About Latitude and Longitude
Latitude and Longitude are two coordinates that are used to plot specific locations on Earth. With the help of these two numbers, anyone can find the exact position of a place using its latitude and longitude. Latitude and Longitude can also be used to determine the time zone of specific places.
The coordinates refer to the angles, which are measured in degrees: minutes of arc and seconds of arc.
1 degree = 60 minutes of arc
1 minute = 60 seconds of arc
Last Updated on: Aug 08, 2015