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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 EarthLa méridienne verte - Châteauneuf sur Cher - France

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La Méridienne verte est un projet artistique visant à matérialiser le tracé du méridien de Paris en France par des arbres. Il est réalisé pour les cérémonies de l'an 2000 en France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 9/19/2019

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth37th Parallel - Kansas Border - Gate, OK

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One of several sets, teamed with Historical Sites, along the borders of the panhandle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/3/2019

last visited: 1/4/2019

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Great Lines of Earth36 degrees 30 minutes - Texas Border - S. of Elwood, OK

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The Missouri Compromise, a major landmark decision, created this line...also called the Mason-Dixon Line

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/23/2018

last visited: 12/28/2018

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Great Lines of EarthMeridian von Giovanni Domenico Cassini - Bologna - RN - Italy

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Cassini's Meridian Line in San Petronio Basilica

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy

date approved: 10/21/2018

last visited: 10/17/2018

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel - Highway 42 near Egg Harbor, WI

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45th Parallel mounted on boulder

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/21/2018

last visited: 10/30/2018

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Great Lines of EarthGeodetic breakpoint - Festung Franzensfeste, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

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Geodetic breakpoint at the Festung Franzensfeste.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Trentino–Alto Adige, Italy

date approved: 8/15/2018

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth50th parallel north, Rícany, CZ

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50. rovnobežka v arealu koupaliste Jurecek,Rícany/50th parallel north marker in the area of swimming pool Jurecek, Rícany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Blogi

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 6/11/2018

last visited: 1/4/2019

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Great Lines of Earth38th Parallel -- KTA Service Area, Towanda KS

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A sign at the KTA Service Area, Towanda KS near the 38th parallel of Earth, which passes near here. The 38th parallel is important because it is the border between North and South Korea

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: 6/4/2018

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Great Lines of Earth100th Meridian Museum - Erick, Oklahoma, USA.

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100th Meridian Museum. Dedicated to the disputed International & later the State border on the 100th Meridian, between Oklahoma & Texas. The Museum was at one time the Last & First Bank over the border, in the town of Erick, Oklahoma, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/3/2017

last visited: 11/3/2017

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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: Québec, 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: 8/3/2018

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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: 2/13/2018

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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: Pardubický kraj, Czechia

date approved: 2/28/2017

last visited: 3/29/2019

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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: 9/16/2017

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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: 5/26/2018

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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: 5/2/2017

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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 mischkabär2013

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: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 1/4/2016

last visited: 4/4/2017

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