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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 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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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: 8/8/2014

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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: 5/17/2010

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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: 6/29/2014

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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: 4/9/2014

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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: never

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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 Premium 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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Great Lines of Earth42nd Parallel marker - Kingston, MASS.

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The 42nd Parallel marker, at the corner of Parks St and Landing Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RIclimber

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/18/2009

last visited: 11/27/2009

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Great Lines of Earth45 deg. Benchmark ~ Lions Head, Ontario CANADA

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Off the "Inland Side Trail" north east by north of the Village of Lions Head, on the world famous Bruce Trail of the Bruce Peninsula.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/10/2009

last visited: 9/1/2012

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Great Lines of Earth150th Meridian Monument - [Marulan, NSW, Australia

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The town of Marulan advertises itself as the only town in the world on the 150th meridian.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/6/2009

last visited: 1/11/2014

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel Marker - Perry Maine

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This marker is located on US RT 1 in Perry Maine. It is on the south bound side of Rt 1

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 10/27/2009

last visited: 6/16/2013

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Great Lines of EarthThe 45th Parallel - Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada

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Highway sign marking the 45th parallel along Highway 11, south of Bracebridge, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/5/2009

last visited: 12/27/2010

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Great Lines of EarthLatitude 39° South. Owhango. North Is. New Zealand.

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A yellow Automobile Association road sign on the main highway through Owhango announces the 39° South latitude line of the earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/27/2009

last visited: 9/27/2009

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel Highway Sign - U.S. 395 - Umatilla County, OR

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Road sign on U.S. 395 north of Dale, Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nvtriker

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/21/2009

last visited: 2/13/2011

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel Sign near Shaniko, OR

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Sign along U.S. Hwy. 97 west of Shaniko, Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/21/2009

last visited: 5/8/2010

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Great Lines of Earth47th parallel - Swanden (Switserland)

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47th parallel marker in Swanden (Switzerland)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Ostschweiz (SG/SH/TG/AI/AR/GL), Switzerland

date approved: 9/19/2009

last visited: 7/21/2013

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