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Location of Australia/Oceania

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 at 0°. On the other side of the planet in the Pacific Ocean the 180° line of longitude is the ending point. Lines of longitude are often referred to as meridians.

Oceania Latitude and Longitude examples: (see map)

Auckland, New Zealand: 36°50'S / 174°45'E
Hagatna, Guam 13°28'N / 144°45'E
Papeete, Tahiti: 17°32'S / 149°34'W
Perth, Australia: 31°57'S / 115°51'E

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This page was last updated on September 19, 2016.