Horizon & Meridian

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


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


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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