# Lines On the Earth - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

1 / 8

Lines On the Earth. models. Maps and globes are __________ that represent the Earth. A. Lines of _____________________. At what two places do these lines cross? ____________________________________ The 0 o line is called the ________________________. Longitude. North and South Poles.

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.

Lines On the Earth

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

#### Presentation Transcript

Lines On the

Earth

models

Maps and globes are __________ that represent the Earth.

A. Lines of _____________________.

At what two places do these lines cross?

____________________________________

The 0o line is called the ________________________.

Longitude

North and South Poles

Prime Meridian

Latitude

B. Lines of __________________________.

TRUE OR FALSE?

These lines run parallel

to each other.

The 0o line is called the ________________________.

Equator

360o

A circle is divided into 360 degrees, or equal parts.

90o

90o

90o

90o

When divided into 4 equal quarters, how many degrees in each part?

180o

180o

When divided into halves, how many degrees in each half?

-Cross only at poles

Lines of Longitude

-All lines are of equal length

-Tell you how far EAST or WEST you are

-Numbered from 0° – 180° E or W

-Prime Meridian is Oo

Lines of Latitude

-Lines of different length

-NEVER cross

-Tell you how far NORTH or SOUTH you are

-Numbered from 0° – 90° N or S

-Equator is Oo