geographic latitude


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geographic latitude

[¦jē·ə¦graf·ik ′lad·ə‚tüd]
(geodesy)

geographic latitude

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The angular distance measured north or south of the equator along a meridian, 0° through 90°, with 0° being the equator and 90° the respective pole.
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Thus, the dates of lakes freeze-up are most influenced by mean depth, geographic latitude and elevation above sea level.
Age, skin color, geographic latitude, seasonal variations in sunlight availability, and sunscreen use make it difficult for your body to produce all the vitamin D it needs.
In our geographic latitude, 17 percent of the population suffers from clinical-level SAD, and 8 percent have sub-clinical or lower-level SAD, she says.
5-10 ka, we calculate geomagnetic latitude from geographic latitude and the palaeopole positions of Ohno & Hamano (1992) by subtracting the palaeocolatitude from 90[degrees] (Eq.
That could lead to Web sites for physical locations identified only by their geographic latitude and longitude.
In addition, geographic latitudes above 42 [degrees] do not receive enough sunlight during late fall and winter to generate enough vitamin D.

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