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for Geographic latitude
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Geographic \Ge`o*graph"ic\, Geographical \Ge`o*graph"ic*al\, a.
[L. geographicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. g['e]ographique.]
Of or pertaining to geography.
Geographical distribution. See under Distribution.
Geographic latitude (of a place), the angle included
between a line perpendicular or normal to the level
surface of water at rest at the place, and the plane of
the equator; differing slightly from the geocentric
latitude by reason of the difference between the earth's
figure and a true sphere.
Geographical mile. See under Mile.
Geographical variation, any variation of a species which is
dependent on climate or other geographical conditions.
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