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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 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: 2/17/2015

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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 Regular 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: Switzerland

date approved: 9/19/2009

last visited: 7/21/2013

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Great Lines of Earth40th Parallel Benchmark/Plaque - Ohio State University

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A benchmark and plaque on the campus of The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Web-ling

location: Ohio

date approved: 9/13/2009

last visited: 2/20/2013

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel - Granite Monument - Richford, Vermont, US

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Marker identifying the 45th Parallel

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 9/9/2009

last visited: 8/18/2013

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Great Lines of Earth15th Meridian /15. Poledník (Jindrichuv Hradec, Czech Republic)

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In the historic centre of town Jindrichuv Hradec, next to the Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, you can find in street pavement a metal line which is marking the 15th Meridian...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 9/9/2009

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel Highway Sign - Interstate 75 - Gaylord, MI

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Road sign on northbound I-75

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dinoprophet

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/6/2009

last visited: 8/2/2013

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel Plaque - Minneapolis, Minnesota

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The 45th Parallel runs through Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is marked with a boulder bearing a plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/28/2009

last visited: 12/12/2012

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Great Lines of Earth50th Parallel, Campbell River, BC

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Marker on the Seawalk in Campbell River, Vancouver Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: 6/16/2012

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Great Lines of EarthThird Meridian at W106°

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Historical marker commemorating a key survey line in Saskatchewan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: 4/30/2011

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Great Lines of EarthLatitude 37 North - the border between six US States - Four Corners

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The 37th parallel is the border between Utah, Colorado and Kansas (North) and Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma (South)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/24/2009

last visited: 10/26/2014

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel - Keizer, Oregon

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Nice marker for the 45th parallel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shadow101

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/22/2009

last visited: 9/7/2013

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Great Lines of EarthUS Meridian - Jefferson Pier - Washington, DC

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Historic survey stone set on the proposed US 'First Meridian' and meant to mark the intersection of the latitude of the Capitol & the longitude of the White House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/21/2009

last visited: 7/14/2013

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Great Lines of EarthLatitude 40 South. "The Roaring Forties". New Zealand.

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Waipukurau, a small farming town on the east coast of the North Island of NZ, is the only town in the world through which Latitude 40 South passes at the start of the Roaring Forties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 8/20/2009

last visited: 1/14/2014

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Great Lines of EarthUS Meridian - Meridian Stone - Washington, DC

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Survey stone of historic significance located in the center of the Ellipse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/20/2009

last visited: 3/12/2014

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Great Lines of EarthNorth 45 Parallel, West 90 Meridian - Marathon Co. WI, USA

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A popular tourist stop in central Wisconsin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/20/2009

last visited: 3/17/2015

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Great Lines of EarthUS Meridian - Zero Milestone - Washington, DC

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This stone at the N edge of the Ellipse was intended to be the starting point for the measurement of all road distances in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/20/2009

last visited: 4/16/2015

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Great Lines of Earth'THE 45TH PARALLEL ROAD' ~ Lions Head, Ontario CANADA

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Co-ordinates taken at the first sign off highway #6 heading towards the community of Lions Head.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/20/2009

last visited: 11/15/2011

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Great Lines of Earth45th Parallel of Latitude - Montana, USA

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Located on the north side of Yellowstone National Park on US 89 in Montana, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Montana

date approved: 8/20/2009

last visited: 7/15/2011

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Great Lines of EarthArctic Circle - Rovaniemi, Finland

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Arctic Circle at Santa Claus Village rest stop area in Rovaniemi, Finland has about one feet thick painted line of Arctic circle going through the area, even inside the buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member small oaks

location: Finland

date approved: 8/20/2009

last visited: 7/22/2014

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