The latitude of a place is expressed by its angular distance in relation to—

A. Equator
B. South Pole
C. Axis of the Earth
D. North Pole
Answer» A. Equator
Explanation: Latitude is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north-south position of a point on the Earth's surface. The lines of constant latitude, or parallels, run east-west as circles parallel to the equator. Latitude is an angle (defined below) which ranges from 0° at the Equator to 90° (North or South) at the poles.
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