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The AMA Handbook of Business Writing by Jennifer WAUSON, Kevin WILSON

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L

LATINO, HISPANIC, CHICANO

See Chicano, Latino, Hispanic.

LATIN TERMS

See Abbreviations.

LATITUDE, LONGITUDE

Latitude lines run horizontally around the earth (and on maps). To correctly write latitude measurements, consider these facts:

Image Each degree of latitude is approximately 69 miles apart.

Image Latitude degrees are numbered from 0° to 90°.

Image 0° latitude is the equator.

Latitudes north of the equator include “north” (“N”) in their description.

Latitudes ...

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