Latino, Hispanic, ChicanoSee Chicano, Latino, Hispanic.
Latin TermsSee Abbreviations.
Latitude, LongitudeLatitude lines run horizontally around the earth (and on maps). To correctly
write latitude measurements, consider these facts:
Longitude lines run vertically around the earth and converge at the North and
South Poles. Longitude lines are also known as meridians. To correctly
write longitude measurements, consider these facts:
|■. ||Each degree of latitude is approximately 69 miles apart.|
|■. ||Latitude degrees are numbered from 0° to 90°.|
|■. ||0° latitude is the equator.|
|■. ||Latitudes north of the equator include “north” (“N”) in their
|■. ||Latitudes south of the equator include “south” (“S”) in their
|■. ||90° north is the North Pole, and 90° south is the South Pole.|
|■. ||Each degree of longitude is approximately 69 miles apart at their
widest distance, which is as they cross the equator.|
|■. ||The meridian at 0° longitude runs through Greenwich, England.|
|■. ||Longitudes extend east and west from Greenwich, England, and
include “east” (“E”) or “west” (“W”) in their description.|
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Book title: The AMA Handbook of Business Writing: The Ultimate Guide to Style, Grammar, Usage, Punctuation, Construction, and Formatting.
Contributors: Kevin Wilson - Author, Jennifer Wauson - Author.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2010.
Page number: 255.
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