How to locate Kenya by latitude and longitude
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Latitude is the measure from the equator measured in degrees
(North or South of the Equator)
Latitude starts at to 0 degrees at the equator, down to -90 degrees at the South Pole, and up to +90 degrees at the North Pole. 180 degree range
There are 60 minutes in one degree
So 45 minutes is calculated in terms of degrees as
45 minutes * 1 degree/60 minutes
60 seconds in a minute and 60 minutes in one degree
6 seconds * (1 minute/60 seconds) * (1 degree/60 minutes))
What is longitude?
By international agreement, the meridian line through Greenwich, England, is currently given the value of 0 degrees of longitude; this meridian is referred to as the Prime Meridian.
Longitude is divided into two quadrants: East and West
Start and 0 and moving counter clockwise, the East quadrant moves from 0 to 180 degrees. The East Quadrant descends from 180 degrees to 0, counter clockwise.
1 degree below the equator moving south and 36 degrees East of Greenwich move counter clockwise from a top view of the earth where the pole is the North Pole