Sunlight on the Winter Solstice
Looking at Latitudes

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This picture from space shows North America. The circle in Alaska shows where the photo was taken on a winter solstice at noon. The degrees of latitude are also circled.
  • What is the latitude where the photo was taken? At about what latitude is your school?
  • Use this new information to help revise your answers to the journal questions.
Noon on the winter solstice, Turnagain Arm, Alaska
December Solstice Noon Turnagain Arm, AK
Image: Google Earth