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The Five Major Circles of Latitude

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“What are the five circles of latitude called? The equator, the Arctic circle, the Antarctic circle and the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.”

—no author listed, “Still think you're top of the class? Take our quiz to find out . . .,” The Herald (UK), August 19, 2008.

“Some of the delegates at the 2006 Labour party conference were certainly roused from their de rigueur snooze during Brown's speech when he joked—a la global warning—that he was 'more interested in the future of the Arctic Circle than the future of the Arctic Monkeys.’ I can happily confirm that—whatever about one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth—the future of the Arctic Monkeys is safe. Their new album, Humbug, is a fine bit of stuff altogether, co-produced by Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age fame with James Ford in a studio in the Mojave Desert. It is a bigger, more expansive, even kaleidoscopic, sound than anything showcased on the two previous albums from Yorkshire's finest.”

—Barry Egan, “Arctic Monkeys go rattle and Humbug,” The Sunday Independent (UK), August 9, 2009.

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