South America

South America Lat / Long



Latitude: (shown as a horizontal line) is the angular distance, in degrees, minutes, and seconds of a point north or south of the Equator. Lines of latitude are often referred to as parallels. Longitude: (shown as a vertical line) is the angular distance, in degrees, minutes, and seconds, of a point east or west of the Prime (Greenwich) Meridian. Lines of longitude are often referred to as meridians.

"South America" Latitude and Longitude examples: (see map)
Belo Horizonte, Brazil:19°55'S / 43°56'W
Bogata, Colombia:35'N / 74°4'W
Fortaleza, Brazil:43'S / 38°32'W
Lima, Peru:12°2'S / 77°1'W
Santiago, Chile:33°25'S / 70°33'W
Ushuaia, Argentina:54°47'S / 68°13'W

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