Hunting and Fishing Glossary

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Lateral line
In fish the lateral line is a sense organ used to detect movement and vibration in the surrounding water. The lateral line is usually visible to the naked eye.

Latitude
The distance north or south of the equator measured and expressed in degrees. Lines of latitude run east and west.

Lee
The side of a body of water sheltered from the wind.

Longitude
The distance in degrees east or west of the meridian at Greenwich, England. Lines of Longitude run North and South.

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