longitude line

longitude line

[′län·jə‚tüd ‚līn]
(navigation)
A line of position extending in a north-south direction generally.
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By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 5 September 2017: Earth passes through Neptune and the Sun on Tuesday, September 5, to be at the 180-degree longitude line between the sky and the Sun, according to the Astronomy society of Jeddah.
At the halfway point, a longitude line in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, he says, "It was about three o'clock in the morning, and we all got up and celebrated with ice cream that was hidden away at the start of the trip.
The point at which a latitude and a longitude line meet marks the coordinates, or location, of a particular place.
The easternmost longitude line drawn on the map is given as 143[degrees]05'E and drawn close to the Murray/Murrumbidgee River junction (actual 34[degrees]43'S, 143[degrees]13'E).
Japanese Defense Ministry officials said Wednesday they plan to extend Japan's Air Defense Identification Zone -- now along the 123 degrees east longitude line -- to include Yonakuni Island, Japan's westernmost territory and the closest to Taiwan, as well as waters to the island's west.
Dubai, positioned on the 55 * east longitude line, is a little more than just an exotic getaway situated on the North-eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
Use anything to get the distance between two points on the chart and slide that to a longitude line to convert to nm.
The Siddhantasiromani--a compilation of four astronomical and mathematical treatises authored in the 12th century by the celebrated Hindu astronomer Bhaskara II--ran the 0[degrees] longitude line through Ujjain.
Three years ago she followed latitude 52 round the globe, the following year it was the longitude line that bisects latitude 52 in Wales.
Hewing to the zero longitude line, Chet Raymo trekked through England to tell the story of how that same meridian came to be fixed in the late 19th century.
Now she is finalising plans for a second, more ambitious series, which will follow the five degrees west longitude line from Haverfordwest.