Which way does latitude go?

Answer Latitude lines on a map are horizontal, meaning that the lines move from left to right or vice versa. According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, latitude is a distance measured north or south from th... Read More »

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What way does latitude run?

Every location on Earth is identified by its latitude and longitude coordinates. Latitude lines run horizontally around the globe, parallel to the equator, while longitude lines run from the north ... Read More »

What does latitude tell us?

Latitude indicates the location of a place on the Earth’s surface north or south of the Equator. Lines of latitude run parallel to the Equator (latitude 0 degrees) and progress to the North and S... Read More »

Is latitude up&down?

Coordinate points rely on the lines of latitude and longitude. Longitude lines run up and down, from north to south. Latitude lines travel around the globe in a circular direction. The equator is a... Read More »

Where is zero latitude on a map?

Zero degrees latitude is commonly known as the equator. It is an imaginary line that runs around the circumference of the Earth equidistant between the North and South Poles. Lines of latitude nort... Read More »