line of latitude


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Noun1.line of latitude - an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
polar circle - a line of latitude at the north or south poles
horse latitude - either of two belts or regions near 30 degrees north or 30 degrees south; characterized by calms and light-baffling winds
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
tropic - either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics
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What line of latitude does answers Australia 10 Monty Full The 9.
The majority of South32's assets are located in the southern hemisphere, with its two regional centers, Australia and South Africa, linked by the 32nd parallel line of latitude.
The majority of South32's assets are located in the southern hemisphere with its two regional centres - Australia and South Africa - linked by the thirty-second parallel line of latitude.
The majority of South32 s selected assets are located in the southern hemisphere with its two regional centres Australia and South Africa linked by the thirty-second parallel south line of latitude.
Along with sharing the line of latitude, Cairo and New Orleans have a lot in common.
A recent GDN editorial on oil and Scottish independence discussed the issue without mention of what is for many the central point: How much of the North Sea oil would Scotland get if the borders between the fields were drawn on international boundary principles rather than the present arbitrary line of latitude at the border between Scottish and English legal jurisdictions?
The war led to the partition of Korea along the '38th Parallel North' a line of latitude at 38deg north.
Lanzarote is located just off the coast of North West Africa on the same line of latitude as parts of Mexico and Florida.
Which of these cities has the closest line of latitude to London - Vancouver, New York or Moscow?
Which line of latitude defines the greater part of the border between the USA and Canada?
20 In geography, which line of latitude crosses India: the Tropic of Cancer or Tropic of Capricorn?