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2.6: Activity 2E- Latitude and Longitude on Topographic Maps

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    Figure 2.26: A topographic map of the Lassen Peak Quadrangle (2018).

    Identify the latitude and longitude of Point A (Brokeoff Meadows) on the Lassen Peak Quadrangle (Figure 2.26). Hint: be sure to write as, degrees, minutes, seconds.

      1. Latitude:

      2. Longitude:

    1. Identify the latitude and longitude of Point B (Lassen Peak) on the Lassen Peak Quadrangle. Hint: be sure to write as, degrees, minutes, seconds.

      1. Latitude:

      2. Longitude:

    2. Identify the latitude and longitude of Point C (Bumpass Hell) on the Lassen Peak Quadrangle. Hint: be sure to write as, degrees, minutes, seconds.

      1. Latitude:

      2. Longitude:

    3. Identify the latitude and longitude of Point D on the Lassen Peak Quadrangle. Hint: be sure to write as, degrees, minutes, seconds.

      1. Latitude:

      2. Longitude:

    Attributions

    • Figure 2.26: Derivative of “Lassen Peak Quadrangle” (Public Domain; USGS) by Chloe Branciforte

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