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It rises at about 67 ° N latitude and 173 ° E longitude near the headwaters of the Maly Anyuy River, flows southwest receiving the waters of the Yablon and Eropol Rivers, turns east and passes Markvovo and the old site of Anadyrsk, turns north and east and receives the Mayn River from the south, thereby encircling the Lebediny Zakaznik, turns northeast to receive the Belaya River ( Chukotka ) from the north, turns southeast past the Ust-Tanyurer Zakaznik and receives the Tanyurer River from the north.
By convention, one of these, the Prime Meridian, which passes through the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, England, establishes the position of zero degrees longitude.
A point on the Equator that passes directly in front of this observer later in time has a higher planetographic longitude than a point that did so earlier in time.
The basis of longitude, the Prime Meridian, established in 1851 and adopted at an international conference in 1884, passes through the Airy transit circle of the observatory.
Let β be the constant bearing from true north of the loxodrome and be the longitude where the loxodrome passes the equator.
It passes through the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly following the 180 ° longitude but it deviates to pass around some territories and island groups.
A transit occurs when Venus reaches conjunction with the Sun at or near one of its nodes — the longitude where Venus passes through the Earth's orbital plane ( the ecliptic )— and appears to pass directly across the Sun.
* The westernmost and easternmost points of the world, based on the normal practice of using longitude, can be found anywhere along the 180th meridian in Siberia ( including Wrangel Island ), Antarctica, or the three islands of Fiji through which the 180th meridian passes ( Vanua Levu's eastern peninsula, the middle of Taveuni, and the western part of Rabi.
In such an elliptical orbit, the only times when the mean longitude is equal to the true longitude are the times when the orbiting body passes through periapsis ( or pericenter ) and apoapsis ( or apocenter ).
The Governor reminded the Secretary of State that it would be extremely difficult to determine with accuracy a number of points upon the earth's surface through which the 141st degree of East longitude passes, and pointed out that in addition to difficulty there would be attendant expense both in ascertainment and maintenance.

longitude and through
From the CMB data it is seen that our local group of galaxies ( the galactic cluster that includes the Solar System's Milky Way Galaxy ) appears to be moving at 627 ± 22 km / s relative to the reference frame of the CMB ( also called the CMB rest frame, or the frame of reference in which there is no motion through the CMB ) in the direction of galactic longitude l
Since the original definition of the metre was one-quarter of one ten-millionth of the circumference of the Earth ( along the great circle coincident with the meridian of longitude passing through Paris ), the circumference of the Earth is about 40, 000 km or about 200, 000 furlongs.
If the Earth were perfectly spherical and homogeneous, then longitude at a point would just be the angle between a vertical north-south plane through that point and the plane of the Greenwich meridian.
The longitude shown on maps and GPS devices is the angle between the Greenwich plane and a not-quite-vertical plane through the point ; the not-quite-vertical plane is perpendicular to the surface of the spheroid chosen to approximate the Earth's sea-level surface, rather than perpendicular to the sea-level surface itself.
Tidally-locked bodies have a natural reference longitude passing through the point nearest to their parent body: 0 ° the center of the primary-facing hemisphere, 90 ° the center of the leading hemisphere, 180 ° the center of the anti-primary hemisphere, and 270 ° the center of the trailing hemisphere.
* Pole to Pole ( Travel 1991 ; Programme release 1992 ): travelling from the North Pole to the South Pole, following as closely as possible the 30 degree line of longitude, over as much land as possible, i. e., through Europe and Africa.
At noon on the longest day the plane of longitude passing through Marseilles is exactly on edge to the sun.
In books 2 through 7, he used degrees and put the meridian of 0 longitude at the most western land he knew, the " Blessed Islands ", probably the Cape Verde islands
Earth goes through one such complete precessional cycle in a period of approximately 26, 000 years or 1 ° every 72 years, during which the positions of stars will slowly change in both equatorial coordinates and ecliptic longitude.
The calculation is essentially the conversion of the equatorial polar coordinates of Mecca ( i. e. its longitude and latitude ) to its polar coordinates ( i. e. its qibla and distance ) relative to a system whose reference meridian is the great circle through the given location and the Earth's poles, and whose polar axis is the line through the location and its antipodal point.
Great circles through the two poles are called lines ( or meridians ) of longitude, and the line connecting the two poles is called the axis of rotation.
A line running from Cape Negrais ( 16 ° 03 ' N ) in Burma through the larger islands of the Andaman group, in such a way that all the narrow waters between the islands lie to the Eastward of the line and are excluded from the Bay of Bengal, as far as a point in Little Andaman Island in latitude 10 ° 48 ' N, longitude 92 ° 24 ' E and thence along the Southwest limit of the Burma Sea
In Gresham College, he did experiments involving determining longitude through magnetic variation and through lunar observation to help with navigation, and helped construct a telescope with Sir Paul Neile.
Based on genetic anаlyses and local migration patterns, the global Steller sea lion population has traditionally been divided into an eastern and western stock at 144 ° W longitude, roughly through the middle of the Gulf of Alaska.
In June 1792 the French astronomers Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre and Pierre François André Méchain set out to measure the meridian arc distance from Dunkirk to Barcelona, two cities lying on approximately the same longitude as each other and also the longitude through Paris.
The Board recognised that any serious attempt would be based on the recognition that the earth rotates through 15 ° of longitude every hour.
# That the Conference proposes to the Governments here represented the adoption of the meridian passing through the centre of the transit instrument at the Observatory of Greenwich as the initial meridian for longitude.
From here the river flows further westwards through the arid wilderness of the southern Kalahari region and Namaqualand in the Northern Cape Province to meet with Namibia at the 20th degree of east longitude.

