. The easternmost longitude of India is


A. 97 25’E

B. 68 7’E

C. 77 6’E

D. 82 32’E

Best Answer

Ans. The correct option is D.

Longitude is the angular distance of a point measured on the surface of the earth to the east/ west of the central source point.

The eastern longitude is 97o25'E and the western longitude is 68 degrees 7'E. Therefore, India's easternmost point will be 2 hours ahead of the western point. India ranges from 8 degrees 4 minutes on the north to 37 degrees 6 minutes north latitude and 68 degrees 7 minutes east side to 97 degrees 25 minutes east longitude. accordingly, its latitudinal and longitudinal extent is roughly thirty degrees.

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