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What is latitude equal to the?

Updated: 9/22/2023

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The latitude of a place is the angle from the Earth's equator

north or south to that place.

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Which latitude bisect india into two equal parts?

There is no such latitude - unless you are quite flexible about "equal".

How are lines of latitude and longitude similar?

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How is a drgree of longitude or latitude further subdivided?

Each degree is divided into 60 minutes, and each minute is divided into 60 seconds. While the distance represented by a degree of longitude can vary with the latitude, each degree of latitude (north and south) is equal to 60 nautical miles, so one minute of latitude is equal to 1 nautical mile. (About 1.15 statute miles) One nautical mile is equal to 2026 yards, so one second of latitude is equal to 33.8 feet.

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How the latitude of an observer may be determined by observation of the pole star?

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All lines of longitude are equal. The longest line of latitude is the Equator.

What is the latitude that divides the earth into 2 equal parts?

The equator divides the earth into two hemispheres, northern and southern. Its latitude is 0 degrees.

The latitude of the North Star is always equal to the altitude of the viewer?

The idea is there, but a couple of important terms are swapped.The altitude of the North Star above the northern horizon is approximately equal tothe observer's north latitude.