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Department
Geography
Course
GEO 155
Professor
Bendix
Semester
Fall

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Discussion1091020141LatitudeandLongitudeimaginarylineslocatedontheearthusedtoprovideaspatialreferencemeasuredindegreesminutessecondsaLatitudethenorthsouthpositionofalocationontheEarthssurfacemeasured90southpoleto90northpoleiEquidistanceapartregardlessoftheirdistancetotheequatoriiDiameterofparallelsarelongestattheequatorandsmallestatthepolesiiiAlthougharbitrarydifferinglatitudescanhaveamajorinfluenceonthephysicalfeaturesandprocessesofalocation1LowlatitudeshavewarmerclimateswhilehighlatitudeshavecolderclimatesivImportantlatitudes10equator290Northpole360and60Polarfront430and30HorseLatitudes590SouthPole66650ArcticCirclewintersolstice24hoursofdaylight76650AntarcticCirclewintersolstice24hoursofdarkness8235TropicofCancerinsummersunisdirectly90above9235TropicofCapricorninsummersunisdirectlyaboveat235bLongituderunnorthtosouththeeastwestpositionofalocationontheEarthssurfacemeasuredfrom180to180OR0to360i0istheprimemeridianakaGreenwichMeridianiiequaldistanceinlengthiiispacingbetweenlongitudinallinesivcompletelyarbitraryhadnobearingonthephysicalfeaturesandprocessesthatoccurvmostvaluableforasareferencefortimehowwekeeptrackofdays2TopographicMapaMapNameiSyracuseEastbIfyouwantedtolookatthetopographytotheSEofthismapwhichquadranglewouldyouneediOranthequadrangleadjoiningeachsideandcornerofthemapareshowninparenthesiscScalei124000dContourintervalnotethatitsdifferentfortheNorthandSouthhalvesofthemapiPointsofelevationthathastheexactsameelevationthroughouteTheresanarrowhillnexttotheintersectionnexttoTacumsehRdandPeckHilRdWhatistheelevationatthetopiApprox785between780and790fWhatisthelocalreliefofthehilli115785670thedifferencebetweenthetopandbottomelevationsgWhatistheslopeaspectofthehillsideonwhichNottinghamHighschoolislocatediNorthhCalculatetheaverageslopefromWhiteLaketoSnooksPondi0023inelevationdistancebetweentwolakesiiTheslopeistheverticaldistancedividedbythehorizontaldistance
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