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# Does lines of longitude cross lines of latitude at 45 degree angles?

Updated: 12/8/2022

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On some projections it may look that way, but in reality, on a world map, the lines cross at perfect 90 degree angles.

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Q: Does lines of longitude cross lines of latitude at 45 degree angles?
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