What are the lines that show the distance north or south of the Equator called?

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Isoclines
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Parallels of latitude
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Tropics
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Meridians of longitude
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Parallels of latitude are circles that go around the world in an east-west direction.  Lines of longitude, which measure one’s distance from the Greenwich Meridian, are not parallel, but cross all others at the North and South Poles.

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