Are latitude and longitude lines curve or straight?
The lines of latitude and longitude are important because we need them to describe exactly where a point is on Earth.
Latitude and longitude are angles used to describe the location of any point on Earth. They are the 'address' of the point.
The five major lines of latitude are the Arctic Circle, the Tropic of Cancer, the Equator, the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic Circle. The 2 major lines of longitude are… Continue reading
Students of geography, and anyone else who needs to find their way around a map with more confidence, may benefit from a fuller understanding of latitude and longitude. The tw… Continue reading
Often, you will find that you need to go somewhere or find something. The first step, of course, is to know where you are going. You will need some way to describe the locatio… Continue reading
Some of the people who regularly use latitude and longitude in their jobs are: geographers, cartographers, members of the Armed Services or military, geologists, aviators, tra… Continue reading