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In geography, an antipodal point is any location's diametrically opposite point of the earth as though they are connected by a straight line through the center.

What's your antipodal point? Mine lies in the ocean several hundred miles southwest of Perth, Australia!

Navigate around this map a little and you can find yours ... I hope it's on land and more interesting than my ocean location!



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No matter where i click on the US the result is in the ocean.
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How did you get the perth part? mine is just showing ocean.
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flopstock;1408007 wrote: How did you get the perth part? mine is just showing ocean.


On the Antipode Map, there are minus & plus signs. I just kept clicking the minus sign until Land Ahoy ... there was Perth although not within swimming distance but still the nearest.
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Ahso!;1408005 wrote: No matter when i click on the US the result is in the ocean.


There are only a very few locations within the continental 48 that have land at their antipode.

The Antipode of the US is basically the Indian Ocean.
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LarsMac;1408011 wrote: There are only a very few locations within the continental 48 that have land at their antipode.

The Antipode of the US is basically the Indian Ocean.I figured that out but was disappointed to learn that being told as a young child that if I dug straight through I get to China was untrue. I'm devastated. Another lie that needed undoing. Will it ever end?

The Indian Ocean! Is there a more serene, tranquil and peaceful place anywhere on the planet? I don't think so. The Indian Ocean is an amazing place to be. I've been there, smack dab in the middle of it in 1975 while in the Navy.
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Ahso!;1408012 wrote: I figured that out but was disappointed to learn that being told as a young child that if I dug straight through I get to China was untrue. I'm devastated. Another lie that needed undoing. Will it ever end?



The Indian Ocean! Is there a more serene and peaceful place anywhere on the planet? I don't think so. The Indian Ocean is an amazing place to be. I've been there, smack dab in the middle of it in 1975 while in the Navy.


We may need to have a conversation about easter, dear...:wah:
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flopstock;1408016 wrote: We may need to have a conversation about easter, dear...:wah:I'm not sure if I can take anymore. I'm crushed as it is.

Somebody should tell Forrest Gump, he's probably about half way through.
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The nearest I can get is Campbell Island

Campbell Island is a remote, uninhabited, subantarctic island of New Zealand and the main island of the Campbell Island group.

The truly antipodal point to Campbell Island is in the Republic of Ireland, a few miles west of Limerick
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