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Geographic coordinate system

Geographic coordinate system

The geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be exactly specified.

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geographic coordinate system, line of latitude, longitude, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, Earth, western hemisphere, eastern hemisphere, major lines of latitude, International Date Line, Arctic Circle, Tropic of Cancer, Equator, Tropic of Capricorn, Antarctic Circle, coordinate system, geography

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