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Explores different ways of expressing location and direction on Earth and how GPS and compasses work.

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    Find Your Longitude

    Find Your Longitude

    by CK-12 //advanced

    This activity takes you back to a sea voyage in 1759, long before the creation of GPS devices. Using the information given, can you figure out exactly where you are? Be sure to also explore how modern GPS systems work through the link provided.

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