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the unit of measurment used for lines of latitude and longitude.
Southern Hemishphere
the half of Earth south of the Equator
lines of latitude
lines that circle Earth north and south of the Equator. They are numbered and marked by degrees.
lines of longitude
Lines that circle the Earth from North Pole to the South Pole. They are numbered and marked by degrees.
Northern Hemisphere
the half of Earth north of the Equator
Eastern Hemisphere
the half of Earth east of the Prime Meridian
the imaginary line that goes around the middle of Earth. The Equator divides Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
Prime Meridian
the line of longitude from the South Pole to the North Pole measured at 0 degrees. It divides Earth into Eastern and Western Hemispheres.
Western Hemishpere
the half of the Earth west of the Prime Meridian