# How do you know if latitude and longitude are valid?

## How do you know if latitude and longitude are valid?

The latitude and longitude, if present will always appear in the form of (X, Y) where X and Y are decimal numbers. For a valid (latitude, longitude) pair: -90<=X<=+90 and -180<=Y<=180. They will not contain any symbols for degrees or radians or N/S/E/W.

## What is the pattern of longitude and latitude?

Introduce the concepts of latitude and longitude. Latitude runs 0–90° north and south. Longitude runs 0–180° east and west. Point out the degrees of latitude and longitude and the patterns of numbers as you move away from 0°.

## How do you express latitude and longitude?

Write the latitude and longitude coordinates. When writing latitude and longitude, write latitude first, followed by a comma, and then longitude. For example, the above lines of latitude and longitude would be written as “15°N, 30°E.”

## How do you manually calculate latitude and longitude?

Mark how much distance is between the southern parallel to your location. Add this to the latitude of the southern parallel to get the latitude of your location. To measure the longitude you must place the ruler diagonally on the west and east meridians with the ends of the 2 ½ minute ruler touching both meridians.

## What is half of a hemisphere called?

single-word-requests. A hemisphere is a half-sphere, for example, half the Earth: northern, southern, eastern, western hemisphere.

## What is the formula for half a sphere?

The volume of a hemisphere of some radius can be easily found out by calculating just half of the volume of a sphere of the same radius. Volume of hemisphere = 2πr3/3, where ‘r’ is the radius of the hemisphere.

## What is another word for hemisphere?

What is another word for hemisphere?

celestial hemisphere cerebral hemisphere
half sphere half-sphere
planisphere sphere
terrestrial hemisphere

## What is the difference between Eastern and Western Hemisphere?

The Western Hemisphere occupies the geographic space west of the prime meridian and east of the antemeridian which lies at 180 degrees longitude. The Eastern Hemisphere is found east of the Prime Meridian and west of the antemeridian. The Prime Meridian divides the world into the eastern and western hemispheres.

## What is another name for lines of latitude?

Lines of latitude are called parallels and in total there are 180 degrees of latitude.

## What is the important latitude?

Besides the equator (0°), the North Pole (90°N) and the South Pole (90° S), there are four important parallels of latitudes– (i) Tropic of Cancer (23½° N) in the Northern Hemisphere. (ii) Tropic of Capricorn (23½° S) in the Southern Hemisphere. (iii) Arctic Circle at 66½° north of the equator.

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