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The Great Lines of earth category is for markers, plaques, signs or other man-made objects like statues, monuments, etc., that indicate any of the following: the five major circles of latitudes, equal degree of latitudes (parallells), equal degree of longitude (meridians), or historical meridians.
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Image for The Third Principal Meridian Monument - Centralia, Illinoisview gallery

NN80.6 km

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Great Lines of EarthThe Third Principal Meridian Monument - Centralia, Illinois

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The point where the Third Principal Meridian intersects its east-west base line. At least 60 percent of the land in Illinois is measured from and identified by these two important coordinates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/15/2014

last visited: 8/10/2016

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SS84.2 km

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Great Lines of EarthThe Beginning of the Third Principal Meridian - Cairo, IL

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Just up the hwy from Fort Defiance is another of these Meridian markers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/29/2014

last visited: 7/16/2018

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SS84.8 km

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Great Lines of EarthHistorical Survey Marker - Cairo, IL

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Indicates 3rd Principal Meridian

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2018

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