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The Earth isn't a actually sphere; it does not have the same length and breadth in all directions. It is in fact fatter around the equator. But never mind that, the planet isn't a logical sphere from the perspective of human exploration. Humans trot the globe mostly in the east-west dimension. Large areas around the north and sound poles are uninhabited and ...
Latitude is the angle created from 0 mean(equator). Longitude is angle from 0 mean (Depending on the system). Greenwich, or date line(180) as in... . Credit esri
The terms are medieval: latitude (n.) late 14c., "breadth," from Old French latitude (13c.) and directly from Latin latitudo "breadth, width, extent, size," from latus "wide," ... . Geographical sense also is from late 14c., literally "breadth" of a map of the known world... In the fourteenth century, most known-world maps made in the Christian and ...
You need to adjust the numeric properties of the fields containing the latitude and longitude information. Open the attribute table and right click on the field heading you would like to adjust, then click properties. Next click on the box with three dots [...] next to the word numeric and a new window will pop up. In this new window change the number of ...
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