Principles of Celestial Navigation

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map showing five different locations across the globe

For each of the locations on the map, use the grid lines to obtain an approximate latitude and longitude. Enter the coordinates in whole degrees in the text fields below, then click Done to view the answers.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nuuk, Greenland

San Francisco, California

Mumbai, India

Sydney, Australia

Buenos Aires, Argentina 35° S, 58° W

Nuuk, Greenland 64° N, 52° W

San Francisco, California 38° N, 122° W

Mumbai, India 19° N, 73° E

Sydney, Australia 34° S, 151° E