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Effect of Rotation, 1899

Effect of Rotation

Title: Effect of Rotation
Projection: Unknown,
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Description: Map illustrates effect of Earth's rotation on our seasons at the Summer Solstice when the direct sunlight from the Sun falls on the Tropic of Cancer. This illustration shows the Earth's axis, North Celestial Pole and South Celestial Pole, the axial tilt (approximately 23.44 degrees from the A/B plane), and the major circles of latitude for the Arctic and Antarctic Circle, Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn, and the Equator.
Place Names: Solar System, Eart
ISO Topic Categories: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Keywords: Effect of Rotation, meteorological, seasons, tides, physical features, climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere, Unknown, 1899
Source: Horace S. Tarbell, LL.D. , The Complete Geography (New York, NY: American Book Company, 1899) 137
Map Credit: Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman
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