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Latitude is the measure, in degrees, of the distance of a location from the equator, which divides the Earth into Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Longitude is the measure, in degrees, of a location from the prime meri... More »

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Find your current longitude and latitude by entering your address or ZIP code into the search box at WorldAtlas.com, as of 2015. You can also enter famous world attractions, such as the Eiffel Tower. Alternatively, obtai... More »

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The longitude lines are the vertical lines that reach from the North Pole to the South Pole, while the latitude lines are horizontal lines that reach north and south from the Equator. Users may use a location to find lon... More »

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The Earth's Northern and Southern Hemispheres are divided by the equator, which is an imaginary line located at 0 degrees latitude. The Northern Hemisphere consists of most of Asia, northern South America, Europe, North ... More »

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Latitude and longitude are listed terms of degrees, minutes and seconds in reference to either the equator, for latitude, or Greenwich, England, for longitude. For instance, the latitude 48?22'34"N is read as 48 degrees,... More »

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Latitude refers to horizontal lines that indicate a location's distance north or south of the equator. Longitude refers to vertical lines that indicate a location's distance east or west of the Prime Meridian, which is a... More »

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The absolute location of a place is its exact set of coordinates on the planet, frequently expressed in degrees of longitude and latitude. In geography, absolute location is contrasted with relative location. More »

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