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NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) announced that it has granted the U.S.
From the very first moments of life, hatchling loggerhead sea turtles have an arduous task.
A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...
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