polar distance

noun

Definition of polar distance

: the angular distance of any point on a sphere from one of its poles

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“Polar distance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polar%20distance. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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