line of latitude

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an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator

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If R denotes the radius of the Earth and [phi] denotes the latitude, the radius of the circle of latitude would be R cos [phi].
The arc of the bisecting sector represents the path along the circle of longitude while that of the ninety-degree sector inserted into the same cone represents the path along the circle of latitude (see Figure 6(b)).
His latest book, Tropic of Capricorn, covers his adventures travelling along this southern circle of latitude
This can be depicted as an evolution along a circle of latitude on the Bloch sphere with periodicity of 2[pi].
L] on the surface of the earth called the circle of latitude [[theta].
Scientists will tell you the 55th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 55 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
manoeuvre circle c so as to represent the circle of latitude at 30 degrees south by sliding together slots B and also slots E.
Which circle of latitude on the Earth is also known as the Northern Tropic?