Which very large city does the prime meridian pass?

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Where does the prime meridian pass through?

The Prime Meridian based on Greenwich, England, is at 0 degreeslongitude and all other meridians are "X" degrees east or west of it. The PrimeMeridian was established for navigation and is the basis on which Internationaltime is kept. The Prime Meridian joins the North and South Poles, and passesthr (MORE)

What areas does the prime meridian pass through?

The Prime Meridian joins the north and south poles, as all meridians of longitude do. It's also one of the meridians that pass through England, France, Spain, Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Ghana, and Antarctica.

What places does the prime meridian pass through?

1. United Kingdom (The most northerly land on the meridian is the shore (53°45′34″N) southeast of the Sand-le-Mere caravan park east of Kingston upon Hull, England.) 2. France 3. Spain 4. Algeria 5. Mali 6. Burkina Faso 7. Togo 8. Ghana 9. Antarctica Greenwich is the t (MORE)

In what city do the Prime Meridian and Equator meet?

The first answer was "Somewhere in Ghana" The second answer is: They do not cross in a city, they cross in the Gulf of Guinea at a point about 380 miles south of Accra, Ghana, and 640 miles west Libreville, Gabon.

What pole does the prime meridian pass through?

The Prime Meridian touches both the north and south poles, but if you really want to be correct about it, it doesn't 'pass through' either of them. The poles are the ends of the Prime Meridian. So when it reaches each pole, it stops there, and doesn't 'pass through'.

What city does the prime meridian run through?

The prime meridian runs through Greenwich, England. In the late19th Century, Constabulary Ordinances and local Statutes were enacted whichstipulated that it be allowed to do that only between the hours of 3:00 AM to 4:15AM local time, in order to avoid disturbing the local residents. Serious fines a (MORE)

What major city is crossed by the prime meridian?

What major city is crossed by the prime meridian? I meant WHAT CITY/CITIES ARE LOCATED ON THE OTHER SIDE OF GMT/LONDON, (OTHER SIDE OF THE EARTH) TO LONDON AND WHAT ARE THE longitude/latitude of such cities. Hope My Question is clear.

Does prime meridian pass through Spain?

Yes, the prime meridian passes through Spain. Specifically, itpasses through eastern Spain, briefly passes over the MediterraneanSea, then passes through a small slice of Spain again.

Where in Spain does the Prime Meridian pass through?

On its way across Spain (from north to south), the Prime Meridian passes roughly -- 84 miles east of Pamplona -- 46 miles east of Zaragoza -- 113 miles west of Barcelona -- 27 miles west of Tortosa and then ... -- offshore, 22 miles east of Valencia -- offshore, 26 miles east of (MORE)

What city is located on the prime meridian?

Multiple cities are located on the prime meridian. It starts at theNorth Pole and goes down in a straight line to the South Pole. Thecity most commonly associated with the Prime Meridian is Greenwich,England. It's home to the Royal Observatory. Other cities that areon the Prime Meridian include Peac (MORE)

What city does the prime meridian cross?

Greenwich, Greater London, which is near The City of London, England. Hence the term Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Note: See the linked information below. The City of London is actually a small area of about one square mile in the centre of what is officially known as Greater London. The prime merid (MORE)

What city does the prime meridian pass directly through?

Greenwich,England The Prime Meridian is defined as the longitude of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which is a suburb of London, but there are other towns and cities on the Prime Meridian. For example; Somersahm, England; Argentan, France; La Pobla Tornesa and Jalon, Spain; Stidia, Al (MORE)

The prime meridian passes through what town?

The Prime Meridian passes through Europe, Africa, and Antarctica, joins the north and south poles, and is more than 12,000 miles long. It pases through quite a number of towns, in addition to Greenwich UK..

What poles do the Prime Meridian pass through?

The Prime Meridian touches both the north and south poles, but if you really want to be correct about it, it doesn't 'pass through' either of them. The poles are the ends of the Prime Meridian. So when it reaches each pole, it stops there, and doesn't 'pass through'. .

Which city is closest to prime meridian?

London, UK, is the site of Greenwich Observatory, though air pollution has long driven astronomic observations to a different site. However, a laser beam is shone from the old building to mark the Prime meridian. The old observatory was built on the existing foundations of a ruined building, so th (MORE)

Prime meridian passes through which hemispheres?

The Prime Meridian passes completely through the northern andsouthern hemispheres, and it also foms part of the boundary line between theeastern and western ones so you'd have to say that it's in both of thosetoo.

What ocean does the Prime Meridian pass through?

The Prime Meridian passes through the following: -- Arctic Ocean -- North Greenland Sea -- Norwegian Sea -- North Sea -- English Channel -- Balear Sea -- Gulf of Guinea -- South Atlantic Ocean.

Does africa pass through the prime meridian?

About 2,080 miles of the Prime Meridian, or about 17% of its totallength, crosses territory on the African continent, including parts of thecountries of Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, and Ghana.

What country does the prime meridian not pass?

The Prime Meridian does not pass through almost every country in the world other than the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo and Ghana. For the list of countries in the world, refer to related link below.

In what year did people decide that the meridian that passed through Greenwich should be the prime meridian?

As you might expect, the complete answer isn't short and simple. Since that year, various countries have joined and left the agreement from time to time. Also, satellite navigation systems, for various reasons, have used prime meridians that are slightly offset from the one we're talking about (MORE)

Which country passes through prime meridian?

The Prime Meridian runs through the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo and Ghana. (Also Antarctica, which is a continent without any countries.)

What very large city does the prime meridian pass through?

It actually passes through Greenwich, Greater London, England, UK which is NOT a City but is near The City of London. The City of London is very small in size and only a little over one square mile, which is less than three square kilometres.

What Two cities does the prime meridian pass directly through?

Ghana: Tema, Somanya, Abujuro, Wulensi,Gbungbalaga, Yendi Mali: Gao Algeria: Aine Fekane, Hacine, La Stidia Spain: Campomanes, Lliber, Llosa de Camacho, ElBoticari, Molino de San Pablo, La Masla de Belisco, L'Avella, Herbes, Berbigal, Aguilar France: Averan, Ibos, Sanous, Heres,Campagne (MORE)

What European nations were the prime meridian passes?

The Prime Meridian joins the north and south poles, as all meridians of longitude do. In Europe, it crosses England, France, and Spain. In Africa, it crosses Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, and Ghana. It also crosses several hundred miles of Antarctica.

Where does the prime meridian pass through in England?

It's a north/south line, so it passes through many different places in England. I once went through an entire small-scale map of England and came up with a list of about 30 towns that the Prime Meridian runs through, but I'm not going to do that now. The important spot ... the thing that ac (MORE)

Does the prime meridian pass through Washington?

No. When the "Prime Meridian" was formally established in 1884, most navigators and astronomers had been using the longitude of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England as the zero point for calculations for 90 years.