Latitude, Longitude, the UN flag

Above: The UN Flag

Below: A geographical Earth image viewed above the North Pole

Latitude and longitude are the geographic coordinates that specify the position of a point on the Earth’s surface. In this post, you will find the reasons why each degree in the latitude on the earth and each degree of longitude at the Capricorn Tropic are reckoned to measure 111 kilometers. Moreover, I will add a deeper explanation into the meaning of the United Nations flag. Read more