line of longitude
- a notional semicircle of constant longitude on the earth's surface, running from one terrestrial pole to the other; a meridian
noun: line of longitude, plural noun: lines of longitude
- 1. a notional semicircle of constant longitude on the earth's surface, running from one terrestrial pole to the other; a meridian the ship and the storm were both now on the same line of longitude
... best way to picture this is to look at a globe. The lines of longitude are exactly next to each other, yet they eventually intersect. Elliptic geometry...
...rhumb line (or loxodrome) In navigation, a rhumb line (or loxodrome) is a line crossing all meridians of longitude at the same angle, i.e. a path derived from a defined initial ...
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