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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 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: 3/2/2015

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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: 6/10/2015

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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: 10/4/2014

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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: 4/16/2015

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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: 4/19/2015

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Great Lines of Earth50° Parallel On Route 138, Quebec

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On route 138, road sign indicating the 50° latitude degree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nobellium

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: 6/1/2015

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Great Lines of EarthTropic of Capricorn Sign - Ilfracombe, Australia

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Road sign marking the Tropic of Capricorn located North of Ilfracombe, Queensland, Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fathrtime

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 8/10/2010

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthTropic of Capricorn Marker - Rockhampton, Australia

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Tropic of Capricorn marker located in the town of Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fathrtime

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 8/10/2010

last visited: 10/15/2013

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Great Lines of EarthTropico de Cancer - Baja, Mexico

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Sign indicating the Tropic of Cancer along MEX-1

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Frank AZ

location: Mexico

date approved: 7/18/2010

last visited: 7/14/2010

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Great Lines of EarthThe Meridian of Toronto

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A line and plaque detailing the Meridian of Toronto

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member entogeek

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/3/2010

last visited: 6/16/2013

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Great Lines of EarthThe equator- Quito, Equador

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An equator is the intersection of a sphere's surface with the plane perpendicular to the sphere's axis of rotation and containing the sphere's center of mass.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Ecuador

date approved: 6/28/2010

last visited: 12/27/2014

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel North - US Highway 26, Oregon

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A sign on Highway 26 in Oregon reads "45th Parallel Halfway between the Equator and North Pole".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/7/2010

last visited: 7/2/2010

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Great Lines of Earth10th meridian plaque - Kennedybrücke - Hamburg, Germany

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Marble plague showing the 10th east meridian crossing the Kennedybrücke in Hamburg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Astartus

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 5/4/2010

last visited: 5/16/2015

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel — Idaburn, New Zealand

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As the Otago Central Rail Trail crosses the 45th Parallel it is marked with this sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/26/2010

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth10th meridian plaque - Mönckebergstraße - Hamburg, Germany

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A plaque showing the location of the 10 degree east meridian.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Astartus

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 3/7/2010

last visited: 6/23/2015

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Great Lines of EarthTodd & Withrow Flatirons 40th Parallel - 1859 Baseline Survey

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Boulder Colorado monument to the 1859 survey of the 'Baseline' or 40th Parallel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Colorado

date approved: 1/12/2010

last visited: 4/22/2014

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Great Lines of EarthMissouri Compromise - 36° 30' - Enid, Oklahoma

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Established in 1820 with the Missouri Compromise law, the effects went straight through to establish the northern border of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: 6/20/2015

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Great Lines of Earth8th Meridian sign - Warendorf, Germany

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8th Meridian sign in a park in Warendorf

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CA*

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: 7/10/2010

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel — Lowburn, New Zealand

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A graceful sign that marks the halfway point between the equator and the South Pole along State Highway 6

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/21/2009

last visited: 6/6/2011

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel Plaque. SH.1. South Island. New Zealand.

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This plaque, in the South Island along SH.1, stands on the 45th Parallel, halfway between the Equator and the South Pole.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/18/2009

last visited: 6/7/2012

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