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NCERT Class 6 Geography Chapter 2: Globe - Latitudes & Longitudes

Globe

  • Axis

  • North Pole

  • South Pole

  • 1° = 60′

  • 1′ = 60′′

Latitudes

Latitude is an angle, which ranges from 0° at the Equator to 90° (North or South) at the poles.

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Image of Latitudes

Image of Latitudes

Longitudes

Longitudes is the angular distance of a place east or west of the Greenwich meridian or west of the standard meridian of a celestial object, usually expressed in degrees and minutes.

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Image of Longitudes

Image of Longitudes

International Date Line

  • Separates two consecutive calendar days

  • Has bends to include all of Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga and Tokelau in the

  • Eastern Hemisphere.

  • GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) is now abbreviated as UTC

  • (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Image of Inaternational Date Line

Image of Inaternational Date Line

Old International Date Line And New International Date Line

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Old and New International Date Line

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Indian Standard Time

Indian Standard Time is calculated on the basis of longitude, in Kakinada,

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Image of Indian Standard Time

Image of Indian Standard Time

West And East Parallel

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Image of West and East Parallel

Image of West And East Parallel

Time Zones of France

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Image of Time Zones of France

Image of Time Zones of France

Daylight Saving Time

India does not observe daylight saving time (DSTu) or other seasonal adjustments.

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Image of Daylight Saving Time

Image of Daylight Saving Time