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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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Great Lines of Earth52e Parallele - Route de la Baie-James, Québec

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un panneau indiquant la 52e parallele se trouvant sur la Route de la Baie-James / a board indicating the 52nd parallel located on Bay-James Road, Quebec

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/4/2017

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel – Mission Point, MI

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The 45th Parallel is designated by a sign behind the Mission Point Lighthouse on the peninsula in Grand Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/22/2017

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth10. Meridian - Hamburg, Deutschland

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Stele mit dem Hinweis auf den hier verlaufenden 10. Meridian in Hamburg-Langenhorn

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 4/26/2017

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth50th parallel north - Dolní Libchavy, Czech Republic

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50th parallel north marker at the road in village Dolní Libchavy near Ustí nad Orlicí (East Bohemia).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Pardubicky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/28/2017

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth48. Breitengrad - Altenmarkt a. d. Alz, Bavaria Germany

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A sign for the 48th Breitengrad at the monastery Baumburg in Altenmarkt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 2/28/2017

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel Drive - Ingleside, Ontario

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While Ingleside's Beech Street is actually much closer to the 45th Parallel, this street gets boasted, by its name and nearby signage, as being half way between the Equator and North Pole.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 1/13/2017

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Great Lines of EarthJames Bradley's Meridian -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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A second historic marker about James Bradley's meridian, still used as the basis the British Ordinance Survey markers, contains the line itself

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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Great Lines of EarthFlamsteed's Meridian Line -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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The meridian line determined by Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed in the 1690s allowed him to accurately chart the position of 3000 stars over 40 years

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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Great Lines of EarthHalley's Meridian Line -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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The Meridian Line determined by Astronomer Royal Edmond Halley in 1725

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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Great Lines of EarthAiry's Transit Circle -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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Royal Astronomer George Biddell Airy's 1851 Transit Circle, which after 1884 was known as The Prime Meridian of the World

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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Great Lines of Earth150° Meridian Marker - Moura, QLD.

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The 150° Meridian passes directly through this location beside the Dawson Highway at Moura.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 9/15/2016

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthMount Diablo Meridian and Base Line - Mt Diablo, California

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This is the location of the Mount Diablo Meridian and Base Line for the PLSS within Northern California and Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/6/2016

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthMeridien de Paris - Pyramide du Louvre,France

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The meridian of Paris through the Louvre pyramid. Le meridien de Paris traverse la pyramide du Louvre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 7/6/2016

last visited: 6/8/2017

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Great Lines of Earth12th meridian at the castle garden (12. Meridian im Schloßgarten) Merseburg, Deutschland

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Der 12. Meridian durchquert genau an dieser Stelle den Schlossgarten in Merseburg / Sachsen-Anhalt. The 12th meridian crosses exactly at this point the castle gardens in Merseburg / Sachsen-Anhalt .

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member reggaeboy

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 6/13/2016

last visited: 10/2/2016

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Great Lines of Earth7° East - Saarbruecken, Germany

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7 Degree East markers (German Grid) in Saarbrücken.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kukus

location: Saarland, Germany

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth15th Meridian East - Trhový Štepánov, Czech Republic

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East 15th Meridian marker at the road near Trhovy Stepanov in Central Bohemia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/4/2016

last visited: 4/4/2017

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Great Lines of EarthUganda Equator

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At the road between Masaka and Kampala there is a place where you cross the equator.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Uganda

date approved: 11/4/2015

last visited: 11/18/2015

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Great Lines of Earth100th Meridian - TX / OK Border

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This pair of Markers sit near the Southwest corner of State Hwy 62 and N1660 County Rd. It is about 15 Feet west of the border sign on the Texas side. Nearest town is 5 miles east 'Hollis, OK'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2015

last visited: 3/3/2014

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Great Lines of Earth98th Meridian - El Reno, OK

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The 98th Meridian is a significant designation in the settlement of Oklahoma Indian Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel - Perry, ME

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Along Highway 1 in eastern Maine, this is one of a pair of markers which tell us we are at the 45th parallel. This marker is on the west side of the highway about 1.6 miles north of the little community of Perry, ME.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 6/23/2015

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth50° Nördlicher Breite — Rüsselsheim, Germany

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This marker indicates the 50th Parallel going right through the entrance of Rüsselsheim fortress

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 5/12/2015

last visited: 4/25/2015

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Great Lines of Earth32 South Latitude marker - Cottesloe, Western Australia

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A south latitude marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/15/2015

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth98th meridian - '92 historical marker - Kingfisher County, OK

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The marker is slightly east of the 98th meridian line, and 3 years later in hisotry

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/2/2015

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth98th meridian - historical marker - Kingfisher County, OK

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The marker is slightly east of the 98th meridian line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/2/2015

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth50th Parallel sign - Trechtingshausen, Germany

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Silberne Bodenlinie auf dem Rheinradweg am 50. Breitengrad *** Silver line on the ground of the bicycle path along the river Rhine on 50. degree of latitude

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/5/2015

last visited: 8/31/2014

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