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Latitude & Longitude

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Latitude & Longitude

  1. 1. N<br />NE<br />NW<br />Hint:<br />Remember – Never Eat Soggy Weatbix<br />E<br />W<br />SW<br />SE<br />S<br />
  2. 2. Northern Hemisphere<br /><ul><li>USA
  3. 3. England
  4. 4. Iraq
  5. 5. Asia
  6. 6. Europe etc.</li></ul>o<br />180 N<br />Lines of Latitude<br />3 N<br />o<br />Each line is approximately 111km apart.<br />2 N<br />o<br />1 N<br />o<br />Equator<br />0<br />o<br />1 S<br />o<br />Runs through some African countries, Singapore & some South American countries (Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador). <br />2 S<br />o<br />3 S<br />o<br />Southern Hemisphere<br /><ul><li>Australia
  7. 7. New Zealand
  8. 8. Brazil
  9. 9. South Africa</li></ul>o<br />180 S<br />
  10. 10. 1 E<br />o<br />0<br />o<br />1 W<br />o<br />2 E<br />o<br />2 W<br />o<br />3 E<br />o<br />3 W<br />o<br />o<br />180 E<br />o<br />180 W<br />Lines of Longitude<br />Each line is approximately 111km apart.<br />Prime Meridian<br />Runs through some African countries, some European countries (Switzerland etc).<br />EAST<br />WEST<br />
  11. 11. HINT: <br />Latitude = Horizontal Lines<br />Remember, the rungs of a ladder run horizontally:<br />“Ladder-tude”<br />Longitude = Vertical Lines<br />Remember, long hair runs vertically.<br />
  12. 12. If we were given the co-ordinates 28 S, 151E, what would we look for?<br />151oE<br />Turn to page 83 in your Atlas. What town is at these co-ordinates?<br />28oS<br />

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