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mean latitude

noun

middle latitude

noun
1.
the latitude of the point that is midway between two parallels on the same side of the equator.
Also called mean latitude.
Origin of middle latitude
1700-1710
1700-10
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  • They all agree in giving the mean latitude fifty-three degrees south.

  • These are its positions as viewed from the mean latitude of the United States.

    Curiosities of the Sky Garrett Serviss
  • Say the mean latitude of the North Pacific route is 46 degrees, and of the Central 37¼, and a difference of nine degrees exists.

    A History of Oregon, 1792-1849 William Henry Gray

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