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# What is 0 degree longitude called?

It's called "zero longitude". If you mark a dot on your globe at afew hundred points that all have zero longitude, they form a line between thenorth and south poles that passes through Greenwich, UK, called the "PrimeMeridian".

# What country is at 0 degrees longitude and 0 degrees latitude?

No country is at 0deg lat and 0deg long. Those coordinates fall in the Atlantic Ocean in the Gulf of Guinea, off the west coast of Africa.

# Is the equator 0 degrees longitude?

No. The equator is 0 degrees latitude.\n . Zero degrees longitude is the Prime Meridian (which is in Greenwich). No. It's zero degrees latitude .

# What is the line of longitude at 0 degrees?

The line of 0Â° longitude is called the prime meridian (it is also known as the Greenwich Meridian). The Prime Meridian

# United Kingdom is a 0 degrees longitude?

Correct. The town of Greenwich, in England, lies on the Prime meridian (or zero degrees longitude)

# What is at 0 degrees longitude?

The Prime Meridian. It goes through Greenwich. This line is sometimes called "the Greenwich line".

# What city is located at 0 degrees longitude?

\n. \n. \nGreenwich, England, (a part of London) is probably the answer you're looking for, but the cities of Yendi and Tema in the west African nation of Ghana are also located on the Prime Meridian.

# What is the 0 degrees line of longitude?

the direction that longitude run is 0 the 180 degrees and also east and west

# What place is designated as 0 degrees longitude?

0 degrees longitude, known as the Prime Meridian is a line running from the North Pole to the South Pole that passes through Greenwich England.

# What is the 0 degrees line of longitude called?

The name given to the imaginary line of zero longitude on the earth's surface is the " Prime Meridian " or " Greenwich Meridian ". It's a line that joins the North and South Poles, and crosses a spot on the floor of the room that houses the zenith telescope at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, Lon (MORE)

# What is found at 0 degrees longitude?

The Prime Meridian is found at 0 degrees longitude. Additionally,this is the longitude line that goes through Greenwich, Englandwhich marks the base time zone GMT or UTC that other time zones arerelative to.

# What is the name of 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude?

the is no name it is just a set of coordinates it juts happens they fall in the atlantic

# What is the Line name for 0 degrees longitude?

The line name at 0 degrees longitude is commonly referred to as the Prime Meridian. This line passes through Greenwich, London, United Kingdom and can also be referred to as the International Meridian or Greenwich Meridian.

# What city is in reference for 0 degrees longitude?

The city you are searching for is Greenwich England. It is the reference for the 0 or "Prime" Meridian used in Navigation. Today Greenwich is part of London.

# Imaginary line that is 0 degrees longitude?

0 degrees longitude is knows as the Prime Meridian or the Greenwich Meridian. it passes through the Greenwich Observatory in London. The opposite (180 degrees) is the International Date Line.

# What is at 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude?

Not much! It's a point south of Ghana in the Gulf of Guinea, where the Equator and the Prime Meridian meet.

# A circle at 0 degrees longitude is called?

This imaginary circle is called the prime meridian. it is animaginary line that circles the globe vertically and is typicallymeasured as beginning in Greenwich, England.

# Is there a town at 0 degrees longitude and 0 degrees latitude?

No there is not, it is in the middle of the ocean. If you go to Google Earth and enter 0.0N, 0.0W you will be taken to a part of the Gulf of Guinea that is west of the island of Sao Tome and south of Accra (the capital of Ghana). I.e. it is in the ocean just off the west coast of Africa (West of (MORE)

# Where is 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude?

The point at which the equator (0Â° latitude) and the Prime Meridian (0Â° longitude) intersect has no real significance, but it's in the Gulf of Guinea, about 380 miles (611 kilometers) south of Accra, Ghana and 670 miles (1078 km) west of the coast of Gabon.

# Where are you when you are at 0 degree longitude and 0 degree latitude?

The point at which the equator (0Â° latitude) and the Prime Meridian (0Â° longitude) intersect has no real significane but it is in the Atlantic Ocean, about 380 miles (611 kilometers) south of Ghana and 670 miles (1078 km) west of Gabon.

# What do geographies call the 0 degrees line of longitude?

it's called the prime meridian, on the African side of the planet and it is often referred to as the international date line on the pacific side.

# If you were at 0 degrees longitude what would you be doing?

Rowing a boat, enjoying a cruise, fishing, or drowning. You could also be walking, riding a train, or flying on a plane. There are a lot of things you could be doing.

# If you were at 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude where would you be?

If you were on foot you would need to be a good swimmer, because you would be In the Atlantic Ocean, or more specifically, in the Gulf of Guinea, due south of Accra, Ghana, and due west of Libreville, Gabon. It is where the Prime Meridian crosses the Equator. However, hopefully you would be on (MORE)

# Where is 0 degrees latitude plus 0 degrees longitude?

Zero degrees Latitude and zero degrees Longitude is in the water! The body of water is called the Gulf of Guinea and the "absolute location" is off the west coast of Africa. Some people may say the Atlantic Ocean and I would not disagree. I am sure the fish can't tell if they are in the Gulf or the (MORE)

# Why is the 0 degree longitude line special?

The Prime Meridian is the beginning (and ending) of a complete 360 Â° circle around the Earth. It runs through The royal Observatory in Greenwich England simply because that is the spot where the meeting took place to determine where the circle would start. Other than that, there's really no s (MORE)

