variation of latitude

variation of latitude

[‚ver·ē′ā·shən əv ′lad·ə‚tüd]
(geophysics)
Change of the latitude of a place on earth because of the irregular movement of the north and south poles; the movement is caused by the earth's shifting on its axis.
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The use of Zeus hops makes for an exciting variation of Latitude 48.
The little variation of latitude and longitude in Costa Rica can be one of the causes by which it is not possible to detect effects of these ecological parameters on the other parameters of the vessels, as it happened in the previous studies, where trees were sampled in latitude greater amplitude.