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Incorrect "Incorrect answer" message in parallel / meridian question
Status in gbrainy package in Ubuntu:
gbrainy v2.1.2 on Xubuntu 12.04 in UK English.
Question: for words "parallel / meridian" what goes with "longitude"?
The question / answer are right, but the "Incorrect answer" message is
I got it wrong (because I had never come across 'parallel' in
reference to geodesy!) and the advice says:
"Parallel and longitude traverse from east to west while meridian and
latitude traverse from north to south".
A meridian is a line of constant longitude passing between the poles
and through a given place on the earth's surface. That is, meridians
traverse from east to west like the lines of longitude. For example,
the Greenwich meridian is zero degrees longitude.
Google tells me a geodetic parallel is equivalent to the lines of
latitude and so they go from east to west and traverse from north to
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