|Do you remember the starting point for latitude? The Equator is
zero (0) degrees. You measure latitude in degrees north and south from
the equator. There are 90 of latitude north and 90 of latitude south.
North latitude ends at the North Pole. South latitude ends at the South Pole. The North Pole is 90 north latitude. The South Pole is 90 south latitude.
Find the equator on your globe. Mark 0 on this line. Find the North
Pole and mark 90 on or near this location. Write 90 on or near the
1. The symbol 30N is located near what island? (Midway Island)
3. Put a mark in the space if the latitude line 40N passes through
any of these places.
4. Which of these places are between 20N and 30N? Mark the correct answer(s).
Lesson 5 - Latitude
|Every line of latitude is not shown. If you wish to find 35N, you
should look halfway between 30N and 40N. In the south latitudes, you
would look for 55S between 50S and 60S.
Use the following clues and latitudes to identify certain cities on the continent of Africa.
Mark on the globe each city with the number of the corresponding question.
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