A clever way to determine longitude and latitude


When you’re lost, you can still find out where you could be on the Globe. For that you need to know the latitude and longitude.

As the video from above explains, latitude can be found out by watching the angle the horizon does with the North Star.

Then longitude can be found out knowing the GMT time and your own local time. Lets say you are 2 hours ahead of GMT. That meant that you are located at longitude 15 degree * 2 hours = 30 degrees.

Ingenious, simple and nice.

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