In ancient times, the ambassadors of Nero reached the ninth degree of latitude
, but in eighteen centuries only from five to six degrees, or from three hundred to three hundred and sixty geographical miles, were gained.
The scene of this tale was in the 42d degree of latitude
, where the twilight is never of long continuation.
French scientists of that era concluded that if a degree of latitude
measured at the equator correlated with a degree of latitude
measured in France, it would be possible to discover who was correct, Descartes or Newton.
The result may be a greater degree of latitude
for the political elite.
The IRS appeared to be concerned that by clearly allowing taxpayers to claim capital treatment for termination payments, it was granting them a wide degree of latitude
to selectively "whipsaw" the government.
Jeremy Middleton and Chris de Lapuente reached the North Pole on April 19, having walked the last degree of latitude
The official message provides a certain degree of latitude
in normal procedures, said Lay--allowing installations to book carriers that might otherwise be considered too expensive.
If the polar regions were slightly flattened and the equatorial regions were slightly bulging, a degree of latitude
near the poles should be slightly greater in mileage than a degree of latitude
near the Equator.
It will also be noticed that the drop in altitude per 1 |degree~ drop in Pole altitude is different for each star, and also changes by an appreciable amount--about 5' per degree of latitude
for Capella--in moving from 19 |degrees~ north latitude to 6 |degrees~.
Because QuoteMedia is able to embed all of their financial tools right into any Web page, we get the greatest degree of latitude
and control where accommodating our clients' varied needs is concerned," he said.
Working in conjunction with NIMA, Boeing Autometric will provide the software and direct support to complete more than 8,000 cells (each being one degree of latitude
by one degree of longitude in size) of radar data, equivalent to nearly one terabyte of information," said Tony Moraco, general manager of Boeing Autometric.
The equipment financing facility will provide the company with a greater degree of latitude
to purchase equipment, which is crucial to the continued expansion of its facilities-based international telecommunications network in the U.