That land is your land
They boarded the Halifax Packet for Falmouth, England. Dixon never returned to America ... a "wedge" to go with the 12-mile circle that created the state's northernmost border. The Mason-Dixon survey line did not meet up with the circle.
Crossing the line
It's called Four Corners and is where Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico meet. Two lines cross and ... by the idea of the equator, this great circle equidistant from the Earth's poles, a fantastic line crossing 11 countries, dividing two hemispheres ...
Who Discovered The Earth is Round?
He felt sure the earth was round.” -Emma Miler Bolenius ... inventing the concepts of latitude and longitude that we still use today, and constructed the first models and maps based on a spherical Earth. Once we knew the shape and size of the Earth ...
BOOK REVIEW: Degrees of Latitude
In this case, I'd like to hear the timbre of Blossom's voice, the shape of her lines ... Latitude discredits memory by representing the myriad forms it takes: traces, bits, shards, impressions. Sometimes these fragments feel like a dream. Sometimes they ...
Global vision: Simon Reeve looks back on five years of round-the-world travel
The idea behind the journeys was never to follow the lines too obsessively. Instead I zigzagged along them through the Tropics, and used the lines as a way of discovering more about the region blessed with the greatest natural biodiversity on Earth ...