parallel of latitude

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Noun1.parallel 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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Considering that Kenya and Tanzania maritime boundary stands north of Pemba Island by a parallel of latitude, an equidistance line between Kenya and Somalia would mean that Kenya's EEZ would narrow as it proceeds seawards.
Lawyers said the maritime boundary is along a parallel of latitude as was decreed in the Presidential Proclamation of 1979.
In Arzachel's projection, map coordinates are calculated by first fitting the parallel of latitude and then the meridian of longitude.
The ICJ verdict last month, which is final and binding, states "that the maritime boundary between the Parties starts at the intersection of the parallel of latitude passing through Boundary Marker No.
[F.sub.1] = [F.sub.2] then the spherical parabola is a parallel of latitude of 0.25[pi] (45[degrees]) so it is also the particular case of the spherical circle.
The Kumbh Mela takes place in mid January when the Sun traverses across the Tropic of Cancer Tropic of Cancer, parallel of latitude at 23030' north of the equator; it is the northern boundary of the tropics.
Her doctor explained that risk factors for low vitamin D include dark skin, larger body sizes (BMl), wearing sun screen, working long hours indoors, and living north of a parallel of latitude corresponding approximately to Atlanta, GA (about 33 degrees north).
The z-coordinate can be obtained from the height of the parallel of latitude, which can be derived from Figure 4 or from Quinlan's model.
More specifically, the authors are interested in meridians and the one great circle that is also a parallel of latitude, the Equator (in this respect, the reference to parallels in the subtitle is misleading).
Illegal immigration is a major concern in these two countries on the 30[degrees]N parallel of latitude: -- *

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