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Word: latitude

Definition: freedom from narrow limitations


Sentences Containing 'latitude'

About an hour before we saw the pirates I had taken an observation, and found we were in the latitude of 46 N.
Although of undoubted greater use to claimants, the judicial latitude given to this test has been occasionally regarded as questionable.
At length the desired observation was taken; and with his pencil upon his ivory leg, Ahab soon calculated what his latitude must be at that precise instant.
At the winter solstice, at mediterranean latitude, an hour was about 45 minutes, while at the summer solstice, an hour was about 75 minutes.
By an observation, we found ourselves in the latitude of 30 degrees 2 minutes south.
Click the "Map of all coordinates" link to the right to view a Google map of all properties and districts with latitude and longitude coordinates in the table below.
Domestically, it borders the following districts: Ghanzi is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude.
Furthest north of the Bacton gas fields, around the same latitude north as Teesside.
He has also invited bands and artists to play at Sonar and Groningen. Since its first year he has curated the Lake Stage at the Latitude festival in Suffolk.
He was interested in the calculation of the local times of cities based on their latitude and longitude.
Hence, we may suppose that the organisms which now live under latitude 60 degrees, lived during the Pliocene period further north, under the Polar Circle, in latitude 66-67 degrees; and that the present arctic productions then lived on the broken land still nearer to the pole.
I almost forgot the little oval slate, smoothed ivory, where he figures up the latitude.
Iceland winters are generally mild considering how high its latitude is.
If you cannot make out this point, you allow, that your conclusion fails; and you pretend not to establish the conclusion in a greater latitude than the phenomena of nature will justify.
In the South Pacific, the population shifts north past 30°S latitude into subtropical waters in winter and spring, and retreats south past 35°S latitude in summer, when sharks are frequently sighted off subantarctic islands.
In Western Australia, the birthing period (6–8 weeks) begins from late September to November depending on the latitude of the population involved.
It is located at latitude - longitude coordinates of N 40.28674 and W -80.33173.
It is only when a leaky vessel is in some very out of the way part of those waters, some really landless latitude, that her captain begins to feel a little anxious.
It is situated at south latitude 25º25'46" and west longitude 50º00'23", at an altitude of 865 meters.
It is the headquarters of Nabarangpur district. Nabarangpur district is situated at 19.14’ latitude and 82.32’ longitude at an average.
Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a Google map.
Latitude and longitude uniquely describe the location of any point on Earth.
Latitude may be simply calculated from astronomical or solar observation, either at land or sea, interrupted only by cloudy skies.
Latitude, elevation, and rainfall all combine to render every part of the Mississippi Valley capable of supporting a dense population.
Located in the Werder Zone of the Somali Region, this town has a longitude and latitude of with an elevation of 570 meters above sea level.
Stabler is located at Latitude: 45.80833 : Longitude: -121.90639 : Elevation: 947 ft Recreation.
The captain having been at Tonquin, was, in his return to England, driven north-eastward to the latitude of 44 degrees, and longitude of 143.
The Chilean Patagonia starts at Latitude 39° South in Valdivia and then it continues through the Chiloe Island and the fiords that continue its course south through the Pacific Ocean and the Cordillera de los Andes until it reaches Latitude 56° South at Cape Horn.
The coordinates of Kwekwe District are:19° 0' 0.00"S, 29° 45' 0.00"E (Latitude:19.0000; Longitude:29.7500).
The coordinates of the division are:00 20N, 32 37E (Latitude:0.3337; Longitude:32.6180).
The coordinates of the town are:00 43 48N, 32 24 54N (Latitude:0.7300; Longitude:32.4150).
The geographic coordinates of Pibor Airport are: 6° 47' 24.00"N, 33° 8' 6.00"E (Latitude: 6.7900; Longitude: 33.1350).
The Latitude music festival takes place at Henham Park south of Brampton.
The location of the historical marker and its latitude and longitude coordinates are included below when available, along with its name, year of placement, and topics as recorded by the Historical Bureau.
The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below may be seen in a Google map.
The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a Google map.
The locations of the historical markers and their latitude and longitude coordinates are included below when available, along with their names, years of placement, and topics as recorded by the Historical Bureau.
The polar circle is located at a latitude "between" these two areas, at the latitude of approx.
The region where the shortest day would only last four hours would be in latitude 63° South.
The Rockies range in latitude between the Liard River in British Columbia (at 59° N) and the Rio Grande in New Mexico (at 35° N).
The Romans also understood that the length of daylight depended upon latitude.
The tunnel is located at latitude - longitude coordinates of N 40.29701 and W -80.31478.
There are no permanent settlements anywhere in this range of latitude.
There were 45 observations in total, 14 of them with longitude and latitude.
These attributes then, are, it seems, beforehand, taken for granted, in their greatest latitude.
Watson) from their somewhat northern character, in comparison with the latitude, I suspected that these islands had been partly stocked by ice-borne seeds during the Glacial epoch.
We see the same fact in the great difference between the inhabitants of Australia, Africa, and South America under the same latitude; for these countries are almost as much isolated from each other as is possible.
When I'm playful I use the meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude for a seine, and drag the Atlantic Ocean for whales!
Winds in the Coral Sea can be classified by season, longitude and latitude.
Winters in Lyngen are long and snow-rich, but not very cold considering the very northerly latitude.

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