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the angular distance between a point on any meridian and the prime meridian at Greenwich

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During this past week, the promise has come closer to fruition with some productive levels already recorded on, at least, an isolated basis variously from just about the northwestern escarpment inland to the Botswana border across the northern third: from around Opuwo longtitude to south of Tsumkwe.
The regions of ability and commitment are so much harder to search out and define than those of longtitude and latitude.
Her cutty sark, o' Paisley harn, That while a lassie she had worn, In longtitude tho' sorely scanty, It was her best, and she was vauntie.
Latititude 90 degrees 35 north; longtitude 79 degrees 46 east.
Twenty seven wheat genotypes including 7 cultivars and 20 advanced lines (Table 1) were planted in end of November, growing season of 2007-2008 at research farm of Razi University, Kermanshah (latitude 34[degrees]20' N, longtitude 46[degrees]20' E, altitude 1351.
8 longtitude, which put it 20 km (13 miles) north-east of Bhuj near the border with Pakistan.
Martine Head, in association with Longtitude Farm, bought an Anabaa colt for EUR42,000, and Corduff Stud went to EUR90,000 for a colt by Giant's Causeway.
The rest of his top three are William Wilberforce, the evangelical Christian and social reformer best known as the man who ended the slave trade, and John Harrison, the carpenter from the Nostell Priory estate whose craftsmanship involved him in an epic battle with the Admiralty and eventually solved the the problem of how to fix longtitude at sea by the ingenuity of his clock-making.
What are the latitude and longtitude of the capital?
From there it will take four days to reach the research station, where all 360 lines of longtitude meet and the ice is on average, three kilometers thick.