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What is absolute location?
The exact location or point of a place on the globe
What is relative location?
The places that surround a specific location or place
What is latitude?
A series of imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator
What is longitude?
A series of imaginary lines that run north to south from one pole to another
What are degrees?
A unit of measure used to determine absolute location
What are parallels?
In geography any of the imaginary lines that circle earth parallel to the equator
What are meridians?
The lines of longitude on maps or globes
What is the Prime Meridian?
An imaginary line that runs from the north to south poles