Latitude and Longitude. Latitude. Lines of latitude are imaginary lines that run completely around the globe - full circles. If you travel along any of these lines you are going east to west. However lines of latitude measure your distance north or south of the Equator. Key lines of latitude:
Using pp. 10-11 in the atlas, lets complete the exercise together.
Determining Latitude and Longitude in its simplest form is useful for a general idea of how to find a location.
For finding a more specific location, we must include the minutes of latitude or longitude.
Using pp. 46-49 in the atlas, lets complete the exercise together.