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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 EarthArctic Circle podium - Grimsey Island, Iceland

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Arctic Circle podium is located in Grimsey Island, Iceland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Iceland

date approved: 7/3/2012

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel Halfway between Equator & North Pole- Highway M22

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45th Parallel Halfway between Equator an the North Pole

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Michigan

date approved: 6/28/2012

last visited: 9/27/2012

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Great Lines of EarthMeridian of Dunkerque - Barcelona, Spain

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Plate placed in the tower where it ended the meridian of Dunkerque and where it was made the first measurement of the meridian. The plaque commemorates the 200th anniversary of the first measurement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 2/16/2012

last visited: 5/5/2012

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Great Lines of EarthTropic of Capricorn - Ubatuba, Brazil

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A marker marking the Tropic of Capricorn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: São Paulo, Brazil

date approved: 2/3/2012

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthParis Meridian - Paris, France

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One of the 135 Arago markers set in Paris to honor François Arago and the Paris Meridian.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/2/2012

last visited: 9/12/2012

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel — Silverton, OR

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A simple sign on Silverton's South Water Street tells you are about to cross the halfway point between the equator and the North Pole.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/20/2012

last visited: 6/3/2014

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Great Lines of EarthCanadian Prime Meridian

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The plaque is found on the south wall of the Dominion Observatory (off Carling Avenue) in Ottawa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/3/2012

last visited: 8/27/2013

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel - I-91 near Derby Line VT

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This Great Line of Earth is Latitude 45° N, Midpoint Equator to North Pole. The sign is on I-91 southbound about 0.8 miles south of the Canadian border near Derby Line, Vermont.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Vermont

date approved: 12/17/2011

last visited: 10/2/2009

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Great Lines of Earth55th Parallel - Highway 6 near Wabowden MB

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This 'Great Line of Earth' is the 55th Parallel on Highway 6 about 9.8 km (6 miles)north of Wabowden, Manitoba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 12/17/2011

last visited: 7/1/2009

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Great Lines of Earth49th Parallel sign - Pembina ND USA / Emerson MB Canada

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The 49th Parallel forms a nearly 2000km border between Canada and the United States. This sign is at the border crossing where I-29 meet with Hwy 75 near Pembina ND USA and Emerson MB Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 11/6/2011

last visited: 7/31/2013

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Great Lines of Earth17th Meridian /17. Poledník (Vyskov, Czech Republic)

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A metal line which is marking the 17th Meridian. You can find this metal line in center of Vyškov at Masaryk Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/26/2011

last visited: 6/7/2013

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Great Lines of EarthPolar circle, Sweden

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The polar circle seen from the Inlandsbanan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Jämtland, Sweden

date approved: 9/21/2011

last visited: 6/14/2008

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Great Lines of EarthPolar circle Norway

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Polar Circle Center in Norway

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sourie03

location: Nordland, Norway

date approved: 9/12/2011

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthThe 45th Parallel of Latitude Marker

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A stone and mortar monument with a plaque denoting the 45th Parallel of Latitude.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Canadianzombie

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/7/2011

last visited: 5/9/2011

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Great Lines of Earth50° Latitude in Mainz

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You can see the sign for the 50th lat in Mainz on the Gutenbergplatz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geofloh_munich

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 4/3/2011

last visited: 9/20/2013

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Great Lines of EarthLatitude 40 South - Hunterville, North Island, New Zealand

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A road sign informing motorists they have passed the 40 degrees South latitude.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member No Fixed Aboder

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/17/2011

last visited: 5/1/2011

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel North - near New Meadows, Idaho

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Kiosk and signs for the 45th Parallel North near New Meadows, Idaho.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Idaho

date approved: 2/17/2011

last visited: 4/21/2011

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Great Lines of EarthTropic of Capricorn marker

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Where Highway 87 crosses the Tropic of Capricorn

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member salvadors

location: Northern Territory, Australia

date approved: 2/13/2011

last visited: 8/16/2013

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Great Lines of EarthPrague Meridian (Czech Republic)

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Prague Meridian from year 1652

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rsc_cz

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/6/2011

last visited: 6/10/2014

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Great Lines of EarthN 56° 00.000, Hvide Sande, Denmark

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Here you can stand exactly on the 56. degree of latitude. PHOTO REQUIRED!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheSearchEngine

location: Denmark

date approved: 1/4/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Great Lines of Earth38th Parallel North - Oak Hill, WV

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In Honor of Korean War Veterans

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/2/2011

last visited: 3/22/2014

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Great Lines of EarthMichigan Meridian-Baseline State Park

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This monument documents where the Michigan Meridian and Baseline Intersect.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: Michigan

date approved: 12/23/2010

last visited: 11/13/2010

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Great Lines of Earth10° E Greenwich, Neu-Ulm, Germany, BY

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Here's a permanent display of the 10° Meridian east of Greenwich. It's here at the Petrusplatz in Neu-Ulm, Germany, Bayern (Bavaria).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 6/5/2014

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Great Lines of EarthEast 17 - Nagykanizsa, Hungary

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A globe sculpture in Nagykanizsa, not exactly on E17, but close to there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member taska

location: Hungary

date approved: 12/13/2010

last visited: 7/24/2012

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Great Lines of EarthThe Bradley Meridian

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The Bradley Meridian was the FIRST BRITISH NATIONAL MERIDIAN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Renroc

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/29/2010

last visited: 6/9/2014

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