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The Latitude of a place is its distance north or south of the equator, measured on the meridian.
Elements of Astronomy with Numerous Examples and Examination Papers - Page 20
by George W. Parker - 1902 - 233 pages

## Complete Arithmetic Combining Oral and Written Exercises

Indiana. State Board of Education - 1886 - 352 pages
...imaginary line, passing around the earth midway between the north and south poles. ART. 239.—The Latitude of a place is its distance north or south of the equator. Northward 90° from the equator is the north .pole, and southward 90° from the equator is the south...

## Complete Arithmetic: Elements and Commercial. New Series

...AND LATITUDE 175. TJte Longitude of a place is its distance east or west of a given meridian. 176. The Latitude of a place is its distance north or south of the equator. 177. Longitude and Latitude are reckoned in degrees, minutes, and seconds. The highest degree of longitude...

## The Commercial Arithmetic: A Practical Text-book for Business Colleges, High ...

Warren H. Sadler - 1888
...? 63. Wnat.is the cost of 5 cwt. 18 Ib. iron at \$140 per ton ? LATITUDE, LONGITUDE, AND TIME. 224. The Latitude of a place is its distance north or south of the equator, estimated in degrees, minutes, and seconds. REM. — Distance north of the equator is called North...

## Complete Arithmetic: Combining Oral and Written Exercises

Edward Sylvester Ellis - Arithmetic - 1889 - 352 pages
...an imaginary line, passing around the earth midway between the north and south poles. ART. 239.— The Latitude of a place is its distance north or south of the equator. Northward 90° from the equator is the north pole, and southward 90° from the equator is the south...

## A Manual of the Principal Instruments Used in American Engineering and ...

W. & L.E. Gurley - Surveying - 1905 - 446 pages
...the sun is its ALTITUDE. angular elevation above the horizon, when passing the meridian of the place. The Latitude of a place is its distance north or south of the equator, measured on the meridian. At the equator the latitude is 0°, at the poles 90°. The Longitude of a place is its angular distance...

## Philip's Experiments: Or, Physical Science at Home

John Trowbridge - Drawing - 1898 - 228 pages
...(Fig. 12) to rep147 resent the globe of the earth. E E' represented the equator, N the north pole. The latitude of a place is its distance north or south of the equator in degrees. For instance, the latitude of the north pole, Jf, is N E', or 90°. If an observer is at...

## Arithmetic for High Schools, Academies, and Normal Schools

Oscar Lynn Kelso - Arithmetic - 1903 - 274 pages
...south poles. A meridian is the boundary line of a circle of the earth which passes through the poles. The latitude of a place is its distance north or south of the equator. The longitude of a place is its distance east or west of a certain meridian. The distance between two...

## Gurley Manual of Surveying Instruments ...

...the sun is its ALTITUDE. angular elevation above the horizon, when passing the meridian of the place. The Latitude of a place is its distance north or south of the equator, measured on the meridian. At the equator the latitude is 0°, at the poles 90°. The Longitude of a place is its angular distance...