The distance of one degree difference in latitude is 111 km. Give reason.
Asked by Pradeep | 17th Jul, 2017, 08:17: PM
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
Kindly Sign up for a personalised experience
- Ask Study Doubts
- Sample Papers
- Past Year Papers
- Textbook Solutions
Verify mobile number
Enter the OTP sent to your number