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World Geography : Latitudes & Longitudes

Parallels of latitude are imaginary lines that run east-west and are measured in degrees from 0o to 90o, north or south of the equator. Meridians of longitude are imaginary lines that run north-south between the two poles and are measured in degrees from 0o to 180o, east or west of the Prime Meridian.

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The equator divides the earth into two equal halves called the northern and southern _______.
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Latitudes are imaginary circles _______ to the equator in each hemisphere of the earth.
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Each degree of longitude corresponds to a time difference of _______ minutes.
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There are 180 parallels of latitude and _______ meridians of longitude.
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The longitude of 0o is called the _______ Meridian.
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The _______ is at a latitude of 0o.
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The special latitude at 66 1/2o N is called the _______ Circle.
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