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-The location east or west in reference to the Prime Meridian, which is designated as zero (0) degrees longitude. The distance between lines of longitude are greater at the equator and smaller at the higher '''[[latitudes]]''', intersecting at the earth's North and South Poles. Time zones are correlated to '''[[longitude]]'''.+[[Image:Geographic coordinates sphere.svg.png|'''[[Longitude]]'''; The location east or west in reference to the Prime Meridian, which is designated as zero (0) degrees longitude. The distance between lines of longitude are greater at the equator and smaller at the higher '''[[latitudes]]''', intersecting at the earth's North and South Poles. Time zones are correlated to '''[[longitude]]'''.|thumb|300px]]
-[[Image:Geographic coordinates sphere.svg.png|500px]]+'''[[Longitude]]'''; The location east or west in reference to the Prime Meridian, which is designated as zero (0) degrees longitude.
-== Also See ==+The distance between lines of longitude are greater at the equator and smaller at the higher '''[[latitudes]]''', intersecting at the earth's North and South Poles. Time zones are correlated to '''[[longitude]]'''.
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 +== '''Also See''' ==
*'''[[Contour line]]''' *'''[[Contour line]]'''
*'''[[Vertical drop]]''' *'''[[Vertical drop]]'''

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Longitude; The location east or west in reference to the Prime Meridian, which is designated as zero (0) degrees longitude. The distance between lines of longitude are greater at the equator and smaller at the higher latitudes, intersecting at the earth's North and South Poles. Time zones are correlated to longitude.
Longitude; The location east or west in reference to the Prime Meridian, which is designated as zero (0) degrees longitude. The distance between lines of longitude are greater at the equator and smaller at the higher latitudes, intersecting at the earth's North and South Poles. Time zones are correlated to longitude.

Longitude; The location east or west in reference to the Prime Meridian, which is designated as zero (0) degrees longitude.

The distance between lines of longitude are greater at the equator and smaller at the higher latitudes, intersecting at the earth's North and South Poles. Time zones are correlated to longitude.


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