Latitude

Science / Tides and Currents / Latitude: The angular distance between a terrestrial position and the equator measured northward or southward from the equator along a meridian of longitude.

Low Latitudes

Science / Weather / Low Latitudes: The latitude belt between 30 and 0 degrees North and South of the equator. Also referred to as the tropical or torrid region. MORE

Middle Latitudes

Science / Weather / Middle Latitudes: The latitude belt roughly between 35 and 65 degrees North and South. May be referred to as the temperate region. MORE

High Latitudes

Science / Weather / High Latitudes: The latitude belt roughly between 60° and 90° North and South. MORE

Horse Latitudes

Science / Weather / Horse Latitudes: Located between 30° North and 30° South in the vicinity of the equator, this area typically has calm or light and variable winds. MORE

Latitude, Celestial

Science / Astrology / Latitude, Celestial: Angular distance measured north or south of the plane of the ecliptic. MORE

Exposure Latitude

Entertainment / Photography / Exposure Latitude: Amount by which it is possible to over or underexpose a light sensitive material and, with standard processing, still produce acceptable results. MORE

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