October 29, 2022

3 Minutes

The island of non-existent geodata: a virtual place where each of us has actually visited 3.6

Six hundred and a little kilometers south of the city of Accra (the capital of Ghana), two conventional lines intersect in the middle of the Gulf of Guinea — the equator and the international reference meridian. This is the “Zero Island”, a point with coordinates of 0° north latitude and 0° degrees east longitude. There is nothing there, just an ocean almost five kilometers deep and a meteorological buoy with the code name “Soul”. But this is only in reality, […]

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