<p><strong>Fig. 1.11.</strong> The equator and the parallels of latitude (A) are equally spaced as see in an equatorial view of the world and (B) can be seen to form complete circles when viewed from the north or south pole.</p>

Fig. 1.11. The equator and the parallels of latitude (A) are equally spaced as see in an equatorial view of the world and (B) can be seen to form complete circles when viewed from the north or south pole.

Images by Byron Inouye