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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 EarthTranspeninsular Line - Maryland / Delaware

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The Transpeninsular Line marks the southern border of Delaware and cuts the Delmarva peninsula in half. The "mid point" of the Transpeninsular is marked by a Mason Dixon marker (the southernmost), which acts as the western border of Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/25/2021

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth10th longitude - Quarnbek, Germany

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the 10th longitude runs through this area just outside Kiel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

date approved: 10/21/2021

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthArctic Circle - The Magic Circle - Nattavaara, Sweden

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After a couple of hours driving on gravel roads in Swedish Lapland, you pass the Arctic Circle, which here is marked with a monument, The Magic Circle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Norrbotten, Sweden

date approved: 8/17/2021

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthMason Dixon Line & the Boundaries of Delaware - Newark, DE

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The border depute between Delaware and neighboring states were fixed when Mason and Dixon were hired to re-survey the boundary between Delaware and Maryland (and a small portion of Pennsylvania). Several great lines of Earth were used as references.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 8/9/2021

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth9. Längengrad östl. Greenwich — Schaafheim, Germany

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Here the 9th degree of longitude east crosses the Schierbacher Weg in the village of Schaafheim

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 6/7/2021

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthIndian Meridian - Stillwater, OK

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The Indian Meridian, with initial point south of Davis, Oklahoma and extending up to Kansas, is the line from which all surveys in the state are based; west of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/7/2021

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthNull Island. "Station 13010 - Soul" (buoy) - Gulf of Guinea

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Fictional island. It's where the Prime Meridian and the Equator intersect, at zero degrees latitude and zero degrees longitude (0°N 0°E). Using the WGS84 datum.There is a buoy there.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member d_a_v_i_d

location: Ghana

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthGreenwich - Candasnos, Huesca, Aragón, España

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Arch of the meridian of Greenwich

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 1/9/2021

last visited: 12/4/2020

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Great Lines of EarthArctic Circle Monument Juoksengi - Övertorneå. Norrbottens Län, Sweden.

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Arctic Circle Monument in Juoksengi in Övertoneå County (Norrbottens Län, Sweden).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FamilieFrohne

location: Norrbotten, Sweden

date approved: 1/9/2021

last visited: never

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Great Lines of Earth49° NORD - 9° OST

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You are in the immediate vicinity of the intersection of the 49th parallel north of the equator with the 9th longitude east of Greenwich / London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max93600

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 9/20/2020

last visited: 9/12/2020

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Great Lines of EarthKraków Prime Meridian line in small park

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Kraków Prime Meridian line in small park in Pradnik Czerwony district, near Bialucha river.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MrMeridian2000

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 3/30/2020

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthMeridian 20 degrees East

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Line of 20°E meridian in Pub BarBakan in Kraków and at the pathway near entrance to this pub.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MrMeridian2000

location: Poland

date approved: 3/30/2020

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthKraków Prime Meridian

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Kraków Prime Meridian. One of the oldest prime meridians in the world. Used in astronomy till the end of XIV century. It's been used by famous Polish astronomer, Nikolas Copernicus. It runs through the old astronomical observatory building in Kraków.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MrMeridian2000

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 3/30/2020

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthEquator, Bonjol, Sumatra, Indonesia

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A monument is erected at the place where the Trans-Sumatran highway crosses the equator

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Indonesia

date approved: 2/28/2020

last visited: 7/13/2017

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Great Lines of Earth52th parallel -Delft, The Netherlands

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Rather uniquue spot of double 000 at the end of both lines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/20/2020

last visited: 7/13/2020

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Great Lines of EarthThe Equator - Manta, Ecuador

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The Spanish-French Geodesic Mission Monument is located on a traffic island in front of the Tuna Fountain on the seafront Avenida Malecón in Manta, Ecuador.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Ecuador

date approved: 11/25/2019

last visited: never

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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: 11/7/2021

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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: 8/10/2018

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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: 4/18/2021

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