Thesaurus / prime meridian
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The prime meridian runs somewhat to the west of the Island of Fayal.

We must know how far other places are from the prime meridian, and for that reason it is necessary that it should be on land.

Ferro, the westernmost of these, is still sometimes found as the Prime Meridian in German maps.

The cosmic day consists of twenty-four hours, and commences at midnight of the prime meridian.

We may then say that, from a purely scientific point of view, any meridian may be taken as the prime meridian.

You have met to discuss and consider the important question of a prime meridian for all nations.

The prime meridian of the heavens passes through this point.

Astronomy with an Opera-glassGarrett Putman Serviss

From this prime meridian longitude is calculated, which means that any given locality is so many degrees east or west of it.

Across IndiaOliver Optic

The prime meridian is made to pass through the Azores Islands.

This communication suggests that as the prime meridian passes through Havre, it should be allowable to call it by that name.

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