Geographic Grid - Latitudes & Longitudes
- The cartographers have marked imaginary lines on earth, to know the location of any place. These lines are recognised as grid system of earth. The grid system of the earth is made up of two sets of lines; latitudes and longitudes.
- The latitudes run in east-west direction. The l
- The imaginary lines, which run horizontally on the earth’s surface, are called latitudes. Lines of latitude measure north-south position between the poles. The equator is defined as 0 degrees, the North Pole is 90 degrees north, and the South Pole is 90 degrees south.