky. Only higher latitudes, north of the Tropic of Cancer and south of the Tropic of Capricorn, experience significant seasonal variation in