# 0 degree longitude is called a meridian and what does it pass through?

That particular meridian is called the Prime one. Like all othermeridians of longitude, its ends are at the north and south poles. The PrimeMeridian passes through . . . . - Arctic pack ice - England - Transit Room of the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, outsideLondon - English Channel - France - Sp (MORE)

# What is unique to 0 degrees longitude and 180 degrees longitude?

0 = Greenwich Meridian . 180 = International Date Line (with a few small exceptions)

# What city lies on 0 degrees longitude?

There are hundreds of cities on or within 1/2 degree of the Prime Meridian. Here are a few to start with: In the UK:. . . . . Hull, St. Albans, London In France:. . . . . Le Havre, Caen, Le Mans, Angers In Spain:. . . . . . Valencia, Alicante In Algeria:. . . . . Sidi Bel Abbes, Saida, Timimoun, A (MORE)

# What is the longitude of 0 degrees?

0 degrees longitude is called the Prime Meridian. It runs from the North pole to the South pole, passing through Greenwich Observatory in England.Greenwich was chosen by international agreement (largely due to it being the de facto standard anyway), though historically other conventions have been us (MORE)

# What is the location of 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude?

The Prime Meridian crosses the equator in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of west Africa, about 300 miles south of Accra, Ghana.

# What lies at 0 degree latitude and 0 degree longitude?

The Equator and Prime Meridian meet at this point. It is in the Atlantic Ocean off the southern coast of west Africa, the closest country is Ghana.

# 0 degree longitude is called the?

The imaginary line formed by all points on Earth with zero longitude is the Prime Meridian.

# Where are you at 0 degrees longitude and latitude?

You are at sea in the Gulf of Guinea, roughly 380 miles south of Accra, Ghana. Hopefully in a boat.

# What does 0 degrees longitude mean?

It means any place on a certain imaginary line on the Earth's surface. The imaginary line is the one between the north and south poles that passes through a certain place in a certain suburb of London, England. The longitude of any place on Earth is measured east or west from that line. The l (MORE)

# What are the lines of longitude at 180 and 0 degrees?

-- The "Prime Meridian" marks zero longitude. -- The "180 th meridian" marks 180Â° longitude. The International Dateline is either on or relatively near the 180 th meridian at any given latitude on it.

# Why does the equator serve as 0 degrees longitude?

Well, first of all it doesn't. The equator is the line composed of all points on Earth with zero latitude . The reason is that it was formally and internationally defined that way.

# What is 0 degrees latitude and longitude called?

It's called the intersection of the Equator and the Prime Meridian, at a point in the Gulf of Guinea, south of Accra, Ghana, and west of Libreville, Gabon. If it has any special name, we're not aware of it.

# What is at 0 degrees east longitude?

lots of things. 0 degrees longitude (also called the prime meridian) runs through england, europe, and africa.

# What runs through 0 degrees longitude?

The continents of Europe, Africa, and Antarctica, as well as the Atlantic Ocean, all cross 0 degrees longitude.

# Where is 0 degrees latitude and longitude?

The equator goes all around the Earth, it's almost 25,000 miles long, and every point on it has zero latitude. The Prime Meridian goes halfway around the Earth. It's over 12,000 miles long, and every point on it has zero longitude. There's one point on Earth that has both zero lati (MORE)

# What is located at the 0 degrees longitude?

The world has agreed that the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, England is located at zero degrees longitude.

# What is the time at the 0 degree longitude accepted as?

Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT ) is the mean solar time atthe Royal Observatory in Greenwich , London .

# What is the 0 and 180 degree longitude line called?

The line composed of all points with zero longitude is called the Prime Meridian. The line composed of all points with 180 degrees longitude is called the 180 th meridian

# What is 0 degrees longitude commonly called?

Prime meridian. It passes through Greenwich, England and is the starting point for East and West longitudes.

# What is the line of longitude found at 0 degrees?

The prime meridian is the line of longitude atwhich longitude is defined to be 0 located at Greenwich, Englandwhich marks the GMT timezone.

# What is the 0 line of the longitude called?

The zero degrees longitude line is called the PrimeMeridian . When the Prime Meridian is combined with themeridian of 180 degrees longitude, the two meridians together forma circle that divides the Earth into the Eastern and WesternHemispheres.

# What location does 0 degrees longitude fall?

"Zero degrees longitude" is the description of the Prime Meridian... the line formed by all points on Earth with zero longitude. That line joins the north and south poles, crossing the NorwegianSea, the North Sea, England, the English Channel, France, Spain,the western Mediterranean Sea, Algeria, Ma (MORE)

# Are the poles located 0 degrees longitude?

Technically Yes. Concerning longitude, all of the meridians cometogether at the poles, so each pole has every longitude, but by convention 0degrees longitude is used to refer to the north or south poles. Sofor example, the North pole is typically referred to as at 90Â°N 0Â°W and likewise the (MORE)

# Are the poles located at 0 degrees longitude?

No. The north pole is located at 90 degrees north latitude , and the south pole at 90degrees south latitude. All of the meridians of longitude cometogether at the poles, so each pole has every longitude.

# Is the equater at 0 degrees longitude?

No, the Equator is zero degrees latitude. Note: lines of longituderuns from pole to pole.