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Latitudes and Longitudes

  1. 1. Agenda <ul><li>Do It Now Map </li></ul><ul><li>Go Over Do It Now </li></ul><ul><li>Homework Check and Review </li></ul><ul><li>Latitude and Longitude Packet </li></ul><ul><li>Latitude and Longitude Practice </li></ul>
  2. 2. Key =Airport = Forest = Mountain Peaks = Harbor =Gold = Copper =Waterfall <ul><li>What is the Physical feature located furthest to the North? </li></ul><ul><li>What are two ways in which people could get to, or leave the island? </li></ul><ul><li>Which of these towns would you say is the richest and why? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some of the products that you think they would make in town F? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the height of the tallest mountain peak of the area? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think the harbor is in the Northwest and not in the Southwest? </li></ul>356 Ft 260 Ft 474 Feet 411 Feet = Rocks A B C D E F H N S E W
  3. 4. Latitudes and Longitudes Created by, Mr. Raponi
  4. 5. Absolute Location <ul><li>As we discussed during the “5 Themes of Geography”, Absolute Location describes a places </li></ul><ul><li>________________ </li></ul><ul><li>________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Geographers identify Absolute location by using two types of imaginary lines. </li></ul>Exact Place On Earth
  5. 6. Latitudes <ul><li>Latitude lines are East-West Circles on the globe </li></ul><ul><li>Latitudes are also called </li></ul><ul><li>__________________ because they will never touch or come together. </li></ul><ul><li>Famous lines of latitude </li></ul><ul><ul><li>_________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tropic of Cancer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>___________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>___________________________ </li></ul></ul>Parallels Equator Tropic of Capricorn
  6. 7. Latitude II <ul><li>Latitude lines circle the earth’s surface like a stack of rings. </li></ul><ul><li>The starting point for numbering latitude lines is </li></ul><ul><li>the _______________ </li></ul><ul><li>which is 0° latitude. </li></ul><ul><li>Lines of latitude are numbered from 1° to 90° and are followed by an N or an S to show whether they are North or South of the Equator. </li></ul>Equator
  7. 8. Longitude <ul><li>Longitude lines circle the globe from North to South. All lines of longitude run through the north and south poles. </li></ul><ul><li>These lines, which are also called </li></ul><ul><li>__________________ intersect at the top and bottom of the globe. </li></ul>Meridians
  8. 9. Longitude II <ul><li>Longitude lines run </li></ul><ul><li>____________________ from the North Pole to the South Pole. </li></ul><ul><li>The starting point is at 0° longitude, located in Greenwich, England and is known as the </li></ul><ul><li>______________________. </li></ul><ul><li>Longitude lines are numbered from 1° to 180° followed by an E or a W- to show whether they are east or west of the 0° line. </li></ul>Vertically Prime Meridian
  9. 10. Points On A Map <ul><li>Latitude and longitude are used for locating any desired place on a map. Every single place on the map has a related latitude and longitude </li></ul><ul><li>If a pilot or a ship's captain wants to specify a position on a map, these are the &quot;coordinates&quot; they would use, the latitude number, followed by the longitude number. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Helpful Phrases to Remember Which is Which <ul><li>I'm climbing the “LADDER OF LATITUDES” </li></ul><ul><li>It's a “LONG way from pole to pole for LONGitudes.” </li></ul>How can I be as cool as Mr. Raponi someday? I definitely need to be bald!!!!
  11. 12. <ul><li>It's a “LONG way from North Pole to South Pole for LONGitudes.” </li></ul><ul><li>I'm climbing the “LADDER OF LATITUDES” </li></ul>LONG WAY
  12. 13. Finding the Coordinates <ul><li>When locating coordinates, always look at the location of the latitude first. </li></ul><ul><li>After you have found that number, then proceed on to find the longitude . </li></ul>1st 2nd
  13. 14. Step 1 Baseball Player is Safe!! (Latitude) Step 2 Fans Cheer!! (Longitude)

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