The Equator Monument

The Equator monument is located on the equator in Pontianak, Indonesia. It marks the division between the northern and southern hemispheres.

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The Equator Monument - Location
... The equator monument is not on the equator any more ... The equator has moved slightly southwards and there is another line outside the monument, that shows the recorded position in 2005 ... The position of the equator in 2010 is even further south and in the river, as a GPS device can confirm ...

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