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2.5: Activity 2D- Latitude and Longitude

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    1. On Figure 2.24 below, identify and label (at A-D) the following lines of latitude: South Pole, North Pole, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Equator

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    Figure 2.24: Label the lines of latitude indicated at A, B, C and D.

    On Figure 2.25 below, label the meridian highlighted at A.

    Is this a line of latitude or longitude?

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    Figure 2.25: Label the major line of longitude indicated at A.

    Attributions

    • Figure 2.24: “Latitude Activity” (CC-BY 4.0; Chloe Branciforte and Cynthia Lampe, own work)

    • Figure 2.25: “Longitude Activity” (CC-BY 4.0; Chloe Branciforte and Cynthia Lampe, own work)