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geographical latitude

Line breaks: geo|graph¦ic¦al lati|tude

Definition of geographical latitude in English:

noun

The angle made with the plane of the equator by a perpendicular to the earth’s surface at any point.
Example sentences
  • The Pacific event occurs at the geographical latitude of the equator.
  • The aircraft has all-weather, day-and-night capability and can operate at all geographical latitudes.
  • By portraying sea surface temperature as deviations from the average of each geographical latitude, anomalous warmth and coldness is brought into focus.

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