The distance of one degree difference in latitude is 111 km. Give reason.

Asked by Pradeep | 17th Jul, 2017, 08:17: PM

Expert Answer:

The length of the Equator is equal to the circumference of the Earth which is 40, 077 km. Since Equator is a great circle and the circumference of a circle equal to 3600, 10 angular distance is approximately equal to 111km. 

Answered by Social Science Expert | 18th Jul, 2017, 07:10: AM

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