east-west direction

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in a direction parallel with lines of latitude

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Stephan O'Meara spotted a tight string of stars in an east-west direction almost halfway between these two compact groups of galaxies.
The two earthquakes are separated by just 10 km in an east-west direction," reported (http://earthquake.
It is located at the intersection of Trakiya Highway, which runs in the east-west direction, and the north-south road from Dimitrovgrad to Stara Zagora.
The great and magnificent stone" Kokino is 90 meters long in the east-west direction and 50 meters wide in the north-south direction, while the contents of the observatory is on two platforms - eastern or upper platform and western or lower platform 20 meters down the hill - from which the planets were observed.
5 kilometres in a north-south direction and over two kilometres in an east-west direction.
The study also estimated that the mineralization area could be as large as 700 meters in east-west direction and 600 meters north to south.
5 km along the east-west direction and a width of 16 m (9 m thick) along the north-south direction.
When looking at an area for routing, it is usually easy to see if there are more traces that need to be routed in an east-west direction or a north-south direction.
Traffic will go through the junction into an underpass, which will carry traffic in an east-west direction.
1 reactor recorded tremors of 680 gals (acceleration of 680 cm per second per second) in the east-west direction, more than twice the 273 gals anticipated in the design.
recently recovered a consistent number of diamonds along a drilled fence of 1,000 metres, in an east-west direction on their Leadbetter property north of Wawa.
Whereas you could travel thousands of miles in a north-south or east-west direction, until now "up" has been restricted to less than six miles, even on Mount Everest, and "down" to even less than that.
The site is also relatively long in the east-west direction, so avoiding the sun's glare at dawn and in the late afternoon.
Although more a north-south railway, the line would travel over halfway across the country in an east-west direction and could therefore also form part of the government's promised east-west rail link.
He initially excavated 3-4 m deep pits in the bouldery till (reinforced with timbers like a mine shaft), oriented in an east-west direction perpendicular to the direction of the movement of the glaciers, which he determined from the glacial striae.