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1-25: MCQs based on Class 6 Geography NCERT
Q 15. Yes, distance between parallels of latitudes decreases towards the pole. Roman sir guess you unintentionally made a mistake here by saying longitudes decreases which is not true.
Rakesh Mehra
2 years ago
Nope, he's right. Longitudes are lines going from south pole to north pole and meet at poles. Prime meridian is a longitude.
Aatif Iqbal
2 years ago
Brother. Read the question again. And do you object that distance between parallels of latitude decreases towards the pole? In that case, you might like to revisit class 6 Geography again. Thanks
Mithilesh gavane
2 years ago
aatif i also think same as u...
Vimal Singh
2 years ago
atif ! you are absolutely wrong, dead wrong. what can I say more !
Deepa Bisht
2 years ago
Aatif I agree with your point, distance between parallels of latitudes decreases when we move from equator towards the pole not that of longitudes. Arpita mam's lesson on the same can also be referred.
Deepa Bisht
2 years ago
Aatif I agree with your point, distance between parallels of latitudes decreases when we move from equator towards the pole not that of longitudes. Arpita mam's lesson on the same can also be referred.
Deepa Bisht
2 years ago
Aatif I agree with your point, distance between parallels of latitudes decreases when we move from equator towards the pole not that of longitudes. Arpita mam's lesson on the same can also be referred.
Fateh Meena
2 years ago
Aatif visit gc leong page no. 7.. It will clear ur doubt
Sareem Ahmed
2 years ago
only Longitude decreases, latitude remaining the same :)
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Barnali Singha
2 years ago
Distance between parallels of latitude remains same because these are parallel lines so distance remains same but as longitudes which run from North Pole to South Pole coincide at the two pole so distance between them decreases.
Vaibhav Shinde
2 years ago
they talked about distance between latitudes .not length of latitude dear Atif..
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Sakshi antil
2 years ago
The distance between latitudes remain same. The thing that decreases in case of latitudes is LENGTH or we can say the CIRCUMFERENCE of parallels of lattitudes . While In longitude, the distance between them decreases and reduces to zero at poles. Roman sir is right .You are making a mistake here. ☺
Fateh Meena
2 years ago
Bros.. The distance bw latitude increases towords poles slightly ... Because earth is flattered at poles checkout.. Gc leong
Akhil Mathew
2 years ago
hahhaa..... bro u see the name PARALLEL OF LATITUDES ..they r called parrallels because distance between them never change...:D
Fateh Meena
2 years ago
@akhil linear distance at 0 degree around 68.70 miles while around poles it is 69.407
Aken Shagolsem
2 years ago
if the the distances between the meridians remain the same,,the shape of the earth might not be described as an oblate spheroid(Very2 nearly a perfect sphere)
Aken Shagolsem
2 years ago
@Akhil,I am not opposing you but i think you might have made a mistake there because between each of the two parallel lines ,distances can be different but there should not be any condition of meeting them at any point..the gap between the fisrt two parallels may be different from the 2nd two parallels(not in case of latitudes).So,your reasoning is not sufficient..
Swosti Biswal
2 years ago
Roman sir is absolutely ri8...refer page no 13 from top line 4 -12 ..d concept wl b clear n d course is abt ncert class 6 geo..clearly mentioned so plz guys first go through it..before commenting on any1 n moreover it may confuse d readers..too ..its a sincere request
Aatif Iqbal
a year ago
I stand corrected. There was confusion. I took it as size of parallels of latitude which does decreases towards pole. The question was asking about 'distance' of 'parallels of latitude'. Thanks all.