difference of longitude


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difference of longitude

[′dif·rəns əv ′län·jə‚tüd]
(geodesy)
The smaller angle at the pole or the shorter arc of a parallel between the meridians of two places, expressed in angular measure.

difference of longitude

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Difference of longitude
The smaller angle at the pole or the shorter arc of a parallel between the meridians of two places, expressed as an angular measure. The same as change of longitude.
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