longitude and eastern
Between 57. 3 and 59. 5 latitude and 21. 5 and 28. 1 longitude, Estonia lies on the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea on the level northwestern part of the rising east European platform.
Situated between 56. 27 and 53. 53 latitude and 20. 56 and 26. 50 longitude, Lithuania is glacially flat, except for morainic hills in the western uplands and eastern highlands no higher than 300 metres.
The eastern border of New Mexico lies along 103 ° W longitude with the state of Oklahoma, and three miles ( 5 km ) west of 103 ° W longitude with Texas.
Additionally, the eastern boundary of the province is partially crooked rather than following a line of longitude, as correction lines were devised by surveyors prior to the homestead program ( 1880 – 1928 ).
Slovakia lies between 49 ° 36 ' 48 " and 47 ° 44 ' 21 " northern latitude and 16 ° 50 ' 56 " and 22 ° 33 ' 53 " eastern longitude.
Edgartown is located at the eastern end of Martha's Vineyard ( referred to as " down-island ", a vestige of the island's traditional maritime manner of speaking in that as a ship travels east, it is said to be traveling " down east " as longitude decreases towards the Prime Meridian ).
If one can accurately measure the angle to Polaris, a similar measurement to a star near the eastern or western horizons will provide the longitude.
Regardless of these different methods, all house divisions in Western astrology share certain things in common: the twelve house cusps are always projected on the ecliptic ; they will all place the cusp of the first house near the eastern horizon and every house cusp is 180 ° of longitude apart from the sixth following house ( 1st opposes 7th ; 2nd opposes 8th ;...).
The Samoa Tripartite Convention gave control of the islands west of 171 degrees west longitude to Germany, the eastern islands to the United States ( present-day American Samoa ) and the United Kingdom was compensated with other territories in the Pacific and West Africa.
The dividing line runs across the Czech Republic and Austria, at about 14 to 15 degrees eastern longitude.
The country's east – west distance of more than 2, 000 km ( 1, 200 mi ) covers over 28 degrees of longitude, resulting in the sun rising and setting almost two hours earlier on India's eastern border than in the Rann of Kutch in the far west.
This meridian running through Greenwich, London, is defined as zero degrees longitude and could be called the least eastern and least western place in the world.
The adoption of Standard Time, because of the inseparable correspondence between time and longitude, solidified the concepts of halving the globe into an eastern and western hemisphere, with one Prime Meridian ( as well its opposite International Dateline ) replacing the various Prime Meridians that were in use.
: " All that area consisting of that part of the Island of Newfoundland lying westerly and northerly of a line described as follows: commencing at a point midway between the towns of Triton and Leading Tickles in Notre Dame Bay ; thence southerly in said bay to Seal Bay ; thence southerly in a straight line to Frozen Ocean Lake at approximate latitude 49 ° 11 ' N and approximate longitude 55 ° 41 ' W ; thence westerly in a straight line to Hinds Lake ; thence southerly in a straight line to the mouth of Lloyds River at the westernmost extremity of Red Indian Lake ; thence westerly in a straight line to Georges Lake ; thence westerly in a straight line to Bluff Head on the eastern shoreline of Port au Port Bay.
The Prime Meridian at 0 ° longitude and the Antimeridian, at 180 ° longitude are the conventionally accepted boundaries, since they divide eastern longitudes from western longitudes.
: " All that area consisting of that part of the Island of Newfoundland lying southerly and westerly of a line described as follows: commencing at Bluff Head on the eastern shoreline of Port au Port Bay ; thence easterly in a straight line to Georges Lake ; thence easterly in a straight line to the mouth of Lloyds River at the westernmost extremity of Red Indian Lake ; thence southerly in a straight line to a point in Victoria Lake at latitude 48 ° 15 ' N and approximate longitude 57 ° 21 ' W ; thence generally easterly to the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway ( Route No. 1 ) with Route No. 230 ; thence easterly along Route No. 230 to Route No. 230A ; thence easterly in a straight line to Ocean Pond ; thence southeasterly in a straight line to British Harbour at the entrance of Smith Sound on the north shoreline of Trinity Bay ; thence southeasterly to said bay ; thence southerly along Trinity Bay to the easterly production in Trinity Bay of the northerly limit of the Town of Sunnyside ; thence westerly along said production and said northerly limit to the Trans-Canada Highway ( Route No. 1 ); thence southerly along said highway to the northerly limit of the Town of Come By Chance ; thence westerly and southerly along the northerly and westerly limits of said town to the shoreline of Placentia Bay ; thence southerly along the Eastern Channel of Placentia Bay and Placentia Bay to a point approximately 20 km west of Cape St. Mary's.
Image: 17 hosszusagikor. jpg | The 17th eastern longitude monument erected by the Town Supporting Association
* Geographical location: 34 ° 15 ´ to 36 ° southern latitude and 70 ° 10 ´ to 66 ° 55 ´ eastern longitude.
Located in the Semien Shewa Zone of the Amhara Region, Ankober is perched on the eastern escarpment of the Ethiopian Highlands 40 kilometers to the east of Debre Birhan, with a latitude and longitude of, and an approximate elevation of about 2465 meters.

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