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" The latitude of a place is its distance from the equator, measured on the meridian of the place, and is north or south according as the place lies north or south of the equator. "
Elements of trigonometry, plane and spherical: adapted to the present state ... - Page 126
by Charles William Hackley - 1838 - 307 pages
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Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and Made Easy to ...

James Ferguson - Science - 1809 - 533 pages
...the largest in the system, and is furnished with four satellites.Latitude of a {dace on the earth, its distance from the equator, measured on the meridian of the place. Latitude nf a celestial body, its distance from the ecliptic, measured on a circle of celestial longitude passing...
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Elements of Astronomy: For the Use of Schools and Academies : with Questions

John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1822 - 116 pages
...beginning of Aries. 59. Let us return to the consideration of terrestrial latitude and longitude. As the latitude of a place is its distance from the equator measured on its meridian, and all meridians are great circles and consequently equally large, it is obvious that...
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A New System of Geography: Ancient and Modern ... Accompanied with an Atlas ...

Jedidiah Morse, Sidney Edwards Morse - Geography - 1822 - 378 pages
...shadows are in every 24 hours of that period, successively cast towards every point of the horizon. The latitude of a place is its distance from the equator measured in degrees on the meridian. If the place lies north of the equator, it is in north latitude ; if south...
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Elements of astronomy: illustrated with plates

John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1825 - 151 pages
...beginning f Aries. 65. Let us return to the consideration of terrestrial , latitude, and longitude. As the latitude of a place is its distance from the equator measured on its meridian, and -all meridians are great circles and consequently equally large, it is obvious that...
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Elements of Astronomy: Illustrated with Plates, for the Use of Schools and ...

John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1829 - 152 pages
...beginning of Aries. 65. Let us return to the consideration of terrestrial latitude and longitude. As the latitude of a place is its distance from the equator measured on its meridian, and all meridians are great circles and consequently equally large, it is obvious that...
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The seaman's new daily assistant, exhibiting an easy and expeditious method ...

John William Norie - 1840
...first meridian which passes through their capital, or principal observatory. OF LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE. The LATITUDE of a place is its distance from the equator, measured by an arch of a meridian contained between the equator and the given place : it is called either north...
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Elements of Surveying, and Navigation, with a Description of the Instruments ...

Charles Davies - Navigation - 1841 - 359 pages
...of longitudes when they are of the same name, and to their sum, when they are of different names. 7. The latitude of a place is its distance from the equator, measured on the meridian of the place, and is north or south according as the place lies north or south of the equator. 8. The small circles...
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Elements of plane and spherical trigonometry

James Thomson - 1844
...mendian ; but nature points out no particular meridian, in preference to another, for this purpose. (15) The latitude of a place is its distance from the equator measured on its meridian. ( 16 ) If a plane touch the earth, its intersection with the celestial sphere is called...
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A new and complete epitome of practical navigation

John William Norie - Transportation - 1852
...at length given way to the more precise terms of latitude and longitude. OF LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE. The LATITUDE of a place is its distance from the equator, measured by an arch of a meridian contained between the equator and the given place . it is called either north...
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