Sunday, January 11, 2009

Tropic of Capricorn


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Here's a photo for all the geography nuts out there (What is geographically significant about the Tropic of Capricorn?). Not often do I get the opportunity to stop and take a photo like this. Usually I'm whizzing by in a bus or plane.


This crossing of the T. of Capricorn was in the middle of nowhere in Namibia.

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Another amazing BTOG factoid.

On my trip through Africa 2007, I crossed the

Tropic of Cancer: 4 times.

Equator: 4 times.

Tropic of Capricorn: 4 times.

International Dateline: once (ok, it was in fact a round-the-world trip.)

Tell me what line(s) have you crossed lately?

2 comments:

streaker said...

Does sanity count?

bubba said...

yup. that's on top of my list right now.