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Descriptor English: Geographic Longitude
Descriptor Spanish: Longitud Geográfica
Descriptor longitud geográfica
Scope note: Distancia angular de un punto de la superficie terrestre; líneas longitudinales al este u oeste del meridiano de referencia (0) situado en Greenwich. (Traducción libre del original: Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Descriptor Portuguese: Longitude Geográfica
Descriptor French: Longitude Géographique
Entry term(s): Longitude
Terrestrial Longitude
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.482.142
Scope note: Angular distance of any point on the earth's surface, longitudinal lines east or west of a standard meridian (0) situated at Greenwich. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Related: Latitude DeCS
DeCS ID: 35046
Unique ID: DDCS035046
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Geographic Longitude - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060908
Scope note Angular distance of any point on the earth's surface, longitudinal lines east or west of a standard meridian (0) situated at Greenwich. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Geographic Longitude
Entry term(s) Longitude
Terrestrial Longitude



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