Select from the frequently asked questions below
- Latitude is the distance north or south of the Equator.
- It is measured in degrees, from 0 to 90.
- At the Equator, the Sun s rays are most direct.
- At higher latitudes, the Sun s rays are less direct.
- At the poles, the Sun s rays are least direct.
- Much of the area is covered with ice and snow.
- Temperatures are lowest here.