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Landscapes & Landforms: Latitude & Longitude

Investigate landscapes and landforms with this resource guide

beige and blue desk globe

Source: Amy Humphries (2018)

Latitude and longitude are a system of lines used to describe the location of any place on Earth. Lines of latitude run in an east-west direction across Earth. Lines of longitude run in a north-south direction. Although these are only imaginary lines, they appear on maps and globes as if they actually existed. Read through the resources below to learn more.