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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LONGITUDE

Barlee Spring is in longitude about 127 degrees 22 minutes East.

Plotted up track and took observations for time and longitude.

It's four minutes difference for every degree of longitude, you know.

We were now questioned about our longitude, and whether we had a chronometer.

The Natchez are situate in about 32 odd minutes of north latitude, and 280 of longitude.

Or is it dinner, according to the difference of time and longitude?'

Hallo, helmsman,” he inquired, “what is your latitude and longitude?

Halley was sent to the Cape of Good Hope to determine its longitude.

I was now in latitude 69° 35', and within a few miles of the longitude of Nordkyn.

I had made another copy of it, with the latitude and longitude omitted.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "length," from Latin longitudo "length, duration," from longus (see long (adj.)). For origins, see latitude.

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