The map above is a political map of the world centered on europe and africa. To find the absolute location of any.
The earth s equator spelled with capital e is a specific case of planetary equator it is about 40 075 km 24 901 mi long of which 78 8 lies across water and 21 3 over land.
Map of the world with equator marked. Our office in galveston texas is 29 16 north 94 49 west marked with the red dot on the map above. Usa is located at 29 degrees 16 minutes and 22 seconds north of the equator and 94 degrees 49 minutes and 46 seconds west of the prime meridian. How to use this map the world map displays all the continents of the world as well as all the oceans.
These printable africa map images are useful for your own geography related webpag. Latitudes and longitudes are angular measurements that give a location on the earth s surface a unique geographical identification. In spatial 3d geometry as applied in astronomy the equator of a rotating spheroid such as a planet is the parallel circle of latitude at which latitude is defined to be 0.
In addition the map has a compass which shows the direction and the position of the north pole. Map of the world with equator map of the world with equator and countries map of the world with equator line map of the world with equator marked post navigation map of the world quiz map of united states and mexico. Equator world map with the equator marked by a red line.
What is abyssinia now called. It shows the location of most of the world s countries and includes their names where space allows. Equator 0 latitude tropic of capricorn 23 26 11 8 s antarctic circle 66 33 48 2 s these circles of latitude excluding the equator mark the divisions between the five principal geographical zones.
Apr 1 2018 here you can print a map of africa or download for free. World map latitude and longitude facts. Representing a round earth on a flat map requires some distortion of the geographic features no matter how the map is done.
In astronomy the celestial equator is the great circle in which the plane of the terrestrial equator intersects the celestial sphere. The equator is the circle that is equidistant from the north pole and south pole. All other lines of latitudes run parallel to the equator and are numbered in degrees north or south of the equator.
The equator which cuts the world at the centre is given the value 0. It consequently is equidistant from the celestial poles. On the map shown and for that matter on all other maps the arctic circle antarctic circle equator prime meridian tropic of cancer and tropic of capricorn are imaginary lines.
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