Latitude map of usa. Latitude shown as a horizontal line is the angular distance in degrees minutes and seconds of a point north or south of the equator. Usas latitude and longitude is 380 00 n and 970 00 w. Lines of latitude are often referred to as parallels. It is regulated by the bureau of land management blm.
This educational activity features two levels of difficulty and keeps a record of your best time to completion. Ignore the satellite pointing angles until you are familiar with finding your latitude longitude location. This map displays the geographical coordinates the latitude and the longitude of the world. The world latitude and longitude map provides the latitude and longitude of countries and different places across the world and world map equator.
It also displays the countries along with the latitudes and longitudes. Circles of latitude are often called parallels because they are parallel to each other. That is any two circles are always the same distance apart. The public land survey system plss is the surveying method used in the united states to divide real property.
If you want dish pointing select the satellite and click the map afterwards. Below is the lat long map of usa showing major towns roads airports with latitudes and longitudes plotted on it. Or centre the map around lat long. Official google maps help center where you can find tips and tutorials on using google maps and other answers to frequently asked questions.
Printable map worksheets for your students to label and color.