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Trick to remember the direction of latitude and longitude?

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asked Apr 13, 2015 by nanospeck (4,240 points)

Is there a trick to remember the directions in which latitudes and longitudes are drawn.

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answered Apr 13, 2015 by nanospeck (4,240 points)

Longitudes are the vertical lines that connects north and south poles. The simple trick is to:

Remember that 'O' is common in LOngitude, NOrth and SOuth.

The Langitude will obviously be the opposite ( horizonal lines connecting east and west), so you don't need any separate trick to remember it.

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