Horizon & Meridian

Demonstrate an understanding of the terms:... horizon, meridian...
Horizon

The Horizon is the furthest visible point of the Earth's surface from the observer's position.

 

Meridian

An imaginary line intersecting the Pole to the observer's zenith.

It also refers to a specific imaginary line stretching between the poles of the Earth along points of longitude. For example the Greenwich Meridian which crosses the Greenwich Observatory in London.

 

 

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