PRACTICE EXERCISE

REQUIREMENT: Solve the following by filling in the blanks:

1.

Parallels of latitude extend __________________and ____________________.

2.

Meridians of longitude extend _________________and ___________________.

3.

Starting from the prime meridian, meridians are numbered by their angular distance east to

_______ ______________ and west to _________ _______________.

4.

Geographic coordinates are stated relative to reference points which are the ___________and

the___________ ________________.

5.

The latitude of a point on the earth's surface is expressed in ____________, _____________and

___________; the longitude is expressed in, _______________ ______________, and_____________.

6.

Each degree is divided into _________________ minutes.

REQUIREMENT: Using the extract of the JOGA provided, solve the following by selecting the correct

answers:

7.

The correct geographic coordinates for the airport denoted by Arrow 3 are

A.

3044' N and 8443' W.

B.

3134' N and 8548' W.

C.

3134' N and 8543' W.

D.

3144' N and 8548' W.

8.

The correct geographic coordinates for the airport denoted by Arrow 4 are

A.

5107' N and 8448' W.

B.

3117' N and 8543' W.

C.

3017' N and 8443' W.

D.

3107' N and 8543' W.

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