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# What do you call the horizontal lines on the map called?

Updated: 10/25/2022

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latitude. I remember by Lat is Flat =P

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Q: What do you call the horizontal lines on the map called?
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### What are the imaginary lines on the globe and map?

The horizontal lines are called latitudes and the vertical lines are called longitudes.

### What do we call the lines that seperatestates on a map?

They are called 'borders'.

### What is parallel or lines of latitude location?

They are the horizontal lines on a map.

### What are the imaginary lines called on a map that divide the world?

The line on the map is called the ratocoal.

### What do lines of latitude and longitude mean?

On a map, longitude lines go up and down, AKA vertically. Latitude lines are horizontal lines on a map.

### What do you call contour lines on a topographic map?

Bahahaha. They are called contour lines! That's the scientific name.

### What do you call the line that separate states on a map?

Those lines are called "borders".

### Horizontal lines on a map of the earth is called?

Latitude. It may be helpful to think of a ladder when trying to remember this, as Ladder sounds similar to latitude, and ladders have many horizontal bars.

### Are latitude lines vertical or horizontal?

Latitude lines are horizontal lines that run parallel to the equator on a map. They measure how far north or south a location is from the equator.

### What is the lines running up and down the earth called?

The imaginary lines running from north to south on a map are called longitude.

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