With GPS, even when you're lost, you'll know where you are
That makes longitude lines longer than latitude, which has lines that grow smaller as they move ... you want to go meet the fans who gather there each October to listen to the seventh game of the World Series when Maz hit the shot heard round the world.
That land is your land
They boarded the Halifax Packet for Falmouth, England. Dixon never returned to America ... a "wedge" to go with the 12-mile circle that created the state's northernmost border. The Mason-Dixon survey line did not meet up with the circle.
Post-SXSW POV: Casual Sex
Gig number two of the day was at Latitude 30, a venue just off of Sixth Street, that for the duration of the festival is rechristened as the British Music Embassy. It's always good to bump into old tour buddies, so we were delighted to meet up with ...
Squaring the circle
THE images of Mars that the Mariner 9 spacecraft sent back to earth ... south circles meet at the poles. On Mercator's map, they are parallel. So east-west distances widen artificially, the higher or lower you go. To compensate, lines of map latitude ...
Who Discovered The Earth is Round?
“When Columbus lived, people thought that the earth was flat. They believed the Atlantic Ocean to be filled ... inventing the concepts of latitude and longitude that we still use today, and constructed the first models and maps based on a spherical ...