Latitude is a measurement on a globe or map of location north or south of the Equator. It is measured starting from an imaginary north-south line called the Prime Meridian. Longitude is a measurement of location east or west of the prime meridian at Greenwich. “Globe: Latitudes and Longitudes Chapter” covers a wide range of topics such as latitudes, longitudes, prime meridian, time, Equator, etc. With the help of the globe, you can see the entire Earth, at a glance. It shows you different countries, continents and oceans, along with their latitudes and longitudes. Latitudes and longitudes are measured in degrees and minutes.