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The total number of parallels across the globe is:
The total number of meridians across the globe is:
Northern half of the Earth is known as the _____ and the southern half is known as the _________.
► The Northern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is north of the Equator. For other planets in the Solar System, north is defined as being in the same celestial hemisphere relative to the invariable plane of the solar system as Earth's North Pole.
► The Southern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is south of the Equator. It contains all or parts of five continents, four oceans and most of the Pacific Islands in Oceania. Its surface is 80.9% water, compared with 60.7% water in the case of the Northern Hemisphere, and it contains 32.7% of Earth's land.
The Standard Meridian of India is:
The standard meridian of India is 82°30'E. It passes through Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh). The time of this meridian is taken as the standard time for the whole country.
The Frigid Zone lies near:
The Frigid Zone lies near the Poles. The climate in the Polar Regions is very cold that is why the area is known as the Frigid Zone. It includes the area around the North Pole and the South Pole.
The Prime Meridian passes through:
What is a globe?
What are meridian of longitude?
Why does the Torrid Zone receive maximum amount of heat?
The value of the Prime Meridian is:
A Prime Meridian is a meridian (a line of longitude) in a geographic coordinate system at which longitude is defined to be 0°.
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