. The easternmost longitude of India is
A. 97 25’E
B. 68 7’E
C. 77 6’E
D. 82 32’E
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.