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longitude

lon juh toohd

  • n  the angular distance between a point on any meridian and the prime meridian at Greenwich

  • The photos you upload can also be geotagged automatically marked with longitude and latitude data so, later on, you can retrace your snap-happy steps, if you forgot to .
  • The instrument's most remarkable feature is its ability to translate a plane's position into longitude and latitude.
  • longitude 176 43' west .
News & Articles

  • State agencies to launch $30 million venture capital fund
    Called 4490 Ventures, a reference to the 44° N latitude and 90° W longitude lines that approximate the center of the state of Wisconsin, the $30 million fund will focus on early-stage companies primarily in Wisconsin.
    June 11, 2013 - Small Business Times
  • Tropical Storm Andrea beginning to lose tropical characteristics
    Tropical Storm Andrea is losing tropical characteristics. At 2:00 p.m. EDT the center of Andrea was located near latitude 34.9 north, longitude 78.9 west. Andrea is moving toward the northeast near 28 mph and this general motion with an increase...
    June 7, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Tropical Storm Andrea moving into North Carolina
    Tropical Storm Andrea is about to move into North Carolina. At 11:00 a.m. EDT the center of Andrea was located near latitude 34.4 north, longitude 79.5 west. Andrea is moving more quickly toward the northeast near 28 mph (44 km/h)...
    June 7, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
Quotes

  • Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone in FOXNews
    Human nature doesn't change with parliamentary majorities,Bertone said, "and not even with the passing of time, with the changing of latitude or longitude."
  • Tim Berners-Lee in VNUNet.com
    In the semantic web, it's like every piece of data is given a longitude and latitude on a map, and anyone can 'mash' them together and use them for different things,said Sir Tim. "Imagine if two completely separate things - your bank...
  • Will Ohman in StarNewsOnline.com
    The difference between Chicago and Atlanta is huge,Ohman said. "The biggest difference? A change in latitude and a change in longitude. That's the big change, but the best is that I am pitching for a manager who is a legend and, after 10...

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