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Hemispheres of the Earth

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Hemispheres of the Earth

The most common such divisions are by latitudinal or longitudinal markers:

The East-West division can also be seen in a cultural sense, as a division into two cultural hemispheres.

However, other schemes have sought to divide the planet in a way that maximizes the preponderance of one geographic feature or another in each division:

  • Land-Water
    • Land hemisphere, the hemisphere on the Earth containing the largest possible area of land
    • [[Land and water hemispheres|
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