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Struve Geodetic Arc: The 2,820 Km Line That Produced The First Accurate Measurement of The Earth’s Size

Oct 21, 2016

From the northern coast of Norway to the southern coast of Ukraine runs a chain of survey triangulation points that together forms the Struv...

7 Most Spectacular Spits on Earth

Jul 9, 2013

In geography, spit is a landform made by the deposition of sand by the movement of tides. Spits are narrow and elongated – one end is attach...

The Hill of Crosses

Feb 3, 2013

It sounds like a cheap Hollywood horror movie, but Hill of Crosses is a real place - a site of pilgrimage actually – located about 12 km nor...