Line of latitude or a parallel
Two names for a line on the grid system that runs E/W
0 degrees latitude
Half of the earth that is NORTH of the equator.Half of the earth that is SOUTH of the equator.
90 Degrees North/South
Highest number of degrees latitude a location can be.
line of longitude/meridian
a line on the grid system that runs north to south.
0 degrees longitude
Western Hemisphere/Eastern Hemisphere
Halves of the earth divided by the prime meridian.
180 Degrees West/East
Highest number of degrees longitude a location can be
Total degrees of longitude
Total number of degrees latitude on the grid system
Point located at 90 Degrees North
66.5 Degrees North
Tropic of Cancer
23.5 Degrees North
Tropic of Capricorn
23.5 Degrees South
66.5 Degrees South
90 Degrees South
areas between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn; also known as tropics
areas between the high and low latitudes; also known as temperate zone
areas north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle; also know as polar zone
International Date Line
the line of longitude that marks where each new day begins, centered on the 180th meridian
Total Number of Time Zones